Mining the Past, Forging the Future...
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The Institute is pleased to announce this joint conference with the Mining Technology Division of IOM3 held over three-days between the 9th-11th of November 2021. The conference will focus on the legacies of Britain's long history of mining and mineral extraction, namely the environmental, social and engineering consequences of completed mining operations, ranging from subsidence and ground movement and unmapped voids to contamination, gas emissions and water flows. In 2000, the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers held a conference to highlight and identify some of these legacies and to discuss methods of restoration and regeneration. The purpose of this conference is to review events that have changed thinking, improved methods and equipment in the 20-year passage of time since our Institute last reviewed these topics. Considering the lessons learned in this period will be used as an important addition to discuss creation of sustainable opportunities looking at mining from cradle to grave.
Registration is required for attendance and can be found via the link above. The full programme is given below and is available to download.Full Downloadable Programme