Program MiningForum 2017: DOWNLOAD


Room A + B
German Speeches with english translation

Room C
Speeches in English

Time of Presentation: max. 20 Min. (Plenary Session: 30 Min.), Discussion ca. 10-20 Min.


18:00 Early-Bird Evening
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Opening & Welcoming Speech German with English translation
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Günther Apel, Prof. Dr. Eiko Räkers, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room A & B

  Staatssekretär Uwe Beckmeyer, MdB, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
Dr. Klaus Freytag, Ministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie des Landes Brandenburg
Dr. Corina Hebestreit, Euromines – European Association of Mining Industried
Dr. Michael Schulte Strathaus, VDMA Mining

Plenary Sessions German with English translation
Presenter: Jens-Peter Lux, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room A & B

  German coal mining – yesterday - today - tomorrow
Bernd Tönjes, RAG Aktiengesellschaft
  Mining activities of the K+S Group
Gerd Kühler, K+S Aktiengesellschaft
11:00 Coffee break

Post-Mining Management & Use
Presenter: Jens-Peter Lux, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room A

International Mining Projects
Presenter: Dr. Martin Wedig, FAB Room C

  Research activities for global post-mining challenges
Prof. Dr. Christian Melchers, Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola
The Bento Rodrigues Dam Desaster – Managing the Risks: Methods and Technologies for Monitoring of Tailing Dams
Dr. Uta Alisch, Fugro Consult GmbH
  Underground waste disposal and recovery as well as coverage of medium-sized tailings piles in potash and rock salt mining
Jörg Glienke, K+S Entsorgung GmbH
Evaluation of Mineral Resources in South Africa with focus on Manganese, Vanadium and Zinc
Dr. Herwig Marbler, German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) in the BGR
  Mining and Radioactivity
Dr. Peter Schmidt, WISMUT GmbH
Update on mechanized methodologies for underground mine developments
Dr. Stefan Hotz, Herrenknecht AG
  Abandoned mine sites in NRW – A challenge for mining authorities
Andreas Welz, Bezirksregierung Arnsberg
Radioactive tailing pond Sillamäe/Estonia – successful realisation of a multinational rehabilitation project
Ulf Barnekow, WISMUT GmbH
  Discussion Discussion
13:00 Lunch

Exploration & Developing Deposits
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Bodo Lehmann, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room A

Research & Development
Presenter: Dr. Michael Haschke, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room C

  Monitoring of global commodity markets – an important instrument to secure the raw materials supply for future technologies
Dr. Volker Steinbach, Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe im GEOZENTRUM HANNOVER
KIC Raw Materials – driving research and innovation in the European raw materials sector
Dr. Karen Hanghoj, EIT Raw Materials GmbH
  From the experiences of deep geothermal energy in Bavaria to the perspectives in NRW
Prof. Dr. Inga Moeck, Leibniz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik
Towards a sustainable future for energy and mineral supplies: managing resource flows using the United Nations Framework Classification
Harikrishnan Tulsidas, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  Drift of tunnel in big depth and under difficult conditions of geology in a mine of chrome in Kazakhstan
Evaluation of global mineral resources by DERA & future raw materials supply sources for the German industry
Dr. Sven-Uwe Schulz, German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) in the BGR
  Discussion Discussion
15:45 Coffee break

Extraction & Transport
Presenter: Dr. Stefan Mann, Wismut GmbH Room A

International Mining Projects
Presenter: Dr. Paul Althaus, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room C

  Test of the software of a safety device for shaft hoisting systems to verify conformity of functional safety according to IEC 61508-3
Prof. Dr. Alfred Gerlach, TSU e.V.
Beyondie Lake Project – Potash exploration in Salt Lakes and Hidden Rivers (Palaeochannel System)
Thomas Schicht, K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies
  Development and use of an hoisting plant, approved to transport passengers, for vertical and inclined shafts in abandoned mines
Tobias Steinert, BsS Bergsicherung Sachsen GmbH
Tailormade solutions for open pit mining
Florian Beier, DMT Consulting GmbH
Julia Ridder, DMT Consulting GmbH
  Discussion Underground Mining: The Difference between Optimal and Real
Paul Tim Whillans, Whillans Mine Studies Ltd.
17:15 End of 1st Conference Day
19:00 Evening Event Miner‘s Social Evening

Post-Mining Management & Use
Presenter: Olaf Alisch, VBGU e.V. Room A

Mining 4.0
Presenter: Klaus Stöckmann, VDMA Mining Room C

  Vibrocompaction – New Aspects for Process Improvements
Dr. Charles-Andre Uhlig, GMB GmbH
Intelligent Drive Systems for mining applications
Christian Dirscherl, Siemens AG
  Assessment of compressibility and density of tailings sites of lignite coal mines by geophysical and geotechnical methods – type examples
Thomas Hohlfeld, GGL Geophysik und Geotechnik Leipzig GmbH
Smart Mining – an australian perspektive
Dr. Bernd Länger, AHK Australien
  Mining and abandoned mines in Slovak Republic – a potential market?
Jitka Kadlčakova, Immobilien Freistaat Bayern
Total Cost of Ownership improvement by telematics software in the mining industry
Christel Füllenbach, Atlas Copco Berg- und Tunnelbautechnik GmbH
  Developing the technical investigation and rehabilitation of former mine sites – Review - Status - Outlook
Dr. Günter Meier, Ingenieurbüro Dr. G. Meier GmbH
Open Platform Communication (OPC UA) – machine to machine communication for Mining 4.0
Dr. Thomas Bartnitzki, RWTH Aachen University
  Mine safety in Mozambique – a Federation-Nation-Project in the framework of development aid
Holger Heymann, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr
Real-Time Mining: a framework for continuous process control and optimization
Dr. David Buttgereit, XGraphic Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
Prof. Dr. Jörg Benndorf, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  Discussion Discussion
11:00 Coffee break

Extraction & Transport
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Günther Apel, DMT GmbH & Co. KG
Room A

Research & Development
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Peter Goerke-Mallet, Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola Room C

  Wire rope lubricants for Koepe-Hoists at low temperatures – elasticity and friction
Dr. Jens Pusch, Elaskon GmbH & Co. KG
Martin Anders, TU Dresden
Selective Comminution of ores at impact load
Max Hesse, Institut für Aufbereitungsmaschinen, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  New Design of a Clamping and Lifting Device
Christian Heep, OLKO Maschinentechnik GmbH
Development of an environmentally sustainable method for the extraction and processing of Rare Earth Elements (REE)
Dr. Wilfried Hüls, G.U.B. Ingenieur AG
  Engineering, design and supply of high-performance hoists for a new mine in Canada
Michael Krenzer, SIEMAG TECBERG GmbH
Investigation of hydraulic and explosive conditioning in hardrock for in-situ leaching purposes
Ralf Schlüter, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  Innovative solutions for continuously steep angle and vertical transport in open pit and underground mines
Thomas Neumann, ContiTech Transportbandsysteme GmbH
Application of artificial neural networks for the qualitative and quantitative prediction of geological events and phenomena – Background, software and case studies
Andreas Knobloch, Beak Consultants GmbH
  Discussion Discussion
13:00 Lunch

Mining 4.0
Presenter: Hans-Joachim Steinfeld, TSU e.V. Room A

International Mining Projects
Presenter: Rüdiger Durchholz, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room C

  Industry 4.0 – a positioning in the lusatian lignite mining
Peter Scholze, Lausitz Energie Bergbau AG
Risk Management and Post-Mining Activities of the RAG Aktiengesellschaft
Simon Heuter, RAG Aktiengesellschaft
  The virtual open mining – basis of a future service concept
Dr. Matthias Martin, ACTEMIUM BEA GmbH
Development and application of a climbing formwork system for partial backfilling of shafts in the field of mining
Stefan Nilotzki ZPP Ingenieure AG
  Progress in the optical measuring technique for the contactless highly exact collection of vibrations
Marco Fritzsche, Polytec GmbH
The situation in the global mining industry as seen from Australia
Dr. Frank Leschhorn, Munich Mining & Industry Consulting GmbH
  Discussion Discussion
15:45 Coffee break

Exploration & Developing Deposits
Presenter: Dr. Bernhard Teigler, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room A

Mining 4.0
Presenter: Dr. Norbert Benecke, DMT GmbH & Co. KG Room C

  Development of a geological and mineral information system for the Geological Survey of Tanzania
Dr. Andreas Barth, Beak Consultants GmbH
HRD100 hydraulic handheld drilling system application results at Twickenham Mine (South Africa) – 6-time higher penetration rate versus electric rock drill
Marcin Koscierski, Atlas Copco Construction Tools Division
  Data of saxon raw materials – treasuries for mining industry: outcomes of the project ROHSA 3
Katrin Kleeberg, Sächsisches Oberbergamt
Automation of Resource Extraction using Thermal Imaging
Christian Niestroj, IMR - RWTH Aachen University
  Discussion Discussion
17:00 Summary, End of Conference