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Safety, Skills & Sustainability in Mining

Johannesburg 26 September 2013

08.30 am Registrations and morning coffee

09.00 am Presentation Block 1 

  • Welcome address: His Excellency Anders Hagelberg, Ambassador of Sweden to South Africa
  • Opening remarks: TBC, Department of Mineral Resources
  • Boliden, Pierre Heeroma, Director Group Strategy and Business Development, ”The New Boliden Way – Striving to become a world class metals partner”
  • Scania, Chris Swanepoel, Area Sales Executive Mining, Scania, “Safety, uptime and reliability at every stage of mining”
  • EKN, Maria Mattsson, Senior Underwriter, Mining, Construction and Transport, “How to increase sales and expand markets while minimizing risk”
  • Short introductions by Exhibitors: Malmfälten, Movab

10.30 am Coffee break

10.45 am Presentation Block 2 

  • Sandvik, Björn Gohre, Sales and Marketing Manager,”Safe production in mining”
  • Lonmin, Jacques Erasmus, Head of Safety, Risk, Health and Environment, “Lonmin Safety Journey – critical behaviours”
  • CSIR Centre for Mining Innovation, Declan Vogt, Strategic Research Manager, “Human factors for safer mining”
  • Geological Survey of Sweden, Rune Johansson, Project Manager, “Meeting Point Mining”

11.45 Panel Discussion 1 – Safe, sustainable & profitable mining

Moderator: Rod Pickering

  • Boliden, Pierre Heeroma, Director Group Strategy and Business Development,
  • CSIR, May Hermanus, Executive Director Natural Resources & Environment
  • Lonmin, Jacques Erasmus, Head of Safety, Risk, Health and Environment
  • Sandvik, Björn Gohre, Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Scania, Chris Swanepoel, Area Sales Executive Mining

12.30 pm Lunch break

13.30 pm Presentation Block 3 

  • Luleå University of Technology, Lena Abrahamsson & Jan Johansson, Professors at Centre of Advanced Mining and Metallurgy “Work Culture, Safety, Skills and Gender Issues in a Changing Mining Context”
  • Anglo American, Gareth Williams, Global Head of Safety, “Transport Safety – the selection and assessment of collision avoidance systems”
  • Atlas Copco, Jason Smith, Regional General Manager Mining and Rock Excavation Technique ”Atlas Copco Simulators - Trained people perform”
  • Goldfields, Bryan Watson, Unit Manager Rock Engineering, “Novel mining methods”

14.45 pm Coffee break

15.00 pm Presentation Block 4 

  • Debswana, Tefo Molosiwa, Senior Manager Sustainability, “Zero Harm. It is Achievable”
  • Volvo, Torbjörn Christensson, President Volvo Trucks Southern Africa, “Topic TBC”
  • LKAB, ”120 years of world class innovation and belief in the future”

16.00 Panel Discussion 2 – Skills development and innovation for sustainable and efficient mining

Moderator: Rod Pickering

  • Anglo American, Dorian Emmett, Global Head of Safety & Sustainable Development
  • Atlas Copco, Jason Smith, Regional General Manager Mining and Rock Excavation Technique
  • Debswana, Tefo Molosiwa, Senior Manager Sustainability
  • LKAB, Lars-Eric Aaro, CEO
  • Luleå University of Technology, Jan Johansson, Professor
  • Volvo, Torbjörn Christensson, President Volvo Trucks Southern Africa

16.30 Cocktail function