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The future for our planet - Resourcing Tomorrow – Creating Value for Society


Where will we find the lithium, cobalt, copper, sand and other minerals needed for a sustainable net-zero world? How can we create and operate zero-impact mines? AI, EV and autonomous machines are already making mines cleaner and safer. What are the lessons across society?

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Australia to host global mining conference


For the first time in its 60-year history, Australia is hosting the World Mining Congress (WMC 2023) in Brisbane in June. It’s the Olympics of the global mining and resources industry. After two years of delays due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, WMC 2023 is set to see the sunshine city welcome delegates from around the world.

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Australian Government Announced as Major Sponsor


The Australian Government is confirmed as a Major Sponsor for the 26th World Mining Congress, and joins an impressive group of Congress Sponsors including Rio Tinto (Diamond), Newcrest Mining Limited (Platinum) and the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM) (Gold).

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Key Dates

Abstract submission closes Closed
Author notification and request for full paper Completed
Preliminary program launch Launched
Paper submission closes Closed
Final program launch 28 February 2023
Early Bird registration opens Open
Speaker registration closes 26 March 2023
Author notification paper approval 17 February 2023
Early Bird registartion closes 26 March 2023
World Mining Congress 26-29 June 2023

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