Speaker:  Professor Andre van As

Abstract:  This presentation will provide an understanding of the increasing significance and importance of geoscience on the safe and successful extraction of ore from deep mass mines.

Bio:  Professor Andre van As is an underground mine geotechnical engineer who has spent most of his 30 year career working on caving operations and caving projects.  Andre has worked on, or had significant involvement in, more than ten major caving operations and projects. He sits on several cave mining geotechnical review boards and has published widely on cave mining and caving geomechanics. Andre is currently the Group Leader of W.H. Bryan Mining & Geology Research Centre's Deep Mining Geoscience group.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented both in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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