Wits Digimine hosts seminar on digital mining technology

By | 2020-02-25T08:56:33+00:00 February 25th, 2020|

The Wits Mining Institutes’ Digital Mining Laboratory, ‘Digimine’, will be hosting their must-attend seminar on digital mining technology on 7-9 April 2020 at the University of Witwatersrand Club – ‘Wits Club’.

The DigiMine entrance at Wits. Image credit: Wits

The DigiMine entrance at Wits. Image credit: Wits
Wits Mining Institute DigiMine facility, sponsored by Sibanye Stillwater at the School of Mining Engineering at Wits.

The seminar sheds light on digital technology trends within the mining industry and will be headlined by a keynote address by Sibanye-Stillwater’s CEO, Neal Froneman.

“The seminar is for anyone interested in digital mining in the underground environment,” said WMI director Professor Fred Cawood. “We will showcase our laboratory and our research agenda –developing digital technologies for mining applications.”

Professor Cawood said delegates will learn about the research and case studies developed in recent years by the DigiMine, the WMI and its partners. The keynote address, which will focus on Sibanye-Stillwater’s view of mining in the digital age, will be followed by a range of informative and interactive sessions highlighting technological systems for the mining industry.