10 - 14 SEPTEMBER 2018

EXPO CENTRE NASREC, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

9AM - 5PM

Free-to-Attend Seminars at Electra Mining Africa 2018

Free-to-Attend Seminar Programme

Reducing unemployment through vocational training: Learnerships, apprenticeships and other vocational training
Date: 10 September
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Duration: 0.30

The SAJ Competency Training Institute will always strive towards improving the quality of life for all South Africans.

Industry 4.0
Date: 10 September
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Duration: 1.00

Introductory overview of Industry 4.0 in the automation industry and future vision.

The new Mandela Mining Precinct: revitalising & modernising SA’s mining sector
Date: 10 September
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Duration: 1.00

The establishment of this exciting public–private partnership follows more than a year of intense development of South Africa’s first coherent, collaborative agreement of government, mining companies.

The way forward: Translating mining sector skills demands into effective sectoral skills plans & training
Date: 10 September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1.00

The Chamber’s skills development team plays an important role in representing members’ interests in this critical area.

Launch of SA’s local manufacturing exhibition
Date: 10 September
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1.00

A detailed insigh into the launch of SA’s new manufacturing exhibition.

Collaboration & innovation for workforce health & safety – Risk assessment for the SA mining sector
Date: 10 September
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1.00

Safety in mining can only be achieved through stakeholder collaboration.

SAIMC at the forefront of the Digital Industrial Revolution in South Africa
Date: 11 September
Time: 09:30 - 10:30
Duration: 1.00

The Digital Industrial Revolution, (DIR) or Industry 4.0, will profoundly shape our efforts to promote industrial development.

The path to technology commercialisation:Bridging the innovation gap
Date: 11 September
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Duration: 0.30

In a highly competitive global environment, new technologies play a crucial role in maintaining and even improving South Africa’s competitiveness.

Mining redesigned: innovation & technology requirements for the future – A South African perspective
Date: 11 September
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Duration: 1.00

This paper outlines global and local developments in mineral extraction with relevance to mining companies.

Digitised common data environments using enhanced efficiencies
Date: 11 September
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Duration: 1.00

Through adopting digitally driven disruption in the industrial landscape, South Africa has the opportunity to invigorate its output capacity, create new skills and attract more investment.

Innovation: Unlocking the culture of next generation mining
Date: 11 September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1.00

Technology & innovation is critical to further development.

Embracing Industry 4.0: Reshaping & redefining mining & manufacturing
Date: 11 September
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1.00

Technological inventions have delivered immense benefits for businesses in all sectors in terms of cost reductions.

The Digital Mine - How mines implement new smart, connected products to increase performance and productivity
Date: 11 September
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1.00

Underground coal mining has been leading the mechanisation of the underground mining environment for years.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Insights for South Africa
Date: 12 September
Time: 09:30 - 10:00
Duration: 0.30

Countries develop by changing the structure of the economy to move from sectors of low to high productivity and complexity and, within sectors, through upgrading to higher value-added activities.

South Africa’s Mining History: The past, the present and future
Date: 12 September
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Duration: 0.30

In many ways South Africa’s political, social and economic landscape has been dominated by mining, given that, for so many years the sector has been the mainstay of the South African economy.

South Africa’s mineral revolution: Economic & social impact
Date: 12 September
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Duration: 1.00

The Mineral Revolution is a term used by historians to refer to the rapid industrialisation and economic changes which occurred in South Africa from the 1870’s onwards.

Sustainable Energy Savings: opportunities and benefits for the SA mining sector
Date: 12 September
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Duration: 1.00

Road and Tyre maintenance and management plays a significant role in mine productivity and energy consumption.

Cost / Energy efficiency in the modern and connected mine
Date: 12 September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1.00

Innovation and cost avoidance for mining companies. There is no longer a need to stop the manufacturing process when one has to clean the open gears of kilns or mills.

The importance of local manufacturing in Southern Africa.
Date: 12 September
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1.00

This presentation encompasses where we are today; the impact of foreign influences and what needs to be done.

Big Data: Discovering new minerals in South Africa
Date: 12 September
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1.00

South Africa’s mineral resources may be in for a resurrection as new technologies may lead to the discovery of new deposits hitherto hidden deep underground.

Industrial safety: Selecting correct workwear protection
Date: 13 September
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Duration: 0.30

When evaluating the qualities of a workwear suit, industrial safety is the most important criterion.

Eradicating fatal injuries in mining
Date: 13 September
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Duration: 1.00

Over the past few years, the mining industry has been heavily criticised for its apparent inability to avoid fatalities among miners.

Skills development programs facilitating Mechanical Engineering in the mining sector
Date: 13 September
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Duration: 1.00

This presentation will encompass a brief overview of SAIMechE. An introduction of skills for success, developing skills in the working environment and the roles of mentors and supervisors will be highlighted.

Trends in health & safety: Mining a culture for the future
Date: 13 September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1.00

Health and safety concepts that focus on the individual, like lean manufacturing, organisational excellence and the learning organisation.

The value of safety: risk mitigation for informed decision making
Date: 13 September
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1.00

Globally we’ve seen the broadening of risk management & planning to incorporate holistic approaches including all stakeholders.

Safety first: combining quality, innovation & technology in the implementation of security in the mining sector
Date: 13 September
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1.00

This presentation will encompass a brief overview of SAIMechE. An introduction of skills for success

The Amended Mining Sector Charter & B-BBEE codes
Date: 14 September
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Duration: 0.30

This session will highlight an overview of the Amended Mining Sector Charter and the implications for your business and B-BBEE scorecard.

South Africa’s mining landscape: 2018 trends
Date: 14 September
Time: 11:00 - 11:00
Duration: 1.00

2017 was another tough year for stakeholders in the mining sector.

Digital Sensors, Smart Software and Big Data driving the future of Environmental Risk and Safety in Mining
Date: 14 September
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Duration: 1.00

We have moved a long way from the canary-in-a-cage solution where digitization has enabled the development and deployment of digital canaries running 24 x 7 x 365. When coupled with the concepts embedded in the 4th Industrial Revolution is making our mines more compliant, safer and more productive.

The interface between mining & manufacturing: is there a positive spinoff?
Date: 14 September
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Duration: 1.00

A greater interface between mining and manufacturing would not only benefit the two individual sectors but the economy at large.

Expanding SA’s energy sector: The pathway to energy efficiency
Date: 14 September
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1.00

TOTAL is the world's 4th ranked oil and gas company and the 2nd largest solar energy operator with sunpower and operations in more than 130 countries.

Asset management / monitoring & communications in remote geographies.
Date: 14 September
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Duration: 1.00

Modern mining operations rely on a mix of communications solutions for asset management, tracking and remote control, efficient production, safety, site security and remote connection to enterprise services.