World Gold Hybrid Conference 2021
August 16 - August 17
The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM,) and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) will jointly convene a World Gold Conference every two years. In 2021 the conference will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa and hosted under the auspices of the SAIMM.
The conference will be delivered as a online event which will allow for contact and Online attendance and presentation.
Several important aspects of the current mining environment will institute opportunities and threats for the industry in the foreseeable future. These include:
- Environmental, safety, and health compliance
- Social license to operate
- Gold price volatility
- Lower grade resources
- Increasing refractoriness
- More energy-efficient mining and processing
- Maximizing long-term optionality