SAMERDI Research Programmes & Opportunities

Workshop

On 01 November 2018 MEMSA had a workshop on SAMERDI Research & Opportunities at the Mandela Mining Precinct. The workshop had been arranged with support from the programme managers from the Mandela Mining Precinct working with the research streams within SAMERDI.The Programme managers  briefly presented on current and upcoming research focus, and technology development challenges; followed by Q&A.The 6 research streams focused on included LOCM (Longevity of Current Mines) , Mechanised Dril and Blast , NERB (Non Explosive Rock Breaking) , RTIMS (Real Time Information Systems) , AOK (Advanced Ore Body Knowledge) and SATCAP (Human factors – Successful Application of Technologies Centred Around People)

Presentations on the 6 research streams covered can be found below including the  contact details of the representatives:

LOCM (Longevity of Current Mines) :

Martin Pretorius

Email : mpretorius@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za 

Mechanised Drill & Blast :

Gokhan Guler

Email : gguler@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za

NERB (Non Explosive Rock Breaking) :

Gokhan Guler

Email : gguler@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za

RTIMS (Real Time Information Systems) :

Jean-Jacques Verhaeghe

Email : jjverhaeghe@jvassociates.net

AOK (Advanced Ore Body Knowledge) :

Michelle Pienaar

Email mpienaar@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za

SATCAP :

Sherin Ramparsad

Email : sramparsad@mandelaminingprecinct.org.za