2nd MINERS PhD Network Workshop – Challenges in the Swedish Mining Sector

12 –13 February 2020

Place: Elite Stora Hotellet, Drottninggatan, Örebro
Site Visits: Zinkgruvan Mine and Epiroc Facility


Day 1, 12 February 2020
12.00–13.00  Arrival and lunch
13.00–13.15  Welcome and introduction to the workshop (Tobias Kampmann)
13.15–13.30  Introduction to SIP STRIM and the funding system (Lawrence Hooey)
13.30–13.45  Näringsdepartementet and government policies (Katarina Persson Nilsson)
13.45–14.00  Bergsstaten and mining/exploration permits and laws (Zmar Sarlus)
14.00–14.15  The role of SGU, the Geological Survey of Sweden (Ronald Arvidsson) 
14.15–14.30  The Zinkgruvan Mine and the industry perspective (Staffan Sandström)
14.30–14.45  Epiroc and mining automation (Mikael Ramström)
14.45–15.00  Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (Niclas Dahlström )
15.00–15.30   Coffee break
15.30–16.00 Discussion between PhD students and organization
16.00–17.00  Internal MINERS meeting:
– Presentations by new members
– Discussion about aims of the network
– Discussion about future activities
18.00 Dinner

Day 2, 13 February 2020
08.00–09.00  Transport to Zinkgruvan
09.00–11.30  Guided tour at the Zinkgruvan mine
11.30–12.30  Lunch
12.30–13.30  Transport to Epiroc facilities, Örebro
13.30–16.00  Guided tour at Epiroc facilities, Örebro
16.00  End of Workshop


To register, go to:  www.miners-phd.org at the latest 6 January, 2020.
Travel and accommodation costs are provided for all PhD student members.

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