Longwall Conference

Longwall 2018 will be Embracing Automation, Innovation & Safety; bringing together everyone from graduate engineers, to operators, industry stalwarts and leading innovators to share their ideas, challenges, wisdom and successes. With a focus on case studies and operator stories, no matter how big or small your operation is, Longwall 2018 will be the industry gathering for shared learning across the underground coal mining sector.

2018 Key Themes

  • Automation – Case studies on implementation, lessons learned and remote operations
  • Maintenance – New developments and improvements in predictive maintenance
  • Fatigue Management – New techniques to maximise productivity and safety
  • Education & Training – From recruitment to staff redevelopment
  • The Dust Conversation – The latest updates on this ever-present issue
  • Future Tech – What’s in the R&D pipeline and what we can expect from future systems
  • Hearts & Minds – Culture as a barrier to change and the biggest hurdle for automation
  • Operator Insights – How your peers are innovating and maximising both safety and productivity