MPES 2004
THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON
MINE PLANNING & EQUIPMENT SELECTION
September 1-3, 2004
WROCLAW, POLAND

ORGANIZED BY
Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

SUPPORTED BY
The National Technical University of Athens, Greece (NTUA); Department of Mines et Metallurgie, Universite Laval; Dipartimento di Geoingegneria e Tecnologie Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy; Universidad Politechnica de Madrid, Spain; Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey; National Mining University of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk; WH Bryan Mining Geology Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Australia; International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Environment; American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation; School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada; CENTEK-International Training and Development Centre, Lulea University, Sweden; Faculty of Mining and Geology, VSB - Technical University, Ostrava, Czech Republic;, Institute of Mining Mechanisation, Silesian University of Technology Poland; Hokkaido University, Mineral Resources Engineering Department, Japan; Institute of Mining Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.

MAJOR THEMES TO BE COVERED

Resource Estimation
Open Pit Mine Planning and Design
Underground Mine Planning and Design
Taking Open Pit Mines Underground
Rehabilitation as Part of the Mine Planning Process
Blasting and Excavation Engineering in Mine Planning and Design
Mining Equipment Selection, Automation and Information Technology
Advanced Mining Systems and Technologies
Mining Economics and Financial Analysis
Mine Maintenance and Production Management
Health, Safety and Environment


IMPORTANT DATES
December 30, 2003 Receipt of abstracts (1 page limit)

January 31, 2004 Notification of paper acceptance

April 30, 2004 Deadline for camera-ready manuscripts

For abstract submission and further information contact:

Professor Monika Hardygra
Wroclaw University of Technology
Institute of Mining Engineering
Pl.Teatralny 2
50-051 Wroclaw
Poland
Fax: (48 71) 3448123
Preferred email: mpes2004@ig.pwr.wroc.pl (or mhard@ig.pwr.wroc.pl)
Symposium Web Site: http://www.ig.pwr.wroc.pl/MPES2004