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 Hardygóra
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