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Sixth Southern African Base Metals Conference

Phalaborwa, South Africa, 18-20 July 2011

The Sixth International Base Metals Conference, to be held in Phalaborwa for the first time in 2011, follows on from the previous five bi-annual conferences held in the southern African region.

Hans Merensky Golf Course, Phalaborwa The sixth event is scheduled to take place at the Hans Merensky Resort, Phalaborwa, over three days, including technical tours.

The organising committee is looking forward to your participation at the conference in July 2011.

Papers are invited in the following areas:

  • New projects
  • Novel technologies relating to this industry
  • The current status of research and development
  • Socio-economic challenges
  • Compliance with legislation and codes of practice
  • Product differentiation
  • Vertical integration and value enhancement
  • All fields of base metals mining
  • All fields of base metals metallurgy
  • Conformance to environmental requirements

This conference is being organized by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM), and the organising committee is chaired by Paul Fouche (


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