Media Releases and Articles

 

2017

ACG celebrates 25 years of mining geomechanics excellence

June 2017

Established in June 1992, the Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) looks back in pride at the last twenty-five years and forward with enthusiasm and confidence to ACG’s future endeavours. Read more.

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2015

International Seminar on Design Methods in Underground Mining Report

December 2015

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics was delighted to welcome almost 100 delegates to Perth for the inaugural International Seminar on Design Methods in Underground Mining, held from 17-19 November 2015. Read more.

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Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics

October 2015

Following in the big footsteps of the highly acclaimed FMGM symposia, the Australian Centre for Geomechanics, with collaborating organisation Pells Sullivan Meynink, were delighted to host the Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics, during 9-11 September 2015, in Sydney – a first for Australia. Read more.

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18th International Seminar on Paste and Thickened Tailings

May 2015

Getting pasted is a street term of when one gets punched in the face or beaten up. Such was the case for mining 25+ years ago, following a number of tailings dam failures and the terrible conditions of abandoned mining sites around the world. Read more.

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2014

Are we really living and mining sustainably or are we just headed for an epic fail?

December 2014

In the global mining industry one increasingly hears of sustainability, sustainability science and sustainable mining. The focus on sustainability has arisen as a result of increasing concerns regarding the path of human socioeconomic development and environmental impacts. Read more.

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Seventh International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining

March 2014

The Seventh International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining (Deep Mining 2014), hosted by the ACG, took place in Sudbury, Canada, 16-18 September 2014. Read more.

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11th International Symposium on Mining with Backfill

March 2014

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics host the 11th International Symposium on Mining, 20–22 May 2014 in Perth, Western Australia. Read more

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Performance of dynamic support system in highly burst-prone ground conditions at Vale’s Copper Cliff Mine – a case study

January 2014
by D. Reddy Chinnasane, Dr Mike Yao, David Landry and P. Paradis-Sokoloski, Vale Canada Ltd., Canada

Copper Cliff Mine is located within the Copper Cliff Offset in the limits of the City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (Figure 1). The Copper Cliff Offset extends about 8 km south from the Sudbury Igneous Complex into the footwall rocks. Read more

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Seventh International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining Media Release

January 2014

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) is proud to host the Seventh International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining (Deep Mining 2014) in Sudbury, Canada. Read more

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