Non-ACG Events

The ACG’s associated organisations both in Australia and overseas host events that may be of interest to the global mining community.

Upcoming Events

12th International Symposium on Mining with Backfill19-22 February 2017 | Colorado Convention Center | Denver, Colorado, USA
AFRIROCK 20172-7 October 2017 | Cape Town Convention Center | South Africa
Paste 201716-18 June 2017 | Beijing, China
Slope Stability 201811-13 April 2018 | Seville, Spain
Mine Closure 20183-7 September 2018 | Leipzig, Germany


Bowen Basin & Hunter Valley Open Cut Geotechnical Society




Please contact BOHOGS for details.


Eastern Australian Ground Control Group

The Eastern Australia Ground Control Group aims to provide a forum for the discussion and dissemination of ground control information particularly for mine site personnel.

The next EACG meeting will be in May 2017 at the Mercure Hotel, Sydney. Topic: Shotcrete.

Visit for more details or contact the secretary

Goldfields Environmental Management Group

The Goldfields Environmental Management Group (GEMG) is a technical and professional body of people working to achieve environmental excellence. Most of our members are located in the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder situated in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Visit for more information.


Ground Control Group of Western Australia


The Ground Control Group of WA (WAGCG) meets three times a year as an independent and impartial body enabling underground and open pit geotechnical engineers to meet, discuss and exchange ideas, techniques and experiences in a technical yet formal setting. The meetings also provide a forum for attendees to discuss ground conditions specific to their own sites and to seek the opinions and recommendations of others.

The next WAGCG meeting will be held in March/April 2017 in Perth.

Please contact WAGCG secretary Jo Graaf for details.