Mine Fill Seminar

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Date(s) - 4 Apr 2022 - 7 Apr 2022
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Perth, Western Australia

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The objective of this ACG seminar, facilitated by Dr Ryan Veenstra, Newmont Australia, is to bring together backfill experts and leaders from around the globe to present a one-of-a-kind hybrid learning experience. The hybrid format allows for participation both in-person and online from anywhere in the world.

There are sponsorship opportunities available for this event. Click below to view the sponsorship packages brochure.

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View the list of companies that attended the 2021 Underground Mine Backfill Hybrid Seminar.

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Dr Ryan L Veenstra
Global Backfill Specialist
Newmont AustraliaRyan is Newmont’s global backfill specialist, providing technical and operational expertise and leadership for Newmont’s underground mines. Over the last 15 years, he has been involved in backfill as an academic, consultant, and on-site engineer and presently coaches and mentors Newmont’s backfill engineers in Australia and the Americas.
His expertise and experience cover the entire backfill system with a particular speciality in backfill geomechanics. He has a geological engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and holds a PhD in civil engineering from the University of Toronto.


Handbook on Mine Fill

This book is a concise summary of the considerable body of mine fill knowledge and experience and provides mining engineers and those responsible for the application of fill with a one stop reference, covering the most significant aspects of fill. To purchase this book, please visit the ACG Online Store at https://acg.uwa.edu.au/shop/mfill/

ACG Online Repository of Conference Proceedings

Papers from the Eleventh International Symposium on Mining with Backfill, together with papers from previous underground and PTT events, are available for open access on the ACG Online Repository.

Personal Development Hours

Participation in this seminar may provide you with up to 14.8 PD hours.

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