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

EAGCG Workshop10-11 October 2019 | Adelaide, South Australia
13th International Symposium on Mining with Backfill21-23 April 2020 | Katowice, Poland
23rd International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings (with ACG Is the Future Filtered? Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course to run alongside Paste 2020)10-12 June 2020 | Santiago, Chile
4-7 October 2020 | Santiago, Chile


Bowen Basin & Hunter Valley Open Cut Geotechnical Society




Please contact BOHOGS for details.


European Ground Control Group

During 2018, a team of professionals from various mines, contractors and consultants met together in April to form the first inaugural meeting of the European Ground Control Group (EGCG).

The concept of this group follows that successful model of the Eastern Australian Ground Control Group (EAGCG); hold seminars and webinars, to work in collaboration with academic and research bodies, and generally to act as a platform for the transfer of knowledge via informed peer to peer debate and consultation.

If you are interested in collaborating with this group, potentially attending the seminars in the future and helping push forward innovative techniques in ground control, we invite you to click on the LinkedIn page and make a request to be part of this group.

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 meeting of the West Australian Ground Control Group (WAGCG) is on 14 November 2019 in Perth. The topic is “New technologies and digital transformation in the geotechnical field”.

A second Kalgoorlie meeting will be scheduled for later in the year.

Please contact WAGCG secretary Jo Graaf for details.

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