London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 18, 2011 -- There are a number of challenges faced by global mining companies today. While some challenges are common, others vary from region to region. Numerous attempts have been made to identify key concerns or factors which currently impact or have the potential for making significant impacts making mining practices safe, profitable, and environmentally sound in manner.
Consistent progress has been made towards finding realistic, workable solutions to overcome these issues. The rise of resource nationalism is of major concern to global mining companies. Mining technologies have improved over the last decade in direct response to changes in environmental and regulatory emphases.
Despite these improvements, mining companies continue to face some major challenges for sustainable growth. A rise in demand from the developing world in particular has made performance improvement and cost savings key challenges within the industry. Improving safety and reducing the environmental impact will be ongoing goals for the mining industry. Low-carbon production of minerals will become increasingly important in the years to come.
To discuss all the significant overcoming challenges and identify opportunities under one roof, Fleming Gulf Conferences is proud to present the 2nd Annual Global Mining Forum 2012 on 24th - 25th January 2012 taking place in London, UK. The forum will act as a platform for all senior-level decision makers from the world mining industry. A sequel to the successful Global Mining Forum 2011 that took place earlier this year in London which saw participation from international mining trade associations, 19 esteemed speakers and more than 100 delegates. The 2012 event foresees a larger audience from the mining industry - who plays a leadership role in developing and overseeing global mining industry.
This two-day event will house Head of Technical & Technology Managers, Project Directors and Mine Managers, CEOs and other senior professionals from organizations such as British Geological Survey, Department of Natural Resources, Government of Canada, Laiva Gold Mine (Finland), Geological Survey of Tanzania, Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (UK), Dundee Precious Metals, Canada and other prestigious organizations.
The learning sessions at the forum will include: Integrating sustainability into the company strategy, Earning a social license to operate, Water management solutions in the mining industry, Political and resource nationalism risks and Mine improvement technologies to name a few.
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