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German-Australian Chamber of Industry to host Sustainable Technologies in the Mining Sector conference


The German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GAC) is hosting a conference on ‘Sustainable Technologies in the Mining Sector’ on 15th September 2014 in Brisbane.

Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the conference presents a platform for experts from politics and business to discuss current market trends, innovations and regulatory frameworks for sustainable technologies and applications in the mining sector.

The conference will provide participants a great opportunity for extensive knowledge exchange, and also enable companies to present their latest products and developments to interested local business representatives, opinion leaders and decision makers.

The GAC is organising the conference in cooperation with partners Enviacon, Brisbane Marketing, German Mittelstand and FAB.

List of speakers at the industry conference:

Councillor Angela Owen-Taylor, Deputy to the Lord Mayer Brisbane on Multicultural Affairs and International Relations; Kristian Wolf, Executive Director, German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce; Dr Martin Wedig, Fed. Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development; David Rynne, Director Economic and Infrastructure Policy, Queensland Resources Council (QRC); Prof Paul Lever (tbc), CEO of CRCMining, Chair and Professor of Mining at the University of Queensland; Olaf Wehner, Managing Director, eta AG engineering; Sven Jany, Managing Director, MILAN Geoservices GmbH; Dr Martin Gast, Managing Director, LUG Engineering GmbH; Fabian Goedde, Project Engineer, Halbach und Braun Industrieanlagen GmbH & Co.; Steffen Silge, Business Development Manager, Haver Australia; Nicolas Perren, Joint Managing Director, Tektum Ltd.

Conference tickets are complimentary. Registrations close 8 September 2014.

The Conference is being organised at the Sofitel Brisbane Central, Ballroom, 249 Turbot Street, QLD 4000

The conference will be attended by maintenance and service providers to mines; environmental consultants; mine operators; mining companies; suppliers to mines; equipment manufacturers; mining related institutions and authorities; research facilities; and engineering companies.

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