International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining

10th International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining
Montreal, Canada
24–26 September 2024


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Underground mining continues to progress at deeper levels and industry is now extracting mineral reserves at depths that previously would have been considered unmineable. Deep mining is a very technical and challenging environment.
A high level of understanding and technically sound approaches are essential to deal with the significant
geotechnical challenges of deep and high stress mining, and best practice and innovation need to be
This conference provides a forum for deep mining professionals to share research, ideas and experiences in order to help improve safety and productivity in the industry.

Conference Themes

  • Geotechnical and financial risk assessment
    and management
  • Numerical and empirical design and analysis
  • Rock mass response to mining (from
    dynamic response to squeezing ground)
  • Ground support
  • Dealing with groundwater
  • Blasting
  • Case studies (success stories as well as
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Ventilation