Associated Event

Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Canada
24 – 26 September 2024

mXrap User Case Studies for Mines Seminar

23 September 2024 | Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Canada | Online

Objective 

This event is designed to allow mXrap users to share (through presented case studies) their experience of using mXrap and the problems they have been able to address using the software package.  

Who should attend? 

Engineers interested in geotechnical risk mitigation at their operations, particularly those with issues related to seismicity. 

Call for industry presenters

  • Case studies sought from global operations using mXrap
  • Presentations are to be 30 minutes, including Q & A.

Email events-acg@uwa.edu.au to express your interest to present at this seminar.

Facilitator

Dr Daniel Cumming-Potvin
Project Lead – mXrap Development
Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Australia

Daniel completed his Bachelor of Mining Engineering and PhD at The University of Western Australia in 2012 and 2018, respectively. He has worked at a number of underground metal mines in Australia, specialising in the areas of ground support, monitoring, and mine seismicity. He is project lead for mXrap.

Presenter

Ben Ollila
Senior Rock Mechanics Engineer
SRK Consulting

Ben Ollila is a rock mechanics engineer with over 13 years of expertise in underground mining, including over a year working as an underground miner. Graduating in geological engineering from the University of Waterloo, he worked for seven years as a ground control engineer at Glencore’s 3 km deep Kidd Creek mine before pursuing a master’s in mine seismology at Laurentian University. Now with SRK Consulting in Vancouver, Ben specialises in geotechnical mine design, rock mass characterisation, management of mine seismicity, and operational support.

If you have any questions, please email info-acg@uwa.edu.au