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Sudbury research group hosting deep mining conference

Toronto event will seek solutions for mining below 2.5 km
The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation will host the Future of Deep Mining Conference 2019 Sept. 19-20 in Toronto. (CEMI photo)

Sudbury’s Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) is hosting the 2019 Future of Deep Mining Conference this September in Toronto.

The two-day event will be held at One King West Hotel & Residences, and is expected to attract a variety of deep mining stakeholders, including deep mine operators, solution providers, the mining research community, and those within allied industries.

Challenges associated with deep mining – defined as mining below 2.5 kilometres – include improving safety for workers and enhancing profitability for companies.

The event will feature presentations by industry experts, panel discussions, solution pitches, and networking opportunities.

The event is being co-located with Smart Mining 2.0, a conference focused on presenting the newest technologies for the mining industry.

For information on registration, and a full list of featured speakers, visit

Through its research and commercialization services, CEMI helps companies innovate to improve safety, productivity and environmental performance.