Minefill 2020 - 2021

Minefill 2020 - 2021

MINEFILL 2020 - 2021

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Organizing Committee of the 13th International Symposium on Mining with Backfill - Minefill 2020 has decided to postpone the Symposium to next year.

The symposium Minefill 2020 – 2021 will be held on May 25-28, 2021.
The planned workshop is postponed to May 24, 2021.

The place and framework program of the Symposium remains unchanged.
Papers submitted so far and accepted for oral presentation and printing are transferred automatically.
Participants will be informed about changes in the detailed schedule of the Symposium at a later date. Participants who have already registered in the Symposium will be informed individually by e-mail. The Committe will continue to monitor the global health pandemic to determine the feasibility of hosting the Symposium as proposed. The Organizing Committee will provide additional information as soon as it becomes available.
With any inquires please send an email to info@minefill2021.com.
Call for abstracts
The International Symposium on Mining with Backfill Program Committee has released a call for papers on the following topics: Legal, safety, environmental and financial drivers for backfill Mine fill geomechanics, numerical modeling, interaction between backfill...
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IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
Due to the great interest in the Symposium and numerous requests for extending the deadline for accepting applications and abstracts, we would like to inform you that the Organizing Committee is extending the deadline for...
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Organizers

Rector of the Silesian University of Technology Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk PhD, DSc

has assumed honorary patronage of the 13th International Symposium on Mining with Backfill.

Minefill 2020 – 2021 Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR



TECHNICAL TOUR SPONSORS

ZGH „Bolesław” S.A. is a zinc and lead mining and smelting enterprise. In the smelting part – modernized in recent years, the Company produces special high grade zinc and zinc alloys including alloys for continuous galvanizing  for unitary galvanizing as well as casting alloys. The Company is the main supplier of zinc and alloys in the domestic market and a significant supplier to the neighboring countries, eg. the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary. Mining of the ore is conducted with room and pillar mining method and hydraulic (sand) backfilling is used extensively.


Carbospec is a producer of high-pressure composite pipes and systems for filling the goaf area with electric power plants ashes. The Company also provides innovative solutions to speed up the operations in the recovery rooms of the longwall mining systems.


Group Powen-Wafapomp SA is a major pump producer in Poland. The Company has a broad customer-tailored product portfolio and offers equipment for power plants, CHP plants, metallurgical industry, mines (approx. 90% of pumps operated in the mines in Poland are supplied by Powen-Wafapomp SA) but also chemical works, petrochemical plants, sugar refineries, waterworks and a number of other end users.

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM
Minefill is recognized as an integral component of most underground mining operations. The stability of and safety within underground mines are enhanced by the design,...
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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
The International Symposium on Mining with Backfill Program Committee has released a call for papers on the following topics: Legal, safety, environmental and financial drivers...
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VENUE
Participants can take an advantage of accomodation in the Novotel Katowice Centrum or take a choise from large selection of hotels in Katowice. We encourage...
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IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

  • Due to the great interest in the Symposium and numerous requests for extending the deadline for accepting applications and abstracts, we would like to inform you that the Organizing Committee is extending the deadline for accepting applications and abstracts until September 15 2019.
  • 30.08.2019 Abstract submission deadline (final),
  • 27.09.2019 Acceptance of Abstracts,
  • 25.10.2019 Camera-ready papers due,
  • 10.11.2019 Paper submission deadline (Paper layout template)
  • 29.11.2019 End of paper review / corrections phase,
  • 20.01.2020 End of Early Bird price
  • 28.02.2020 Papers to production of conference materials
  • 29.02.2020 Final Registration
  • 9.03.2020 Deadline for payment
  • 24.-28.05.2021 Symposium.

  • 25.09.2020 Abstract submission deadline (final),
  • 02.10.2020 Acceptance of Abstracts,
  • 06.11.2020 Paper submission deadline (Paper layout template),
  • 27.11.2020 End of paper review / corrections phase,
  • 31.12.2020 Papers to production of conference materials
  • 22.01.2021 End of Early Bird price
  • 26.02.2021 Final Registration
  • 05.03.2021 Deadline for payment
  • 24.05.2021 Mine Backfill Workshop
  • 25.-28.05.2021 Minefill 2020 – 2021 Symposium.

Główna

Symposium Program

Day 0, Monday, 24th May

Day 1, Tuesday, 25th May

Day 2, Wednesday, 26th May

Day 3, Thursday, 27th May

  • Thematic Sessions 7 & 8

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    Thematic Session 7: Laboratory testing on static and dynamic behaviours of backfill.
    Thematic Session 8: Hazard and risk control practices in backfill application

  • Coffee break

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  • Thematic Sessions 7 & 8

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    Thematic Session 7: Laboratory testing on static and dynamic behaviours of backfill.
    Thematic Session 8: Hazard and risk control practices in backfill application

  • Lunch break

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  • Thematic Sessions 9 & 10

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    Thematic Session 9: Application of new technology and new equipment in mining with backfill.
    Thematic Session 10: Influence of mining with backfill on the mitigation of subsidence related hazards.

  • Coffee break

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  • Thematic Sessions 11 & 12

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    Thematic Session 11: Case Studies
    Thematic Session 12: Case Studies.

Day 4, Friday, 28th May


*) there is a possibility of an alternative choice of a sightseeing trip instead of Technical Tour on the Day 3. Please refer to the Partner Program for details.
Please note that registration fee does not include participation in sightseeing trip, which is paid separately.

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