Modern Quarrying

The Institute of Quarrying’s September Symposium is being held at Emperors Palace Hotel in Johannesburg from September 21 and 22. The conference opens on Thursday 21 at 08:00 and finishes at 16:30. It is followed by a dinner for all delegates and spouses. The site visit on Friday is to the historical Franz Hoenig House and Museum.

IQSA September 2017 Symposium1


The conference programme is as follows:

Thursday 21 September

08:00- 09:15: Registration at Conference venue

Tea, coffee and muffins

09:15-09:25: Welcome Address – chairman

09:25-09:55: EMP Amendments, Financial Provision Requirements & Environmental Audits – A practical update: Speaker: Andrew Nicolson

09:55-11:00: Keynote speaker: Sean Wisedale, Adventurer

11:00-11:40: Mining Charter: Speaker: Debbie Ntombela, Shepstone Wylie

11:40-12:10: Tea and Coffee

12:10-12:50: Managing the risk of charging hot holes with explosives SAFEX 2017: Speaker: Simon Tose, AEL Mining Services

12:50-13:50: Lunch

13:50-14:30: Environmental Law Update – Environmental  Inspectors, Rezoning and Protected Areas: Speaker: Bronwyn Parker, Werksmans Attorneys

14:30-15:50: Electrical Energy Resource Consumption Management in Aggregate Operations: Speaker:  Llyod Maringa, Afrisam junior engineer

14:50-15:20: Tea and Coffee

15:20-15:50: AEL Student paper

15:50-16:30: New Technologies in Aggregate Testing: Speaker: Nico Herbst, Roadlab

18:30- 22:00: Dinner


Friday 22 September

Partners are welcome to attend – closed shoes to be worn for site visit

08:00: Buses depart from Hotel

08:30: Arrive at Franz Hoenig House & Museum


Tea, coffee, muffins

09:30: Depart for factory

Bulk store, stop and view

Tour past Nitrates and stop in Bulk emulsion

Visit ISAP

Visit electronics

13:30: Depart for far range


14:30: Demo

15:30: Depart for Franz Hoenig House

16:00: Depart

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Phone: (011) 622-4770

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