CIM 2024 set to dig into critical minerals, workforce and sustainable mining

CIM 2024 set to dig into critical minerals, workforce and sustainable mining

Preview this year’s show and make the most of your time there

The Canadian Institute of Mining’s annual convention and expo takes place May 12-15, 2024, in the Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, BC, Canada. This year’s event now branded CIM Connect, will again dig into some of the hottest topics and most promising solutions for today’s mining industry’s challenges.

The conference theme this year is, “Brand Canada: Our Critical Advantage,” as it shines a spotlight on Canada’s unique role in the global minerals, metals, and energy landscape. Through three full days of immersive learning and knowledge exchange, it’s sure to feature ample information and discussion around burgeoning critical minerals investments and sustainable mining practices. While there is a lot to take in at this event, below are three ways you can make the most of your experience at this year’s show:

1. Wednesday general panel session

Sachin Jari to kick-off Wednesday panel
Sachin Jari to kick-off Wednesday panel

One discussion you won’t want to miss is this featured panel. Representatives from Agnico Eagle, Cameco and the World Gold Council will be on hand discussing how they see current industry directions informing our strategies for the future across best practices, technology, and human resources. Sponsored by ABB, this panel discussion will kick-off at 9:00 AM in Ballroom C with a welcome and introduction from Sachin Jari, Head of Mining for ABB’s Process Industries Group, North America.

2. ABB expert presentations

ABB mining technology experts will be on hand presenting several topics in the technical program this year. Add these topics and times to your calendar to gain insights in how you can apply automation, electrification, and digitalization to achieve your operational objectives.

Tuesday, May 14th

ABB Solution for An All-Electric Mine – A Holistic Approach
Time: 10:30 – 10:55 AM
Room: 115

Wednesday, May 15th

How to increase conveyor uptime using condition monitoring solutions
Time: 10:30 – 10:55 AM
Room: 117  

Mining robots move people away from unsafe areas and towards the autonomous mine vision
Time: 2:25 – 2:50 PM
Room: 117

To read the descriptions of these sessions or to access the full CIM agenda, view the CIM 2024 program

3. One-on-one discussions with ABB experts

Connect with the ABB team at CIM
Connect with the ABB team at CIM

Throughout the course of the week, various members of ABB’s leadership and account management team are reserving time to connect with those who desire a more one-to-one discussion regarding their site’s challenges. Request a discussion with us and we’ll help coordinate a meeting time with those representatives who can best speak to your specific topics of interest.


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