JOHANNESBURG, September 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
With only a few days to go to the Mine Automation and Communication Africa Summit, Johan Jansen, Executive: Technology (Platinum) from African Rainbow Minerals Ltd has been confirmed as the opening address speaker alongside another renowned mining personality, Mike MacFarlane, Vice President: Technical, of AngloGold Ashanti.
Jansen will open the summit on Monday 19th of September when he discusses a new age for automation in Africa. His opening address will give you current updates exploring the state of mining automation and highlight the benefits of automation in improving mining operational efficiencies.
Mike MacFarlane, Vice President: Technical, of AngloGold Ashanti, the summit's keynote speaker, will detail in his presentation "Advancing the frontiers of intelligent automation: Reviewing the latest developments in R&D" AngloGold Ashanti's involvement in large R&D projects and elaborate on developing a path towards the "mine of 2030" vision.
Macfarlane will also cover the various aspects involved in regarding safety, security and technology considerations when it comes to mine sites in Sub-Saharan Africa, with focus on areas of mining technology which add to efficiency in safety as well as productivity.
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