Associated Events


SRK Cave Mining Forum Workshop

Sunday 14 October 2018 | Vancouver, Canada

This forum will be hosted by SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. immediately prior to the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving. For further information, please contact Alice Huynh via


ACG Ground Support in Cave Mining Workshop

Thursday 18 October 2018 | Vancouver, Canada

This interactive and informative ACG workshop will explore both the technical and practical aspects of ground support in cave mining operations. The workshop is designed to assist mining personnel involved with the design and implementation of cave mining ground support.

Who should attend?

Mine managers, mining engineers and geologists, mining supervisors and operators, suppliers of ground support equipment, mining contractors and consultancies and mines inspectors may benefit from attending the workshop.

Workshop topics
  • Types of ground instability in sub-level and block/panel caving mines
  • Support design techniques
  • Support installation methods
  • Ground support in rockburst prone conditions
  • Monitoring the support design
  • Case studies
Workshop Facilitator

Professor Yves Potvin

Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Australia




Sponsorship opportunities are available for this workshop. Click here for more information.