Adapting to climate change and emissions – What does the future look like for mining?

Renewable energy and mining go hand in hand and will play a vital role in the climate and emission changes facing every business.

On the final day of the AIMEX conference the topic “Adapting to climate change and emissions – What does this look like for the mining sector?” will be addressed.

This panel discussion will explore the projected impacts of climate change to mining and determine how reducing climate risk exposure can improve productivity.

The panel will look at topics around carbon capture and storage, alternative energy sources, vehicle automation, mine mapping technology and climate risk assessment and adaptation planning.

Jackie McKeon, program director renewables business centre, who has worked on commercial scale solar projects with over 15 years of experience in the property and infrastructure sectors, will lead the discussion.

McKeon will be joined by Justin Brown, managing director Element 25, which is developing Australia’s largest manganese resource that will produce high purity manganese products for lithium ion batteries.

Jason Sharam, co-founder Linked Energy, who is passionate about renewables, providing electrical, solar, mechanical services to the mining sector.

Donna Dryden, general manager sustainability centennial coal, is an environmental scientist by training and sees the response to climate change implications as both the greatest challenge and greatest opportunity for the future of the coal mining industry.

With such an experienced panel this topic will sure to create a robust discussion. You can see this impressive line-up of speakers on Thursday August 29 at 11:15 am.

AIMEX will run from the August 27-29 at Sydney Olympic Park and will feature a comprehensive conference program alongside an exhibition that will host more than 500 suppliers from around the work.

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