The 1st International Conference on High Performance Mining - HPM2018 will showcase best-practice examples of mining operations along different levers for productivity improvement. The objective is to get a comprehensive view of relevant aspects related to high performance and increased productivity. Mining companies and technology providers will jointly present on change projects that can inspire industry peers. Renowned global consulting firms will provide keynotes on various aspects of high performance mining.


  • to facilitate discussions about step-change improvements in mine productivity;

  • to provide a plattform for discussion between suppliers and operators, academia and industry;

  • to enable technology providers and METS to understand priorities of mine operators;

  • to get inspired for future R&D projects;

  • to meet and network with international industry leaders and benchmark operations from the global mining industry.


About 150-200 national and international guests, comprising of:

  • mining company representatives;

  • mining, equipment, technology and services providers;

  • research institutions;

  • industry associations;

  • global engineering & consulting firms.

In addition, a number of exhibitors will be present at the venue.


All information regarding registrations can be found here.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Event Location: 
SuperC Conference Centre, RWTH Aachen University, Templergraben 57

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 776811 — H2020-SC5-2017.