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MPL Laboratories to Be Part of 2019 International Conference on Mine Closure

Some of our team from our Perth lab, MPL Laboratories, are this week attending the 13th International Conference on Mine Closure, "#MineClosure2019," which will be taking place Tuesday, September 3 – Thursday, September 5 2019, at the Westin Perth.



About Mine Closure 2019

Organised by the Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), a not-for-profit mining research centre based at The University of Western Australia Perth, this three day event brings together more than 460 delegates from the mining profession, policy making, services and other aspects of decision-making relating to the industry, to focus on issues relating to mine closure community globally.

The conference will also provide an open space for networking and the exchange of ideas regarding current and up-and-coming projects, which are essential in driving the sector to new heights.



Agenda and Main Themes 

Attendees will be provided with topical and high quality papers and presentations on a range of topics of immediate interest and relevance including:

  • Planning, relinquishment and legacy management
  • Landform design and water management
  • Decommissioning and waste management
  • Financing and cost estimation
  • Stakeholders and community
  • Site remediation and impact management
  • Land rehabilitation and ecosystem restoration
  • Project management and execution


The need for enhanced valuation of environmental preservation and ecosystem services for ensuring public health and life quality, is driving continued developments and innovation in the sector. Under this idea, the workshops scattered throughout the days of the event, will provide a great ground for raising awareness and further learning about current challenges, barriers and opportunities affecting the mining sector.      


Visit Our Booth #7

Come visit our booth #7 to learn about MPL Laboratories’ NATA Accredited laboratory services that provide our clients with more informed decisions in mining and remediation projects.


Our services include laboratory testing for acid mine drainage produced during and after mining operations, diesel particulate matter (DPM), water testing, as well as a broad range of other areas in environmental contamination. Our variety of expert services can be tailored to your needs where testing can be provided individually or as a full project.


Event Details






13th International Conference on Mine Closure

Date: 3 - 5 September, 2019

Location: The Westin, Perth, Western Australia



Further Information

A detailed schedule and presentation papers are available at the Mine Closure 2019 and ACG websites.


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