2012-10-04 09:17:06 - Global Logistics in Mining 2012, will gather exponents of global mining industry to identify opportunities to minimise supply chain problems that is faced by this sector globally. To be held on the 14 - 15 November, 2012 in London - UK, this forum is sponsored by Altas Copco as the supporting sponsor, SolveIT Solutions as the associate sponsor and CTX Containex as the official exhibitor.
Two interactive panel discussions will be amongst the highlights at the forum. Sponsored by DHL as the Panel Leader, the panel discussions entitled as Contemplating Projects in New Regions with Little Existing Infrastructure and Developing Regions vs. Established Regions: Lessons from Established Regions will brainstorm and evaluate different opportunities within the scope of the discussion topic.
Panellists include industry leaders and experienced representatives from Rio Tinto, Thompson Creek Metals Company, Northland Resources, Kinross Gold Corporation, Boliden AB, KGHM, Minera Panama S.A, SolveIT Software Pvt Ltd to name a few.
Karl-Owe Svensson, Head of Logistics at Boliden AB in Sweden will enlighten the audience with a case-study, entitled as From Mine to Customer – Challenges and Opportunities in the Logistic Chain.
of the conference will feature a workshop on developing effective supplier relationships for world-class supply management. This two hour workshop will be led by Dr. Lincoln C. Wood, Senior Lecturer Logistics and Supply Chain at Curtin University in Australia. Dr. Wood will present on supplier relationship management overview, key phases and approaches and how to develop a practical plan for implementation over the next six months.
Rahul Tandon, Head of Procurement at Chaarat Gold Holding Limited (Kyrgyzstan) will elaborate on strategizing procurement, minimizing costs, inventory modeling and optimization and negotiation process/techniques by presenting a case-study entitled as Strategizing Mining Procurement.
The main focus of Global Logistics in Mining 2012, is to collectively address the common challenge of logistics and supply chain that is affecting the mining sector globally, so that this sector can grow and maximise its potential.
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