Opening Address : Leveraging Mining Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Community Development
Date & Time
Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
HRH Dr. Koketso Rakhudu

•    Harnessing Mining Technology, Innovation, and Digitalization to Empower Local Communities
•    Demonstrating how advanced technologies can enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability in mining operations
•    Showcasing case studies where digital solutions have directly benefited local communities through job creation and skills development. 
•    Fostering Sustainable Development through Partnerships and Collaborations: - Highlighting the significance of forging partnerships between mining companies, local governments, and community stakeholders
•    Discussing successful collaborative initiatives that have resulted in socio-economic empowerment and environmental stewardship. 
•    Addressing Mine Closure and Mitigating Impacts on Local Communities: - Exploring strategies for responsible mine closure that prioritize community well-being and environmental rehabilitation
•    Sharing best practices for post-mining transition planning to minimize socio-economic disruptions and maximize legacy benefits for local residents.