Geoscience Ireland, in collaboration with the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society, will be hosting the ‘Mining Ireland’ conference on October 8 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin airport
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Geoscience Ireland, in collaboration with the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society, will be hosting the ‘Mining Ireland’ conference on October 8 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin airport.

Mining Ireland has grown from the ‘Ireland – Open for Business’ forum at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), Toronto.

The conference will focus on mineral exploration and development activity on the island of Ireland and provide updates from exploration companies.

Mining Ireland will demonstrate the technical and commercial expertise of Irish companies and panel discussions relating to exploration, planning, mining operations and mine closure.

Mining Ireland will also hear from regulatory and state agencies on access to new data and initiatives.

To register, please visit the IMQS website.

Full agenda


Mining Ireland ‘Ireland – Open for Business’ Radisson Blu, Dublin airport, October 8, 2019
8am: Registration
9am: Introduction. John Francis; president Irish Mining & Quarrying Society.
9.10am: Keynote. Sean Canney TD, Minister of State for Natural Resources.
9.20am: Session One: Commodities Outlook – Job Langbroek, resource analyst, DAVY.
9.30am: Gold Update. Chair: EurGeol John Clifford, Dalradian Gold – Conroy Gold – Galantas Irish Gold.
10.15am: Base Metals Update. Chair: Professor Murray Hitzman, director, iCRAG Glencore – Group Eleven – Arkle Resources.
11am: Break
11.30am: Base Metals Update. Chair: Professor Murray Hitzman, director, iCRAG Boliden Tara – Erris Resources – Unicorn Mineral Resources – Zinc of Ireland.
12.30pm: Session Two: Open Data. Chair: Ray Scanlon, principal geologist, Geological Survey Ireland
Geological Survey Ireland – Exploration & Mining Division – Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences
1.15pm: Lunch
2.15pm: Session Three: Panels – the Irish Expertise. Chair: Andrew Gaynor, business development, Geoscience Ireland, Mineral Exploration & Planning – Mine Operations – Mine Closure.
3.30pm: Session Four: Chair: Hugh McCullough, Mincon plc; Projects; Kenmare Resources.
4pm: Closing Remarks: Sean Finlay, director, Geoscience Ireland.

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Geoscience Ireland, in collaboration with the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society, will be hosting the ‘Mining Ireland’ conference on October 8 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin airport. Mining Ireland has grown from the ‘Ireland – Open for Business’ forum at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), Toronto. The...