Conference shares international insights to manage the rehabilitation of mined lands
Leading international professionals, stakeholders and companies within the mine rehabilitation sector will share and learn industry insights at a conference tomorrow, hosted by the University of Newcastle’s environmental outreach arm, the Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment (TFI).
Now in its 8th year, the Best Practice Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference will attract more than 260 delegates and feature presentations from international speakers including soils and restoration ecology expert Professor Eduardo Arellano from Chile, forestry expert Professor Yudi Firmanul Arifin from Indonesia, and geomorphic mine rehabilitation expert Professor José Martín Duque from Spain.
The conference, on Thursday 12 April, provides a valuable opportunity for industry practitioners, government regulators, service professionals and academia from across the world to network and promote the use of best-practice approaches in the management of rehabilitation of mined lands.
For more information and the conference program, go to www.tomfarrellinstitute.org/mlrc2018.
Media are invited for a photo/interview opportunity at the conference: 10.30am – 11am, Thursday 12 April in the Starlight Auditorium at Wests New Lambton.
Director of the Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment (TFI), Professor Tim Roberts, is available for interview on 0418 205 664. To organise an interview with an international speaker, please phone Belinda McNab on 0407 655 594.
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