Leading mining industry conference highlights importance of risk management across all business disciplines


Maidenhead, UK. 31 March 2016 – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of risk management software and services, has announced that it is a key sponsor at the Mining Solutions, Risk and Resilience, Conference to be held in Vancouver, Canada, on 14 -16th November 2016. Sword Active Risk is attending as a leading vendor of Risk Management solutions for the extraction industry. Organized by Infomine, a provider of mining knowledge online, the conference provides an opportunity for professionals working in, and with, the mining industry to explore risk, tolerance and mitigation approaches and operational methods for mine closure measures and plans.


Conference delegates include professionals involved in engineering designs and operations, environmental controls, worker safety, mine financing, financial assurance, risk communication and management and regulation. As well as keynote presentations and technical papers the conference offers short courses to explore current practices.


The themes planned for this year’s conference include; risk identification, mitigation and management, communication, governance and psychology of risk, risk assessment, tolerance evaluation and decision-making under uncertainty, strategic risk and resilience and financial risk assessment and analysis.


Keith Ricketts, VP Marketing at Sword Active Risk said; “This conference underlines the importance of risk management in the mining industry and is a great opportunity for risk professionals to share best practice. It provides us with the chance to meet with specialists and technology users to exchange information and discuss the latest innovative solutions for managing and mitigating risk in a highly specialised field.”


For more information on the conference and to register your place, visit: www.infomine.com