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ICOMS 2021

THEMES

Production, productivity and safety in OC mining


•Production, Productivity and Safety: New Methods to facilitate high stripping open cast mining with improved productivity & economics • Design and development of software to design mine working slope and dumps • Advanced Blasting techniques • Methods to extract inter-mine boundary coal • Unconventional Mining Methods • Best Practices/Benchmarking in maintenance and operations in OC mining • Automation and Artificial Intelligence




Environmentally Sustainable Methods


• Mitigative measure stocheck pollution loadon air and water within safe limits • Future challenges & Energy security • Alternatives to blasting technology, i.e., mitigating ground vibrations and air blast • Developing eco-friendly logistics infrastructure, Mine Closure & Sustainable Energy Management • Social Sustainability




Renewable Energy and Clean Coal Technologies


•Clean Coal Technologies (Methane Drainage, Coal Pyrolysisand Gasification, Carbon Capturing, Storage, Utilization and Sequestration •Low rank coal •Bio-fuels, FuelCells •Solar/WindPower •High Efficiency Low Emission technologies •Energy Storage, Waste to Energy conversion




Advanced Materials for Energy


• Nanostructured Materials for Energy •Solar Energy Materials •Crystalline Porous Materials •Advanced Graphene Materials •Composite materials for applications in Mining/Energy sector