MAMMA – News

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Set new standards: On 19 and 20 November 2019 the next Smart Mining Conference (SMC) will take place in Aachen's Tivoli stadium. You can expect top-class, international experts and lectures on innovative best practices and current examples of state-of-the-art enabling technology for future digital trends in the mining industry. 

Formerly known as Mining Forum 4.0, the conference brings together over 200 national and international guests and exhibitors. Among them are representatives from global mining and consulting companies, experts, technological service providers and equipment suppliers, as well as professionals from research and industrial associations. SMC is organised by the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies of RWTH Aachen University (AMT), DMT Group and VDMA Mining. DMT will be exhibiting in cooperation with the EIT project "MAMMA".

Secure your ticket now and gain access to the latest knowledge in the mining sector: Discuss with our experts the current market situation and topics such as digitisation and globalisation, engineering and consulting along the entire value chain of mining - from exploration and operation to closure and subsequent use. Expand your network and sales opportunities and exchange ideas in a relaxed atmosphere with the global key players, decision-makers and innovators in your industry. 

You can also profit from the numerous benefits of SMC 2019: Visit the first and unique Mining Network Expo – MNE (14.11.2019) organized by DMT on trends, topics and networking from and for the mining industry.

Register now for SMC and secure your personal benefits:

Further information on the SMC can be found at:
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions: 

Contact person:

Maximilian Getz
RWTH Aachen University
Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT)
Wüllnerstr. 2
D-52062 Aachen, Germany

Phone: +49 241 80 97901
Fax: +49 241 80 92311



The conference will take place at the Tivoli in Aachen, Germany.

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MAMMA will be represented with a booth at the first Mining Network Expo as part of the German Mining Tech Weeks on November 14, 2019 at the UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein, Essen.

Made in Germany: Networked market potential, expert knowledge and newest technologies

Network with global mining companies - engineering service providers, Big Data platform providers and specialist machine manufacturers - and develop market opportunities that are best served by the network. You can also find out about current topics and trends in international mining and obtain first-hand expert knowledge. 

Take advantage of the opportunity and open new international sales doors at the Mining Network Expo.

The Mining Network Expo is part of the German Mining Tech Weeks, which will culminate in the Smart Mining Conference on 19 and 20 November 2019 in Aachen's Tivoli stadium. 

Participation in the Mining Network Expo event is free of charge.

Registration deadline is 14.10.2019  

Contact person:

Dominic Huncke
DMT GmbH & Co. KG
Sales, Marketing & Communication
Tel.:        +49 40 27807889
Mobile:   +49 173 2036427

The event will take place in the world heritage site Zollverein, Essen/Germany.

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Essen, Germany: The first project progress meeting will bring together all MAMMA partners for discussing new developments as well as planned future activities in the work packages. This lunch to lunch meeting will take place on 23 October from 12 noon until 24 October at 12 noon in the DMT premises in Essen. A first agenda (draft) can be downloaded here.

Draft agenda 


The meeting will take place at DMT in Essen. 

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The MiningForum brings together the industry’s top decision makers, experts and specialists every two years to discuss topics related to mining. The event offers a comprehensive panorama view of various complex topics related to raw materials. The increasingly international event has a long tradition and is well established in the mining industry.

Every two years, renowned speakers address relevant issues in the national and international natural resources industry with a practical and informative focus. The accompanying exhibition, as a projection space for manufacturers and companies to engage with the public, creates the perfect setting for targeted communication and making new contacts. Over 350 top decision makers, experts and specialists enter into direct, personal dialogues here and discuss traditional, current and future developments.


This year we are pleased to host the MiningForum in the exclusive atmosphere of the Estrel Berlin. The MiningForum 2019 will take place in the rooms of Estrel Hall A-C, while the accompanying exhibition will be held in the more than 290 sqm foyer.

Meet us at our booth.

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The Raw Materials Summit, the flagship Event organised by the EIT RawMaterials, will take place on 20 - 22 May in Berlin, Germany.

The summit will gather experts from Europe and the rest of the world to discuss Innovation and

new Technologies covering the entire raw materials value chain. Most relevant topics in the raw materials sector will be addressed such as strategies concerning supply and access of raw materials, European industrial competitiveness and innovation capacity as well as entrepreneurship and innovation in education. 

The summit will provide all participants with a unique opportunity to understand the EU positioning concerning the energy transition and the impact this will have on raw materials supply and policies. The Raw Materials Summit 2019 will include keynotes by prominent speakers from the raw materials sector, representatives of the EU Commission, high profile entrepreneurs and startup investors. Besides the keynote speeches, a series of parallel sessions will take place.

At the venture forum, startups will showcase and pitch their ideas to potential investors and innovative programmes in education will be presented.

The event will take place in Radisson Blu Hotel Conference center Berlin. It is located between Alexanderplatz and Museum Island.​

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The 1st International Conference on High Performance Mining - HPM2018 will showcase best-practice examples of mining operations along different levers for productivity improvement. The objective is to get a comprehensive view of relevant aspects related to high performance and increased productivity. Mining companies and technology providers will jointly present on change projects that can inspire industry peers. Renowned global consulting firms will provide keynotes on various aspects of high performance mining.

Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialised world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.

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