Shaft Design and Construction 2019

4th International Conference on Shaft Design and Construction

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This global shaft conference is being held for only the fourth time since its inception in 1959, and for the first time in North America. It is a conference for shaft designers, constructors, equipment suppliers, and mine owners carrying out or contemplating shaft projects. SDC2019 provides a unique opportunity for delegates and presenters to share knowledge, best practices, lessons learned, and to exchange ideas and network.

This conference will showcase the latest technology in shaft design and construction techniques and give us a window into the future of the mine development industry.


1959 – Shaft Sinking and Tunnelling, London, UK

1989 – Shaft Engineering, Harrogate, UK

2012 – Shaft Design and Construction, London, UK

Technical Program: 3 days of peer-reviewed papers and 2 keynote speakers will be presented during the symposium. Presentations will not exceed 20 minutes each.

Corporate Exhibits: Up to 20 poster booths regrouping Shaft sector suppliers of equipment, services and technologies will make up the place of meeting, networking and business throughout the event.

Social Activity: A formal evening of great entertainment, food, fun and company will allow delegates to network and celebrate.