The Fifth International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering took place in Katowice on November 21-25, 2021.
This year’s edition, organised in hybrid form, was attended by 200 participants from 18 countries. Over 120 papers on the latest scientific and technical achievements in mining were presented during the 11 thematic sessions.
ISMSSE is a prestigious event in the world of mining science. Its central ideas include the promotion of mine safety science and engineering research as well as education for the benefit of the international mining industry and those involved in it.
The Fifth International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering was under the honorary patronage of the Minister of National Assets, Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin.
The Polish papers concerned topics such as the complexity of copper extraction design under the conditions of reduced dolomite-anhydrite rock thickness at KGHM, increasing the efficiency of extraction processes in PGG mines, the use of slurry ice in the LW Bogdanka air conditioning installation, modern Famur longwall systems or the activity of JSW in the context of the European methane strategy.
ISMSSE 2021 was organised by: the Central Mining Institute, McGill University, Canada, the University of Science and Technology Beijing, the Shandong University of Science and Technology, China, and the Institute of Geonics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.