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IFAC MMM 2018

The 5th workshop on Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing

23-25 August 2018, Shanghai, China.


The IFAC MMM 2018 provides a forum for researchers and practitioners worldwide to exchange latest results and industrial practice in mining, mineral and metal processing and to review state-of-the-art control, optimization, and automation technologies in the field.

It features current status and future perspectives in mining, mineral and metal processing. Prestigious experts from research institutes and industries will present their most recent solutions and their perspective on future challenges and opportunities.

Hot topics like big data, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, smart factory in the context of Industry 4.0 will be discussed and their potential to increase yield and quality as well as to save resources and energy will be evaluated.