AfriRock ISRM International Symposium 2017

October 02, 2017 - October 07, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St

The 2017 ISRM International Rock Mechanics Symposium is to be held in Cape Town. The conference theme is “Rock Mechanics for Africa”.

Mining has traditionally been a mainstay of African economies, while Oil and Gas industries are rapidly growing throughout Africa. Infrastructure is being developed to support these industries. Rock engineering design is and therefore will continue to be essential for the growth of the continent.

Prior to the conference, the ISRM Board, Council and Commission meetings will take place. Technical visits are being arranged for after the conference.

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Contact Information


Chamber Of Mines Building5th Floor5 Hollard Street, Cnr Sauer & Marshall Street


South Africa

Phone: +27 (011) 834-1273/7

Fax: +27 (011) 838-5923