SSIM 2023

Third International Slope Stability in Mining Conference
14–16 November 2023 | The Westin Perth, Western Australia


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The Third International Slope Stability in Mining Conference (SSIM 2023) will provide a forum for open pit mining practitioners, consultants, researchers and suppliers worldwide to exchange views on best practice and state-of-the-art slope technologies.
Best practice with respect to pit slope investigations, design, implementation and performance monitoring will be discussed during the conference.

Conference themes

  • Slope optimisation
  • Application of three-dimensional limit equilibrium methods
  • Structural data gathering and interpretation
  • Slope monitoring and its interpretation
  • Risk management and operational safety
  • Slope stability in weak rocks and rock dumps
  • Constructing geotechnical models
  • Bench design and implementation
  • Case studies
  • Rockfall and runout
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology and blasting
  • Mine closure

ACG Online Repository of Conference Proceedings

There is a range of papers from previous Open Pit conferences that are freely available to download from the Online Repository of Conference Proceedings.

SSIM 2021 papers are freely available for download at

Hard copy proceedings are also available for purchase from the ACG online shop.