Mining technology is an important issue on resource exploitation, which is related to mine production security and energy supply. In order to promote the scientific and technological progress and international exchanges of the mining technology, the Taishan Academic Forum — Project on Mine Disaster Prevention and Control is to be held on Oct. 17-20, 2014, in Qingdao, China. The aim of the symposium is to summarize the modern coal industry achievements, in safety green mining methods and the related fields. There will be experts and scholars to attend the meeting, from the coal industry enterprises, universities, research institutions and other related fields of China and Russia.
The main topics of the symposium include: safety green mining methods, mine construction and modernization, the mining theories, methods and technology, the construction safety of mining and underground engineering, the operation and management of mining and underground engineering, etc.
The symposium is organized by the Education Department of Shandong Province, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Coal Industry Bureau of Shandong Province. It is undertaken by Institute of Mining and Safety Engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology and State Key Laboratory of Mine Disaster Prevention and Control.
We are convinced that the symposium is going to play an important role in the development of the coal mining technology and international communication. Heartfelt thanks are extended to domestic and overseas scholars who have given great supports to this conference and all the authors who have presented the papers.
Weijia Guo, China
Yunliang Tan, China
Yongjie Yang, China
Shasha Yan, China
Dongmei Huang, China