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The ninth International Ground Support Symposium is returning to Canada with the 2019 event taking place in Sudbury, Oct. 23-25.

It's all about finding ways to make the mining environment safer.

The event, which began in Sweden back in 1983, has been held in various cities around the world every four or five years. This will be the second time Sudbury has hosted the event; the first time being in 1992.

The international symposium is hosted by the Australian Centre for Geomechanics and will attract hundreds of delegates from scores of mining and engineering companies around the world.

Ground support refers to the body of knowledge and the specialized equipment for providing stable and reliable...

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