‘Digital Transformation towards

Quarrying Industry 4.0’

Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort, Putrajaya

23 & 24 October 2018

The quarrying industry has always been acknowledged worldwide as the foundation in the design, construction and manufacture of various innovative structures, infrastructures and amenities for the sustainability of society enrichment and progress. Contributions of the quarrying sector are thus the vital catalyst and component of any country worldwide striving for industrialised and developed nation status. With the commencement of the next rapid technological leap into the new era of 'Cyber Physical Systems' (Industry 4.0), globalisation and the present economic challenges a reality; the quarrying industry worldwide needs to acquire the latest effective skills on the latest state-of-the-art trends of automation and information exchange, sustainable mineral production techniques, environmental-friendly technology and the most economic means to carry out best practices in the industry to stay competitive.  The aim of strategic innovations is to produce optimum benefits and production outputs using the existing budget and if possible without incurring any extra investments. Cost-effective technology and work practices should thus focus on the best, most efficient, accurate and effective techniques to eventually further increase the overall profits and good governance practices for this important and dynamic industrial sector.  


The theme for this year’s timely high-impact quarrying conference and exhibition in this enterprising era of cyber-physical systems is ‘Digital Transformation towards Quarrying Industry 4.0 (DTQI 2018)’. Digital transformation is defined as the change associated with the economic and practical application of innovative and creative digital technology in all aspects of the quarrying industry production process, equipment manufacturing and after-sales support to improve efficiency, productivity, profitability and enhanced value to respective customers/clients.  


Based on the outstanding track record and strong support of the Government and public sectors for past IQM Conferences; this year’s DTQI 2018 Quarrying Conference and Exhibition is definitely going to be another Great Success to further advance the quarrying industry to another level of world-class excellence. Innovative and practical digital transformation strategies and economic practices would be another global asset in transforming the existing practices in the already dynamic quarrying sector towards even greater world first excellence.


Highlights of the pioneer and innovative digital transformation strategies and economic applications in quarrying technology and practices expected to be presented at DTQI 2018 Quarrying Conference and Exhibition include 'Digital Transformation Strategies towards Success in Quarry Industry 4.0', 'Blue Ocean Strategy and Digital Transformation towards economic Quarrying 4.0', 'Quarry Industry 4.0 applications in efficient Quarry Planning and Design', 'Innovative Digital Transformation approaches in Rock Drilling Technology', 'Cost-efficient Rock Blasting Technology using Digital Transformation' and 'Success stories of Digital Transformation and Cyber-Physical projects'.


With so many innovative and economic Digital Transformation topics for presentation at DTQI 2018, this acknowledged high-status event is definitely the de-facto quarrying conference for all directly and indirectly contributing towards the successful continuous progress of this prestigious economic sector.  The main objective of DTQI 2018 is to allow the respective international and national government agencies, quarrying industry captains and equipment manufacturing technology experts a high-profile platform to present various innovative economic technology and success stories; and also to network at the local and international level to further progress the quarrying industry…..… a 'win-win' scenario for all.


The conference expects to attract about 200 participants, both locally and internationally, comprising IQM members, public officials, professionals, suppliers, contractors and individuals from the quarrying and its related extractive industries.  The Event will also include an indoor and outdoor exhibition which will display an array of quarry equipment, services, technologies and products.


We take this opportunity to invite your esteemed Organisation to participate in this Mega Event which we hope to make it a success with your presence.   


Attached is the Conference Brochure providing full details of the 2 day event, Hotel Reservation Form and Dinner Reply Slip.  Kindly complete the forms and return with the necessary payment to the IQM Secretariat soonest.


We also take this opportunity to invite your esteemed Organisation to support us by sponsoring a nominal sum towards this Conference and we shall reciprocate by advertising your Organisation on our Back Drop and Programme Sheet.


To make this Mega Event a success and a memorable one, a Lucky Draw Session will also be organized on 24 October 2018 and we wish for your Organisation to support us by sponsoring gifts towards the Lucky Draw. 


Indoor and Outdoor  Exhibition is open to the public.  Visiting hours and venue as follows :


23 October 2017                      24 October 2017

9.00 am – 5.00pm                     9.00am – 3.00pm


Venue : Palm Garden Hotel, Perdana Ballroom

             IOI Resort, 62502 Putrajaya

             Tel : 603-89432233



For further enquiries kindly contact Madam Nirmala Devi at Tel : 03-80624194 / 5,  

Fax : 03- 80618258 , Email : /
















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