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VII South American Congress on Rock Mechanics, Lima, Peru, December 2010 - Information update

Welcome to the VII South American Congress on Rock Mechanics, an ISRM Regional Symposium.

The Peruvian Society of Geo-engineering is organizing the 7th South American Congress on Rock Mechanics, which will take place in Lima, Peru, from December 2 to 4, 2010 and will be co-sponsored by the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) and the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP).

The themes of the Congress are:

  • Design of underground excavations
  • Open pit design
  • Geotechnical information and site characterization
  • Perfomance and Monitoring of excavations
  • Geotechnical modelling

A total of 45 abstracts were approved and 30 will be selected for presentation. Several keynote lectures will take place. Three short courses will take place preceding the Congress and several technical tours are being organized.

Registration for the Congress is now open. If you are interested in participating, you are kindly invited to contact the Organizing Committee at


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