Werner Heenop from VBKom gave a presentation entitled “User specific software for the management of complex processes”. This was followed by Len Bowker from the CTC who gave an update on the status of coal preparation training at the CTC. The third speaker for the afternoon was  Professor Quentin Campbell  from the North West University (NWU) who presented “The effect of the mode of breakage on Moatize coal yield” on behalf of Wilmeri Potgieter, a post-graduate student at NWU. The refreshments after the presentations were sponsored by the Society.