In order to make extensive publicity and introduction to international mining community about Chinese Government's efforts in improvement of mining investment climate and promoting international cooperation of mining enterprises, the Ministry of Land & Resources of P.R.C began to hold CHINIA MINING Symposium consecutively from 1999, which was renamed CHNINA MINING Conference in 2005. So far, 12 successful events have been held. As a foreign cooperation brand of China mining, CHNINA MINING Conference has been an important platform for Chinese and foreign mining companies and relevant organizations to obtain relevant information and seek for cooperation opportunities. As the largest mining pageant in Asia and one of the world four prime mining events, CHINA MINING Congress attracts increasingly high attention from the world mining community.
The international mining community pays high attention and responds proactively to this Congress. Up to October 20, more than 3000 delegates from 50-plus countries and regions, including China, have been registered for the Conference & Exhibition.
Mining ministers and/or vice ministers and directors general of geologic administrations from more than 20 countries (regions) including Australia, Canada, South Africa, India, Laos, Philippine, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan, Cambodia, Mongolia, Angola, Sudan, Eritrea, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zambia, the Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Peru, Argentina, and Greenland will lead their delegations to attend the event.
Participants consist of nearly 200 international organizations, large mining companies, and financial institutions, including APEC, BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Standard Bank, Eldorado Gold Corp, Aluminum Corporation of China, China Minmetals Corporation, China National Gold Group Corporation, China Nonferrous Metals Mining Group, BOC International, China Railway Group, ZRHL GROUP, Datong Coal Mine Group, Shandong Gold, Shandong Zhaojin, and Zijin Mining Group.
The Conference consists of three main forums, i.e. the keynote forum, forum of foreign mining ministers, and high-level forum on enterprise development. In addition there will be more than 20 session on relevant topics incl. sustainable development of worldwide mining, global mining exploration analysis, mining and capital market, mine environment and mine parks, comprehensive utilization of mineral resources and so on, as well as 7 country sessions aiming for mining cooperation projects including Australia, Canada, Argentina, Peru, Africa, and South America.
On the base of previous events, the Conference will also focus on signing of contract, negotiation, communication of foreign and domestic mining cooperation projects, and other activities, displaying and releasing a group of cooperation projects, promoting and matching a group of investment projects, so as to further promote the substantial project cooperation among foreign and domestic mining companies. Besides, the Conference will introduce and attract more new technologies and new approaches for deep mine prospecting and highly precise exploration for the purpose of improving China's innovation capacity in science and technology of geological minerals.
Conference and Expo of CHINA MINING Congress 2011 will be held simultaneously. Compared with the previous Expo, the exhibition area will be doubled to over 20,000 square meters. In addition to standard booths, the Expo will provide special pavilions of national exhibition, special equipment exhibition, mining equipment exhibition, and investment project matchmaking exhibition, etc. for leading mining countries such as Canada and Australia to conduct display and promotion.
At this CHINA MINING Conference, CHINA MINING Awards will be evaluated and presented again to further encourage and promote opening up of and cooperation in mining industry. For further information about the event, please visit http://www.china-mining.org/en
About China Mining
CHINA MINING Conference and Exhibition - one of the world’s largest mineral investment, cooperation and trading platforms - covers the whole value chain, including geological surveying, exploration development, mining rights trading, mining investment & financing, smelting & processing, technique & equipment, mining services and many more. CHINA MINING plays a critical role in creating more communication and co-operation opportunities for domestic and international industry communities.
Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd
Shandong Gold Mining Company Limited
Eldorado Gold Corporation
Datong Coal Industry Co., Ltd
China Railway Group Limited
China Nonferrous Metal Ind. FE & Const.
BOC International Holdings Limited
BHP Billiton Limited
Anglo American plc
Aluminum Corporation of China (CHINALCO)