Chinese mining enterprises have growing interest in the global mining and metal industries which also show promise of further developments. Hosted by China’s Ministry of Land and Resources, Tianjin Municipal Government and China Mining Association, the 15th annual CHINA MINING Conference and Exhibition will be held at Tianjin Meijiang Convention Center from 2 to 5 November 2013.
As one of the world’s largest mineral investment, cooperation and trading platforms, CHINA MINING Conference and Exhibition covers the whole value chain, including geological surveying, exploration development, mining investment & financing, smelting & processing, technique & equipment, mining services, mining rights trading and many more. It plays an important role in creating more communication and cooperation opportunities for relevant domestic and international industry communities. Last year’s event achieved success: 429 exhibitors and 6000 delegates from 57 countries joined CHINA MINING 2012; agreements for 89 projects worth a total of RMB 13 227 billion (ca. 1650 Mrd. €) were signed during the conference.
In the same way as last year, CHINA MINING 2013 will still consist of three parts: Conference (Fig. 1), Exhibition and Coherent Events. During the Conference, government officials, industry leaders and experts from both Chinese and foreign mining industries will have in-depth mining dialogues on issues related to the mining industry. The topics will cover Summits with Keynote sessions, Global Mining Development Forum, and several stream sessions, including Policies & Financing, Prospecting & Exploration, Country Investment, Mining Commodities as well as Mining Sustainability and so on.
The 15th CHINA MINING Exhibition 2013 (Fig. 2) will further strengthen the mining exploration and exploitation of project results, open up the development of new technologies for mining mineral resources, the development of new equipment, large and small mining machinery, precision instruments, as well as major projects, enhance the display of mineral specimens, and highlight the exhibition area of mining rights trading. The number of standard exhibitor’s booths is expected to reach more than 1400; the exhibition has an area over 26 000 m2. Apart from standard displays, it also has a Mining Country Area, and a Special Construction Area set up for an exhibition of special equipment as well as the China Mining Equipment Show.