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MINEX Central Asia 2018

April 17 - April 19

The 9th MINEX Central Asia Mining & Exploration Forum will be held on April 17-19, 2018, in Astana, Republic of Kazkhstan.

Organised under the central theme “Central Asia – moving up with the buoyant markets” the Forum will offer an industry-wide discussion on strategic rethinking of mining industry development and will highlight emerging investment and technological opportunities across the mineral-rich countries of Central Asia.

MINEX Central Asia Forum regularly brings together over 300 government regulators, mine operators, prospectors, geologists, investors, experts, financiers and service companies from Central Asia, CIS and overseas.

The Forum’s key themes

• Managing projects in evolving regulatory environment
• Adapting new technologies (from exploration and mining to processing and mine site reclamation)
• Exploration and mineral resource development
• Funding mining and exploration projects

Quick facts

300 + delegates from 23 countries/ 15-30 + exhibitors. 70 + speakers and panelists. 10 + corporate sponsors. 15 + media and trade publication partners. The Forum is conducted in English and Russian via simultaneous translation

Forum profile

One of the most influential mining events in Central Asia
Outstanding presentations covering the relevant hottest topics and concerns of the mining industry
Proven communication platform for international and local mines & mining industries enterprises
Wide coverage of mining projects and experiences in Central Asia
Meeting opportunities with mines & mining industries leaders
Presentation of investment opportunities in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

The Forum offers opporunities to  discuss changes in mining regulation in the countries of Central Asia; to present investment projects and industrial developments; to organise meetings with potential investors and partners; to examine alternative funding options for developing projects; to facilitate cross border trade and investment discussions; to improve practical knowledge of local mining managers and specialists; to introduce innovative technologies and solutions in exploration, mining and processing; to benchmark the region’s subsoil use practices with the international standards; to share experiences in improving operational processes throughout the entire production cycle of a mining business from exploration to reclamation.

Attendee profile by Sector Mining & Exploration companies – 34%; Mining Consultants – 16%; Government representatives – 12%;  Technological & Software companies – 9 %; Financiers and Investors – 7% · Academics – 5%; Equipment producers – 4%; NGOs – 3%; Legal and audit services – 2%; Construction services – 1 %

Forum attendee by responsibility CEO or Managing Director – 17 %; COO or Chief Engineer – 8%; Senior manager – 53 %; Government official – 9 %


April 17
April 19
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