Kolkata to host international mining event Feb 13-16
Posted on Jan 27 2014 | IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 : Over 600 delegates and 300 exhibitors from 30 countries will take part in a four-day mega mining conference to be held here from Feb 13.
The fifth International Mining, Exploration, Mineral Processing Technology, Metals and Machinery Exhibition at the Salt Lake Stadium would end Feb 16, a release from the organisers, Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI), said.
The fifth edition of the Asian Mining Congress would be held during the same period at a five star hotel in the city.
A salient feature of the conference will be the visit of a high-level Polish trade delegation and group participation (ministry of economy, Poland) with 20 companies, and the Czech Republic (national pavilion of 10 companies).
The conference will see the participation of leading mining equipment and machinery manufacturers from Asia, Africa, America and Europe.
"It will be the ideal platform for displaying and launching new initiatives in the mining sector, as well as showcasing products and technologies, establishing JVs, developing and renewing international and regional contacts," said MGMI president and Bharat Coking Coal chairman and managing director T.K. Lahiry.