10th - International Mining and Metallurgical Congress АММ started its work in Nur-Sultan

The 10th Anniversary Congress of Astana Mining & Metallurgy (AMM) began its work in the capital of Kazakhstan. Over the years, AMM has received worldwide recognition and has become an important event in the mining and metallurgical industry. At the AMM site there are representatives of government agencies, leading world companies, experts and financial structures of Kazakhstan and other countries.

This year, the AMM Congress is being held in a new discussion format. The main leitmotif of the event is “Digitization and investment horizons”. Today, 711 delegates from 21 countries take part in the event.

Within the framework of the Congress, forums and panel sessions will be organized for two days in which specialists will discuss topical issues of the industry, exchange experience, best practices and ideas in the following areas: digitization of mining and processing, improving the efficiency of production processes in the mining and metallurgical complex, attraction of investments and replenishment of the mineral resource base, legal regulation in the new Code “On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”, etc.

Large companies like SAP, Hatch, FLSMIDTH, FreeportMcMoRan will tell about successful cases of implementing digitalization projects with domestic enterprises. It should be noted that by introducing cyberphysical and robotic systems, analyzing big data and other technologies of Industry 4.0, it is possible to reduce production and transport costs, optimize business processes, introduce new business models, and significantly increase the competitiveness of an industrial enterprise.

To date, large domestic companies in the industry have already formed their strategies for the development of digitalization and there are already positive developments. These are: Eurasian Group, Kazzinc, Arcelormittal Temirtau, Kazakhmys Corporation, Kazminerals, which implement about 20 large projects on digitalization until 2022, totaling more than 200 billion tenge.

Also within the AMM, a solemn ceremony will be held to award the industry award “Golden Hephaestus”, where the names of the best geologists, miners and metallurgists of the year will be known.

The state partner of the Congress and the exhibition AMM 2019 - the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Gold partners: Eurasian Group (ERG), Kazzinc LLP, KAZ Minerals Group and Kazakhmys Corporation LLP.

Organizers: Kazakhstan Exhibition Company Iteca and its international partner ITE Group of Companies.

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