International "Astana Mining & Metallurgy" Congress
16-17 June 2021
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

New realities of the mining and metallurgical industry of Kazakhstan

The “New realities of the mining and metallurgical complex” Kazakhstan Mining Online Conference and Workshops will be held on October 14-15, 2020. This event is organized for a wide audience of the Kazakhstan International Mining & Metals Central Asia Exhibition and the International Mining and Metallurgical Astana Mining & Metallurgy Congress, whose participants, delegates and visitors will be able not only to discuss current industry news and industry development prospects, but also to meet online to discuss particularly important issues.

 Within two days, representatives of industry associations and government bodies, international experts, chief executive officers of the largest companies in the market will discuss possible ways for the development of the mining and metallurgical industry in the very near future, identify the most favorable vectors for the industry to move forward, focusing on the most profitable and promising technological processes and solutions capable of putting the mining and metallurgical complex on a new track of the industrial component of the country's economy.

 The mining and metallurgical complex has long been a key one for the economies of many countries, primarily with a developed resource-based economy. The negative effect of the widespread of coronavirus infection affects many sectors of the economy, and the mining and metallurgical industry is no exception. The further development of the situation is still unpredictable, but we can already speak of the beginning of a time for change. Modern realities dictate new trends. The Kazakhstan Mining Online Conference and Workshops will become an effective dialogue platform where industry leaders, representatives of relevant departments and associations, representatives of the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan and foreign experts in a live dialogue will share their vision of the market situation and the impact of the current situation on the economy of Kazakhstan and will also discuss approaches to the application of anti-crisis measures. The relevance of the topics chosen and the issues discussed will undoubtedly attract the attention of experts, businessmen, industry specialists and scientists.

 The online conference program will include sessions and panel discussions on various topics. On October 14th, a plenary session will be held, during which representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises (AGMP) will talk about further plans for the development of mining and metallurgical enterprises in Kazakhstan in the post-pandemic period, and speakers of foreign companies such as South River Asset management, ICMM International Council for Mining and Metals, Deloitte CIS will share international experience and practical cases on building work in new realities.

The Golden partner of Kazakhstan Mining Online Conference and Workshops - the Department of International Trade of Great Britain in Kazakhstan (DIT) - will hold two sessions in the format of the Round Table:

  • on October 14th - "Management of tailing dumps",
  • on October 15th - “Waste management/From waste to incomes”.

Roundtables will be held with the participation of leading UK companies that offer innovative solutions for tailings and waste management in the mining industry. The speakers will talk about their experience in Kazakhstani projects and other large fields.

Also, on October 14 and 15, the Golden partner of the Kazakhstan Mining Online Conference and Workshops - the Embassy of Canada in the Republic of Kazakhstan will organize an online mission for Canadian companies. The companies from the following provinces of Canada will take place in the mission: Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, British Columbia. Canadian companies and experts will hold a series of presentations, during which they will present their products and technologies to the mining sector of Kazakhstan. This online event is an example of the ongoing fruitful cooperation between Canada and Kazakhstan in the mining industry.

Participating companies: Black Powder Solutions, Inmarsat, Generation2Filtration, Gravity Mining, HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc., Knight Piesold, Maelgwyn, McKinsey, Mine Environment Management, Motion Metrics, Napier Meridian, One Eye Industries, Patterson Cook, Polycorp Ltd., Satellite Applications Catapult, SightPower Inc., Spottitt, ThreeDify Inc., Waterhound Futures, and Wenco International Mining Systems.

The organizer of the online-conference is the Iteca Kazakhstan Exhibition Company. Partners: Department for International Trade UK, Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Micromine, NMC Tau-Ken Samruk JSC. Official support: Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Association of Legal Entities “Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises” (AGMP), Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs.

You can register and find more detailed information about the conference program, speakers and sessions schedule on https://mining-metals.kz/online-conference/en/

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