New technologies and approaches in the mining and metallurgical industry - AMM 2016 Congress and Exhibition: the answers to all questions

In mid June 2016, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Astana will host the traditional 7th International Congress and Exhibition “Astana Mining & Metallurgy” - AMM 2016, the main vector of which will be new approaches in MMC in modern realities.

The event will be held on June 15-16 on the main platform of Astana - the area of “Independence Palace” and as every year it will attract the attention of the whole mining industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region.

Increased interest in the Forum from the key players of the sector and government institutions is determined by the fact that in the event every professional of MMC may find a section interesting for them, as the sessions of the Forum, thematic round tables, seminars, presentations and exposition of new technologies will be held in parallel.

It should be highlighted that AMM 2016 Congress was chosen as a platform for holding an event important for Kazakhstan’s MMC, which gives impetus to the further development of the industry, making it more interesting for investments. On June 15, during the Plenary Session, Harry Parker will announce the Commission’s decision on admission of Kazakhstan Association of Public Reporting on Resources and Reserves to be a new member of CRIRSCO.

In addition, the program of AMM 2016 includes such an important event for professionals as the “Golden Hephaestus” Competition held for industry employees of the mining and metallurgy sector in the following nominations “Miner of the year”, “Metallurgist of the year”, “Geologist of the year”, “Enterprise – Leader in Innovations”, etc.

In the framework of the sessions of AMM Forum more than 20 speakers from 10 countries will give presentations. In addition the sessions are divided into the following most interesting themes:

  • - New approaches in MMC in modern economic realities;
  • - New geological possibilities and prospects for licensing;
  • - Analysis of development scenarios for MMC within the new global reality.

It is expected that 700 delegates from 28 countries will take part in the Forum.

AMM Exhibition will be attended by more than 50 companies from Australia, Belgium, Germany, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia and the USA.

The exposition will present innovative developments, technologies, equipment and chemicals for the mining and metallurgical industry; industrial and environmental safety in the workplace; geology; as well as engineering, finance, auditing companies and many others.

This year AMM Exhibition features:

  • B2B and B2G business meetings, which enable you to conduct negotiations with the industry leaders;
  • an innovative series, which this year will be represented by the companies as Outotec, Micromine, McKinsey and others.

Among other participants of the Exhibition there are: Kazzinc, ERG, KAZ Minerals, ArcelorMittal, Aktobe Copper Company, MMK, Innovation Norway, Kazpromavtomatika, Scantech International PTY, Aurora Minerals Group, Orica-Kazakhstan and many others.

In addition to equipment for the mining sector, the exhibitors will present new products:

  • • Relay Controllers;
  • • TMdrive-MVe2 regenerative medium voltage converters;
  • • Motor Reducers with reinforced bearing assembly, with solid or hollow shaft;
  • • Compressor Equipment;
  • • Opsis Gas Monitoring Systems;
  • • High-quality bituminous geomembrane.

Besides, in the framework of AMM 2016 Exhibition there will be presentation seminars and specialized round tables.

The business program of June 15 includes: “AMM” Forum, the Round table “Legal provisions regulating production and circulation of precious metals” (AMME) and the Seminar on innovative developments of OUTOTEC.

The business program of June 16 includes: the Round table “Introduction of KAZRC standards to increase the investment attractiveness of the mining sector of Kazakhstan” (an independent national organization for reporting resources and reserves KAZRC); the Round table on energy efficiency in the MMC (Institute of Electricity Development and Energy Saving, German Energy Agency) and the Round table for HR “HR for MMC” (AMME).

The partners of AMM 2016 Congress and Exhibition are ERG, Kazzinc, KAZ Minerals, Aktobe Copper Company, Polymetal International plc, Kazakhaltyn. The event is officially supported by the Ministry for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Organisers: Kazakhstan Exhibition Company Iteca and its international partner ITE Group Plc.

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