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Top 10 International Mining Trade Show Events for 2018

1. Society of Mining Engineers (SME)

February 25, 2018 – February 28, 2018
Minneapolis, United States

The SME is America’s annual get together for the mining industry typically drawing more than 600 exhibitors and 6,000 participants. It has an excellent technical session, short courses, field trips and many B2B opportunities. The SME rotates between Denver and phoenix and on occasion to Minneapolis, an area rich in mining history.

2. bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

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Australian Mining – Industry Update – New South Wales

Most base-metal prices have improved over the past year including zinc (35%), lead (20%) and copper (10%), driving global interest in new projects including many in Australia. Although Coal is the single-most important mineral in New South Wales the metal mining industry is still significant with many new projects. NSW has a long history of metal mining, mainly in the central and western part of the state. Gold was first produced in the state in the early 1850s. For several decades from the 1880s, Broken Hill – which produced silver, lead and zinc – dominated mining in Australia and was a globally important supplier of these three metals.

New developments include:

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