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

March 13, 2018 – March 16, 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, the International Trade Fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles provides the construction and mining industry in Africa with a professional platform for networking, investment and the exchange of ideas and information. The show launched in 2013 has established itself as the most important event for the sector in Africa.

3. Mongolia Mining Expo

April 4, 2018 – April 6, 2018
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Mongolia is a rising star for mining in the region. The geography is generally unexplored and the government and people are supporters of mining. The 6th edition of this expo will feature the complete range of mining technologies. The country also has an emerging oil and gas sector that will add value to some interests. The event includes a complete array exploration and mining industry speakers and includes a flavour of investment and finance discussion.

Mongolia Mining Expo

4. MiningWorld Russia

April 17, 2018 – April 19, 2018
Krasnogorsk, Russian Federation

The Russian mining industry is huge and those that have a flair for the Wild West can do very well in the Russian market. There is a large group of quality business partners ready to work with you to introduce new technologies to the industry. Mining world Russia is a good starting point to understand the country and its opportunities. The event includes a trade show with 240 companies and 8,000 visitors.

5. Expomin 2018

April 23, 2018 – April 27, 2018
Huechuraba, Chile

The Chilean mining supply industry is the most mature in Latin America and has also developed a local presence of strong manufacturer and service providers. To sell to Chile it’s essential to find a business partner and competition is quite strong. The industry has suffered from the low price of copper, a unionized work force and aging mines giving it several challenges in the future.

Expomin

6. World Mining Congress 2018

June 19, 2018 – June 22, 2018
Astana, Kazakhstan

Every year more than 250 companies, that demonstrate over 300 brands from around the world, participate in the exhibitions. Exhibitors have a unique opportunity to bring their products to the markets of Central Asia, to expand the geography of sales, showcase new products and services.

7. Asia Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX)

August 28, 2018 – August 30, 2018
Sydney, Australia

Australia is very similar to Canada in many ways and as such is a comfortable market to enter. It however also develops its own array of technologies due to its remote position from North America. Australia typically looks north to the Asia market the same way that Canada looks to Latin America. After maturing in Latin America Canadian companies next look to the Asia Pacific region.

8. ExpoMina Peru 2018

September 12, 2018 – September 15, 2018
Lima, Peru

Peru is the gem of the Latin American mining industry and is an early must market for all mining suppliers to enter. The government is positive about using mining to grow the economy however there is local social resistance due to a lack of education of the impacts of mining. Canada has had a 50 year presence in the Peru mining industry and there is a great respect for the quality of the products and services.

9. China Mining Congress and Expo

September 23, 2018 – September 25, 2018
Tianjin, China

As China will purchase 50% of all goods and services globally in mining, companies who are turned off by China’s reputation for copying products can miss a major opportunity. There are many Canadian success stories of major long term business success carried out in China, especially with high technologies and emerging safety, water and IoT solutions. China Mining Tianjin is one of four mining trade events in China and is by far the most popular.

China Mining Congress and Expo

10. International Mining Machinery and Technological Congress (IMMAT)

October 17, 2018 – October 20, 2018
Gaziemir, Turkey

Turkey has developed into a strong mining country and also a manufacturing center for Canadian companies. It is also considered a hub for regional countries especially the middle east to find western technologies. The 6th International Congress of Mining Machinery and Technologies (IMMAT), organized the Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey, covers a wide variety of topics to be presented and discussed by experts from around the world; including mining engineering, mineral processing, marble, machinery and equipment utilized in infrastructure.

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11. MiningWorld Uzbekistan

November 15, 2018 – November 17, 2018
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The main international exhibition of mining and smelting industry in Uzbekistan that every year brings together leading manufacturers and experts as well as represents the full range of technologies and services for the mining and processing complex. The exhibition takes place within the frameworks of the Central Asian Industrial Week, which successful concept and the experience of the previous years will provide a comfortable dialogue between producers and consumers.

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