Minex 2017, 200 Companies attended

Annual Mines and Mining Industries Exhibition & Conference (Minex), as one of the most significant events in Iran mining industry, was held 10-12 October 2017.
The event was the host of a great number of local and overseas mine owners, the owners of mass-scale mining industries, manufacturers, as well as the providers of technical, engineering and finance services.

According to a report released by the organizer of the exhibition, 81 countries were present in the event, and numerous agreements and contracts were signed.
200 companies including 55 foreign and 145 domestic companies attended the exhibition and presented their latest products and services in the field of mining machinery, drilling, material handling, metallurgy, processing tools for decorative and precious stones, modern equipment and technology in mines, and others.

At the same time, a conference on investment opportunities in Iranian mines was held with the participation of investors from different European and Asian countries to introduce a great number of projects in areas of exploration, extraction, and processing aiming to boost cooperation at international level.
In addition to local investors, the conference was attended by various government officials, chambers of commerce, associations and organizations, representatives and directors of foreign companies.
Italy, Japan, Spain, Poland, England, France, China, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic and South Korea were among the countries attended in Minex.
The significant presence of foreign and domestic companies was a highlight in Minex 2017, indicating 30% growth year-over-year. The surveys also show that 10,000 people visited the exhibition.
Likewise, more than 20 workshops, as well as scientific and specialized meetings were held during the three-day event.
The exhibition was organized by Arka Hamayesh Pars Exhibition Co. (Expo Pars) in cooperation with the Iranian Mining Engineering Organization and supported by IMIDRO, SGI and the Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO). Tehran will host the 7th Minex Exhibition and Conference next year.