News Editor, Takmaa News, Kolkata, 6th Nov 2023 : THE MINING, GEOLOGICAL AND METALLURGICAL INSTITUTE OF INDIA (MGMI), established way back on 16th January 1906, is one of the oldest professional bodies in the world. Since its inception, MGMI has created a heritage of promoting the cause of the mineral industry providing inputs to the government and industries through rich knowledge of member repository. The biennial Asian Mining Congress, MGMI’s showpiece event, is one of such endeavors, being organized since 2006, its centenary year. MGMI is organizing the 10th Asian Mining Congress during November 6 – 9, 2023 in physical mode at the TAAL KUTIR CONVENTION CENTRE & ECO PARK, New Town, Kolkata (WB), India,. In tune with today’s Global Call the Theme of this Congress is kept as “Roadmap for Best Mining Practices vis-à-vis Global Transformation”.
The main goal of the Congress is to focus on Asia, the world’s largest continent, which is also the world’s highest producers of minerals. With huge area and diversity of geological set up in Asia, it is likely that every kind of mineral is present in this continent. The outlook for mine development is very promising and it plays a major role in the Global Economy to achieve its full potential.
The Congress will provide a forum for promotion and support of Techno-Scientific cooperation towards National and International progress in the areas for mineral production, in addition to the development of new opportunities of sustainable business that will benefit both Asian and World communities. It is expected that over 700 delegates from India and from various countries in Asia and other continents will visit the Congress and the Exhibition that is being held concurrently.
In this Congress, more than 60 Technical Papers will be discussed including 8 Keynote Addresses in 10 sessions.
In the 10th International Mining, Equipment, Minerals and Metals Exhibition (IME 2023), with about 400 stalls from around the world, including from leading Indian industries, expect to have more than 10,000 footfalls from India and Overseas. The partner country and focus country this year are Germany and Australia respectively, with Jharkhand as the partner state all being present with large participation. It is an ideal platform for display of equipment, products and technology innovations, to establish and renew international and regional networking, providing opportunities for joint ventures, investments and launch of new initiatives.
Both the events are expected to be a dazzling show courtesy the untiring efforts of the MGMI team.