Global MIning Technology Summit

Venue: Istanbul

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Event Date/Time: May 11, 2010 End Date/Time: May 14, 2010
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Globally the Mining and Processing of Minerals and Metals Industry are arguably the most economically significant to human kind. The industry value chain, its’ timing, cost and risk is not well understood by the majority of those that consume its products, yet demand continues an overall upward trend. This trend is demanding increasing requirement for applied technologies to;

explore, discover & delineate resources faster;
access, mine & process resources with greater safety and productivity;
in a socially responsible and environmentally friendly manner;
at lower cost to protect profit margins;
for sustainable development and continued reinvestment
With the general belief that the majority of globally significant and accessible Mineral & Metal resource occurrences have already been discovered, increasingly the Mining Industry players are looking to technology to increase the value of existing resource discoveries, as well as find new ones in non-traditional geographic areas. Central Asia, with Turkey which has become geopolitically significant as its main hub and Turkey is becoming geo-economically significant in East-West and Middle Eastern trade relations in Natural Resources, is one of the most significant non-traditional areas. As such there is a growing need for the application of Global Mining Technology in these areas and markets as an enabler to unlock the significant Mineral and Metals potential that is known to exist but is as yet un-qualified and un-quantified. This Conference, supported by the Government and the Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources of Turkey is intended to drive awareness of Global Mining Technology and the potential for its application to developing a “World-Class” industry in Central Asia with Turkey desirous of becoming a leading example and major development hub for what might be achieved. The Conference is targeted industry wide to all sectors, Coal, Base Metals, Ferrous Metals, Precious Metals, Diamonds, including both underground and surface mining, as well as the impact such technologies are having in related fields such as the Quarrying Sector for Industrial Minerals and Dimensional stones.