Wednesday, 23 September 2015

MINEX Russia Mining and Exploration Forum will be held in Moscow on 6-8 October 2015 offering once again an independent and unbiased B2B and B2G platform for discussing main developments in the Russian Mining Industry

Delegate pre-registration closes on 1 October

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The Forum’s openness in addressing problematic issues combined with the business-focused format received welcome from the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources. In the open letter addressed to the Forum participants, the Deputy Minister Denis Khramov refers to MINEX Russia Forum as one the most important events for Russia’s mining industry and expects productive dialogue with companies and international investors on the proposed subsoil use changes and strategic development of Russian Eastern territories.


Open letter by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Mr Denis Khramov (in Russian)


Some of the key themes of the Forum:

  • Proposed amendments in Russia’s subsoil use law on exploration rights and conversion to a mining licence.
  • Eastern territories accelerated development strategy - emerging role of mining projects
  • The Russia – Asia investment dialogue in the mining sector
  • Upcoming mining mega projects – what is Russia’s strategy in their development?
  • Improving mining efficiency in Russia – the time for fundamental changes has come! 

Over 100 Russian and International CEOs and experts will present at MINEX Russia 2015. Among those are:

  • Vitaly Nesis, CEO, Polymetal International
  • Claude Schimper, Regional Vice-President, Russia, Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Dr Pavel Maslovskiy, Chief Executive Officer, Petropavlovsk Plc.
  • Sergey Tsivilev, Chief Executive Officer, Management company Kolmar, LLC
  • Dr Kliment Trubteskoy, Academician, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Alexei Chekunkov, Chief Executive Officer, Far East Development Fund
  • Stanislav Song, Cо-Director, China Investment Corporation (CIC)
  • Aram Shishmanian, CEO, World Gold Council
  • Zhang Bingnan, Vice Chairman and Secretary General, China Gold Association


Development update on the following key projects will be presented at the Forum:

Sukhoi Log Gold project - RT Global Resources

Inaglinsky and Denisovski coal investment projects - Management company Kolmar, LLC

Pavlik gold deposit development update -  OJSC "Pavlik Gold"

The Malmyzh Copper Gold Porhyry Deposit.  Discovery, Characteristics and Implications - Amur Minerals LLC

The Mangazeisky Silver Project - a Path to Production - Silver Bear Resources

Development of Beringovsky coal mine -   Tigers Realm Coal

Revaluation of the mineral resource base of gold deposits - Kuranakh gold mine case - Polyus Gold International

Extracting gold using complex technologies at Tardan mine - Auriant Mining

Greenfields and brownfields in the low gold price environment - Polyus Gold International

New approaches for development of «used» mining districts (the example of the Bashkir Urals) -  Urals Mining and Geological Agency

New projects development in current economic environment - GV Gold (Vysochaishy, OJSC)

Kun-Manie sulphide nickel, copper project – next stage - Amur Minerals Corporation

Development of Gold production in Kamchatka – “Interminerals” management Ltd.


New at the Forum - International Gold miners in Russia!


The Forum will be hosting delegation of Chinese Gold producing companies led by the China Gold Association.

The World Gold Council - the market development organisation for the gold industry will be for the first time presenting at the Forum.

Meetings with the CGA and WGC delegations can be arranged on 7 and 8 October. Contact Forum organising committee for further information.



6 October

Master classes

Resources and Reserves reporting and audit practices in Russia will be examined at the Master Classes organised by IMC Montan, Mircomine and AMC Consultants 

Application of modern methods slope design in Russia will be presented at the master class jointly organised by SRK Consulting and Polymetal Engineering, CJSC.

Investment infrastructure of subsoil use in Russia will be discussed at the “by invitation only” Seminar organised by the Economic section of the Russian Experts Society for Subsoil Use (OERN)

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Events on 7 and 8 October


The main forum program consists of 12 plenary and technical sessions. Speakers will be addressing specific technical and non-technical areas related to mining and exploration practices in Russia.

The Forum will conclude with the Russian Mining Excellence Gala Dinner on 8 October.  The Gala dinner program includes presentation of the Russian Mining Excellence and Mining Amateur Photography awards.

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Over 30 Russian and International mining, service and technological companies will be exhibiting at MINEX Russia 2015. 

The exhibitor presentations will be held at the Business Podium sessions organised alongside the Forum on both 7 and 8 October.

Admission to the Exhibition and Business Podiums is free of charge but subject to pre-registration via online form

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Associated events

Several free or paid associated events will be held alongside the Forum

“By invitation only” meeting with the Subsoil use agency meeting will be held on 7 October prior to the Forum

Sponsored by IMC Montan mini-conference on “Potash deposits development challenges” will be organised on 6 October.  Admission to this event is free but to pre-registration via online form

Mircomine will hold its regular conference offering update on products and services. For admission terms contact Micromine Moscow office.


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