Diverse range of mining machinery, equipment and advanced technology solutions will be displayed at International Mining & Machinery Exhibition 2016.
State commerce and industry minister Amit Mitra will inaugurate International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) 2016 on Wednesday.
The minister will also flag off Global Mining Summit (GMS), organized concurrently with IMME. Balvinder Kumar, secretary, union ministry of mines, Sutirtha Bhattacharya, chairman cum managing director of Coal India Limited will present there.
Many countries will display their sophisticated equipments at IMME. Country Pavilions from Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Poland, Russia and UK will be added attractions. About 300 exhibitors over 100,000 square meters of display area; four days of global exhibition of modern mining machineries; two days of Global Mining Summit, more than 10,000 business visitors from across the world will be present.
In all, there will be 290-plus exhibitors including Indian and international companies, government, PSUs, nodal agencies, and sponsors. A series of B2B networking forums for exhibitors and visitors is also lined up. IMME is also a platform to network and make groundwork to strike future deals.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will also play a leading role in organizing these events. The inauguration will also see the unveiling of a comprehensive CII Report on Mining: The Opportunities and the IMME 2016 Show Directory.
Since its inception in 1984, IMME has been the largest mining exhibition ever in India. IMME 2016 will feature International Pavilions from Australia, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and UK. This exhibition is the platform to showcase latest and diverse range of Mining Machinery, Equipments, advanced technology solutions, services and supplies from India and companies from abroad.
On the other hand, GMS 2016 is a signature event, has been organized alongside with the IMME. Over the years this flagship event of the CII National Mining Committee has emerged as the forum for the mining leaders to assemble both internationally and from India.