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Mining exhibition gets overwhelming response

‘The scale and aura of the 6th International Mining, Exploration Exhibition may be compared to any international exhibition in the world in more than one way’, said Coal Secretary, Anil Swarup. It has been a historic occasion for India’s mining industry, inspite of the torrential rains, at the Eco Park, Rajarhat, Kolkata. 

Swarup further said, I am amased by the response and the quality of participants. It may be compared to any other international exhibition in the world. 

The Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI) in collaboration with TAFCON organised the 6th International Mining Exhibition. A truly international exhibition represented by 25 companies from China   besides 10 mining giants each from  Czech Republic, Poland, US and  Australia are among the 300 exhibitors represented by almost 600 delegates attract ted 5000 visitors. In addition 25 leading Public Sector companies including   Coal India,  BEML, NTPC with the Jharkhand government and Odisha are participating. 

The exhibition has attracted about 5,000 visitors across the mining industry. The event is supported by Ministries of Coal, Mines, Steel, Power, Heavy Industries, External Affairs, Union Government and Coal India Ltd. "The event has been designed to provide business opportunities to the stakeholders of Mining and allied industry, to showcase their technologies, new initiatives, products and services, a unique platform for Entrepreneurs, Decision makers, Bureaucrats, Investors, Industry leaders, Equipment suppliers, Miners, Engineers and Trade Delegates to congregate, brain storm, showcase and forge meaningful partnerships,” said Chairman Exhibition Committee and CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh.

Russian heavy equipment maker Uralmash, participating in the 6th International Mining exhibition has used this opportunity  to enter India's steel and mining sector. It has decided to form a joint venture with Noida-based SRB International, in what is poised to be the first Indo-Russian venture in 
manufacturing heavy equipment.
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