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Spotlight Falls on Kazakhstan’s Mining and Metallurgy Industry

May 9, 2012

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

The mining and metallurgy industry in Kazakhstan comes under the spotlight from 4th to
6th July 2012 in Astana’s Palace of Independence when leading figures in the sector meet
at the Astana Mining & Metallurgy Congress and the Congress of Mining and Metallurgy
Industry Workers. The combined event, known as the Kazakhstan Mining & Metallurgy Days, is
likely to attract over 1,000 industry professionals.

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The concept behind the Kazakhstan Mining & Metallurgy Days is to support the
Kazakhstan Government’s objectives and policies to increase competitive exports, improve
product quality and provide the necessary skills and training for the personnel who will
bring the country’s mining and metallurgy sector to greater international prominence.
Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and New Technologies describe the event as key for the
country’s mining and metallurgy sector which is a strategic branch of the national

Kazakhstan has abundant natural resources with almost 100 elements discovered and 60
being recovered. The Astana Mining & Metallurgy Congress (AMM) provides a platform for
open discussions about the strategic challenges faced by the industry and an unrivalled
opportunity to explore international partnerships.

The Congress’ agenda covers exploration, production and processing and includes a
plenary session and a number of panel sessions that will benefit senior level
professionals from the fields of geology, mining and metallurgy. Speakers will attend from
several countries and will be led by Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister, Karim Massimov and the
Minister of Industry and New Technologies, Aset Issekeshev. They will be joined by
numerous high profile industry leaders, who will share their thoughts and understanding
about the latest developments in the sector.

The event is endorsed by an impressive array of sponsors who include Kazzinc, ENRC and
ArcelorMittal and anyone wishing to participate in the Congress should visit



AMM is organised by Kazakhstan’s leading trade event organiser ITECA. ITECA is part of
the ITE Group which organises over 200 exhibitions and conferences each year in 14

For more information, go to http://www.iteca.kz and


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