Australia is participating as Partner Country at the 13th edition of International Mining & Machinery Exhibition 2016 (IMME 2016) held in Kolkata during November 16-19, 2016. More than 30 companies from Australia are participating at the exhibition reflecting Australia’s status as Partner Country and showcasing its global leadership position in Mining Technology and Services. The participation features a cross section of Australian mining technology services firms whose profile includes Geomining consultancy, Mining IT, Contract mining, Mining machinery, equipment and their components, Mineral beneficiation equipment and components, Explosives, Environmental technologies, Mining safety and Mining skills training.
On November 17, Australia Minerals, an alliance of Federal (Central) and State Government geology and investment attraction organisations in Australia will be organising the Australian Resource Investment Showcase to highlight the country’s investment opportunities in mineral resources. The Australia Minerals Team is led by Geoscience Australia, and supported by the States of New South Wales, Northern Territory and Western Australia.
Speaking about Australian participation at IMME 2016, Tim Martin, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade and Investment Commission, said “Australia has world-class companies with impressive capabilities in mining equipment, technology and services. These companies specialise in using innovative, state-of-the-art technologies to serve Australia’s large and highly developed mining industry, which are often deployed in very harsh conditions.”
“Australia’s expertise in skills development, management training, and Research & Development in the mining sector is also a key strength, and we have a number of active engagements with mining companies, from both the public and private sectors across India,” he added.
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission facilitates development of business links in the mining and resources sector between Australia and India.