Over 10,000 visitors at Asiaâ€™s leading Mining Exhibition
Thursday, November 22nd, 2007
The Mining Indonesia Conference and Exhibition which ran between the 31st October – 3rd November 2007 ended on a positive note with 10,565 trade and business visitors registering from throughout Indonesia and the ASEAN region.
The event which took place alongside three specialised trade exhibitions, Electric/Power/Renewable Energy Indonesia (16,894 visitors), Oil & Gas Technology Indonesia (10,145 visitors) and Building & Construction Indonesia (11,363 visitors) was officially opened by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, HE Mr Purnomo Yusgiantoro.
A total of 513 exhibitors from 31 countries participated at Mining Indonesia including leading players from the sector: Atlas Copco, Alfa Laval, DBT, Hitachi, Hyundai, Joy, Liebherr, Renault Trucks, Siemens, Terex and Wirtgen. Alongside all the major Indonesian mining companies; Antam, Banpu Coal, Freeport, Newmont, Inco, Kaltim Prima and Kalimantan Gold.
The exhibition which attracted 6 country pavilions occupied a record 15,000 sqm at the Jakarta International Expo Centre.
Exhibitors were delighted with the results and the opportunities available in Indonesiaâ€™s growing Mining Industry;
â€œThe majority of our exhibitors are very satisfied and we would recommend Mining Indonesia 2009 Series to any German exporter interested in the opportunities in Indonesiaâ€. Dr Bernhard Diegner Head of Department German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers Association (ZVEI) Germany.
â€œMining Indonesia is the key platform for mining suppliers to develop their business in Indonesia and the region.â€
Mr Maurice Bichsel Director â€“ International Market Development Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export (CAMESE)
Alongside the exhibition, a high level conference was organized by the Indonesian Mining Association under the theme â€œRe-Invigorating Indonesian Mining: Letâ€™s Look Aheadâ€ which attracted 373 delegates and addressed the key issues affecting Indonesiaâ€™s mining sector.
Mining Indonesia, which was 30% larger than the last edition and has seen a 92% increase in exhibitors over the last 2 events 2003 â€“ 2007, will return 14-17 October 2009 and many space reservations have already been confirmed.
For further information and to book space in October 2009 visit: http://www.allworldexhibitions.com