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Mining and Sustainable Development Forum of the Armericas within the framework of Arminera 2019

1 Apr 2017

With the focus on new technologies and their impact in the sector, it is carried out during the exhibition this event organized by BID, IGF and CAMMA.

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In parallel to the XII International Trade Fair for the Mining Industry -Arminera 2019- it will be carried out the next May 8, the Mining and Sustainable Development Forum of the Americas, a meeting organized by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), the Inter-American Development Bank (BID) and the Mines Ministries of the Americas Conference (CAMMA).

The activity has as aim to analyze the impact of new technologies in the mining sector from an integral viewpoint, which covers labor, environmental, social and gender aspects. For this reason, the title chosen for this year is the following: "New technologies: the future of mining".

During the event, the participants will identify actions to mitigate the negative aspects and to take advantage of new technologies opportunities in mining, in line with their efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of United Nations.

The Mining and Sustainable Development Forum of the Americas is a unique opportunity to gather with the governments of Latin American countries to discuss on the mining contribution to sustainable development.

The activity will take place the next May 8, from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. within the framework of Arminera, the exhibition is carried out in Costa Salguero Center of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The fair summons, during three days, the main national and international players of the industry, who exhibit their latest advances in technology, equipment and services. Besides, it offers a varied agenda of activities in parallel, devoted to discussion, training, and professional updating.

More information and registrations:

Arminera will be carried out on May 7-9, 2019 in Costa Salguero Center Page 2 Arminera 12º International Trade Fair for the Mining Industry Costa Salguero Center of Buenos Aires. The exhibition is organized by the Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies (CAEM) and Messe Frankfurt Argentina.

The exhibition is only for businessmen and professionals of the sector. With an invitation: free of charge. People under 16 years will not be admitted, even if attending with an adult.

Further information:
Twitter: @ArmineraExpo
Facebook: /Arminera 

Background information on Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies (CAEM) 
The Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies (CAEM) was founded in 1991 as a result of the joint decision of the most important companies already present in the market, and with the purpose of strengthening and streamlining the potential of the mining industry. CAEM represents its members before the country’s authorities and abroad, as well as before individuals and private companies, promotes congresses, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, events and publications and encourages the exchange with public institutions and private organizations connected to mining activities, locally and abroad.   The Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies (CAEM) gathers all of the mining activities. It represents - in every production stage – those companies dedicated to metalliferous and non-metalliferous mining and construction materials. It also gathers the Exploration Chambers, the provincial Chambers of the industry and suppliers: from machinery manufacturers to consumer goods and services companies, as well as technical, legal and financial advisors. 

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With some 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of over €640 million. Thanks to its farreaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: 

Background information on Messe Frankfurt Argentina
Messe Frankfurt Argentina is the affiliate of the worldwide trade fair organization leader. The purpose of the fairs is to promote actual business meetings to boost activity in regional markets, in the domestic market and in turn prompt the development of the technological pole in each area. The current portfolio of shows of Messe Frankfurt Argentina includes the following exhibitions: Automechanika Buenos Aires, BIEL Light + Building, Confemaq, Emitex, ExpoCehap, ExpoFerretera, ExpoMant, Intersec Buenos Aires, Simatex, Tecno Fidta. In addition to numerous congresses and special events for third party, such as Argentina Oil & Gas Expo, Arminera and Feria COAS de las Naciones, among others. For more information, please visit our website at


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