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In the Mining Industry Day, it opened its doors Arminera 2019, the most important mining exhibition

7 May 2017

With the presence of the Minister of Production and Labor, Dante Sica and the Minister of Transport, Guillermo Dietrich, it started the 12th International Trade Fair for the Mining Industry.


With the participation of 13 mining companies and more than 200 exhibitors, it started the fair organized by the Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies and Messe Frankfurt Argentina.

During Arminera’s opening ceremony, the Minister of Production and Labor, Dante Sica stated: "Last year, mining grew a lot and this shows the energy the sector is having. Mining is destined to be in the next years one of the three main expansion engines of Argentine economy. This is thanks to the drive and capital that large companies are investing and the development of this suppliers’ chain that we see expressed in this fair today. Mining is going to be, is and will be one of the great engines of Argentina".

The President of the Argentine Chamber of Mining Companies – CAEM, Marcelo Álvarez, said that: "The responsible and sustainable mining industry is able to motorize the development of a country. We are convinced that the competitiveness of the mining sector is regional, that all the countries together, public – private sector and with the help of communities, in a constant dialogue, are what mining needs to be a development engine".

On his part, the President and CEO of Messe Frankfurt Argentina, Fernando Gorbarán, greeted all the industry workers in their day and highlighted the effort they make to develop a sustainable mining. And he said: "we are proud to organize this exhibition totally devoted to mining, in which innovations are presented and articulation and updating spaces are offered".

Arminera also has the participation of executives from 21 mining fields, invited by the organization to take part in the suppliers meeting, thus achieving more than a thousand meetings with exhibitors.

The International Trade Fair for the Mining Industry is the ideal scenario for mining industry companies to exhibit their products, services and technologies, thus increasing the opportunities to do new business both Page 2 Arminera 12º International Trade Fair for the Mining Industry Costa Salguero Center Buenos Aires, May 7 - 9, 2019

at national and international level. There will also be training and updating programs regarding interest subjects for the sector, gathering the main national and international specialists, companies and organizations related to the mining industry.

Arminera is carried out on May 7-9, 2019 in Costa Salguero Center of Buenos Aires. The fair 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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