Canadian Mining Mission to Uzbekistan
Tashkent, March 15-17, 2017 (TBC)
Please provide early indication of interest ASAP
Dear CERBA Members and Friends,
CERBA is happy to share information on a Canadian mining trade mission to Tashkent, Uzbekistan organized by the Canadian Embassy to Russia. CERBA is collaborating on developing the program of this mission.
The mission will take place on the margins of “Uz-MiningExpo-2017” trade show from March 15 to 17, 2017, and mainly focus on business opportunities in the gold mining sector in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan has large mineral reserves, the most notable minerals are gold, copper and uranium. Uzbekistan’s significant reserves of gold are estimated to a total of 5,300 metric tons in 33 primary gold deposits.
Main opportunities for Canadian companies and suppliers are:
- Crushing, screening, drilling, digging equipment solutions;
- Transportation and storage of bulk materials, parts and components for mining machinery;
- Various mining vehicles and earth-moving equipment;
- Processing equipment, equipment for tunneling, mining security equipment and technology;
- Conveyor systems;
- Technologies for deep exploration;
- Adaptation of modern technologies in geophysics, geochemistry and 3D modelling;
- Training of personal in geo exploration technologies;
- Adaption of modern technologies for ore processing;
- Various mineral exploration services and equipment.
Plans for the mission are being developed in consultation with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, and local industry stakeholders to maximize networking and business opportunities for Canadian participants. The mission format will consist of a two-day program, with a possible mining site visit. Canadian participants will have the chance to meet and present their products, technologies and/or services to decision-makers from the two major gold mining companies Almalyk Mining Corporation (AGMK) and Navoi Mining Corporation (NGMK), from the Muruntau gold deposit as well as from the Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources of Uzbekistan.
Given the lead time required to secure B2B meetings, reserve hotel accommodation in Tashkent and apply for visas, we would appreciate receiving as early indication as possible on your intention to participate in this mining mission to Uzbekistan. If you are interested in participating, please fill the company profile form attached to this announcement and send to [email protected]. This is needed to ensure that the mission program fits your needs.
The participation in the mission is free of charge. CERBA may offer optional additions to the core program in order to maximize mission participants’ exposure and understanding of the Uzbekistan market for a reasonable cost recovery fee.
Please fill free to email [email protected] for additonal info, or contact your local CERBA Chapter.
Hope you will join us on this mission!
Company profile form:
Company Profile - Mining Mission to Uzbekistan - March 2017.docx