Young mining professionals award


Held since in 2011 and supported by leading Russian and international companies and mining universities, the competition is aimed at encouraging research and innovation among Russia’s mining students and young specialists. The competition is designed to facilitate cooperation between mining companies and Russia’s higher mining education providers in the fields of technical innovation and practical implementation of innovative ideas. Heads of leading Russian and international companies take active part in evaluation of the proposed for the competition works.

The competition aims to:

  • Facilitate cooperation between Mining enterprises and Russia’s Higher Mining Education providers Russia in the fields of Technical Innovation in Mining and Mineral Exploration.
  • Encourage research and innovation among the Russia’s mining students and young specialists.
  • Highlight bright ideas and facilitate their practical implementation at the mining companies operating in Russia and beyond.

The 4th All-Russian Youth Competition "From Idea to Innovation" will be organised in the framework of the 10th MINEX Russia Mining and Exploration Forum, which will take place in Moscow on 7-9 October 2014.

Further details can be obtained from the MINEX Russia Forum Awards coordinator  

Ms Natalia Tarasova

T / f: +7 495 249 49 03 or  E:


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