The 12th International Mining and Exploration Forum – MINEX Russia 2016 will be held in Moscow on 4 – 6 October 2016 under the main theme “Russian mining industry – new sources of growth”.

The Forum is organised in Russia since 2005 and considered as one of the most important and authoritative events on Mining and Exploration in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union.


Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel

Europe Square 2, 121059,

Moscow, Russia


Forum Events

Main events at MINEX Russia 2016

minex_1day-604 October (Master classes)

Master classes and workshops designed for technical managers of mining and exploration companies will provide extensive opportunities for technical learning and skills development.


minex_day2-475 – 6 October (Forum, Expo, Associated events, Awards, Networking events)

The Forum and Exhibition traditionally bring together heads of mining companies, representatives of federal and regional executive authorities, investment funds, banks, industry associations, service companies and equipment producers.    Over 70 reports and speaker presentations are expected during the two-day program of the Forum.  Over 30 Russian and foreign companies are expected to exhibit at the Trade & Investment Show organised alongside the Forum.

Forum and Show themes


  • Value-chain creation and strategy development in Russia’s mining sector
  • Transformation of Mining and Subsoil Use Regulatory system in Russia
  • Strategic initiatives and projects in Russia’s core mining regions
  • Exploration & Development: new projects and technologies
  • Mining Optimisation and Efficiency improvement
  • Mining automatisation and internetisation developments
  • Sustainable mining and “green” solutions
  • Management of technical risks and safety in the mining industry
  • Import substitution and development of local content in Russia’s mining sector
  • Mining infrastructure development and construction
  • Financing mining projects in Russia – available sources
  • CSR practices in Russia’s mining industry

Associated events

Associated events

The Forum offers companies and organisations opportunities to organise alongside the Forum corporate events aimed at educating customers and meeting stakeholders.

The Forum hosts annual meeting with leadership of the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) where companies and investors can openly discuss issues related to mining regulation and licensing practices.

Minex2014-D2-98Business podiums

Held alongside the Exhibition, Business podiums provide Exhibitors and Delegates with the platform for organising product or service demonstrations.


New events

New events at MINEX Russia 2016

US_8806Investment podiums

Companies or Entrepreneurs will be able to present greenfield and brownfield investment projects to a panel of professional investors and mining financiers at the Mining Dragon’s Den sessions organised alongside the Trade Show on 5-6 October. After their presentations, speakers will be able to arrange private consultations with the experts and record video interviews, which will be posted on MINEX TV internet channel on YouTube.


Themed Lunch interactive round tables

Companies or Individuals interested in sharing their ideas or projects with prospective clients, investors and peers will be able to host themed discussions at the interactive round tables during lunch breaks.


minex_day3-122Poster presentations

Poster boards will be organised alongside exhibition on 5 and 6 October where delegates will be able present their projects and discuss them with other delegates and exhibition visitors.

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