MINEX Russia 2017 Forum results



The 13th Mining Industry Forum MINEX Russia 2017 was held on 10-12 October 2017 in Moscow. More than 500 top managers and specialists from Russian and international companies and organisations took part in the forum.

On the first day, 10th October, ArtGeo (Russia), ContiTech (Germany), SRK Consulting (Russia / UK) and AMC Consultants (Australia) conducted four master classes: on laser scanning technology; intelligent solutions for the conveyor equipment for mining industry; effectiveness of creating a detailed geological model; and management of field planning.

A Round Table of the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use of the Russian Federation (ROSNEDRA) was held prior to the Forum on 11th October, offering a platform for direct dialogue between the heads of the Agency, the State Reserves Committee of the Russian Federation and the CEOs of mining companies. The most important topics of discussion were: financing of liquidation of subsoil use consequences, liberalisation of waste utilisation, simplified subsoil use procedure and expertise in geological subsoil studies.

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About MINEX Russia Forum

The 13th International Mining and Exploration Forum – MINEX Russia 2017 was held on 10 – 12 October 2017 at the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel, Europe Square 2, 121059, Moscow

AH8A7713Organised under the main theme “Mining in Russia – moving up with the buoyant markets” the Forum was provide an industry-wide discussion on Russia’s mining industry growth scenarios and its ability to renew mineral resource base, develop infrastructure, train personnel and introduce more efficient solutions to reduce the costs and improve efficiency.

The Forum is held in Russia since 2005 and is considered as one of the most important and authoritative events on Mining and Exploration in Russia and the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union.  MINEX Russia Forum regularly brings together over 500 heads of industrial companies from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, countries of the European Economic Community, China, Mongolia, North America, Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America and Australia.

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Forum Speakers


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    Vladislav Kaminski
    Aarhus Geophysics
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    Pavel Babayants
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    Rostislav Bilik
    AGR Software
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    Svetlana Anufrieva
    All-Russian Research Institute of Mineral Resources (VIMS)
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    Grigoriy Mashkovtsev
    All-Russian Research Institute of Mineral Resources (VIMS)
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    Mark Chesher
    AMC Consultants
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    Yevgeniy Antonov
    AMC Consultants
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    Bruce Gregory
    AMC Consultants
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    Martin Staples
    AMC Consultants
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    Adrian Penney
    AMC Consultants
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    Alexander Lopatnikov
    American Appraisal (AAR)
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    Randolph Lewis
    Amur Minerals Corp
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    Sergey Khlebunov
    Anakon Group
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    Arthur Brusentsov
    ARANZ Geo
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    Vsevolod Shulyakovskiy
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    Evgeny Kalabin
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    Markel Baykalov
    Association NP RTS
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    Alexander Ivanov
    Aurora Group
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    Ilya Chernilovskiy
    AV Group
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    Alexei Starodumov
    Baikal Mining Company
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    Shaun Graham
    Carl Zeiss Microscopy
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    Thomas Neumann
    ContiTech Transportbandsysteme
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    Evgeny Tulubensky
    Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Nordgold
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    Alexey Tsoy
    CSA Global
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    Alexey Fateev
    Dassault Systemes
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    Igor Tokarev
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    Alexey Shalashinski
    DMT Group
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    Igor Boychuk
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    Julia Boiko
    Eurasian Business Union
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    Niko Vardapetyan
    Eurasian Development Bank
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    Boris Yatsenko
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    Anastasia Stepanova
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    Georgy Fotin
    Far East Investment and Export Agency
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    Georgy Kolpachev
    Far East Investment and Export Agency
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    Olga Shenderova
    Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra)
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    Barbora Velickova
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    Airat Khalikov
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    Yury Davydenko
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    Aleksandr Pivtorak
    GeoJet Exploration
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    Marcel Goyvaerts
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    Maksim Poltorak
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    Drasko Jocic
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    Denis Alexandrov
    Highland Gold
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    Sergey Shumilov
    Highland Gold Mining
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    Denis Narozhny
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    Sergey Nikishichev
    IMC Montan
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    Andrey Tverdov
    IMC Montan
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    Marina Rylnikova
    Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Mineral Resources Russian Academy of Sciences
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    Aleksandr Akhmatgaliev
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    Vladimir Petrov
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    David Whittle
    Kinross Gold Corporation
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    Victor Silin
    Kinross Gold Corporation
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    Mikhail Damrin
    Kopy Goldfields
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    Nina Goulis
    KPMG in Russia and the CIS
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    Antonio Carlos Rosset
    Leeco Steel / Brazilian Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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    Ayuna Nechaeva
    London Stock Exchange Group
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    Christopher Weafer
    Macro-Advisory Limited
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    Olga Almendinger
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    Thomas Jordan
    Mine Tech Services (UK)
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    Alexander Mikhailov
    Mineral Exploration Network
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    Igor Vasilyev
    Mineral Exploration Network (Finland)
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    Nikolay Matyash
    Mining Advisory Council
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    Timur Toktabayev
    Ministry for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan
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    Evgeniy Kiselev
    Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation
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    Vladislav Portnov
    Mongolian Mining United Investment Company
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    Oleg Bazaleev
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    Levon Kocharyan
    Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP
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    Olga Fonotova
    Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP
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    Sergey Mozer
    Orica CIS
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    Vasiliy Makarov
    Pavlik Gold
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    Stanislav Goldfeld
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    Olexandr Ingerov
    Phoenix Geophysics
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    Igor Epshtein
    Polymetal Engineering (Polymetal Int)
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    Vitaly Nesis
    Polymetal International Plc
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    Oleg Valeyev
    Polymetal International Plc
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    Tamara Golovina
    Polymetal International Plc
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    Alexander Reshetilov
    Reshetilov & Co
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    Helene De Villiers-Piaget
    Responsible Mining Foundation
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    Denis Nikishin
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    Alexander Kovalchuk
    Russian Coal
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    Dmitriy Ermakov
    Russian Platinum
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    Mikhail Leskov
    Russian Society of Experts for Sub-soil Use/OERN
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    Alexander Lazarev
    Russian State Commission on Mineral Resources (GKZ)
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    Sven-Erik Gustafsson
    Scania, Mining division
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    Dmitry Shatilov
    Southern Kuzbass
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    Danila Selivanov
    SRK Consulting (Russia)
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    Robin Simpson
    SRK Consulting (Russia)
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    Liubov Egorova
    SRK Consulting (Russia)
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    Sergey Shestak
    SRK Consulting (Russia)
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    Dr. Mike Armitage
    SRK Consulting (UK)
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    Vladimir Shklover
    Systems for microscopy and analysis
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    Sergey Kurilov
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    Diana Asonova
    Thomson Reuters/ RMET
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    Galina Sedelnikova
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    Galina Gazaleeva
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    Pavel Koltsov
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    Alexander Boytsov
    Uranium One Group
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    Sergey Cherkasov
    Vernadsky State Geological Museum of Russian Science Academy
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    Dmitry Klebanov
    VIST Group
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    Yulia Cherepanova
    Wardell Armstrong International
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    Ivan Zavedeev
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    Alexander Taskaev
    Wardell Armstrong International (Russia)
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    Mark Mounde
    Wardell Armstrong International
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    Mark Chesher
    AMC Consultants


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MineTech competition

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Russian Mining Excellence Awards

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Miners & Mines photo contest

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