ALS Geochemistry

ALS Geochemistry is the global leader in the provision of analytical data services to the mining and exploration sectors. With over 370 locations around the world and historically headquartered in Chita we are able to provide consistent, swift, productive and reliable service to our clients. ALS Geochemistry recognises that mining company corporate wealth is tied to the estimation of mineral resources and that quality assays is of paramount importance to protecting assets.

 
Our analytical laboratories are certified under ISO and Rosaccreditation systems and registered in each region with global application of standard procedures and audits to maintain standard practice throughout the laboratory network. Our network is linked together internally by our Global LIMS (GEMS) and for our clients using the state-of-the-art Webtrieve™ system, which allows our clients to view location, status and data for their projects.

http://www.als-russia.ru

Bronze Sponsor

AMC Consultants

AMC Consultants is a global consultancy firm dedicated to helping miners find smarter ways to unearth hidden business value. From our global office, including one in Moscow, we help mining leaders evaluate opportunities, solve hidden productivity challenges, and improve performance across the mining cycle.

At our core, we answer four key needs: evaluate, develop, improve, and transform. Since 1983, We have helped miners evaluate potential mining projects or investments and develop world-class mining operations. While our Improve and Transform divisions have delivered more than $5 billion in bottom-line growth opportunities.

With 8,000+ projects for 1,800+ clients in 111+ countries across 60+ commodities under our belt, our global team has seen most challenges. And chances are, it has created a smarter solution to solve them. Our expertise spans exploration, geotechnical engineering, geology, metallurgy, mining engineering, backfill, ventilation, strategy optimization, and business improvement. We are leaders in feasibility studies, technical audits, appraisals, expert reports, across the major international resource reporting standards.

http://www.amcconsultants.com/

Masterclass Sponsor

ArtGeo

ArtGeo supplies and delivers State-of-the-Art Geodetic equipment, services and software.

ArtGeo Company cooperates with the market leader in laser scanning systems RIEGL Company and many other manufacturers of laser scanning equipment and the development of three-dimensional modeling techniques, among which the company GEOSLAM, GeoSight, Orbit.

ArtGeo is the exclusive distributor of the company RIEGL in Russia and CIS countries.

Main Business Offerings are:

– Airborne laser scanners and scanning systems

– Unmanned airborne laser scanners and systems

– Mobile laser scanners and scanning systems

– Terrestrial laser scanners

– Industrial laser scanners

– Rangefinders

– Software for 3D modeling

ArtGeo develops dealers network and partners relationships in regions of Russia and CIS.

http://art-geo.ru/

Masterclass Sponsor

Clariant Filtration and Separation Solutions

Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, headquartered in Muttenz, near Basel in Switzerland, contributes to value creation by providing novel and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Clariant Filtration and Separation Solutions core mission is to deliver performance-enhancing thickening, clarification, filtration and dewatering solutions to the global mining sector.

Our Invoque® program comprises a unique, mineral-based conditioning process, designed to boost the performance of, or even to replace incumbent technologies, in the processing of ore, concentrate, slimes and tailings.

Want to know more? Come and visit us at booth to learn how Invoque® can enhance both your operations and your bottom line.

 

Company Name: Clariant

Business Unit: Functional Minerals

Address: Arabellastr. 4a, 81925 Munich

Country: Germany

Telephone: + 49 895110270

Fax: + 49 895110902

E-mail: Info.invoque@clariant.com

Website: www.clariant.com/invoque                                   

Contact Person: Gerry Southwood

Position:  Head of Filtration and Separation Solutions      

https://www.clariant.com/en/Business-Units/Functional-Minerals/Filtration-and-Separation-Solutions

Masterclass Sponsor

Continental

Continental offers a wide-ranging portfolio for off-highway applications, which makes construction, agricultural and transport machinery and vehicles safer, more efficient, more comfortable and more connected. For the mining and construction industry, the company supplies solutions for monitoring the condition of components and systems, technologies for information management, rubber and plastic products as well as sensor-integrated rubber tracks – all tailor-made and from a single source.

https://www.continental-industry.com/

Masterclass Sponsor

EMC MINING

EMC-Mining, LLC. is a member of the group of companies “Mining Engineering Group” (“Mining Group”, abbreviated “M-group”).

The group of participants of the group of companies allows performing works for subsoil users in a wide range of services from consulting and research works, to the development of projects for mining, processing, storage of waste and infrastructure, as well as supplies, installation and start-up of individual equipment and complete plants:

– engineering company “EMC-Mining” specialises in development of projects for mining and processing industries;

– the company “PromTrade Mining” specializes in the assembly, installation and commissioning of technological equipment of processing plants;

– research laboratory “Flotec” performs the study of the material composition of ores, technological research and development of ore enrichment technologies.

http://emc-mining.ru/

Session Sponsor

EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, or our clients and for our communities.
 
EY works together with companies across the CIS and assists them in realizing their business goals. 4,500 professionals work at 19 CIS offices (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Togliatti, Vladivostok, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Baku, Kyiv, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan and Minsk). 
 
EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

http://ey.com

Session Sponsor

GeoSolutions

GeoSolutions (GS) is an independent mining and geological service company, which is not affiliated with other mining companies, financial institutions and other industry players. The beneficiaries of GeoSolutions are individuals who represent the management of the Company.

Whereas one of the most notable and, as a rule, underestimated industry risks is geological, we designated ourselves to establish on the Russian market a company that will handle the matters related to provision of high quality services related to professional integrated geological assessment of mining deposits and professional support of field works.

GeoSolutions has established and has been developing 5 key business directions:

• Prospecting – Competent support to prospecting and exploration;
• Reserves Estimation – Reserves estimation for the fields of any complexity;
• Pre-feasibility study – Choosing the best case scenario for a project;
• Audit of companies – Audit of mining and processing companies;
• Consulting – Corporate consulting in subsoil use.

The Company has successfully completed more than 60 projects for three years, including assessment of reserves of ore deposits, development of feasibility studies, preparation of geological exploration projects and geological support of field works.

More than 60 specialists with extensive qualifying experience are employed at the firm’s headquarters in Moscow, and up to 80 specialists are constantly operating at the customers’ facilities. The management and key members of the team have real experience in handling geological exploration works, deposit assessment, economic evaluation of mining entities, organization and management of mining entities.

Some of the regular customers of GeoSolutions are the largest industry players: Polymetal, Polyus Highland Gold, Nordgold, UGK, Gold of Kamchatka, Mangazeya Gold etc.
More detailed description of our services, teamwork experience and completed projects is available on our website www.Geo-Sol.ru.

http://geo-sol.ru/

Diamond Sponsor

Hammer Rus

Hammer Rus offers the state-of-the-art and the best-in-class solutions of the leading world manufacturers of Innovative and hi-tech equipment on the market of Russia and CIS countries.
 
Equipment, supplied by Hammer Rus, is widely used in more than 150 countries of the world in surface and underground mining, in road and industrial construction as well as in demolition and recycling of structures and materials of any complexity.
 
Hammer Rus is part of a large Russian trading and manufacturing Group of companies with over 20 years of experience in development, manufacturing, upgrade, repair and sales of a wide range of equipment for a number of industries around the world.

https://hammer-rus.ru

Mobile App Sponsor

Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes. In Russia, the company specializes in the promotion of geodetic equipment and satellite navigation technologies, laser scanning and optoelectronic measurements, which are necessary for solving problems of civil and road construction, mining, mining, oil and gas, energy, railway, architecture, cadaster and other industries.

 

Hexagon offers solutions under the brands Leica Geosystems, IDS GeoRadar, 3DReshaper etc.

Interests of the company is represented by 18 separate divisions and dealers in 14 cities of Russia, including in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg.

 

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 19,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.5bn EUR.

https://geosystems.ru/

Session Sponsor

Highland Gold Mining

Highland Gold Mining is an established gold producer with a world class asset base and competitive cost structure. It has strong management and operational teams, with local and international expertise, an exciting portfolio of JORC-audited resources, and annual production of 290-300 thousand oz of gold and gold equivalents. 

Highland Gold’s main operations are located in the Khabarovsk, Zabaikalsky and Chukotka regions of Russian Federation. The Company has 4 operating mines, two of which are located in Khabarovsk region – MNV and Belaya Gora; Novo in Zabaikalskiy region; and Valunistiy in Chukotka.  

Highland Gold Mining Limited was incorporated in Jersey in 2002 with a vision to become the most profitable gold mining company in the region with a firm commitment towards safety, health and the environment, and social responsibility towards employees and communities. The company’s shares are traded on AIM in London under the symbol "HGM.L". 

Gold Sponsor

IBM

IBM is a global technology and innovation company, the largest technology employer in the world serving clients in 170 countries. IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company with one purpose: to be essential to the clients and to the world. IBM’s technology and talent have the power to help transform institutions, communities and the quality of life.

IBM has been present in Russia and the CIS countries for over 40 years. It is a leading provider of high-value solutions and services to clients in a variety of industries including government, telecommunications, healthcare, finance, retail and oil and gas. IBM has offices in a number of major cities across the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan as well as important facilities and resources to support its clients and partners.

Moscow is home to the IBM Client Center and the IBM Science and Technology Center which hires some of the most talented technical specialists who work side-by-side work with IBM's global teams on the development of next generation technologies.

For additional information please visit: http://www.ibm.com/

http://www.ibm.com/

Silver Sponsor

Irgiredmet

Irkutsk research institute of precious and rare metals and diamonds (Irgiredmet) was founded in 1871. Irgiredmet provides comprehensive services to companies developing ore, placer and technogenic deposits.

The main activities of Irgiredmet include:

 

  • Mineral assays
  • Research and development
  • Design and engineering
  • Equipment, materials and spare parts supply
  • Construction
  • General engineering of processing facilities.

 

Irgiredmet has 7 specialized technological laboratories. It employs around 300 high-qualified specialists, including 28 candidates of sciences and 6 doctors of sciences. Over the past five years Irgiredmet has conducted analysis of about 200 deposits, developed 50 mining projects, commissioned dozens of processing plants.

Quality of Irgiredmet services is confirmed by leading Russian and international mining companies, including Vysochaishy, Polyus, UGC, Petropavlovsk, Alrosa, Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat, Russdragmet, Nordgold, Russian Platinum.

http://www.irgiredmet.ru

Pens Sponsor

K-MINE

K-MINE Inc. develops and implements complete K-MINE-bsed software solutions for mining industry. 

We work on the market of IT-solutions for mining operations over 25 years. 

 

We have over 600 partners in countries all over the world, and more than 5000 successful implementations of K-MINE software. 

 

Today, K-MINE is an up-to-date software system that covers all the mining production stages. It helps to complete tasks from three-dimensional modeling of mining fields through reserves valuation to management and work planning of mining equipment in open-pit cuts and mines. K-MINE offers a variety of computer-based modules working on the single shared platform. 

 

K-MINE is the most budget- and user-friendly complete solution in the world market. Our customers choose K-MINE to boost their productivity, to increase profits, and to make ultimate solutions. 

 

K-MINE is extensively used in mining, industry safety, ecology, and building industry. Mining engineersland and mining surveyorsgeologists, etc. 

https://k-mine.pro

Session Sponsor

KPMG

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, operating in 153 countries with over 207,000 people working in member firms around the world.
 

KPMG has been working in Russia and the CIS since 1990, and is the fastest growing Big Four firm with 23 offices, employing together more than 5,500 people.

KPMG has been rated the No. 1 Audit firm in Russia* since 2009.

Our purpose and aspiration is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the world’s capital markets.


* RAEX (Expert Rating Agency), Largest Audit Organizations, 2009–2018

http://www.kpmg.ru

MineInvest Sponsor

Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross Gold is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Russia, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Kinross has been present in Russia since 1995 and to date is the largest foreign investor in Russia’s gold mining industry. Main Kinross assets in Russia: Kupol mine (“Chukotka Mining and Geological Company”) and Dvoinoye mine (“Northern Gold”), both located in Chukotka. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: KGC).

http://www.kinrossgold.ru/

Gold Sponsor

Metalloinvest

Metalloinvest is a global leader in merchant hot briquetted iron (HBI) production, a major producer and supplier of iron ore and steel products and one of the regional producers of high-quality steel.
 
Metalloinvest owns some of Russia’s leading metals and mining enterprises: Lebedinsky GOK and Mikhailovsky GOK, OEMK, Ural Steel and Ural Scrap Company, as well as businesses providing services and supplies of raw materials to mining and steel enterprises.
 
The Company has the world’s second-largest measured iron ore reserve base in the world with approximately 14 billion tonnes on a JORC-equivalent basis. This equates to a mine life of around 138 years at current mining levels.
 
Metalloinvest is the world’s second-largest pellet producer and a regional leader in production of niche grades of high-quality rolled steel.

http://www.metalloinvest.com/

Session Sponsor

Newtrax 

Newtrax Technologies Inc. is a supplier of leading technology in wireless connectivity to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment. Newtrax is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. 

https://www.newtrax.com/

Badge Sponsor

Nornickel

«Nornickel» is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.
«Nornickel» is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.
The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company and Bystrinsky GOK (Bystrinsky mining and processing plant), located in the Gazimuro-Zavodsky District of Trans-Baikal Territory.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.
Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.
When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, «Nornickel» is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles in the various countries in which it operates, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.

https://www.nornickel.ru/

Session Sponsor

OGK Group

OGK Group (United Mining Contractor) –

Russian unique full-cycle service company that offers a comprehensive approach to exploitation of solid mineral deposits (SMD) at all stages: carries out all kinds of exploration drilling, blasting and blast hole drilling, underground development, loading and hauling of rock. The company is a contractor of the leading Russian mining companies. OGK Group operates in Russia and abroad. It is in the top 12 drilling companies in the global core drilling market, according to competent international magazine “Coring Magazine”.

Until May 2019 (before merging with DETRA), it was called United Geological exploration Company.

https://en.ogkgroup.ru

Silver Sponsor

Orsu Metals Corporation

Orsu Metals explores Sergeevskoe gold project since 2017. The license area starts some 300 m west from the suspended open pit of the Klyuchevskoe gold deposit and 9 km east from the open pit of the Alexandrovskoe gold deposit. In 2017-18, the company drilled some 18,000 m and trenched 6,500 m. In April 2019, Orsu published a maiden 43-101-compliant Inferred mineral resource estimate of  25.09 million tonnes, grading 1.47 g/t gold and containing 1.19 Moz gold at a 0.5 g/t gold cut-off grade, optimized into an open pit and constrained by the license boundary. In 2019 Orsu continued its exploration efforts aiming to expand the mineralized envelope.

https://www.orsumetals.com/

Bronze Sponsor

Ozernaya Mining Company

Ozernaya Mining Company manages a balanced package of assets - the Ozernoye, Nazarovskoye, Ermakovskoye, Talinskoye deposits, and also implements a project to develop the Ozernoye ore area.
 
The company specialises in developing green-field projects from the “zero” stage. Presently the holding carries out exploration activities, conducts field development and construction of modern mining and metallurgical production complexes using its own energy and transport infrastructure.
 
The main mining project of the company is the Ozernoye deposit in the Republic of Buryatia (Russian Federation). Ozernoye is one of the top ten zinc deposits in the world in terms of reserves and quality of ores. The resource potential of the Ozerninsky ore cluster is 194 million tons of ore.
 
The company's objective is to become one of the leaders in the mining and metallurgical industry, a responsible manufacturer and supplier of polymetals to the international markets. The company's strategy is aimed at the integrated use of ores and processing of extracted raw materials. One of the priorities for improving the project’s effectiveness is to reduce the amount of rock mass in the quarry by tightening the final position of the side of the quarry.

http://www.oz-mine.com/

MineDigital Competition Sponsor

Pavlik Gold Ore Company

Pavlik Gold Ore Company JSC holds a license for search, exploration and ore gold mining at Pavlik deposit in Tenkinsky District, Magadan Region of the Russian Federation since 2007.

The company successfully implemented a project to create a mining and processing plant.

Construction of Pavlik mine started in 2012 and lasted about three years. At the end of 2014, started mining, the development of the deposit was started, and in April 2015, the facility started commissioning works, in June was the first gold production. In August 2015, the mine was officially commissioned.

JSC “PAVLIK” took the 9th place (ТОР 10) in the production of gold in Russia.

https://www.arlan.ru/gold/

Silver Sponsor

Petropavlovsk

With a Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange, Petropavlovsk (LSE: POG) is a major integrated Russian gold producer with JORC Resources of 20.5Moz Au which include Reserves of 8.2Moz Au.
 
The Company’s key operating mines (Pioneer, Malomir and Albyn) are in the Amur Region in the Russian Far East and the Company has produced a total of c.7.3Moz of gold since operations began in 1994. Petropavlovsk has a strong track record of mine development, expansion and asset optimisation.
 
The Group recently entered a new era of growth following the successful commissioning and start-up of its flagship asset, the Pressure Oxidation (POX) Hub at Pokrovskiy, which enables the processing of the Company’s abundant refractory reserves and resources.
 
Petropavlovsk is one of the region’s largest employers and one of the largest contributors to the sustainable development of the local economy.

https://www.petropavlovsk.net

Delegate bag sponsor

Polymetal International

Polymetal International plc is a leading precious metals mining group operating in Russia and Kazakhstan listed on the London Stock Exchange, Moscow Stock Exchange and Astana International Exchange. The company is a member of FTSE 100, FTSE Gold Mines and MSCI Russia. Polymetal has a portfolio of nine producing gold and silver mines and an impressive pipeline of future growth projects.

http://www.polymetalinternational.com/?sc_lang=EN

Gold Sponsor

Royal IHC

Royal IHC (IHC) is a reliable supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and mining markets. We have a history of providing reliable solutions for the most difficult maritime challenges from sea level to ocean floor and sustainable life-cycle support from sites and offices on every continent. 

IHC Mining, part of IHCprovides the mining industry with high-quality equipment and engineering services. For any phase in the mining life cycle, we offer innovative solutions, fully tailored to specific commodity requirements. We have a proven track record of solutions for mineral sands, tailings rehabilitation, oil sands, gold, diamonds, tin and other commodities. With more than a century of experience in the mining sector, our expertise includes wet mining, slurry transportation, materials handling and mineral processing solutions. Our in-house consulting team advises clients on the development, as well as operational and performance improvement of their mining projects. 

https://www.royalihc.com/en/products/mining

Masterclass Sponsor

SRK Consulting

SRK Consulting is a global mining consultancy with offices in each mining region. SRK’s office in Russia opened in 2006 and employs more than 40 people. It provides specialist technical, due diligence and operational efficiency services. With over 20 Russian full-time and three international specialists based in Moscow, it can provide an unparalleled standard of advice through its combination of experience of international best practice, the latest technical software, knowledge of Russian regulations and operating conditions, and access to SRK’s global network. If you need a reliable solution and want a client-focused relationship, contact us at info@srk.ru.com.

https://www.srk.ru.com/en

Gold Sponsor

Seequent

Seequent enables better decisions about earth, environment and energy challenges.

Seequent’s solutions transform complex data into clear geological understanding. Stakeholders use this understanding to confidently make critical time-sensitive investment and environmental decisions. These decisions bring meaning, extract value, and reduce risk, cost and time.

The company is known worldwide as the developer of the revolutionary Leapfrog® 3D geological modelling software, now used in over 90 countries.

Seequent’s technology contributes to projects in a wide range of industries, including mining and minerals, geothermal and renewable energy, civil engineering and environmental.

Seequent’s global footprint includes its Christchurch-based HQ and R&D centre, and a network of offices in Russia, Australia, South Africa, South America, North America and Europe.

http://www.seequent.com/

Bronze Sponsor

Wardell Armstrong International

With a history going back over 180 years, Wardell Armstrong and its Mining Group, WAI, is a British mining consultancy providing high-standard and value-added professional services to private and public mining companies, banks, audit and law firms, investors and government agencies.

Staffed by over 500 experts with extensive international experience in a diverse range of minerals, we operate worldwide from ten offices in the UK, Russia and Kazakhstan to help our clients get the best possible financial returns - while doing things in a sustainable, responsible way. Almost two centuries of British quality and traditions maintained by WAI make us one of the most trusted name in exploration and mining industry.

WAI provides a wide range of services from preliminary exploration planning, MRE, mine design, HSE, mine closure and financial appraisal provided at all study levels from Scoping Study through to Final Feasibility Study. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London Stock Exchange listings as well as TSX and Hong Kong.

http://www.wardell-armstrong.com/

Bronze Sponsor