The International Mining and Minerals Recovery Exhibition, “Mining Vietnam 2012” opened in Hanoi on March 7, with 148 companies from 29 countries and territories across the world taking part.

Attending the opening were representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group and domestic and foreign agencies in this field.

Displaying technological products, equipment and services to enhance performance of quarry mining and underground exploitation activities, the three-day event provides participants with access to advanced solutions to solve challenges in the field of mining industry and resources recovery in Vietnam.

Mining Vietnam 2012 is considered as a timely event to further promote mineral exploitation in Vietnam and drive the industry to become a key sector.

Within the framework of the event, workshops and conferences on new trends and knowledge about quarry mine exploitation, mineral processing, transportation in underground mines as well as general information on mineral exploitation will be also organised.-VNA