Mining and Metallurgy EXPO-2012 kicks off in Astana
An exhibition that is on within the Mining and Metallurgy Congress in Astana has brought together 60 mining companies from seven countries.
1st Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has attended the expo.
The exposition is a platform where the companies can demonstrate themselves, showcase their products, develop business contacts and attract new partners.
This is the first time the exhibition has a wide choice of Ukrainian mining and metallurgy companies. The exposition is traditionally divided into sections: industry, services, innovations and education.
The Mining and Metallurgy Congress in Astana is underway at the Palace of Independence. 1 200 delegates from 23 countries, including Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Romania, the USA, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, Switzerland, South Korea and Japan participate in the congress.