14th Asia Copper Conference

28 – 30 November 2017

13th Metal Bulletin Asia Copper Conference, Shanghai, China

Focus on market drivers as well as supply and demand fundamentals. Agenda delivers exclusive insight from high level speakers and key industry players.

STATS (2016): Around 180 delegates listed, and 35 Speakers and Panellists

13th MB Asia Copper Conference


28 November – 1 December 2017

6th Annual Asia Copper Week (ACW) 2017, Shanghai, China

Features four primary events: the Asia Copper Conference (28-30 Nov), China Copper Seminar (1 Dec), the CEO Summit (30 Nov) and the 6th Asia Copper Dinner (30 Nov). Also ICA Workshop (30 Nov)

STATS (2016): Over 2,000 international industry representatives and 60+ leading luminaries

6th Annual Asia Copper Week


27 October 2017

ICA / IWCC Workshop on Trends in Copper Demand, London, UK

Jointly presented by the International Copper Association and the International Wrought Copper Council

ICA / IWCC Workshop



27 – 30 November 2017

Mines and Money London, London, United Kingdom

The show features matchmaking tools and daily social events including the prestigious Gala Dinner and Awards on 30 November.

STATS: Organisers expect 210 speakers, >30 exhibitors, and over 2,500 attendees

mines and money London


11 – 12 September 2017

MetPlant 2017, Perth, Australia

Covering best practice in metallurgical plant design – Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Biometallurgy, Tailings Management and more.

STATS: First held in 2002

MetPlant 2017


14 – 17 November 2017

Electronics & Cars Recycling WRF 2017, Macau, China

The event covers electronics and cars collection, recycling, reuse and remanufacturing. Workshops and Plant Tours are planned.

STATS: Around 18 exhibitors

WRF 2017


6 – 9 November 2017

Sulphur 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA

The 33rd Edition has a new Sulphuric Acid Troubleshooting Clinic this year. Production operators/engineers can register at the special rate of US$ 600.

STATS: Over 550 attendees and 70 exhibitors are expected.

Sulphur 2017


30 October – 2 November 2017

IMARC 2017, Melbourne, Australia

The Victorian mining sector is worth more than US$ 13 billion annually and employs more than 120,000 people.

STATS: Around 3,000 participants and 100 exhibitors are expected.

IMARC 2017


22 – 26 October 2017

Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit SIPS 2017, Cancun, Mexico

Honours by Symposia, among others: Dr. Patricio Barrios – Sustainable Non-ferrous Smelting and Hydro/Electrochemical Processing; Dr. Norman Lotter – Sustainable Mineral Processing.

STATS (2016): 11 parallel sessions, over 520 presentations from 80 countries



17 – 19 October 2017

2nd International Metallic Mining Hall, Seville, Spain

Sustainability and the circular economy will be the unifying threads of this congress. Papers are arranged around thirteen subject sections.

STATS (2015): 10,000 visitors, 114 exhibitors, 75 presentations and 700 conference delegates.



2 – 4 October 2017

Mines and Money Americas, Toronto, Canada

A centerpiece of Mines and Money Americas will be the 2nd Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards and Gala Dinner, including Driving Innovation, Smart Mining, Sustainability, and Automation and Robotics in Mining Awards.

STATS: 22 Speakers listed ATOP, over 100 investors will be present.



16 – 17 August 2017

The Mine Water Innovation & Technology Conference, Lima, Peru

Brings together professionals from the LatAm region to exchange ideas on current practices in water management with an emphasis on creating new opportunities for water experts to look into Innovative & progressive Water Technologies.

STATS: 13 Speakers listed ATOP, Exhibitor option



18 – 22 September 2017

PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention, Arequipa, Peru

Held at the Public University of San Agustín in Arequipa, Peru. It will have 7 academic/commercial meetings.

STATS: More than 1,600 stands at the Mining Technological Fair (EXTEMIN), comprising 15 International Delegations and more than 800 exhibitors from the industry.



20 – 22 September 2017

Mining World Central Asia, Almaty, Kazakhstan (Annual)

Central Asian International Mining Exploration & Mining Equipment Exhibition and Forum

STATS (2016): 1,914 attendees, 196 exhibitors (110 international) from 24 countries




29 – 30 August 2017

2a Conferencia: Excelencia Estratégica en la Minería (Mining Strategic Excellence Conference), Santiago, Chile

Organised by Metal Bulletin and Plusmining, and will focus on strategic planning, financing, market trends, technological innovation and practical solutions for success.

STATS (2016): Estimated 16 presentations and 75 delegates



18 – 23 September 2017

EMO 2017, Hannover, Germany

Machine tool and metalworking fair running an Industry 4.0 area, organised by the VDW and mav. The EMO 2017 slogan is ‘Connecting systems for intelligent production’.

STATS (2013): More than 2,130 exhibitors, and around 143,000 visitors from over 100 countries.




Nov 2016

Copper/Cobre 2016

The Copper 2016 Conference (9th Edition) held on 13-16 November in Kobe, Japan was the first to be held in Asia in its 30 year history. There were 272 papers in total and the event attracted over 747 delegates from 31 countries.


More than 2,000 people from more than 20 countries and over 100 leading companies met from 15 – 17 November 2016 for the 12th MB Asia Copper Conference, the V CEO’s Summit and the V Asian Copper Dinner.

Mar/Apr 2017

30th International Copper Conference

This year’s MB International Copper Conference in Leipzig, Germany from 13 – 15 March 2017 is the 30th edition. It includes a field trip to MKM Hettstedt. As always, the aim is to link up the value chain to foster debate and global industry growth.

16th World Copper Conference

Held during CESCO Week in Santiago, Chile from 3 – 5 April 2017, around 475 delegates from 35 countries are expected. Starts with a site visit to Chuquicamata and Ministro Hales Mines and includes the International Exploration Forum, Metallurgical Sulphuric Acid Seminar, Innovation Showcase, Technical Case Studies, and ICA Workshop.