Confederation of Indian Industry - CII

IMME 2016

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The Indian mining sector plays a pivotal role in the country`s infrastructure and economy. Globally, India ranks 2nd in Chromite, 3rd in Coal & Lignite and Bauxite, 4th in Iron ore and 5th in Manganese. The future of the mining sector lies in laying emphasis on scientific mining so that state of the art technology is used for exploration, efficiencies are realized, clean technologies and safe mining practices are adopted with adequate supporting infrastructure.

Event Type:
Trade Show/Exhibition
Date:
Nov. 16-19, 2016
Venue:
Eco Park, Rajarhat
Location:
Kolkata , India

India was estimated to have spent $14 billion on coal imports last fiscal year and that figure is likely to rise to $25 billion by 2016/17. This combined with factors like the widening Current Account Deficit, depreciation of the Indian currency , and need for enhancing infrastructure for bringing back growth in the economy has made sure that the Government has introduced a slew of measures to facilitate / enhance mining in India. These are

  • Easing environmental clearance norms for expanding coal mines to help the crippling fuel scarcity in the power sector.
  • Coal blocks auction
  • Cabinet Committee on Investment to fast track project clearances.
  • Inviting Private sector participation in Coal India Limited for developing 13 greenfield projects with a 65 million tonne annual capacity.


Future of the mining industry in India

  • Despite the slowdown, India is still the second-fastest growing economy, after China.
  • Demand for minerals, as well as for mining services, is robust in the country.
  • Mining in India is becoming more structured, and companies have started outsourcing part of the project to mining service companies.
  • The largest mining company in India, i.e., Coal India Limited (CIL), plans to invest around INR254 billion during the Twelfth FYP (2012-17).
  • Contract mining could prove to be a solution to the on-going current coal deficit in country.
  • As the industry focuses on adapting international levels of technology, there exists untapped potential in the Indian mining equipment sector.

IMME 2016 - To Feature

  • 4 Day International Exhibition
  • 2 Day Global Mining Summit
  • 400+ Exhibitors from India and abroad
  • 10000+ Business visitors
  • 100,000 Square Meters of Exhibition Display area
  • B2B networking forum for Visitors / Exhibitors
  • Country Pavilion from Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Poland, Russia, and UK
  • Participation from Major Indian companies, Government, PSU's, Nodal Agencies, Media and others

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