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AIMEX gears up

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World Coal,

The Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) will once again see the industry gear up for one of the most significant mining events.

Taking place 29 – 31 August, more than 300 exhibitors will showcase their new advances and innovations, products and services on the exhibition floor.

The exhibition will provide visitors the opportunity to obtain vital technical information and network with industry colleagues in an interactive business environment. Visitors will also have the ability to connect face-to-face with leading industry suppliers showcasing the latest technologies, including:

  • Renishaw’s new void scanner designed to produce accurate 3D laser scans of underground voids as well as its Boretrak®, which enables users to measure the audit borehole deviation from proposed designs.
  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions new multi-channel laser sorting technology unlocking opportunities for quartz and gold processing.
  • Davies Wear Plate Systems’ new wear side only attachment system.
  • Global Pumps’ Verderflex VF Series peristaltic hose pump.
  • Hedweld Engineering’s Trilift® range of component handling equipment and Safe-Away® range of Ladder and Stair Access Systems.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to hear from the some of the sectors’ most renowned minds as part of the free-to-attend conference, The Future of Mining, sponsored by Fluidmesh. The program features more than 30 world-leading experts across 16 sessions.

World Coal Association Chairman, Mick Buffier, Head of Telstra Mining Services, Jeannette McGill; CSIRO Research Director for Hard Rock Mining, Dr Ewan Sellers; and Coal Services CEO and Managing Director, Lucy Flemming; are among the key speakers for the conference.

AIMEX Event Director Brandon Ward said the event provides attendees the opportunity to explore the latest technologies and hear from world leaders across three streams – mining innovation, surface mining and underground mining.

“Event attendees will have the opportunity to draw on key insights on the future of mining, discover what emerging technologies and practices are available and better understand how best their operations can stay competitive and sustainable in an ever-changing sector.

“AIMEX also provides mining industry professionals the chance to meet with one another, exchange ideas, network and generate new business leads,” Mr Ward said.

AIMEX Non-Executive Chairman David Moult said the mining industry has come through one of the most difficult periods in its history and is now looking for new opportunities for growth and development.

“The exhibition and conference provides sectoral leaders, suppliers and operators the platform to discuss the current state of the industry, showcase the latest innovations entering the sector and discuss what more is required for future growth.

Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition is free to attend and will run from 29 – 31 August 2017 at the Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia. To register for AIMEX 2017, please visit

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