Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition – AIMEX, is returning to Sydney in late August, showcasing the latest mining equipment, products and services.
To be held at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, from August 20-23, AIMEX 2013 will have more than 600 exhibitors covering an area of over 45,000 sq m.
Paul Baker, Exhibition Director with organiser Reed Mining Events, said the previous edition in 2011 attracted more than 17,300 visits – a 40% increase on visitor numbers compared with the previous exhibition.
“The mining industry is going through a very rapid rate of change and innovation, with a correspondingly fast pace of product development," said Baker.
“In the two years since our last AIMEX, the industry has also really focused on productivity and efficiency, particularly with the softening in resources prices globally, and the need to reduce costs,” he said.
“In response to this, the emphasis among exhibitors and displays at AIMEX 2013 will really be all about innovation; how the very latest processes, systems, services and products can really meet miners’ demands for productivity and efficiency gains.
“Our exhibitors include a wide range of suppliers of innovative equipment, products and services aimed at lowering costs per tonne and increasing production and mining efficiency,” said Baker.
“It is very much a national exhibition; we will have new products and services covering metalliferous and hard-rock mining, as well as coal mining – in both surface and underground applications.”