Conducting World Mining Congress Events

Conducting World Mining Congress Events The principle objective of the Russian Organizing Committee is the World Mining Congress activity management in Russia.

The Russian Organizing Committee holds and finances World Mining Congress meetings in Russia.






  • The first Russian World Mining Congress took place in Moscow in 1967; there were more than 2000 of participants from 44 countries. The main theme of the Congress was «Technical Progress in the Mining Industry».
  • On May 14, 2009 St. Petersburg hosted the 90th Meeting of the World Mining Congress’s Organizing Committee


Conducting World Mining Congress Events

Members of the Russian Organizing Committee take active part in international events held by the World Mining Congress:




  • The delegation from the Russian Organizing Committee visited China in October 2009. The purpose of the meeting was acquaintance with enterprises of the industry, visiting the World Coal Summit. Professor G.L. Krasniansky, Chairman of the Russian Organizing Committee, presented a report.


World Mining Congresses History


Year City, Country No. of Countries Motto of Congresses
1958 Warsaw, Poland 13 Mine Construction
1961 Prague, Czechoslovakia 17 The Improvement in Mining Economy
1963 Salzburg, Austria 30 Science and Technique in the Fight for Safty in Mining
1965 London, Great Britain 42 Modern Mining
1967 Moscow, USSR 44 Technical Progress in Mining
1970 Madrid, Spain 52 Science in the Service of Mining
1972 Bucharest, Romania 49 Organization and Management in Mining
1974 Lima, Peru 55 Prognosis of the Development up to the Year 2000
1976 Düsseldorf, Germany FR 61 Exploitation and Benefication of Mineral Raw Materials by the Minong Industry — A Key to progress
1979 Istanbul, Turkey 45 Mining and Mineral in the Service of Mankind
1982 Belgrade, Yugoslavia 56 Mineral Raw Materials — A Factor of the World Economy
1984 New Delhi, India 47 Optimal Exploitation of Solid Mineral Resources — Challenges and Constraints
1987 Stockholm, Sweden 66 Inprovement of Mine Productivity and Overall Economy through Technology
1990 Beijing, China 69 Mining for Future — Trends and Expectations
1992 Madrid, Spain 57 The Mining Outlook
1994 Sofia, Bulgaria 54 The Mining Industry of the Threshold of XXI Century
1997 Acapulco, Mexico * 51 Mining — The Basis of Civilization in the Changing World
2000 Las Vegas, USA** 100 Everything begins with mining
2003 New Delhi, India 47 Mining in 21st century: Quo Vadis?
2005 Teheran, Iran 23 Mining and sustainable development
2008 Cracow, Poland   New Challenges and Visions for Mining
2011 Istanbul, Turkey    

* AIMMGM Congress included
**Together with MINEXPO