MiningWorld Russia 2020 is opened!

The 24th international exhibition of machinery and equipment for mining, processing and transportation of minerals MiningWorld Russia opened its doors at the Crocus Expo IEC

Access to the exhibition is provided subject to all recommendations of Rospotrebnadzor on strict regulations used at all Hyve Group events. Visitors can enter the halls only when using a mask and gloves, as well as after measuring body temperature using specialized devices.
During the day, two events of the business program were held with the participation of industry experts and representatives of leading mining companies.
The Forum conference hall hosted a case conference of the mining industry leaders Forum, which was opened by the plenary discussion " from theory to practice: end-to-end technologies as an engine of development". Speakers of the discussion were Nikolay Godunov, sales Director for Russia and the CIS at VIST, Artem Natrusov, Vice President for it at Evraz holding, Sergey Fedotov, head of the digital transformation program at UMMC, Ruslan Karimov, Deputy General Director for it and digital technologies at solntsevsky coal mine, and Vadim Naftal, Head of industrial automation and Metrology at the information technology Department at Norilsk Nickel. The discussion was moderated by Nicolas Gutierrez, Managing Director and head Of natural resources at Accenture.
The experts discussed the prospects for investment and application of digital solutions in production, economic benefits for companies, as well as the need for consistent and continuous development of digital research and its practical application in order for this investment market to continue to be alive and paying off.

At 13:00, representatives of companies that have achieved success in digitalization presented cases of successful application of technologies. The results of their programs were shared by: Ruslan Karimov, Deputy General Director for it and digital technologies at Vostochnaya mining company LLC; Andrey Malykhanov, simulation consultant at Amalgam LLC; Nikolay Andreev, head of EMI development at Norilsk Nickel General service center LLC; Vadim Alekseev, General Manager of IM and fleet management at MMC Norilsk Nickel; head of the laboratory of GIS RT-Engineering (GGIS GEOMIX) Andrey Gerasimov. The moderator of this section of the conference was Nikolay Godunov, sales Director in Russia and the CIS, VIST group ZY.FRA.

Participants made presentations on their experience with digital products and discussed their expectations from digital systems of the present and future. One of the most important aspects of the system operation, many speakers called the ease of integration, as well as transparency of working with data, which would not allow development companies to dispose of private information of their clients.

The final of the case conference was the debate "Advantages and limitations of using robotic technologies in open-pit mining", which was attended by Mikhail Makeev, commercial Director of Tsifra robotics, Vladimir Klykov, Director of Polyus Krasnoyarsk, who joined the conference via video link, and Dmitry Sizemov, Deputy it Director of SUEK, who also participated in the discussion remotely. The discussion was moderated by Dmitry Klebanov, Director for development, VIST Group ZYFRA.

The speakers discussed the pros and cons of using automation technologies in production, touching on the economic aspects of robotics, as well as the existing and potential advantages of dispatching technologies for mining machines, which exclude the negative human factor during mining and transportation in various conditions.


Conference hall G was the venue for a conference organized jointly with the magazine "Gold and technology". The event focused on various economic aspects and technologies used in the gold mining industry of the Russian Federation, many years of experience in using various physical and chemical processes for processing and transporting gold at various deposits, as well as prospects for the development and current state of the industry in the country.

We thank all exhibitors, visitors and speakers of the first day of MiningWorld Russia 2020!
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