Russian & CIS Metals & Mining Summit 2018

Largest Conference for Russian & CIS metals producers and miners - Steel, iron, gold, copper, aluminium, coal, rare earths

22 - 23 May 2018

Marriott Grand Hotel, Moscow, Russia

Sponsors 2017

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PwC Russia
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Thermo Techno Ltd

Supporting Organisations 2017

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Mining Advisory Council
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Turkish Steel

Media Partners 2017

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Goldletter International
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Globus: geology and business
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Metallurgical Bulletin
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Zoloto i tekhnologii magazine
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MetalRussia magazine
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Prime Business News Agency CJSC
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Ugol' magazine
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The Metal Bulletin Group
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Argus Media
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“The Rare Earth” magazine

PwC Russia provides industry-focused assurance, tax, legal and business consulting services. Over 2,500 professionals working in PwC offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Voronezh, Vladikavkaz and Ufa share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for our clients. The global network of PwC firms brings together more than 223,000 people in 157 countries.

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About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY works together with companies across the CIS and assists them in realizing their business goals. 4,500 professionals work at 20 CIS offices (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Togliatti, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Baku, Kyiv, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and Minsk).

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit

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Quintiq’s vision lies in solving planning puzzles of different sizes and complexities by using one single platform. That vision has driven the development of Quintiq software since the first line was coded back in 1997. Quintiq's engineers built the platform to fit any conceivable business model and therefore we are able to offer a 100% fit to every customer. Our vision is transforming the world’s supply chains.

Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. With part of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), Quintiq has headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA and offices around the world.

For more information, visit or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.  We operate in 152 countries and have 189,000 people working in member firms around the world.  The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.  Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

KPMG has been working in Russia and the CIS for more than twenty five years and now has 18 offices, employing together over 4,000 people.

KPMG is rated the No. 1 Audit firm in Russia*.

Our purpose and aspiration is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the world’s capital markets.

* 2015, by Expert RA Rating Agency

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Starting from 2000 Thermo Techno represent the world’s major leading manufacturers of analytical and testing equipment, provides technical and engineering services and scientific support in Russia and CIS countries.

Thermo Techno develops and implements complex laboratory decisions and engineer projects, giving an opportunity to maintain analytical control and to obtain compete and accurate information about technical or research process.

Thermo Techno customers are: Rusal, «Norilsk Nikel», UMMC, RCC, Polymetal, Krastsvetmet, NLMK, Magnitogorsk Iron and Stell Work, Severstal, JSC EVRAZ ZSMK, and others

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Группа "ПравоТЭК" - ведущая организация на рынке предоставления информационно-правовых услуг в сфере недропользования и энергетики. Сферой интересов компании является издательская деятельность, а также организация практических семинаров и конференций, в том числе международных, на которых обсуждаются основные правовые проблемы в области ТЭК.

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Франко-российская торгово-промышленная палата (CCI France Russie) ведет свою деятельность в Москве с 1997 года, когда была основана Ассоциация «Клуб Франция»: Бизнес-клуб естественным образом преобразовался в Торгово-Промышленную Палату, которая присоединилась в 2006 году к CCI France International (Союзу Торгово-Промышленных Палат Франции за рубежом), первой частной сети французских предприятий в мире, представленной в 85 странах и объединяющей более 32000 предприятий.

CCI France Russie сегодня – это крупнейшая сеть, объединяющая французский бизнес в России. Палата насчитывает более 450 компаний-членов: 35 компаний, учитываемых при расчете индекса CAC 40, а также сотни предприятий малого и среднего бизнеса из различных отраслей экономики. Франко-российская торгово-промышленная палата является динамично развивающейся организацией (количество участников увеличивается на 20% ежегодно) и входит в пятерку крупнейших торгово-промышленных палат Франции за рубежом.

 Деятельность CCI France Russie обеспечивает команда из 50 постоянных сотрудников под руководством 18 Администраторов добровольцев. CCI France Russie является некоммерческой Ассоциацией, которая финансируется за счет взносов компаний-членов, не получает никаких государственных дотаций и не подчиняется административному надзору, являясь таким образом правомерным, объективным и независимым голосом деловой российско-французской общественности.

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The Mining Advisory Council (“Council”) is a non-profit association incorporated in Toronto on June 3, 1999. The members of the Council are major international mining companies and the world’s leading gold mining companies active, or intending to be active, in the Russian market; junior mining companies; engineering companies; legal and accounting advisers; equipment suppliers and service companies; foreign diplomatic and trade representations and associations.


The mandate of the Council is to represent industry positions to the Russian Government. The mission of the Council is to work with the Government of the Russian Federation to create and maintain an investment climate in Russia that will attract foreign venture capital which is planning to make a sustainable business developing the country’s mining sector. The Council was created to speak on behalf of foreign investors to promote the dialogue with the Russian government needed to improve mutual understanding and facilitate the progress towards common objectives. The Council is the single united international voice for the mining industry in Russia.  It is a large regularly meeting mining networking platform enabling free exchange and sharing news and views of the Russian mining sector. 


The Council has established broad and productive relationships with the bodies of executive and legislative power of the Russian Federation. The Council members participate in key events held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology, Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra), Ministry of Economic Development, Foreign Investment Advisory Council under the Government of the Russian Federation, State Duma (Russian Parliament) Committee on Natural Resources, Property and Land Relations, State Duma Energy Committee, Federation Council Committee for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.


The aims of the Council are:


  • Promotion and qualified advising on the development of Russian legislation for the mining industry;
  • Advancing the interests of the members in the legislative and executive bodies of the Russian Federation, co-ordinating appropriate presentation of the views and positions of members in different governing agencies in the Russian Federation;
  • Facilitation of international investment in mining projects in the Russian Federation including by providing information to potential investors on general investment situation in the mining sector and current and expected changes in the legislation relative to the mining sector;
  • Providing a forum for members to exchange practical experience with the objective of minimizing commercial, legal and investment risks in the Russian Federation;
  • Establishing links between Council members and Russian and international service providers specializing in the mining sector;
  • Co-ordinating the activities of the Council with Russian associations targeting similar objectives.

The Council holds regular meetings on matters where its members have common interests.  Representatives of Russia’s ministries and state agencies, Russian and foreign mining companies and gold mining companies, banks and investment funds, equipment and service suppliers, as well as business associations and public organizations, all take part in these meetings.  The minutes of the meetings are sent to over 250 players in the mining sector in Russia and worldwide. To date, 57 Council meetings have been held which provided a forum for Russian and international speakers to present their business cases in the country’s mining sector. 


The need for networking was the driving force behind the original founding of the Council, and we have developed a sophisticated networking system since the Council’s inception. Today the Council communicates to its members through the dissemination of information by e-mail, regular general meetings, regular and informal Board meetings, as well as wine and cheese parties.



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The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCCR) is the unique active business-platform of the Benelux countries in Russia. BLCCR has the role to promote economic and trade relations between the Eurasian Economic Union and the Belgium–Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU).
Headquartered in Moscow, it is at your disposal to inform you and support you in your projects.
BLCCR activities are very large and numerous and are expressed through concrete performances, such as trade-missions, international contacts exchanges, conferences, roundtables, and other events centered on business opportunities.

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Goldletter International is an internationally recognised premier information and advisory source for investing in the gold equity markets, with a specific focus on emerging gold regions.

Goldletter International publishes monthly updated Gold Market Outlook reports, including overviews on the world’s leading gold producers and advanced-stage gold development companies, as well as Special Reports on a selective number of individual gold exploration-development companies and a monthly updated shortlist of gold investment recommendations.

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 “Globus: geology and business” is an information journal.

The territory of distribution is Russia, Kazakhstan and the Uzbekistan. The journal is disseminated in a package by courier delivery, open display and subscription.

CIRCULATION: 9,000 copies.

periodicity:  1 issue in 2.5 months, 5 issues per year

The strategy of “Globus” journal unites two concepts: “business” and “specialized”. The main advantage of such an approach is that the materials presented for the managing staff in the field of subsurface use are up-to-date. Thus, any manager can get relevant information about the market trends.

An important technical feature of the journal is 3D photo projects. Each issue contains a portfolio of on-the-spot photomaterials. Photography is performed by the journal’s photographers, who go to the enterprises located in any spot of Russia and the CIS. Each issue of the journal is equipped with special 3D glasses for viewing photos.

3D photo projects outline the journal from the Mass media at different events, attract attention to the edition and allow to gain its reader. Such on-the-spot photo stories demonstrate how closely the journal cooperates with mining companies.

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MetalTorg.Ru is a Russian most frequently visited web service highlighting metal markets via its fresh-time news line and thorough analytical reports and outlooks, as well as price monitoring and price-indexes both on ferrous and nonferrous metals markets in Russia and overseas. MetalTirg.Ru provides on a daily basis price-lists, Bulletin Board with an extensive stream of renewing offers and invites to its Forum all those  interested in metal market developments. Publisher LLC "Megasoft"

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"Metallurgical Bulletin" is a Russian monthly magazine providing unexcelled insight into the domestic and global ferrous and nonferrous metals markets through a large spectrum of information, news, price movements and analytical coverage and forecasts. "Metallurgical Bulletin" is a full-colored glossy with a circulation of 7500 issues spread throughout Russia, the CIS countries and beyond.

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«GORNAYA PROMYSHLENNOST» («MINING INDUSTRY») is an international specialized scientific and technical trade journal dedicated to the progress and latest engineering developments in mining, mining engineering and processing equipment, modern computer systems, scientific studies, R&D, state of the mineral resources market, experience in investments into mining both in the FSU countries and abroad. It has been published bimonthly since 1994, its circulation amounts to 10000 copies. Available on the App Store and Google play. 

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Журнал «Золото и технологии» издается с 2008 года и является официальным печатным органом Союза золотопромышленников. Издание имеет рассылку по всем золотодобывающим и геологоразведочным предприятиям России и Казахстана, аффинажным заводам, научным и исследовательским лабораториям и организациям. Так же его получают российские и зарубежные производители, и поставщики техники, оборудования и технологий для золотодобывающей отрасли.

Кроме того, журнал "Золото и технологии" направляется в надзорные и регулирующие организации отрасли: Роснедра, ГКЗ, Минприроды, Гохран, предприятия Российского геологического холдинга, Торгово-промышленная палата и др. География распространения охватывает 25 субъектов Российской Федерации.

 Периодичность выхода – 4 номера в год, объем номера – от 120 полос, печать полноцветная, тираж – 950 экз.

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“Metal Russia” is devoted to metallurgy industry and mining engineering, gives coverage to equipment and technologies for metallurgy industry. The magazine is intended for active metal professionals and experts in Russia and CIS. The issue accomplishes informational and business contacts between producers (metal technologies, machines, equipment) and consumers (building industry, automobile construction, shipping industry etc) in metallurgy industry. Every issue has interview with head of large company  - leading player of the metallurgy market, scientific and technical materials and economic analytics written by experts.


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With 170 years of combined energy sector experience, Montel’s reporters provide you with indispensable multi-commodity market coverage and breaking news. We offer advanced charting possibilities, technical analysis, advisory services, Excel add-in with templates, backtesting and optimatisation, and much more. With price and fundamental data from across the fast-moving power and fuel markets, we keep you at the forefront of developments. For details about our multi-commodity coverage and hassle-free trial access to our online services, please contact

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The Finmarket Information Agency was established in 1994 and specializes in providing financial and business information intended for securities market players, including banks, financial, investment, broker and insurance companies, as well as a broad audience of specialists interested in events taking place on Russia’s financial markets. Finmarket provides a full range of original operational information on currency, stock and commodity markets, as well as retail financial services. Finmarket started at about the same time as the Russian financial market appeared and is now considered to be one of the most authoritative sources of financial, economic and business information in Russia. Today, agency offers more than 300 news, analytical comments and forecasts on daily basis and provides digital information about the services in the financial market, coming from hundreds of banks, as well as participants of OTC market and other financial institutions. Since 2007 Finmarket is a part of Interfax Information Services Group.

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Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market. Interfax was founded in 1989, when a group of journalists formed an information agency that became the first nongovernmental outlet for the political and economic news about the Soviet Union. Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market. Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.

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Prime is the leading business news agency in Russia and a subsidiary of Rossiya Segodnya media company. It ranks 1st among the most-cited financial news agencies in the country.*

An outstanding team of journalists and analysts works day and night so that subscribers will be the first to know the key Russian and global economic news and events.

PRIME provides data to the Russia's Presidential Executive Office, Russian Government, Bank of Russia and other public agencies as well as to major Russian banks and companies. PRIME subscribers include news aggregators and leading business media.

PRIME has an exclusive cooperation agreement with Dow Jones Newswires in Russia, publishing news items on the global foreign exchange, commodity and stock markets.

PRIME is also accredited by the Bank of Russia to disclose securities information. The agency acts as a publisher and distributor of the Bank of Russia Bulletin.

Besides, PRIME is an official partner of major trading platforms and rating agencies. Through PRIME Inforterminal the agency can broadcast a wide range of data feeds, news and analytic items and macroeconomic data.

The agency's portfolio comprises over 40 corporate products and services, such as BIR-Analitik system – a tool for comprehensive corporate analysis and evaluation of business landscape, credibility assessment, identification of customers and market research. Another system – Prime Trading Terminal – is used to manage liquidity, conversion, deposit and credit transactions with bank subsidiaries and customers.

*According to the 1Q data by Medialogia

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A scientific, technical and methodological journal it addressing a wide range of aspects of underground resource management, including such issues as legal and regulatory frameworks and methodological support, economic strategy and innovation-driven development of the Russian mining industries. The Journal provides detailed coverage of efficient and comprehensive development of mineral deposits, high-level processing and conversion of minerals, development and application of novel geotechnologies and equipment, and industrial safety; discusses the environmental aspects of underground resource management; presents the analytics on mineral reserves and resources, mineral markets, and keeps the readership informed on the important industry events. 

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Monthly journal that deals with scientific, technical, industrial and economic topics.

in October 1925

RF Ministry of Energy, Ugol' Journal Edition

Ugol' Journal Edition, LLC

a national publication and conductor of government policy in the coal industry of Russia. Ugol' is the leading journal of Russia’s Coal Mining Industry.
The journal publishes industrial and social issues of coal mining companies. Furthermore, it provides economic information, statistical data, outlooks, regional reports, news about progress in mining technologies and equipment, underground and surface mining, coal processing and utilization, articles on environmental issues, miners’ safety and health. Also included are experiences in other countries, short news items, mining exhibition and congress reports, official documents, notes on history of mining.

Target of Publication is the public representation of new scientific results of fundamental, problem-oriented, and search scientific investigations; analytical articles and reviews by actual scientific problems of coal mining industry, short reports in the field of coal mining industry, including the results of work of scientific meetings, conferences, summit’s and congresses in the field of mining. The basic purpose of the journal is the promotion of innovative activity in the coal mining industry by highlighting and discussing the results of basic and applied research, the experience in applying results of innovation for the development of the Russian coal mining.
The most important tasks of the journal are: the generalization of scientific and practical achievements of specialists in the field of coal mining industry, specializing in the implementation of promising basic and applied research and development of priorities of high technologies; the scientific concept of the publication; the publication of the latest achievements in the field of innovation in coal mining industry. The journal lays special emphasis on methodical elaborations, analytical investigations in the sphere of coal mining. Targets of Journal are in publication of new results of scientific investigations performed by scientists, post-graduate students, and doctoral candidates performed by from higher schools, Russian Academy of Sciences, other scientific organizations of Russia, CIS countries, and foreign universities

Ugol’ journal is an expert peer-review edition. Its editorial board counts 32 members. It incorporates leading and respectable scientists and practical specialists in mining field (2 academicians and 2 corresponding members of the RF Academy of Sciences, 11 Doctors of Engineering Sciences, 6 Doctors of Economic Sciences and 4 Ph.D.). Also 5 foreign specialists from Germany, Poland, Bulgaria and CIS participate in the work of editorial board. It provides excellent expertise of published articles.

situation and growth prospects of coal industry, operation of facilities, news of mining engineering and coal mining technology, preparation and use, labour safety and industrial safety issues, ecology, social topics, problems of restructurisation, economical information, coal market. Publishes articles from regions, chronicles, materials of mining exhibitions, conferences, congresses, official documents, history of Mining, foreign experience.

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The Metal Bulletin Group provides leading pricing intelligence, including independent industry benchmarks, for the metal and mining industry.

Our price reporters assess over 2,000 non-ferrous, ferrous, raw material and non-metallic mineral prices, many of which are the industry standard benchmarks, trusted and used across the industry supply chain.

We are a completely impartial and independent price reporting agency and engage with all sides of the market, including sellers, buyers and traders, during the price discovery process.

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Argus Media is an independent media organisation with more than 800 staff. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by staff shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic. It is headquartered in London and has 21 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres.

Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries. Data provided by Argus are widely used for indexation of physical trade. Companies, governments and international agencies use Argus information for analysis and planning purposes.

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“The Rare Earth” magazine is a major strategic project aimed at strengthening Russia’s position in the international media space in regards to industry and the REM (rare earth and rare metals) sector. “The Rare Earth”’ is focused on developments in high-tech industries which are of critical importance 
to the following spheres:

- aviation 

- space 

- mechanical engineering 

- shipbuilding 

- the nuclear industry 

- electronics and other areas 

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