International Conference “Coal Market 2012: Trade, Infrastructure”

17 February 2012
16th of February, as part of the “Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap Metals” international forum, had taken place the international conference “Coal Market 2012: Trade, Infrastructure”  (Moscow, Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel).

Among the participants were representatives of mining and coal processing enterprises, coal and coke consumers: metallurgical and power plants, cement factories, trading companies from Russia and other countries, exporters, equipment and technologies suppliers, transportation and logistics companies, ports, as well as analysts, certification and research organizations, representatives of state institutions.

The conference enabled visitors to discuss problems of Russia entering WTO, prices forecast in global and domestic market, railroad cars shortage, coal exports. One of the key discussion topics was mining development in Russia and new technologies implementation.

During the Session 5 “Innovations in coal industry development. Innovative technologies” Dmitry Klebanov, head of the VIST Group development department has presented a report, dedicated to the “Intellectual Mine” project.

Site of the conference: coal.rusmet.ru