REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF
THE III INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR
MINING INDUSTRY EXPO '2018
International Exhibition Centre
15 Brovarsky Ave., Kyiv, Ukraine
On November 6‑8, 2018 the main event of the coal and mining industry of Ukraine ‑ the III International Trade Fair MINING INDUSTRY EXPO '2018 was held within the framework of the International Forum "Fuel and Energy Complex of Ukraine: the Present and the Future".
Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Yuliia Pidkomorna, State Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Maxim Nemchinov, and other honorable guests took part in the opening ceremony of the Forum and trade fairs.
This year 111 exhibitors from 8 countries (Belarus, Czech Republic, China, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine) presented at the trade show modern mining and mineral processing equipment, drilling tools, hydraulic equipment, conveyor systems, electrical, pump and compressor equipment, control and measurement, automation devices and systems.
Forum business program included the further mentioned events on the coal industry:
- Scientific and technical conference "The main directions of the coal industry reform in Ukraine" (STC "Vugleinnovatsiya", Department of Coal and Industrial Complex of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine);
- Panel discussion "Coal quality optimization technology on the basis of mixing coal while its transportation with belt conveyors" (DTEK Ltd, Department of Coal and Industrial Complex of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine);
- Round table "Occupational safety management system reforming in the light of international experience" (Office of Occupational Safety, Industrial Safety and Civil Protection of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine).
MINING INDUSTRY EXPO '2018 was co‑located with international trade fairs Power Engineering for Industry '2018 and OilGasExpo '2018 covering the total exhibition area of about 10.000 square meters. In total 268 companies took part in the trade fairs, of which 68 were foreign exhibitors from 17 countries. The total number of trade visitors exceeded 7.000.
Among MINING INDUSTRY EXPO '2018 visitors there were management and engineering specialists of 1‑3 Novogrodivska Coal Mine, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, Belanovo mining, Berezivsky quarry, Donbas Clays, Donetsksteel, DP Krasnolymanska Coal Coampay, DP Lvivvugillya, DP M.S. Surgaya Coal Mine, DP Myrnogradvugillya, DP Pervomaiskvugillya, DP Pivdennodonbaske #1 Mine Administration, DP Selydivvugillya, DTEK Dobropillyavugillya, DTEK Energo, DTEK Oktyabrska TSZF, DTEK Pavlogradvugillya, Eastern Mining and Processing Plant, Irshansk Mining and Concentration Complex, Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Integrated Plant, Metinvest Holding, Pokrovske Coal Company, Poltava Mining, Shymanivske Steel, Svyato‑Pokrovska #3 Coal Mine, Svyato‑Varvarynska ZF, Ternopil quarry, Ukrzaliznytsia, Vilnohirsk Mining and Metallurgical Complex, Vyrivsky quarry, Yeristovo Mining, Zakarpatnerudprom, and other mining and processing companies.
Exhibitor statements about MINING INDUSTRY EXPO '2018
Jiří Uhlíř, Business Director, Řetězárna, a.s. (Czech Republic)
"We evaluate participation in the Mining Industry Expo '2018 as very successful".
Jan Křístek, CEO, Bonap‑ICCZ s.r.o. (Czech Republic)
"The Ukrainian market is absolutely new for our company. Participation in the trade show is very positive. Meetings with potential customers have confirmed the significant potential of the Ukrainian market, and we are already processing the first orders. I did not expect it to happen that fast!"
Libor Vacek, Managing Director, ENELEX s.r.o. (Czech Republic)
"This year we have held a series of meetings at the trade fair, among which I would like to highlight the meeting with Yuri Cherednichenko, general director of DTEK largest coal mine, and his 12 colleagues. We evaluate this year trade fair as very successful, and we are already starting preparing for 2019!"
Jiří Foltýn, Business Manager, ŽDB Drátovna a.s. (Czech Republic)
"Mining Industry Expo '2018 is a very important tool for our company, as we have held a lot of important meetings with new potential customers. Our company is highly interested in participating in this trade fair in the coming years".
Serhii Kolodkin, Key Account Manager, Zeppelin Ukraine
"We evaluate participation in this trade show very positively, because it is quite crowded, quite a lot of people are interested in this segment. We are very glad to take part in it. The next year, we hope, we also will be among the participants of this fair".
Sergej Beidinger, International Sales‑Manager Mining & Industries, JDT (Germany)
"I think this trade fair is very useful for us. We have already signed supplies to Ukraine. We are very satisfied with this fair, and the next year we will also take part in it".
Oleksii Voshun, General Director, NVO Modex‑Drive
"Potential partners have been showing interest to our products at the trade fair. We are interested in taking part in such events in the future".
Yurii Puliaiev, Sales Department Manager, ZKEM
"The trade show is organized, I believe, at the highest level. We are all content, the time spent at the fair was fruitful, we have found new contacts for cooperation".
Oleksandr Chaplynskyi, Commercial Department Head, KHEMZ
"A lot of new potential customers have learned about our company. They did not have this information before. We are very happy with this trade fair".
Oleksandr Malysh, Marketing and Communications Manager, NVP NKEMZ
"We are all happy. We have a lot of visitors. Sincere thanks to the organizers".