Digital Transformation and Innovation in Mining conference has started

Date: 18.04.17

The international mining conference Digital Transformation and Innovation in Mining (April, 18-19, 2017) in Astana, Kazakhstan has started. It is a significant event for mining industry, that is organized in cooperation with Nazarbaev University, Eurasian Technological Platform and Association of Mining Enterprises of Kazakhstan (AGMP).

During the conference the investment transaction between VIST Group and Russia-Kazakhstan nanotechnological foundation (part of the Kazyna Capital Management — subsidiary company of the Natianal Management Holding Baiterek) will be announced. The investment will be directed to development of the new mining robotization product, underground dispatch product and opening of the local office in Kazakhstan.

But most of the Digital Transformation and Innovation in Mining conference is dedicated to the experience exchange of the IT technologies deployment in mining industry. Specialists of the biggest mining companies — SUEK, Azot Mining Service, Stoylensky GOK, Uzbekugol, EuroChem Karatau, Tulunugol — are making presentations during the event, as well as IT solutions suppliers — VIST Group, SAP, ABB, Accunture, KONSOM. The conference is expected to become the catalyst of the transformation process of the Kazakhstan mining industry for maintaining its competitive strength on the international markets.