Minerals and mining conference in January

MUSCAT: The second edition of Oman Minerals and Mining Conference and Exhibition will begin on January 16 at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. The three-day event is organised by Oman Expo and Awtad Geological Consulting, in cooperation with the Public Authority for Mining (PAM).
The conference aims to attract international companies operating in the mining sector with a view to showcase experience and expertise owned by these companies, inviting the participants from financial, investment, trade and regulatory sectors at the local and international levels share ideas and proposals, as well as the development of sustainable investment programmes that will develop the mining sector in the Sultanate and support its economy.
It also aims to review mining opportunities in the Sultanate, ways to invest and to include them in the global industry map, in addition to the role of industry in providing job opportunities for Omani job-seekers. An exhibition will be held on the sidelines of the conference showcasing the local mining products, logistics, technical and financial consulting services. — ONA