Forum Partners

  • The Department for International Trade (DIT)
  • Mining Journal
  • CLocate
  • The European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
  • Macedonia2025
  • Mining Industry Professionals group

  • The Department for International Trade (DIT)

    Official partner

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK companies involved in the mining and construction equipment sectors export overseas.

    UK companies deliver solutions across the mining lifecycle, from initial scoping studies through all phases of feasibility and detailed mine design, and ultimately construction and operation.

    The UK’s construction equipment sector produces innovative products with around 75% of the output sold overseas, contributing £11 billion per annum to the UK economy.

    The UK is the leading global source of mining finance, providing liquidity for all sizes of projects and operations. Support is delivered by a broad range of professional services and consulting organisations that work to recognised global standards.

    Mining Journal

    The industry’s leading source of intelligence for global mining investment, finance, and business.

    CLocate is a leading international directory for worldwide conferences and exhibitions. is equipped with a unique and comprehensive search that helps you find easily any event in any category or location. Each event includes detailed information, like, description, dates, location, map, prices, link to the official event’s website and more…
    If you search for a conference or exhibition in areas such as Industry and manufacturing, Health and medicine, Technology and IT, Business and finance, sciences, education, services (banking, insurance, tourism, Hospitality and more), government, environment, life style and arts, you’ll find it in

    The European Federation of Geologists (EFG)

    The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a non-governmental organisation that was established in 1980 and includes today 26 national association members.

    EFG is a professional organisation whose main aims are to contribute to a safer and more sustainable use of the natural environment, to protect and inform the public and to promote a more responsible exploitation of natural resources.

    EFG’s members are National Associations, NAs, whose principal objectives are based in similar aims. The guidelines to achieve these aims are the promotion of excellence in the application of geology and the creation of public awareness of the importance of geoscience for the society.


    Macedonia2025 is an international, independent, non-partisan, non-profit, “think and do” tank, founded in 2007 by Macedonian expatriates who envision a proactive way of contributing to the economic and democratic development of Macedonia. With headquarters in Skopje and supporters around the globe, they encompass a wide array of programs that enable expatriates to give back to their homeland.

    They are dedicated to helping create a prosperous economic climate and a “stronger nation” that will improve opportunities for citizens, companies and foreign investors. They promote sustainable economic growth through fostering competitiveness, entrepreneurship innovations and values-based leadership.  Macedonia2025 are also the organizers of one of the largest regional business events, the Macedonia2025 Summit, which will take place on November 7-9. 2018 in Skopje, Macedonia.


    CONFEDEM is an organization dedicated to the advancement of mining and exploration in a responsible and sustainable manner and is comprised of members of the mining and metallurgy community; major mine operators, aggregate producers, quarry operators that engage in mining activities in Spain.

    Mining Industry Professionals group

    The Mining Industry Professionals group is the LinkedIn networking group for professionals who work in the Mining Industry.
    LinkedIn is a business-oriented networking site. Founded in December 2002 and launched in May 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking.  LinkedIn reports more than 546 million registered users, spanning more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.