WMC Meetings

Upcomming Meetings

Next IOC Meeting

IOC / WMC Meeting

2022

Due to the COVID-19 restriction, the next venue in 2022 will be announced shortly.

103rd
Next WMC Congress

World Mining Congress

2023

The 26th World Mining Congress will be organized on June 26-29th, 2023 in Brisbane, Australia.

104th

Past Congresses

1958 - Warsaw, Poland
Mine Construction
750 delegates, 13 countries
1961 - Prague, Czechoslovakia
The Improvement in Mining Economy
500 delegates, 17 countries
1963 - Salzburg, Austria
Science and Technique in the Fight for Safty in Mining
625 delegates, 30 countries
1965 - London, Great Britain
Modern Mining
1600 delegates 42 countries
1967 - Moscow, USSR
Technical Progress in Mining
2000 delegates, 44 countries
1970 - Madrid, Spain
Science in the Service of Mining
2300 delegates, 52 countries
1972 - Bucharest, Romania
Organization and Management in Mining
2000 delegates, 49 countries
1974 - Lima, Peru
Prognosis of the Development up to the Year 2000
2400 delegates, 55 countries
1976 - Düsseldorf, Germany FR
Exploitation and Benefication of Mineral Raw Materials by the Mining Industry - A Key to progress
1750 delegates, 61 countries
1979 - Istanbul, Turkey
Mining and Mineral in the Service of Mankind
1500 delegates, 45 countries
1982 - Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Mineral Raw Materials - A Factor of the World Economy
2350 delegates, 56 countries
1984 - New Delhi, India
Optimal Exploitation of Solid Mineral Resources - Challenges and Constraints
1550 delegates, 47 countries
1987 - Stockholm, Sweden
Improvement of Mine Productivity and Overall Economy through Technology
1120 delegates, 66 countries
1990 - Beijing, China
Mining for Future - Trends and Expectations
2750 delegates, 69 countries
1992 - Madrid, Spain
The Mining Outlook
1519 delegates, 57 countries
1994 - Sofia, Bulgaria
The Mining Industry of the Threshold of XXI Century
1182 delegates, 54 countries
1997 - Acapulco, Mexico
Mining - The Basis of Civilization in the Changing World
AIMMGM Congress included, 5774 delegates, 51 countries
2000 - Las Vegas, USA
Everything begins with mining
Together with MINEXPO, 36600 delegates, 100 countries
2003 - New Delhi, India
Mining in 21st century: Quo Vadis?
1300 delegates, 47 countries
2005 - Teheran, Iran
Mining and sustainable development
1200 delegates, 23 countries
2008 - Cracow, Poland
New Challenges and Visions for Mining
1202 delegates, 40 countries
2011 - Istanbul, Turkey
Innovations and Challenges in Mining
1121 delegates, 50 countries
2013 - Montreal, Canada
Mapping the Future: Advances in Mining Engineering
2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mining in the world of innovation
800 delegates, 43 countries
2018- Astana, Kazakhstan
Innovation Excellence- step forward to mining growth
2586 delegates, 50 countries