15 October 2012

Angola: Mining Fair Provided Knowledge - Minister

Luanda — The Angolan minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiróz, said Monday in Luanda that the international Mining Fair ( FIMA) proved to be a forum where participants obtained specialised knowledge about the mining phenomenon in Angola.

Speaking at the closing of the 2012 edition of FIMA, Francisco Queirós said the event was an excellent forum for business among mining operators, service providers and goods sellers.

The official said the goals of the event were attained, as it publicised the Government's strategies for the mining sector.

The event that was jointly organised by the ministries of Geology and Mining, Industry and the Luanda International Fair (FIL), went from October 11-14 this year, with participation of about 70 exhibitors.

FIMA was intended to promote the country's mining potential, stimulate and foment investment, release new products and present technological solutions for the sector.

For four days, the event brought together companies linked to mining exploration, management and development, engineering, construction, energy and transmission, drilling systems and equipment.

Brazil, Namibia, Portugal, Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Holland and Germany joined host Angola in the fair.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Angola Press Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.