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CHINA MINING 2018 Sponsors



CHINA MINING 2017 Sponsors

(Note: All diamond, platinum, gold sponsors are listed according to the initial alphabetical order of the company name.)

Major Sponsors

Overall Sponsor


Located in the east coastal area of Tinjin, Tianjin Binhai New Area has got an enormous geographic advantage. It connects the Bohai Sea Economic Zone and city clusters of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and enjoys a close proximity to Eurasian Continental Bridge that starts in the east of China. The area also boasts one of the world’s top five comprehensive ports in handling capacity and the most capable freight transportation airport in Northern China. Binhai New Area has almost 1,200 square kilometers of saline land waiting to be explored. It abounds in natural resources, with identified oil reserve in Bohai sea waters exceeding 10 billion tons and natural gas over 193.7 billion cubic meters. All these bestow this area with great development potential. As a key national development strategy, the development of Binhai New Area has a more prominent role to play in fueling the economy revival of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and Bohai Sea Economic Zone, strengthening effective interactions between the east, middle and west regions in China and implementing major national strategies. It will serve as a leading demonstration zone for the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

The State Council has put the development of Binhai New Area high on the agenda and elaborated its future roles and goals. Supported by Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the area will be built into an open window towards Northern China and Northeast Asia, an advanced modernized manufacturing and R&D base, a renowned international shipping and logistics center and a smart livable area featuring economic prosperity, social harmony and friendly environment.


Diamond Sponsor


China Minmetals Corporation (CMC), restructured from two Fortune Global 500 companies, namely China Minmetals and China Metallurgical Group, is China’s largest and highly international metals and minerals corporate group, and also the largest and strongest in metallurgical construction and operation services globally. Headquartered in Beijing, CMC now has RMB 1.6 trillion in total assets, including owned assets worth RMB 813.9 billion and financial assets under management worth RMB 814.2 billion. CMC’s foreign institutions, resource projects and construction projects are operating in more than 60 countries and regions. In 2016, CMC achieved operating income of RMB 435.5 billion RMB, taking the 120th place in Fortune Global 500 and ranked the 1st among global metal enterprises.


Platinum Sponsors


Established on February 23, 2001, Aluminum Corporation of China (hereinafter referred to as “Chinalco”) is a key state-owned enterprise directly supervised by the central government. It is China’s largest nonferrous metals enterprise principally engaged in mineral resources development, nonferrous metals smelting and processing, related trading as well as engineering and technical services. It is now the world’s second largest alumina producer, the third largest primary aluminum provider and the fifth largest fabricated aluminum producer. It also has the strongest copper capabilities in China. 
         Chinalco, as it stands today, has 66 member enterprises. It operates in more than 20 countries and regions. Its total assets have grown to 470billion yuan and its sales revenue in 2012 amounted to 240 billion yuan. It has been ranked as a Fortune Global 500 company for six years in a row.The Company’s 5 controlled subsidiaries are listed at home and abroad. Chalco is listed in Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai, Chalieco and CMC are listed in Hong Kong, and Yunnan Copper and Yinxing Energy are listed in Shenzhen.
         Chinalco’s mid- and long-term strategy is to strengthen its aluminum business, optimize its copper segment and improve the sector of rare metals, with other segments supporting these core businesses. Chinalco will expedite the shift to the upper stream of the industrial chain and the high end of the value chain, enhance the supply for strategic mineral resources and the national defense industry, and build itself into a world-class mining company with the greatest growth potential.


BOC International Holdings Limited (“BOCI”) was the first investment bank established in China. It ranks as the top Chinese investment bank with the most comprehensive business and largest sales network overseas. Headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in London and New York, BOCI provides a full range of investment banking products and services in both mainland China and overseas capital markets, including share issuance, mergers and acquisitions, bond issuance, fixed-income products, equity sales and research, private banking, private equity, global commodities, asset management, equity derivatives, and leveraged and structured financing. BOCI is committed to providing global mining enterprises one-stop specialized financial solutions and maintains a leading position in the Hong Kong capital market in terms of overall competitiveness.


Bank of Tianjin was established in 1996.At the end of 2016, Bank of Tianjin has a registered capital of RMB6.07 billion. The total assets amount to RMB657.3 billion. Up to now, it has established 6 central sub-branches, 8 tier-one branches and 5 tier-two branches and a total of 240 outlets. Bank of Tianjin has funded and established BTJ Financial Leasing Limited, Jixian County Bank, Nanyang County Bank and 5 Jinhui County Banks in Ningxia and Xinjiang Autonomous Regions. Following the successful listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on March 30, 2016, Bank of Tianjin was granted as one of the first banks eligible for the "Pilot Program for Integrated Financing through Investments and Facilities". Bank of Tianjin was awarded various honors and titles, including “Best People’s Livelihood Financial Award in Social Responsibilities for 2015”, “Top Ten City Commercial Banks of China (by Competitiveness) for 2016” and “Top Ten Financial Product Innovation Award ” .Bank of Tianjin ranked 199th with its tier-one capital in the latest Top 1,000 World Banks published by the Banker, a UK publication ranked 1128th in the Forbes Magazine’s annual “Global Top 2000 Listed Companies” list ranked 24th among the listed Chinese banks, as the only listed financial enterprise of Tianjin.


Developed by China Construction Xintang (Tianjin) Investment & Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Construction Fancheng Investment & Development Co., Ltd., Tanggu Bay is a representative “Micro City” project of China Construction. The project has a total area of 21 sqkm, and is located in the geographic center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, adjacent to Tianjin Free Trade Zone, across the river from downtown Tanggu. With the concept of low carbon, green, ecological development, using cutting-edge design ideas including sponge city, smart city, eco city, green city, while taking advantage of internet+, big data, cloud and other information technologies, the project organically combines people, nature and industry, creating an innovative, coordinated, green, open, shared “Micro City”.


China National Gold Group Corporation (hereinafter referred to as China Gold) is the sole central enterprise in china gold industry, president unit of China Gold Association, is also the first member unit of the board of directors of World Gold Council in China, it's predecessor is China Gold General Corporation, which was founded in 1979.

China Gold is a large-scale mining company which has been integrated with geological exploration、mining、mineral processing and smelting、products refining、processing and sales、science research and development、projects design and construction, with complete downstream industry chain. At present, some indicators of China Gold have ranked No. 1 in domestic gold industry, which are gold reserves、refined gold production、market share of gold investment products、technological level of gold extraction、physical gold trading volume as a comprehensive member in Shanghai Gold Exchange.


Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd.(Datong Coal Mine Group), whose predecessor was Datong Coal Mine Bureau which was founded on August, 30th, 1949, was restructured into Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd. in July, 2000.

Recently, with the strategic vision of “constructing a new group, building a new life”, Datong Coal Mine Group accelerates the pace of transformation development, and forms a large comprehensive energy group with industries distributed in 7 Provinces (namely Shanxi Province, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and Xinjiang Autonomous Region) across 18 cities. It owns 170 secondary units, among which 2 listed companies of Datong Coal Mining Industry and Zhangze Power, and a financial company. The company has 200,000 staffs and 800,000 staffs’ family members. It simultaneously develops coal, electricity, coal chemical, metallurgy, machinery manufacturing, building material and real estate, logistics and cultural tourism eight industries. Datong Coal Mine Group Co.,Ltd. was ranked the 430th place in the Fortune 500 companies 2017.


Shandong Gold Group (SD-Gold) was established in 1996, and reconstructed in 2015 into a state-owned capital investment company directly under Shandong Provincial Government. As a large state-owned backbone enterprise, it takes the leadership in China's gold industry in terms of gold output, resource reserve, economic benefits, scientific and technological level and talent advantage. Shandong Gold Group has the industry's most complete gold industry chain, the most advanced core technology, the highest standards and the largest gold base and ecological mining group, and wins "National May Day Labor Award", "China Charity Award", "2nd Class Award of National S&T Progress Awards", etc.SD-Gold always insists on world foresight, international standards and focuses on major businesses of mining industry (gold, non-ferrous metals), real estate, and finance etc. to makes great efforts to realize “becoming a world leading top ten enterprise" and continuously improve the strategic development ability.


For more than 60 years, Tianjin North China Geological Exploration Bureau has been adhering to the spirit of "geological three glorious", insisting on the honor of "Prospecting contributions", providing valuable mineral resources for the construction of the country, making outstanding contributions. In the face of the new normal of economic development, it is proposed that transformation and upgrading as the fundamental way to realize sustainable development, reform and innovation as the fundamental driving force, and strength as the fundamental guarantee of "three fundamental" guiding thoughts. Facing economic new normal, Huakan accelerates the adjustment of its industrial structure, and identifies 9 industries and 10 engineering. At present, we are trying to adapt, seize, and guide the economy to a new normal, a free flow of ideas, a bold move, and a pioneering spirit of “Challenge the innovation, pursue the excellence”, to face a new journey and meet the new challenges.


Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. ("Zijin" or "the Group") is primarily engaged in the exploration and mining of gold, copper, zinc and other mineral resources. Zijin has operations and projects in 24 provinces across China and 9 countries overseas. As the largest public gold producer, 3rd largest mined copper and 2nd largest mined zinc producer and a major producer of tungsten and iron ore in China, Zijin is one of the most profitable and competitive mining companies with the largest metal mineral resources in China.

In 2016, Zijin generated US$11.6 billion in revenue and US$271 million in net profit attributable to the parent company, ranking 3rd among global major gold producers. Zijin ranked 1200th on the Forbes Global 2000 in 2017 and 18th and 3rd among the Forbes-listed global non-ferrous metal companies and gold companies respectively.


Gold Sponsors



The Secretariat of Economy is the government authority responsible for the boosting of productivity and competitiveness of the Mexican Economy through innovative policy of industrial, commercial and service promotion. This is based on regulatory improvement, market competition and diversification of foreign trade by strengthening the domestic market and attracting domestic and foreign investment. The Undersecretary of Mining seeks to contribute to the development of the national mining sector, encouraging and promoting its competitiveness, aimed at the attraction of investment, consolidation of existing ones and employment creation, through the formulation and monitoring of policies, strategies and actions of the Federal Government, in the quest of a better utilization of mineral resources. This will be possible by promoting regional development of mining activities and contributing to the sustainable growth of the sector in the long term. Some of its goals are to develop and monitor the implementation of policies, strategies and actions aimed at increasing the competitiveness of mining companies; to generate new investment and consolidate existing ones; to increase the utilization of mining-metallurgical nontraditional products; to increase exports and to promote regional development of mining activities to contribute to the sustainable growth of the sector in the long term.


Shandong Zhaojin Group Limited Corporation is a large-scale integrated company specialized in gold mining, non-gold mining, gold trading and deep-processing, high-tech industry,real estate as well as financial development. It owns 48.5 billion RMB yuan of total assets, 9 wholly-owned subsidiaries, 10 holding subsidiaries and 11 joint stock companies.

Zhaojin has already formed a complete gold industrial chain covering gold exploration, mining, ore dressing, smelting, refining, gold and silver products processing and marketing. It is the underground mining manufacturer with the lowest production costs as well as the largest gold smelter in China. Zhaojin Mining Industry Limited Corporation, a subsidiary of Zhaojin Group, was successfully listed on the HKEx. In 2016, Zhaojin realized sales income of RMB 50 billion, achieved gold production exceeding 21 tons,refined gold output 145 tons, smelting and processing of finished gold products 50 tons. Zhaojin has been listed as one of the country’s top 500 enterprises and one of the top 500 valuable brands for thirteen years, Zhaojin’s brand value reached 34.618 billion yuan. The comprehensive strength of company is constantly increasing.


Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co, Ltd, (Shanxi Coking Coal for abbreviation) is the largest coking coal producing and processing enterprise, and also the biggest coking coal supplier in China, is one of the Fortune Global 500 1st.

The group is the large-scale enterprise group established on the basis of the three pillar coking coal producing enterprises of Xishan Coal and Electricity Group, Fenxi Mining Industry Group and Huozhou Coal and Electricity Group in October, 2011, fundamentally relying on coal, electric power, coke and chemical industry as its core businesses and the industries of equipment manufacture, investment and financial, trade and logistics, materials, industrial explosive, buildings, methane gas, energy conservation and environment protection as assistant industries. With the headquarter locating in Taiyuan city, Shanxi province, 25 branch and subsidiary companies and 3 A Share companies is belonging to the group with total assets of 288.9 billion Yuan.

Facing to the new situation and new tasks, Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co, Ltd established the strategy of “building the largest coking coal enterprise in the world”, focused on the structural reform of the suppliers. Additionally, according to the industrial system and business model of “modular operation, professional management and collectivized management”, the Group will practice the develop strategy of “11236”, increase the speed of coal-electricity-material integration, coal-tar-chemistry integration and coal-tar-steel integration, push the construction of the six circular economy zones, make effort to decrease the cost, make up for the shortcomings, guarantee the safety, bring forth new ideas, keep fit, increase the product quality and effect, consolidate the develop basis and push the way of transformation and upgrading. We will make new contribution to build a bright image for Shanxi province and realize the dream of revitalization of Shanxi, take strong steps on the way of “environmentally use the black materials and develop high-carbon economic in a low-carbon economic way”.


Approved by the State Council on 12th May, 1991,Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone is the largest free trade zone in north China. As a highly open special economic area, it is integrated with international trade, modern logistics, the processing and commodity sales, and enjoys customs, taxation, foreign exchange and other preferential policies. It plays an important service, radiation and leading role of economic development in the Bohai sea area, and even northern China.

Onsite Sponsors

Delegate Bag Sponsor


Tianjin International Mining Exchange (hereinafter referred to as “the Exchange”) is a trading institution established upon approval of Tianjin Municipal Government. It is an international mining finance service platform co-founded by the Ministry of Land and Resources of China and Tianjin Municipal Government. With four business sectors, namely Mining Rights Trading Market, International Mining Financing Market, Mineral Products Market and Venture Exploration Capital Market, the Exchange provides mining companies and investors with the whole industrial chain services including transaction, settlement, financing and consulting. Adhering to the concept of “Serving mining industry and focusing on innovation”, the Exchange is committed to gradually establishing an integrated market mechanism servicing the up, middle and down tream of the whole industry chain, and give further play to the role of market in resource allocation, constructing a unique channel for finance to serve the real economy, and facilitating the sustainable and healthy development of global mining enterprises.


Registration Area Sponsor


Standard Bank Group prides itself on being a global bank with African roots. The largest African banking group by assets and earnings, it operates in 20 countries on the African continent and 14 countries and regions outside Africa with an emerging market focus. The Group provides a wide range of client requirements around the world for banking, finance, trading, investment, risk management and advisory services. The Group has a core focus and specializes in the mining & metals and commodities sector. The strategic partnership of the two largest banks in Africa and China, Standard Bank Group and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC took a 20% stake in Standard Bank Group in 2008), ensures a unique trade & investment offering between China and the African continent.


Lanyard Sponsor


Geological Service Information Net is the first business exchange platform of geological service information in China. It contains more than 12 major categories, such as geological exploration, hydrogeology, engineering geology, environmental geology, geological disaster governance, mapping, drilling, engineering construction, mineral development and more than 50 classifications of geological service enterprises, units and scientific research institutions. The users could employ this platform to publish geological service demand and bidding Information, search appropriate geological service enterprises, bring in new geological talents, inquire geological equipment, understand industry trends and relevant policies. In order to better serve the upstream and downstream industries in geological field, the platform will continue to launch online testing, equipment purchasing, mineral rights exchange and financial service functions.


Session Sponsors


Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of South Africa plays a critical role in the promotion of economic development and meaningful participation in the global economic and trade environment. It achieves this by working to build an equitable multilateral trading system that facilitates development, strengthens trade and investment links with key economies. A significant feature of the DTI's international engagement also involves work to support African regional economic integration and development co-operation. The DTI recognises the importance of promoting trade and inward investment, and building trade and investment relations. It focuses on encouraging exports, to leverage global growth for the development of the South African economy, through the establishment of collaborative agreements with existing trading partners and dynamic fast-growing emerging markets. The DTI in partnership with the Provincial Investment Promotion Agencies (PIPAs), undertakes investment and export promotion activities in targeted markets that are aligned to South Africa's international relations and co-operation agreements


Department of Mineral Resources of South Africa is dedicated to Promote and regulate the minerals and mining sector for transformation, growth and development and ensure that all South African derive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.


Badge Sponsor


With the support and guidance of the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Ministry of Science and Technology of P.R.C., A mining science and technology corporation of one-package services which has gathered national standard study, geological and mineral software development, field geological exploration[11200911500008], mineral reserves verification, reports establishment, evaluation consultation, mining right appraisal[2003]011, mineral right transaction and IPO consultation was established in 1998.
It is the first batch of appraisal agency in mining right of China, and the first training base for the application of the SD method and national mineral resources/reserves calculation method. It is also the compilation unit of evaluation standard for national mineral resources. Meanwhile, the SD company is a Hi-Tech enterprise undertaking projects of the Scientific and Technical Innovation Fund of the Ministry of Science and technology of P.R.C., “The Tenth Five-Year” Plan, Torch Plan and so on.


Pen Sponsor


Chengtun Mining Group(CTM) is an A-share listed company subordinate to Chengtun Group. The company is headquartered in Xiamen, and its business has covered most regions in China and extended overseas.
         The company mainly focuses on non-ferrous metal industry to carry out mining operations, metal products trades and value-added services, to provide raw materials, purchase and sales of metal products, geological exploration, resource assessments, quality inspection, inventory managements, price managements and other services for upstream and downstream producers of non-ferrous metal industry. At present, the ompany is putting great effort in expanding its business overseas, in developing overseas mineral trading as well as investing in Cu-Co comprehensive utilization projects overseas.
         CTM is committed to become a global non-ferrous metal mining enterprise and provider of industrial value-added service.


Lunch & Sign System and Coffee Break Sponsor


Tianjin Food Group Co., Ltd.


Bottled Water Sponsors


Yuan Ping City Jin Cloud Mountain Spring Water Limited Liability Company


Run Xi Water Plant of Shandong Branch of Aluminium Corp.