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Welcome and Glueckauf to VDMA Mining
With an export quota amounting to 96 per cent, mining technology is one of the most export oriented branches of the German engineering industry. VDMA Mining represents well-known, mainly medium-sized companies from the sectors open cast mining/materials handling, underground mining, mining processing technology and consulting, research and development.
145 companies merged in VDMA Mining representing more than 90 per cent of the entire trade volume.
What began to emerge in September occurred in January: Almost half as many orders came from all regions as in January 2019 - minus 47 percent. The large extent of the decline is also due to a certain base effect, as January 2019 was a comparatively strong month.
According to the latest news from Australia, 2020 might be a good time to explore this market more closely. The AHK Sydney and VDMA Mining are organising a business delegation trip to Australia in October 2020.
The technological modernisation of the mining and raw materials processing industry and the environmental offensive in China are opening up sales opportunities for German mechanical engineering companies and suppliers of mining technology. "DERA Raw Materials Information 41" provides an overview of the general conditions and the development of the world's largest raw materials market.
The standards committee "Underground mobile machinery" met at Hermann Paus Maschinenfabrik GmbH to inform and coordinate new national and international topics and activities. Electrification and alternative drive concepts met with special interest.
The short survey spring 2020 among the participants clearly shows the continued importance of China, Turkey, India and Australia as important markets in the region. China impresses with a very determined and pragmatic approach of the authorities to the corona virus.
Proof of mastery of the complete process of mining and processing the complex deposits in the South Ore Mountains has been demonstrated, Dr. Marco Roscher, Managing Director of Saxore GmbH, summed up at the Freiberg Symposium for Processing Technology at the beginning of March.
At the Smart Mining Conference 2019 on 19/20 November, various approaches to the digitization and automation of mining processes were presented. The conference, organized by the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies of RWTH Aachen University in cooperation with DMT GmbH und Co KG and VDMA Mining, brought together more than 200 national and international experts at the Tivoli Congress Center in Aachen.
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