Russian Mining Excellence Awards 

The 12th Russian mining excellence award will be held within the framework of the forum offering the platform for assessment and presentation of mining excellence projects and cases. Awards will take place at the Gala dinner concluding the Forum on 4 October.

Photo competition “Miners and Mines of Russia” 

The amateur photography competition “Miners and Mines of Russia” will be organised for the 7th time offering opportunities for amateur photographers to demonstrate the diversity of the Russian mines, technologies, environment and people who are proud to be called “miners and explorers”. Awards will take place at the Gala dinner concluding the Forum on 4 October

MineTech – competition of technological challenges and solutions 

MineTech competition is a novel way of winning new business and presenting innovative mining solutions in Russia. Within the framework of the competition, local mining companies will provide technical cases and challenges to be solved by professional vendors and mining universities. The winners will be determined by jury panels representing mining companies. The winners will be presented with valuable prizes and competition diplomas. At the discretion of the jury, winners can be offered a super challenge to implement proposed solutions at mining enterprises.

MineVenture – mining project accelerator competition 

The objective of the competition is to provide a platform for independent evaluation of early stage and developing mining projects and to discuss opportunities for their accelerated implementation with the assistance from investors and financial backers.