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Promoting The North's Mineral Industry

McGuinty Government Leads Ontario Delegation At International Mining Show

Ten companies from Northern Ontario will be traveling to Chile to take part in Expomin, a biennial mining-related trade show.

At the Ontario Exhibit, housed in the Canadian pavilion, the companies will promote their products and services at one of the most important mining-related trade shows in the world. 
The province is organizing the Ontario Exhibit at the show, which features close to a thousand exhibitors from 25 countries showcasing some 3000 brands related to the mining industry.
Expomin, takes place April 15 to 18 in Santiago, Chile.

Quick Facts

  • Expomin is the largest mining-related trade and investment event in South America.
  • Ontario’s presence in the Chilean mining sector is significant as a result of direct investment in mining operations and due to the high demand for equipment and services.
  • A total of 23 Ontario companies are participating at Expomin 2008.

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“Opportunities for new business contacts and contracts abound at international shows like this. I am delighted we can help Northern Ontario suppliers promote our region’s world class mining products and services.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines

“Our government is promoting and strengthening Ontario’s brand internationally to ensure Ontario remains economically competitive. Expomin is a great opportunity to highlight Ontario’s trade and investment advantages and forge partnerships that will create prosperity and jobs for Ontarians.”

Sandra Pupatello

Minister of Economic Development and Trade



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