Electra Mining trade show billed for Sept. 12

18th April 2017
MINING Source:The Midweek Sun

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By Sun Reporter - Reporter


The annual Electra Mining, Botswana’s mining, industrial, electrical and power trade show will this year take place on September 12-14th 2017 at the Gaborone Fairgrounds. Creating a platform to stimulate trade in these sectors, Electra Mining Botswana offers an excellent networking opportunity for local and international service providers, industry associations, government officials and mining, industrial and energy professionals. The exhibition demonstrates the very latest in technology and solution innovations.


The mining industry remains the main driver of economic activity in Botswana and is forecast to sustain the economy further into the future, says the Botswana Chamber of Mines. Botswana’s economy is estimated to grow by 4.2% in 2017, as per Botswana’s Finance Minister Kenneth Matambo in his February budget speech.

Improvement in the mining sector is anticipated and signs point to positive growth prospects for the non-mining sectors. Electra Mining Botswana will showcase current and developing technology, new products, equipment and machinery, and the latest systems and services related to mining, industrialengineering and manufacturing, electrical engineering, power generation, materials handling, safety, health and environment, machine tools and construction.


“We are pleased to have the support of the Botswana Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security and thank them for this commitment to the show,” says Gary Corin, Managing Director of Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, organisers of the show in partnership with Botswana-based Soapbox Communications.

“The show also has the support of the Botswana Chamber of Mines and the South African Capital Equipment Export Council.” Leading local and international suppliers gained valuable exposure at previous editions of Electra Mining Botswana. Such was its success it received widespread support for its return for the third edition.

“With the focus of the exhibition being not only on mining and mining related products, but also on industrial, power generation and machine tool sectors, both visitors to the show and our exhibitors very much reflect this mix,” “Exhibitors have the opportunity to network with key decision-makers from these sectors, position their company brand, grow their client base, and launch new products and services directly to their target market”.says Corin".


Visitors to Electra Mining Botswana will have the opportunity to connect with leading service providers, industry business leaders and government representatives. Visitors will have access to technical expertise, latest business solutions and free-to-attend seminars that will provide knowledge and insight on a broad range of industry topics.


“As an international mining and related industries event with leading brand exhibitors and a rich seminar offering, Electra Mining Botswana is ready once again to support trade and business growth in these sectors.


Partnering with Soapbox Communications, a diversified and 100% Botswana citizen-owned Company, has brought great insight, experience and knowledge to the show which will benefit all stakeholders involved,” concluded Corin.




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