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Mining exhibition to highlight Viet Nam’s potential

HA NOI — Two exhibitions, Mining Viet Nam and Building and Construction Viet Nam will be held from March 29 to 31, 2016, at the International Centre for Exhibition (ICE) in Ha Noi.

Mining Viet Nam 2016 is the third International Mining and Minerals Recovery Exhibition.

Two exhibitions, Mining Viet Nam and Building and Construction Viet Nam, will be held from March 29 to 31, 2016 in Ha Noi. — File Photo

Two exhibitions, Mining Viet Nam and Building and Construction Viet Nam, will be held from March 29 to 31, 2016 in Ha Noi. — File Photo

The three-day event is expected to attract 161 exhibitors from 22 countries and territories such as the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Germany and Singapore, besides China and Australia.

Covering an area of 3,852sq.m, the event offers visitors a chance to access advanced global mining technologies to improve operations, increase product value and enhance competitiveness. It also offers updated information about markets, partners and trends in the Vietnamese and global mining industries.

Several famous brand names such as Rieckermann, Vinza Corporation, Marubeni Komatsu and Mico Corporation, besides Bosch Viet Nam, PET, Source of Asia and Viet Nam National Coal and Minerals Industries Group (Vinacomin) will participate in Mining Viet Nam.

BT Tee, deputy head of the representative office of Singapore Exhibition Services, a member of the United Kingdom’s All World Exhibition Alliance – the event organiser — said this year the exhibition would maintain its scale and attract a large number of international suppliers.

“This proves that businesses are optimistic about the industrial development in Viet Nam, thanks to the increasing coal demand for thermopower plants,” he said.

The exhibition is held every two years, being one of the largest and most reliable events in the mining sector so far.

Last year, the exhibition was attended by 3,581 leaders from the sector in Viet Nam and other countries. More than 90 per cent of the visitors were pleased about the exhibition and 98 per cent said they would attend the upcoming events.

Paul Fitzgerald, regional manager of Weir Minerals, said the number of customers they met during the three days was equal to those they deal with in three weeks.

Two technology conferences are being held along with the exhibition. One is a conference on improving safety in mineral exploitation with new technologies in Viet Nam. The second seminar is entitled ‘Viet Nam’s Mining Industry: application of non-traditional technologies toward high productivity and sustainable development’.

Mining Viet Nam 2016 is being supported by ministries and sectors such as the ministries of industry and trade and natural resources and environment, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group as well as overseas partners of the organisers.


International Bicycle Exhibition to showcase brands

The Vietnam International Bicycle Exhibition 2016 will take place at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre, 91 Tran Hung Dao Street, Ha Noi from April 7 to 10.

The event is expected to allow Vietnamese and international businesses to advertise their brands and advanced products and seek potential partners in Viet Nam and other South East Asian countries.

Vietnam Cycle 2016 will also give an opportunity to bicycle and electric bike manufacturers from developed countries to exchange experiences with participants.

Last year, the exhibition attracted famous brands such as Thong Nhat Bike, JettCycle, Trinx and Strongman, besides Asama, Bamboo bike and Fornix, and various products such sport bikes, electric bikes, children bicycles and bicycle accessories and components.

This show expects to attract about 16,000 visitors, including trade buyers and the public.

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Vietnamese firms to attend construction expo in Myanmar

The third edition of BuildTech Yangon in Myanmar will be held from May 26 to 28 at the Myanmar Convention Centre.

BuildTech Yangon 2016 has attracted 120 exhibitors from many countries and territories, including Austria, China, Indonesia, Korea, Thailand, Viet Nam, Singapore and Myanmar.

Visitors at BuildTech Yangon 2015. — VNS Photo Courtesy of organisers HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The third edition of BuildTech Yangon

Visitors at BuildTech Yangon 2015. — VNS Photo Courtesy of organisers
HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The third edition of BuildTech Yangon

In addition to staple exhibits from the construction machinery building materials and mechanical engineering segments, the expo will showcase equipment, machinery and solutions on facilities management, interior finishing and architectural solutions.

This new focus is in line with recent developments in Myanmar’s construction sector which is booming following the opening up of Myanmar’s economy to the world.

Meanwhile, increased awareness of construction and workplace safety has given rise to a greater focus on safety and disaster prevention in this year’s BuildTech Yangon, according to the organisers.

U Tha Htay, president of Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association, said: “The infrastructure construction sector is the second largest market in the Myanmar construction industry that is worth an estimated US$765 million.

“The government’s focus on improving infrastructure in Myanmar will see the major development of new roads, buildings, pipelines and electrical grids. At the same time, a sharp rise in foreign direct investment has seen a big growth in demand for new office space as well as housing for expatriates.”

Organised by Sphere Exhibits, a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, and co-organised by the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association, the show is expected to attract over 4,500 visitors.

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HCM City to host pharmaceutical expo

The Vietnam International Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition, or Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2016, will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, HCM City, from August 11 to 13.


The expo is an annual exhibition of Vietnamese healthcare industry, hosted by the ministries of health and industry and trade. The exhibition will have five events: Vietnam International Exhibition on Medical and Laboratory Equipments; Vietnam International Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Products and Processing, Packaging Machinery; Vietnam International Exhibition on Hospital and Equipments; and Vietnam International Exhibition on Ophthalmology; besides Vietnam International Exhibition on Dental Materials and Equipments.

A conference will also introduce the Vietnamese medical and pharmaceutical market and trade policies when doing business in Viet Nam, which will be hosted by related departments and associations of the health ministry of Viet Nam.

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