2nd Myanmar Mining Summit
21-24 Jan, 2013 - Yangon
Sedona Hotel Yangon
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"Explore Investment & Development Ventures

in Mines & Minerals"

Official Host

Ministry of Mines
Ministry of Mines

 

Opening Address by
His Excellency Dr Myint Aung

Union Minister of Mines

BREAKING NEWS!

 

Myanmar Finalizing New Mining Law!

The Wall Street Journal, 4 December 2012

 

"Taking the opportunity of long history of mining sector and new era of Myanmar, the potential investors and business from various countries are welcome to carry out business conveniently and enjoy advantages and facilities provided under the market oriented economic system.... Therefore, I would like to invite you as well as encourage you to carry out practical and reasonable tasks to develop Myanmar Mining Sector after this summit."
~ His Excellency U Thein Htaik, Former Union Minister of Mines, at his opening address at Myanmar Mining Summit, 23rd July 2012

 

With Myanmar's progress on opening the economy and the welcoming reciprocation echoed by the rest of the world, the country is now the centre-focus for investment, from worldwide. Infrastructure and natural resources, such as oil, gas, timbers and minerals, are wooing billions in foreign investment, and Myanmar is predicted to be heading for 20 - 30 years of tremendous growth with investors from across the globe.

 

Investors can expect more to come in the next 6 - 8 months, as the government led by President Thein Sein, unveil the much anticipated New Foreign investment Law, as well as the Mining Law and fiscal regime governing the minerals and its exploration sector.

 

Officially Hosted by Ministry of Mines, 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit is the official platform for all eager to assess investment opportunities and development plans in Myanmar's mining and mineral resources sectors. With the opening keynote address by His Excellency Dr Myint Aung, Union Minister of Mines, this 4 days activity-packed event aims to provide maximum opportunities for discussion and interaction between officials from the Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Finance and Internal Revenue and DICA, international investors, mining companies and financial institutions and gain first-hand knowledge and information about investing in Myanmar.

 

Highlights of 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit Include:

  • The OFFICIAL Myanmar Mining Summit (Conference & Exhibition) Hosted by the Ministry of Mines

  • 4 days of conference, workshops and exhibition

  • Hosting over 400 participants involved or interested in Myanmar's mining sector

  • 1 to 1 business meeting with officials from the Ministry of Mines ( Limited slots)

  • 1 Pre Summit Workshop on "Doing Business in Myanmar Mining"

  • 2 Post Summit Workshops on "Mining in Emerging Economies: From Structuring Corporate Transaction to Dealing with Production & Operational Issues" and "Prospectivity & Geological Landscape of Myanmar’s Mines & Minerals"

  • Showcase over 20 exhibitors promoting their products &/or services

  • Supported by Global Major and Junior Mining Companies

  • Connect with key officials from Mining, Investment Departments, and top mining leaders seeking partnerships and investments

  • ONE stop event for all investors and stakeholders who want to be involved in Asia's last frontier of minerals, gems resources

Key Focus of the Main Agenda Include:

  • Updates on the Amended Myanmar Mining Law & Mining jurisdictions

  • Clarification on the NEW Foreign Investment Law and Implications on Foreign Venture Interest in the Mining Sector

  • Processes involved in Securing Mining Exploration Licenses/Ventures

  • Regional Comparative Analysis on Commercial & Geological Landscape

  • Key Success Factors for Mining Investment in Myanmar

  • Resource Market Dynamics and Special focus on Key Resources - Gold, Copper & Iron Ore

  • Legal & Taxation Matters related to Mining Projects & Operations

  • Due Diligences Issues on Environmental Impact and Sustainability

 

Why Attend CMT Invest Myanmar Series?

CMT is an active global conference organizer and since 1982 supports business development across Asia, MidEast/Africa and the Americas. Recent political and economic reforms in Myanmar are very encouraging with the country favored as the rising star in Asia...CMT is contributing by bringing business and investments to the country with events that offer vital business intelligence.

 

1. Proven Track Record
CMT has organized 9 summits in Yangon since March 2012 in key sectors - attracting over 2000 delegates from over 42 countries. They are:
- 1st & 2nd Myanmar Oil, Gas & Power
- 1st & 2nd New Myanmar Investment
- Myanmar Mining
- 14th Asia CemenTrade
- 2nd Commercial Farm Asia

- 1st Myanmar Telecoms Reform Update

- Myanmar Real Estate Summit

 

2. Meet Key Officials & Decision-makers
CMT works closely with various ministries. The Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Mines & Ministry of Electric Power were official host to some of our summits.

 

3. Connect with genuine local or foreign partners
Network with the right persons or companies. We attract the best possible candidates you can pick as business associate or partner.

 

4. Covers All Strategic Sectors
CMT covers all the key sectors - Energy, Mining, Agriculture, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Finance, Power, Telecoms and many more.

 

CMT Invest Myanmar series provide not mere "information" but "insights on growth strategies"

 

VISA INFO FOR FOREIGNERS:

Get Myanmar Visa in Singapore

Get Myanmar Visa In Bangkok

Visa-on-arrival for specific countries

NOTE - pre-arrival application recommended 

Mark your calendar TODAY to join and meet:

  • Global miners, investors and stakeholders seeking resource investment, exploration and mine development opportunities in Myanmar
  • Authorities and governments clarifiy exploration opportunities and reveal the latest incentives to attract mining investments.
  • Local and foreign investors evaluate the nation's viable mining investment opportunities.
  • Major equipment and service providers showcase their latest product and services formining ventures

 

July Event Highlights:

 

Opening Address 

 

Conference Room

 

A review on the event ...

 

Mining prospects explored by international investors at MyanmarMining Summit

 

The marked interest in Myanmar’s mining sector was evident at the 1st Official Summit organized by CMT, and hosted by Myanmar’s Ministry of Mines in Yangon, the first of its kind in the nation.

 

Close to 300 delegates including those from Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Australia, US & Canada turned out at the 3.5 day event to hear official Opening address by His Excellency U Thein Htaik, Union Minister of Mines, and other talks by key authorities from the Ministry of Mines, Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA), Department of Geological Survey & Mineral Exploration (DGSE) as well as presentations by representatives from the private sector to examine the investment climate and the opportunities in Myanmar’s mining industry.

 

Business leaders from mining & exploration companies, to legal firms, risk management consultants, financial advisors, and other allied industries received an outline of Myanmar Investment & Mining Environment, information on structuring a JV & risk management, options on mining projects financing, and geological opportunities that the nation presents, via three specially designed value-added workshops.

 

Delegates also benefitted from a rare opportunity – a chance to interact with Myanmar Mining Officials through 1 to 1 meetings.

 

 

What delegates said about 1st Myanmar Mining Summit held in Yangon on 23-25 July 2012 ...

 

"Extremely useful"
~ Traverse Drilling International

 

"A very good overview of foreign investment pros and cons "
~ Indodrill Group

 

"Informative first exposure to Myanmar mining law"
~ Ashburton Minerals

 

"Excellent overall description of the operating environment here"
~ PT Gemala Borneo Utama

 

"An excellent introduction to the Myanmar mining sector"
~ Eastern Iron Limited

 

"Important for mining investors to know"
~ First Resources

 

"Very well organized and successful first ever mining summit of Myanmar and enjoyed itverymuch"
~ DGSE, Ministry of Mines

 

"Very good overview of geology & Minerals deposit of Myanmar"
~ Eurasian Minerals

 

"It was a good introduction to a frontier resource rich country which is just opening up"
~ Avitus Capital

 

"Reviewed all relevant matters"
~ Mineral Commodities

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

 

Anglo American eyes investment in Myanmar mining sector

 

PT Timah looks at Myanmar investment

 

Centurion Advances Myanmar Gold Project Strategy

 

US lifts Myanmar international lending restriction

 

Mining summit shows international interest, lack of local capacity

 

Investment conference draws mixed reaction from crowd

 

25 countries keen on investing in Myanmar mining

 

Myanmar signals possibility of making investment in mining with transparency

 

Myanmar Mining Summit Attracts Investors

 

Who you will network with

 

- Key officials from Mines & Investment Depts

- Mining & Exploration Companies

- Commodity traders

- Geotechnical specialists

- Instit. Inv/ Fund Managers/ PE Inv

- Investment Banks / Broker/Financial Advisors

- Service/Technology Providers / Law/Accountancy Firms

- Governments / Mining Consultants / Stock exchanges

- Risk Manager/Insurance / Risk management consultants

 

Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor!

 

This event is an excellent platform to promote your organization to influential players & investors in the industry.

 

For a customized Sponsorship package contact nisha@cmtsp.com.sg or (65) 6346 9130

 

To book your Exhibition space talk to huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg or (65) 6346 9113 TODAY!

 

 

Myanmar government announces formation of EITI Leading Authority for effective extractive industries management
Posted on : 07 Jan, 2013

 

In view of blooming investments and mining activities, the Myanmar government has formed the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Leading Authority as part of its economic and social reforms framework to ensure a healthy management of the extractive industries.

 

The EITI Leading Authority will help to cultivate a good investment environment as well as maintain transparent and effective communication between investors and the locals in the promotion of sustainable country and economic development.

 

On top of that, the Centre for Economic and Social Development of the Myanmar Development Resource Institute will serve as a coordinator of the Authority.

 

Aptly, Dr. Myint Aung, Union Minister of Mines as well as Member of the EITI Leading Authority, is to officially open and give key directive message at the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit held in Yangon from 21-24 January. More than 100 delegates have registered to attend this annual event to network with both officials and industry authorities plus obtain latest industry updates.

 

For more information on the summit and the accompanying pre- and post-summit workshops, please contact Ms. Huiyan at huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg or Tel. 65 6346 9113.



PT Timah’s Myanmar mining project confirmed
Posted on : 22 Nov, 2012

 

PT Timah’s future includes a big USD 18 million investment in mining project in Myanmar as well as a milestone of becoming the world’s largest tin producer once the project begins.

 

Securing the mining permit from Myanmar’s Energy Ministry earlier this month, Indonesian state-owned enterprise PT Timah has since sent directive messages of the exploration process to begin next year. The site is expected to produce 10,000 tons of tins annually, positively propelling the company to the top of the industry’s to-watch list in the next few years.

 

While investment plans of many competitors are still unknown, PT Timah’s dominance in the industry is clear. Being one of the pioneers to set foot into Myanmar’s mining scene, PT Timah is set to gain upper hand with its first-mover advantage.

 

More information on the mining industry in Myanmar, proposed amendments on the Mining Law Reform & Fiscal Regime and networking/partnership opportunities are available at the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit.

 

For queries, please contact Ms. Huiyan at huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg or Tel. 65 6346 9113.

 

Read more: Timah secures mining permit in Myanmar

 



Sneak peek into Myanmar and the mining sector
Posted on : 31 Oct, 2012

 

As the government is veering the country towards greater democracy and economy liberalization, more investment opportunities are sprouting in Myanmar, increasingly drawing investors’ attention with opportunists already in the scene.

 

News about the highly-anticipated update on the  foreign investment law as well as mining law are set to attract even more investors over the next few years. Investors will see changes to the landscape of foreign direct investments and joint ventures, marking Myanmar as the new investment frontier to break into before it is too late.

 

A promising land of minerals plus vast oil and gas fields, Myanmar’s prominence as an investment ground with great returns is clear. Mining investments have already been seen pouring into the country, with China at the forefront and Canadian-based company, Centurion Minerals Ltd., being the latest player to enter the Myanmar mining scene focusing on gold mining and exploration projects.

 

Owing to unabated interest in the pursuit for latest or first-hand information on the amended laws and jurisdictions surrounding investments and Myanmar’s mining sector , CMT will host  the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit this coming January. Officially supported and hosted by the Ministry of Mines, the 4 days summit expects to welcome more than 400 attendees to join its main conference, 1-to-1 business meeting with Ministry of Mines officials, pre & post conference workshops as well as the accompanying exhibition.

 

Even as details of conference agenda, workshop leaders and participating exhibitors are in the midst of being finalized, pre-registration is already open. To reserve delegate, speaker or exhibitor spots at this summit, register here. For further queries, please contact huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg.

 

 

Read more:

 

Centurion Advances Myanmar Gold Project Strategy



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Speaker Profile

Mr.Richard W. Hughes

 Richard W. Hughes is one of the world's leading authorities on the history, appraisal and identification of ruby and sapphire. A noted author, his 1997 book, Ruby & Sapphire, is considered the classic work on the subject. In addition to four books, he has authored over a hundred articles on precious stones, many of which can be found at hi....
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Mr.Richard W. Hughes, President
RWH Publishing
Precious Stones in Myanmar: History & Future Prospects
Day 3 [Wed 23, January], at 09:30 AM

Mr.Paul Wilson
 Based in Yangon, Mr. Paul Wilson is the Country Manager of TAG Resources Pty Limited.  Mr. Wilson has spent the past 20 years working in Asia for multinationals such as Microsoft, Lucent and Accenture, where he specialized in providing services and solutions to Asian government clients.  He lived in Myanmar in the late ‘90s and has been active in th....
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Mr.Paul Wilson, Country Manager (Myanmar)
TAG Resources Pty Ltd
Mines E&P Project Investment in Emerging Markets & Needs of the Private Equity Investors
Day 3 [Wed 23, January], at 10:25 AM
Ms.Margaret Bridges

Ms. Bridges has pursued a highly successful business career, including the founding and listing of several companies in Australia and has also achieved great success for her clients as a strategy consultant (as part of a Harvard University affiliated consulting firm) in over a dozen different countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.


As co-founder and director of Strategy-Matters International, her current focus is on the development of exploration and mining in Myanmar, with....
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Ms.Margaret Bridges, Executive Director
Strategy-Matters International
Local Challenges for Exploration and Mining in Myanmar; Strategies for the Development for Growth
Day 3 [Wed 23, January], at 11:15 AM

Mr.Christopher Swart
 Chris specialises in advising shipowners, traders, charterers, banks and insurers on corporate and commercial disputes, both litigation and arbitration. In Chambers 2010, he is commended for his in-depth knowledge of the trade and shipping sectors to advise his clients on a range of disputes relating to oil, gas, grain, rice, sugar and coal issues. ....
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Mr.Christopher Swart, Partner
Holman Fenwick Willan Singapore LLP
Part 2 - Making the transition from exploration to production. Issues associated with moving your product and getting it to the market
Day 3 [Wed 23, January], at 03:15 PM
Part 3 - Identifying the key issues, problems and solutions in joint venture agreements, sale contracts and charter parties.
Day 3 [Wed 23, January], at 04:00 PM
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