Ontario Trade Mission to the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition

October 29, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Kolkata and additional cities, India

For Ontario companies:

The Ontario government, in partnership with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, is now accepting applications from Ontario companies interested in attending a trade mission to the International Mining & Machinery Exhibition (IMME), the oldest and largest mining industry trade show in the country.

Ontario’s mining trade mission to India will allow delegates to gain a clear understanding of the opportunities in the Indian mining sector for their particular expertise and services. The 14th annual IMME showcases the latest machinery, equipment, advanced technology solutions and services from India and abroad. The trade show will feature more than 400 exhibitors, 10,000 business visitors and 10 country pavilions. The concurrent Global Mining Summit draws government policy makers and mining companies to discuss emerging issues in the Indian mining industry, procurement plans, and key technology/collaboration opportunities in the near future.


Ontario companies with the following products or expertise are encouraged to apply for the mission:

  • Highly sought-after mining equipment, technologies and services in the areas of exploration (Low altitude aero-geophysical multi-sensor surveys, 3D/4D deposit modelling, etc.);
  • Beneficiation and processing technologies;
  • Health and safety tools;
  • Cleantech (including water/wastewater treatment), environmental technologies and community management;
  • Mine closure technologies.

Companies which participate in the Ontario mission will garner targeted assistance from Ontario’s Ministry of International Trade and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service. Space in the
Ontario program is limited to six to 10 companies and includes the following benefits:

  • A B2B program with pre-qualified buyers and potential strategic partners in both the public and private mining industry in India.
  • Exhibition floor space within the Ontario pavilion at IMME in Kolkata.
  • Potential conference speaking opportunities.
  • Indian mining industry briefing sessions and market intelligence.
  • Discussions with senior decision-makers in the Indian mining industry.
  • Optional mine visits.

For further information and application form, contact Ms. Fawzia Sheikh, Area Director-India, Ontario Ministry of International Trade ( or Ms. Cheryl Hart, Trade and Investment Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (