World Mining Congress (WMC)
Congrès minier mondial
Congreso Mundial de Mineria
Vsemirnyj Gornyj Kongress
Swiatowy Kongres Górniczy
1958 Warsaw Poland
1958, Warsaw (Poland), at 1st International Mining Congress, as International Scientific and Technical Conference on Mine and Construction. More formal structure created and statutes and present name adopted, 1975, Austria. Statutes revised 1997, Mexico.
Promote and support scientific and technical cooperation for national and international progress in the fields of mining of solid minerals and development of natural mineral resources; obtain a world-wide exchange of information with respect to development of mining science, technology, economics, health and safety aspects of mining operations and environmental protection.
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Congress (normally every 3 years); WMC International Organizing Committee (IOC), meeting biennially and comprising representatives of national committees, elects Secretary-General, Chairman, First Vice-Chairman, and up to 6 further Vice-Chairman (4-year terms). Secretariat.
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