The conference will be held at a time when the New Zealand extractives sector is expanding on the back of material and environmental science innovations and a strong commodities price outlook.

The sector is driving to increase productivity and expand new markets while exploring the technological challenges of the drive towards a low-carbon economy.  

The Minerals Forum will cover:

•             New Zealand minerals investment opportunities

•             Exclusive industry announcements

•             Current mining operations and a Mine Managers’ Forum

•             Government and regulatory updates

•             Forward-thinking around technology and where to next

•             Material and environmental science innovations

•             How to manage the path towards a low carbon economy including an Energy Users' Forum

Sessions will be CPD-compliant for New Zealand mining and quarrying Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders


The 2019 New Zealand Minerals Forum will be held 28-29 May, at the Dunedin Centre and Town Hall. 


Photos of the 2018 New Zealand Minerals Forum can be found here.

A massive thanks to everyone who contributed to New Zealand Minerals Forum 2018. With over 290 attendees, the inaugural event was a huge success.

Congratulations to our Minerals Sector Award winners:

  • Innovation Award – OceanaGold Waihi
  • Environmental Management Award – Greenbriar (Ohai Coal) 
  • Health & Safety Initiative Award – Road Metals