THE GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION SHOW FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY
May 15-19th, 2017, Antofagasta - Chile
National oil company joins exhibition:

COPEC SEEKS COMMERCIAL AND KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE AT EXPONOR 2017

The company has confirmed that it will have a space at the mining show of the year, stating that its participation will allow for an even closer relationshie with its current clients. Exponor, the global exhibition of technology and innovation for the mining industry organized by the Antofagasta Industrial Association (AIA) is preparing to generate spaces that contribute to the development of the country. With this in mind, there will be space in the show's pavilions for the Chilean Petroleum Company, Copec. The company emphasizes that "we want to take advantage of this great platform in order to showcase some of the solutions that we have developed, as well as to demonstrate the human capital that we have at Copec, with a highly trained and committed team that seeks to satisfy customer and user demand". In light of this, Fernando Cortez, general manager of the industrial association, reaffirmed that "Copec joining Exponor goes along with the principal purpose of the show: promoting industrial and mining development, and fostering commercial and technological exchanges between participating producers, suppliers and consumers at the regional, national and international levels". Novelties At Exponor, visitors can find the maintenance engineering model that the company has developed "in order to make our operation sustainable and traceable through services specially designed for our clients that meet the strictest standards. To achieve this, we are incorporating current technology such as mobile applications and online monitoring, making data on service levels, KPIs and opportunities for improvement immediately available". Additionally, visitors will be able to view onboard microfiltering equipment which ensures "constant cleaning of lubricants resulting in unequaled reliability, availability and TBO". The petroleum company concludes that Exponor "allows us to further strengthen our relationships with our current clients, as well as displaying our strengths to potential and future customers". Exponor 2017 will take place from May 15th to 19th at the AIA Event Ground, with the United States as guest nation. It has the support and participation of important actors in the sector such as Antofagasta Minerals, Minera El Abra, Codelco, Minera Escondida, SQM, Yamana Gold and the Supplier Qualification System (SICEP). Its sponsors are: Consejo Minero, Sonami, Sofofa, Aprimin, Corfo, the Chilean Government, the Ministry of Mining, the Ministry for the Economy, Development and Tourism, Pro Chile, Direcon and the Regional Government. Its press partners are the magazine Minería Chilena and Radio Bío-bío.

Published: 16.02.2017

Information: +56 55 2454335 • exponor@aia.cl • General Borgoño 934, Floor 14, Antofagasta • Chile