The German Mining Network consists of eight international Competence Centers for Mining and Mineral Resources co-located with the respective bilateral German Chambers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Peru, Southern Africa and China as well as the German-Mongolian Business Association and the German Delegation in Central Asia. In Germany the partners are the German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) and Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI). The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) funds and supports the activities of the network. The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) located in Berlin has a coordinating role.
Who is the German Mining Network
What is the German Mining Network?
The German Mining Network is a platform for German companies and institutions dealing with mineral resources nationally and internationally, including: mining equipment suppliers and service providers, mining companies and metal traders, alloy manufacturers, metal and alloy procuring companies, consultants, research institutions as well as representatives from governments and industry associations. Through its unique structure, and with its combined competence of its members and partners, the network aims to support the sustainable long-term resource supply security for German companies and boost German exports internationally.
The German Mining Network offers German companies, and institutions, a platform that allows rapid access to market information and direct contacts in relevant resource-rich countries. It further offers support on a strategic level by assisting with questions around mineral and metal supply securing, and on an operative level by assisting with international market entries and business partner searches. Our support services are targeted mainly to German companies with mineral and metal procurement, as well as German mining equipment manufacturers and service providers.