From March 21 till March 23 the interregional specialized exhibition "Stone 2002" will work in Petrozavodsk. This is an important event for the enterprises and experts of mining and mining-processing branches.
The exhibition representing the mining complex of our republic, is carried out for the first time. The Karelian enterprises have had an opportunity both to tell about their possibilities and achievements, and also to discuss general problems of the branch, to share the experience, and to find the potential partners on business.
Within the framework of the exhibition "Stone 2002" a conference "Mineral and raw materials potential of the Northwest of Russia" is held, which basic questions will be "Management of the fund of the interior of the Earth, development of the mineral source of raw materials of the regions", "Development of directions of search and estimation of mineral deposit", and "Engaging of the investments and development of technologies of production and processing of natural stone".
Not only the enterprises of Karelia, but also the enterprises of other areas of the Northwest and also of Finland have shown interest to the exhibition. In total more than 40 enterprises will participate in the exhibition.
The Head of the Government of the RK Sergey Leonidovich Katanandov will open the exhibition "Stone 2000", and also the Minister of Economics of the RK Ivan Mikhailovich Shurupov, Deputy of the State Duma of the RF Valentina Nickolaievna Pivnenko, Deputy of the State Duma of the RF Artur Eldenovich Miaki, the Chief Federal Inspector in the RK of the apparatus of the Plenipotentionary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-Western Federal District Valentin Alexandrovich Shmykov, the Head of the House of Republic of the Legislative Assembly of the RK Vladimir Vasilyevich Shilnikov, the Head of the House of Representatives of the Legislative Assembly of the RK Nickolai Ivanovich Levin, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the RK Alexander Alexandrovich Pankratov, the Chairman of the Exhibition Committee of the Association "North-West" Sergey Nickolaievich Trofimov, the First Vice Governors of Murmansk region Alexander Anatolievich Selin, the Minister of Natural Resourses and Environment Preservation of the Republic of Komi Borovinskikh Alexander Pavlovich, the Head of the Moscow Municipal Duma Vladimir Alexandrovich Platonov will participate in the meeting.
The exhibition has been organized by the Government of the RK, the Ministry of Economics of the RK, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the RK, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Petrozavodsk.