Several supply companies from across the globe are attending the “Big Event” in Timmins this week, hoping to tap into a market renowned for its mining.
There are companies and industry representatives here for the Canadian Mining Expo from Germany, Austria, Australia, China, the United States and South Africa.
Lena Odebrecht, project manager with the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, helped to coordinate a delegation of six companies — five from Germany and one from Austria — to the Expo.
Odebrecht said these are all mining supply companies are here “to make connections” with potential customers. She said the format of the Expo appealed to the international business representatives that are here.