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Mining conference cancelled on security concern

Gavin Evans
Thu, 08 Oct 2020

Gavin Evans
Thu, 08 Oct 2020
Organisers of the country’s annual mining and quarrying conference have cancelled the event citing late changes to the security requirements.The New Zealand Minerals Forum had been due to kick off on Monday evening at the Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton. But today the organisers – Freeman Media, mining lobby group Straterra and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy – said they were cancelling the event after meeting with the police, the venue operators and security advisers yesterday.“We cannot ho...

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