8th International Industrial Minerals Symposium (IIMS) organized by TMMOB (Mining Engineers Chamber of Turkey) Istanbul Branch will be held on November 29-30, 2012 for the first time in Istanbul. The symposium theme covers various topics of current interests including mineralogical, petrographical and geochemical properties of industrial minerals, size reduction, upgrading/beneficiation, improving production efficiency in industrial minerals, new design strategies, cost reduction, technical innovations, product development, expanding marketing spectrum, R&D activities, exploration activities and methods in compliance with international standards, case studies on protection and rehabilitation of environment, general economic data and their impact on industrial minerals. These topics can be presented either in poster or oral form.

Towards this aim, scientists from universities, researchers and engineers from various institutions and production companies in the sector are invited to present their new research findings, solutions to current problems, contributing to the developments in scientific and technological areas and carry their proposals to advanced levels.
We cordially invite you to attend the 8th IIMS and present your knowledge and experience in this scientific and technological platform.


The language of the symposium is Turkish and English.

Venue of the Symposium

Symposium will be held on November 29-30, 2012 in Istanbul.