Suppliers host delegation from China’s Datong City
A delegation from Datong City in China’s Shanxi Province visited Sudbury November 13 and 14 to learn about Canadian mining technology and promote trade and investment relations between the two countries.
Billing itself as China’s mining capital, Datong City is strategically located in the heart of the country’s coal mining region approximately 350 km north of Beijing.
Contacts with Datong City were initiated one year ago during a Sudbury trade mission to China.
During their visit to Sudbury, representatives from Datong City’s municipal government and equipment manufacturers toured MIRARCO’s virtual reality lab and met with several mining supply and service companies, including Bestech, Novenco, Fuller Industrial and WipWare Inc. A meeting was also held with representatives of Collège Boréal to discuss opportunities for occupational health and safety training.
The mission was organized by Qian Business Corporation, a Toronto-based consulting company specializing in the promotion of trade and investment between China and Canada.
Qian Business Corporation and Sudbury-based G1 Global signed a two-year agreement during the mission to build the relationship and help northeastern Ontario mining supply and service companies take advantage of opportunities in China.
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