16 to 20 September, Krasnoyarsk hosted the annual XI international Congress and Exhibition “Non-ferrous metals and minerals”, which is one of the world’s most popular platforms for exchange of ideas, experience and establishment of mutually benefi cial and friendly relations between Russian and foreign companies, universities and R&D centers. The Congress and Exhibition was attended by more than 800 representatives of 227 companies and research centers from 34 countries.