Las Vegas Convention Center. MINExpo boasts 12 indoor and outdoor halls and more than 1,800 companies involved in the global mining industry. Opening sessions allow the industry to come together to debate global challenges, market fluctuations and the future of mining. 20+ education sessions will tackle the most timely and pressing issues in mining today. Resources include exploration, mine site development, open pit mining, underground mining, smelting and refining, processing and preparation and reclamation. Attendees will see live demonstrations they can use today and emerging technology for tomorrow.