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Online 4.11.2021

Finnish innovative solutions to Colombia's promising mining industry

Venue: Online Zoom

The event is in Spanish and the amount participant is limited.

Registration by contacting Mr. Rick Dellemann or Mr. Manuel Ramirez from Business Finland's Latin America offices.


Further information

Mr. Rick Dellemann
Business Finland, Colombia
rick.dellemann (at)

Mr. Manuel Ramírez

Senior Advisor
Business Finland, Andean Region
manuel.ramirez (at)

Business Finland in collaboration with Embassy of Finland in Columbia and Asociación Colombiana de Minería (ACM) invite you to join this online event on 4 November, 2021 at 8:30 - 10:00 EET Helsinki to explore new business opportunities for Finnish innovative solutions to Columbia's promising mining industry.

The main mining operators and exploration companies in Colombia are interested to continue improving their operations with new technologies, including innovative water management, environmental monitoring, tailings management, automatization and digitalization / smart mining solutions.

With regards to water management innovations, the Colombian mining industry has expressed its need for solutions that evidence their limited water use, and an interest in technologies to:

  • recycle and recirculate water
  • capture rainwater
  • control discharges
  • monitor watersheds

In respect to digitalization / smart mining solutions, the Colombian mining industry is interested in technologies containing:

  • Machine learning
  • Blockchain
  • Big Data
  • IoT

Colombian mining industry – Quick facts

  • 23 mining companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, have operations in Colombia.
  • Coal has been the main driver; increased focus on copper and gold.
  • Concession contracts last 30 years and can be extended by another 30 years.
  • 17 large scale mining titles in the exploration stage, 15 in the construction & assembly stage and 57 in the exploitation stage.
  • 12 Finnish companies are present in the Colombian market.