Australia will hold a mining exhibition and conference at Hotel Shangri-La Jakarta on 17-18 April 2012 with the theme OZMINE 2012.

The exhibition will be officially opened Minister Jero Wacik with Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriarty.

"A number of Australia's largest mining companies will take part as a whole," said Ambassador Moriarty as contained in this press release Embassy of Australia, Wednesday, April 11, 2012.

He said Australian companies have made long-term investment in Indonesia, and determined to practice sustainable and responsible mining.

They give a great contribution to the local community through training, transfer of technology, special education programs and CSR initiatives.

The mining sector is an economic mainstay for both Indonesia and Australia.

"Mining creates hundreds of thousands of jobs, attract foreign direct investment and contribute billions of dollars to our economy through the export of minerals, mining services and technology," he said.

More than 100 organizations associated with the mining Australia will take part in OZMINE 2012. The exhibition will show the equipment, technology, services and consumables cutting edge of world-class sector of Australia