MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. September 24th, 2010. Argentina Mining is pleased to announce that Votorantim Metais, Brazilian mining company positioned on the world’s top-ten zinc producers and largest nickel producers in Latin America, has confirmed its participation as Copper Sponsor for the 2nd International Conference on Exploration in Latin America, Latin Exploration 2010, to be held in the city of Buenos Aires, on October 28 - 29, 2010.

“We thank Votorantim for their participation in this edition of Latin Exploration and for their strong support to the development of exploration in Argentina,” said Paola Rojas, Manager of Argentina Mining. Votorantim is also participating in the conference program with the presence of their General Manager of Mineral Exploration in Latin America, the geologist Eugenio Ferrari, who will present a lecture entitled “Votorantim Metais: Mineral Exploration Program and Strategies in Latin America.” Eugenio Ferrari is joining the speakers of leading companies as Wardrop Engineering, CODELCO, FOMICRUZ, Quantec, Alex Stewart and from countries as Peru, Mexico, USA, Chile and Argentina who will be present sharing their views and experiences in exploration in the region with the attendants.

Conference’s preliminary program available here >>

About Argentina Mining Argentina Mining is an Events Marketing company focused on the Argentinean market. Its objectives are gathering the mining community in Argentina and providing a place to promote the activity in the world, developing business opportunities for its members. The company organizes the premium international event of the Argentinean mining sector, the Argentina Mining Convention, which takes place biennially in Argentina since 1996, and the Latin Exploration Conference, among others. Additionally, it provides advisory services in public relations and marketing and develops supplementary products. For further information please visit

About Votorantim Metais Votorantim Metais is a private company, owned by the Votorantim Group, dedicated to zinc and nickel production in Latin America, and drawn steel manufacturing in Brazil. The company is divided into eight industrial units and has their own mines located in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Goiás, and also in Lima, Peru. For further information please visit: