votorantim_154x154MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. April 8th, 2010. Argentina Mining is pleased to announce that Votorantim Metais Argentina S.A., Brazilian mining company positioned on the world’s top-ten zinc producers and largest nickel producers in Latin America, has confirmed its participation as Gold Sponsor for the Argentina Mining 2010 Convention, to be held in San Juan, on August 31 and September 1-2, 2010. “It’s the first time Votorantim is participating in the Argentina Mining Convention what demonstrates the company’s strong interest in supporting the development of mining activity in the country. We welcome Votorantim to our events, and we are delighted to experience how new companies continue joining the market and investing in Argentina,” commented Paola Rojas, Manager of Argentina Mining. Votorantim is among the 15 well known companies already confirmed as sponsors: Pan American Silver, Minera Andes, Silver Standard, Hochschild Mining, Anglogold, Alex Stewart, Calypso Uranium, MWH, SGS, Beretta Godoy, LI3 Energy, among others, as well as numerous exhibitors, who have already occupied the 93% of the exhibition hall. 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 http:// About Votorantim Metais Argentina S.A.: Votorantim Metais is a private company, owned by 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: