The World Mining Congress (WMC) was initiated in 1958 when prof. Bolesław Krupiński - a prominent Polish scientist and mining engineer organized the first congress in Warsaw. Prof. Krupiński was the WMC Chairman until 1972.
The WMC is the UN - afiliated organization. It is run by the permanent secretariat seated in Poland.
GIG, Plac Gwarków 1
40-166 Katowice, Poland
Chairman: Prof. Marek Cała
Secretary General: Ph.D.Eng Jacek SKIBA
Phone: +48 32 324 66 03
Fax: +48 32 202 87 45