Jun 10, 2020 · Oct 31, 2018· October 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm. Mining and Metallurgy Conference: Paris, France. ». The Indian mining sector plays a pivotal role in the country's infrastructure and economy. Globally, India ranks 2nd in Chromite, 3rd in Coal & Lignite and Bauxite, 4th in Iron ore and 5th in Manganese.