China Mining Association is a juridical association approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China, with members ranging over the whole mining industry. The association mainly consists of, on a voluntary basis, domestic and overseas mining corporations (including oil fields), geological prospecting enterprises, nation-wide mining industry associations, province-level mining industry associations (unions), mining industry related scientific research institutes and academies, as well as the mining areas and cities. The principle of the association is to serve the mining corporations and the government, and to promote the development of mining industry, following the internal law and development process of mining industry, acting as a bridge and link between the mining industries and the government.
China Mining Association sets up the Members Representative Assembly as the highest authority, with the Board as executive organization, the Chairman Managing Meeting in charge of routine work, and the Secretariat as the administrative body.
China Mining Association also consists of some branch associations, professional committees, work committees, and runs China Mining newspapers, China Mining magazines, China Mining websites, and other media including China Minerals Yearbook and so on. With the support of these faculties and media, the association offers all-round service to the industry, the corporations and the government in policy and legal consultancy, market information supply, intermediary service, international exchange, members’ right safeguard and some other fields as well. In order to enhance the contact and communication with local and overseas mining corporations, it not only sets up offices in some of the provinces, autonomies and cities in China, but also has resident representative offices in other major mining countries.