APLA 2022 Registrations are Open

July 13, 2022

APLA, the Latin American Petrochemical and Chemical Association organizes the 42nd Latin American Petrochemical Annual Meeting, to be held November 12-15, 2022 at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, Mexico.

The meeting brings together every year the leaders and decision-makers of the petrochemical and chemical industry in the region and in its 42nd edition, it will have a 100% face-to-face proposal, being the right place to conduct negotiations and presentations, develop and consolidate business, exchange knowledge and generate valuable contacts.

During this meeting, debates on sustainability, challenges in energy supply and logistics in the sector will play a leading role.

The program includes seminars, lectures, social and networking spaces.

You can learn more here.


"We have a generational opportunity to strengthen our domestic mining industry and ensure that Made in America means Mined in America."
"We have tested autonomous trucks and underground battery-driven equipment, and currently we have several open-pit drills at Carlin operating autonomously."
"The evolving role of mining, from a previously overlooked sector to now being considered a critical industry globally, underscores the need for strategic innovation and sustainable mining practices."
"NORCAT is the only innovation centre in the world that has an operating mine designed to enable start-ups, SMEs, and international companies to develop, test and demonstrate emerging technologies."


Mexico Chemicals 2024

In August 2023, Mexican exports to the US surpassed China for the first time. As companies prioritize securing supply their chains after years of logistics challenges, Mexico has begun to see major benefits. With a spate of new infrastructure projects such as the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec coming online in 2023, the country is actively opening itself to investment. The chemical industry, in particular, is positioned for nearshoring-driven growth.



"We plan to double our copper production by the end of the decade. There remains significant upside potential in the gold industry, and the copper operations are strategic and additive to that."