About Japan Mining Industry Association ( JMIA )

  Japan Mining Industry Association (JMIA) is an industrial organization representing mining and smelting companies producing non-ferrous metals such as gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc and nickel in Japan.

  We are addressing wide range of issues including securing of stable supply of non-ferrous mineral resources,recycling and  environment as well as promoting best practices and new technical developments.

Our Work

Objective :

  Sustainable development of non-ferrous metals industry in Japan


Major activities towards meeting our objective :

 ・Formulate and propose mining policies to the Government


 ・Collect and share information related to demand and supply and new development

  related to the industry including government policies on global basis.


 ・Promote best practice and science such as through seminars.


 ・Create educational opportunities for students and members through coordination

  with academia, International Institute for Mining Technology and governmental



 ・Interact with various stakeholders such as industrial associations and

  governmental bodies both in Japan and abroad to promote industry’s interest.



 ・Maintain and enhance relationships amongst members.


     April 1, 1948

Members:April 1,2012

 【8 major Nonferrous Metal & Smelting Companies】

 Dowa Holdings Co.,Ltd.
 Furukawa Co.,Ltd.
 JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
 Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
 Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co.,Ltd.
 Nittetsu Mining Co., Ltd.
 Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
 Toho Zinc Co.,Ltd.

 alphabetical order


 Akita Zinc Co.,Ltd.
 Chugai Mining Co.,Ltd.
 Dowa Metals & Mining Co.,Ltd.
 Eco-System Hanaoka Co.,Ltd.
 Furukawa Metals & Resources Co.,Ltd.
 Geotechnos Co.,Ltd.
 Godo Shigen Sangyo Co.,Ltd.
 Golden Sado Co.,Ltd.
 Hachinohe Smelting Co., Ltd.
 Hibi Kyodo Smelting Co.,Ltd.
 Hosokura Metal Mining Co.,Ltd.
 Hyuga Smelting Co.,Ltd.
 Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha,Ltd.
 JFE Mineral Company,Ltd.
 JX Nippon Exploration and Development Co.,Ltd.
 Kamaishi Mining Co.,Ltd.
 Kamioka Mining & Smelting Co.,Ltd.
 Kasuga Mines Co.,Ltd.
 Kosaka Smelting & Refining Co.,Ltd.
 Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corporation
 Mitsui Kushikino Mining Co.,Ltd.
 Mitsui Mineral Development Engineering Co.,Ltd.
 MS Zinc Co.,Ltd.
 Nihon Seiko Co.,Ltd.
 Nippon AN-FO Manufacturing Co.,Ltd.
 Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
 Nisso Metallochemical Co.,Ltd.
 Nitchitsu Co.,Ltd.
 Nittetsu Mining Consultants Co.,Ltd.
 Nomurakohsan Co.,Ltd.
 Onahama Smelting & Refining Co.,Ltd.
 Overseas Mineral Resources Development Co.,Ltd.
 Overseas Uranium Resources Development Co.,Ltd.
 Pacific Metals Co.,Ltd.
 Pan Pacific Copper Co.,Ltd.
 Rasa Industries,Ltd.
 Shinagawa Kaihatsu Co.,Ltd.
 Shisaka Smelting Co.,Ltd.
 Showa KDE Co.,Ltd.
 Sumiko Resources Exploration & Development Co.,Ltd.
 Tohko Industrial Co.,Ltd
 Vale Japan Limited
 Yamanaka & Co.,Ltd.
 Zinc Excel Co.,Ltd.

  alphabetical order

Boards of Directors & Board of Trustees :April 1,2012


■ Board of Directors : 24members
■ Board of Trustees : 16members
■ Auditors :   2members

Chairman, Vice Chairmans & Managing Directors : April 1,2019


 Chairman  Naoki Ono

Materials Corporation

 Vice Chairman  Nozomi Hasegawa

 Hosokura Metal Mining Co.,Ltd.

 Vice Chairman 
 Senior Managing Director
 Motohiko  Kato  
 Managing  Director  Ken Takahashi  General Manager,
 General Administration Dept.
 Managing  Director  Naoto  Sasamoto  General Manager,
 Planning & Co-ordination Dept.
 Managing  Director  Toshihiko Sakai  General Manager,
 Technology / Environment & Safty Dept.
 Managing  Director  Shuji  Chikujo  General Manager,
 Lead & Zinc Demand Development Center

Contact Us

Contact JMIA directly using the details below.

■Japan Mining Industry Association ( JMIA)

Address: Eiha Bulding 8th floor, 3-17-11, Kanda Nishiki-Cho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo 101-0054, Japan


Japan Mining Industry Association ( JMIA)
Business Hour:9:00〜17:30



  Fax : +81-3-5280-7128

Map and directions to the JMIA office

By underground ( subway) :

 The nearest station is Takebashi Station, Tozai Line, Tokyo Metro.

By taxi :

  Request a taxi to Eiha Bulding, 3-17-11, Kanda Nishiki-Cho, Chiyodaku.

  Approximately 10 minutes from JR Tokyo Station.


If you require assistance at any stage of your journey to JMIA, please call +81-3-5280-2322.