October 1, 2012 - MINExpo 2012 was a huge success, and take it from someone who walked about 100 miles during the show, it was big. REAL big. Held every four years, the show, held in Las Vegas, filled 850,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, up 42 percent from its previous high in 2008; and featured an estimated 50,000 attendees, up about 30 percent from 38,000 four years ago. Look for a full report in an upcoming issue of Rock Products!