Africa Mining Discussion board gathers 1200+ mining stakeholders participating in packed classes!
The Africa Mining Discussion board Digital Occasion that’s going down this week till Friday, 20 November, has greater than delivered on its promise to reinvent digital conferencing and gathering the who’s who of the continent’s mining stakeholders, from authorities, to finance gurus to junior miners and established mining powerhouses.
“We knew that we must present a completely totally different expertise for our shoppers and attendees,” says occasion supervisor Elodie Delagneau, “and we have now mixed the highest content material that our viewers has change into accustomed to from us and mixed it with a responsive digital platform and excessive manufacturing values.
“The suggestions we have now been getting is unimaginable and it’s so thrilling to look at our professional panellists get entangled in animated exchanges and so they look ahead to answering the knowledgeable and difficult questions from the viewers. There’s nothing like a stay broadcast!”
Programme highlights to this point embrace under classes, that are all obtainable to evaluate by way of the “watch once more” perform on Africa Mining Discussion board’s digital platform:
Monday, 16 November:
Opening keynote: “The following sensible transfer: COVID-19 restoration plan to stimulate funding into mining exploration in Africa”
Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on unprecedented disruption to African mining operations, the inaugural Africa Mining Forum (AMF) digital occasion supplies the proper alternative for key sector gamers to interact meaningfully with one another over a five-day interval. That is in accordance with Hon. Francis Gatare, CEO of Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Fuel Board. Read more.
The Africa/Australia mining connection: What do buyers take into consideration?
“The Australians are main the pack by way of EDG rules and there are some improbable programmes between Australia and Africa” – William Witham, CEO, AAMEG
“There’s a whole lot of Funding cash floating round in search of a house, and in search of danger on which it may be rewarded” -Ben Gargett, Associate, PwC. Also read.
Past gold: West Africa’s potential to feed the rising battery metals market
Analysts had been quite pessimistic about battery metals and electrical autos through the early phases of COVID-19 on account of financial turmoil, doable austerity plans that might take away subsidy insurance policies and considerations that car producers would delay their electrical car plans with the intention to protect their stability sheets, compounded by a lower in automotive gross sales and shopper demand. Regardless of these fears, none of those fears materialised, famous George Heppel, senior analyst for cobalt, lithium and nickel at CRU Group. Read more.
Tuesday, 17 November:
“Made in Africa: Constructing a stable beneficiation trade to ship higher return on funding.”
“We had been wanting on the tin trade for fairly a while earlier than investing in LuNa Smelter, which is the one tin smelter on the continent,” mentioned Aleksandra Cholewa, Director of Funding & Improvement at Luma Holding. “We additionally recognised Rwanda’s technique and efforts to change into a hub within the area, particularly for the 3Ts. LuNa Smelter in Rwanda reveals that beneficiation is feasible within the nation.” Read more.
Managing ESG compliance and investor expectations
Creating a financially worthwhile mission is not the one key side buyers are contemplating to fund new tasks. Mining firms’ potential to adjust to environmental, social and governance elements is right now an equal funding consideration. Terence, Errol and Rudolph had been on the identical web page in the case of understanding what ESG is, and what it isn’t. “You possibly can nonetheless make good cash and be a sustainable enterprise, however once more, there is no such thing as a one measurement matches all”.
Reshaping power capital flows to drive constructive funding into mining
Power and mining are intrinsically linked to ensure the efficiency of mining operations, helping in mitigating giant working prices and contributing to the sustainability of enterprise operations, in addition to making a higher social affect on the communities round which mining firms function.
“Who’s come to save lots of the day? Off grid options that help mining operations and scale back emissions. Mining firms can scale back 50% of their emissions with renewables and so they would be the cheaper choices, it makes absolute enterprise sense.” – Kwasi Ampofo, Metals Analyst, Bloomberg L. P.
Listed here are Africa Mining Discussion board’s upcoming highlight classes and boards for the remainder of the week. Registrations are open and freed from cost:
Wednesday, 18 November:
– How do you put together for tomorrow’s mine right now? – 11h00 SAST – sponsored by Basil Learn Mining
– Elevating profitable capital for juniors in Africa – 13h00 SAST – sponsored by Catoca
– Finish-to-end mineral monitoring: deploying blockchain as a means of accelerating transparency within the provide chain – 15h00 SAST – sponsored by LuNa Smelter
Thursday, 19 November:
– Ministerial Discussion board – 11h00 SAST
– Girls in Mining – 13h00 SAST
– Relying on copper: Renewable power and EV increase drive demand – 15h00 SAST – delivered to you by DRC Mining Week
Friday, 20 November:
– Attracting accountable mining and pure assets funding within the Nice Lakes area in a pandemic surroundings. – 12h30 SAST – in partnership with Africapractice, ICGLR and the UN
REGISTER here to view the complete agenda.
Aldango Gold Refinery is the returning diamond sponsor for the Africa Mining Discussion board Digital Occasion, whereas LuNa Smelter is as soon as once more the gold sponsor. The occasion can be supported by bronze sponsors Basil Learn Mining, BKT, Catoca, GTK, HTDS, Secon Sonic Expertise and Sodeico.
About Africa Mining Discussion board
Earlier this 12 months the mining trade gained an thrilling new multi-touchpoint accomplice when Africa Mining Discussion board remodeled right into a year-round platform, offering engagement and content material for 12 months a 12 months, protecting all corners of the continent’s junior mining actions and alternatives.
This mining funding platform has its roots within the very profitable East & Central Africa Mining Discussion board, which passed off in Kigali final 12 months, hosted by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Fuel Board (RMB).
Occasion organiser Clarion Events Africa is a number one Cape City-based and multi-award profitable organiser of exhibitions and conferences throughout the continent within the infrastructure, power and mining sectors. Different well-known occasions by Clarion Occasions Africa embrace DRC Mining Week, Nigeria Mining Week, African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa, Utility CEO Boards, Future Power East Africa and Future Power Nigeria. The corporate is a part of the UK-based Clarion Occasions Group.
African Mining Discussion board dates and site:
Digital occasion: 16-20 November 2020
Onsite occasion in Kigali: November 2021
Senior communications supervisor: Annemarie Roodbol
Workplace: +27 21 700 3558
Electronic mail: email@example.com