Africa’s miners gather in Cape Town
More than 900 mining corporates will be attending the 21st annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, where chief executives representing some of Africa’s most attractive mining companies will speak about the sector, where it is at present, its future, and mining and sustainable development.
“For more than 20 years, Africa’s mining companies have played a pivotal role in the success and growth of the Investing in African Mining Indaba; in fact, it is viewed as an investment barometer that generates significant media interest and business news coverage globally,” says Jonathan Moore, the managing director of the indaba.”In bringing Africa’s top mining leaders, we showcase all of Africa’s attractive mining investment opportunities to global investors seeking to invest in new projects and regions on the continent.
“The indaba takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, from 9 to 12 February. There will be more than 50 corporate mining presentations featuring chief executives and board level representatives at the indaba and its complementary conference, the Investment Discovery Forum, which takes place in Cape Town on 8 and 9 February, before the conference gets under way.They will be addressing the status of current and new projects, overall corporate initiatives and other key issues that investors want to hear from the captains of the African mining industry.Chief executives that will be making presentations over the four days include:
- Tom Albanese, Vedanta;
- Graham Briggs, Harmony Gold;
- Mark Bristow, Randgold Resources;
- Alan Davies, Rio Tinto;
- William Dawes, Mkango Resources;
- Robert Friedland, Ivanhoe Mines;
- Brad Gordon, Acacia Mining;
- Chris Griffiths, Anglo American Platinum;
- R Michael Jones, Platinum Group Metals;
- Ben Magara, Lonmin;
- Bruce McFadzean, Mawson West;
- Christian de Saint-Rome, Copperzone Resources;
- Mike Schmidt, African Rainbow Minerals;
- John Simpson, Peninsula Minerals;
- John Sisay, Sierra Rutile;
- Sylvie St-Jean, Ambatovy;
- Paul Thomson, A-Cap Resources;
- Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat), Anglogold Ashanti;
- Neil Woodyer, Endeavour Mining Corporation; and
- Nikolai Zelenski, Nordgold.
The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, now in its 21st year, is the world’s preferred brand and destination in African mining. This year it is better positioned than ever to deliver an unparalleled deal-making and discovery platform for global investors and African mining companies, according to the organisers.The conference provides a diverse and proven platform that gives all delegates – investors, financiers, mining executives, government officials, and other industry stakeholders – exceptional access to compelling investments across the entire continent.The Mining Indaba, as it is known, is dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. It is the world’s largest mining investment conference and Africa’s largest mining event. For two decades, it has served as the pathway for foreign investments into Africa’s mining value chain – opportunities ranging from small diamond deposits to mega coal projects. It is now part of Euromoney Institutional Investor.
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