Agenda

Digital Event

Wed 18 Nov 09:00 to 10:00

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Moderator:

Laura Cornish
Editor in Chief, Mining Review Africa, South Africa

Speakers:

Hamish Sampson
Senior Analyst, CRU Group
Arno Brand
CEO & President, Gratomic Battery, Canada
Kojo Busia
Non-Executive Director, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., former Chief of Natural Resources Management and former Head of African Mineral Development Center (AMDC) at the UNECA
Hon. Francis Gatare
CEO, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board, Rwanda

Presentation title

Spotlight#6: How do you prepare for tomorrow’s mine today?



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Going digital today: Incorporating digitalization and artificial intelligence has become THE new aspiration for miners, but steps are needed now to ensure an effective adoption of new technologies as they become commercially available in the industry.
Insights on the next 12-months post COVID-19: what will investors be focusing on and what will their expectations be?  
Discussions are on the next decade’s investment strategies, supply and demand dynamics and the positioning of strategic minerals.

 

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Wed 18 Nov 11:00 to 12:00

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Moderator:

Laura Cornish
Editor in Chief, Mining Review Africa, South Africa

Speakers:

Tony Harwood
President and CEO, Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd., South Africa
Peter Major
Director: Mining, Mergence Corporate Solutions, South Africa
Brian Menell
CEO, TechMet, United Kingdom

Presentation title

Spotlight#7: Raising lucrative capital for juniors in Africa

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“There has been a massive shift over the past decade in how mining companies secure funding to develop their projects. This is no surprise given that capital has become increasingly difficult to come by, especially for publicly-listed junior mining companies looking to raise money on the stock markets, despite having a good project in the bag,”
- Laura Cornish, Editor in Chief, Mining Review

Get a full picture of what it takes to do business in Africa for an exploration company and understand where each piece of the puzzle fits before making an investment.

 

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Wed 18 Nov 13:00 to 14:30

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Moderator:

Cristina Villegas
Director of Mines to Markets, PACT, USA

Speakers:

Hon. Francis Gatare
CEO, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board, Rwanda
Mike Loch
Founder and CEO, Responsible Trade
Nathan Williams
Founder and CEO, Minespider
Olena Wiaderna
LuNa Smelter, Board Member
Leah Butler
Vice President, Responsible Business Alliance

Presentation title

Spotlight#8: End-to-end mineral tracking: deploying blockchain and traceability systems


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More and more corporate leaders are looking for ways to evaluate supply chains through an ethical lens. Blockchain due to its characteristics is increasingly used as a tool to increase transparency, provide provenance data and establish end-to-end traceability. Exploring blockchain technology for responsible sourcing of conflict minerals can contribute to the reduction in the audits and transaction costs.
This session will look at the use of new technologies in minerals tracking.

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