Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) – part of the Hyve Group Plc – has shared its firm belief that the African mining industry can still benefit from new opportunities, despite the recent challenges the world has been facing. With this resolve in mind, Mining Indaba Virtual will be taking place on 2-3 February 2021, with the theme ‘Resilience and Regrowth: adopting the new mindset for African mining’.
A comprehensive agenda filled with cutting-edge topics and critical information from the industry’s eminent minds and most influential companies includes 4 heads of state, Anglo American, Minerals Council South Africa, Exxaro Resources, Rio Tinto, Gold Fields and many more, each promising to share unique insights on what the future holds for the mining sector.
“We’re excited to provide a world-leading programme for the global mining community, even though we’re unable to welcome everyone to Cape Town. The agenda is full of actionable information and vital perspectives to help shape the industry and pave the way for innovation and collaboration”. states Simon Ford, Portfolio Director, African Commodities Portfolio. “Mining Indaba remains committed to delivering an inspiring and truly transformative event”.
The packed two half-day online conference will feature a high-level of expert-led discussions, presidential keynotes and multi-stakeholder strategic conversations. The conference will cover thought-provoking topics including ESG investing in a Covid-recovery world, harnessing technology and automation to help grow economies, government and private sector collaboration on resilience and resourcing of African minerals, the rise of gold in the pandemic and exploration of the role of PGMs, battery metals and rare earths in the energy transition. A 10-minute conversation with Anglo American’s Chief Executive Mark Cutifani and Deloitte’s Andrew Lane discussing how resilience is shaping the performance of mining companies is also confirmed.
This free to attend online conference is CPD certified meaning attendance counts towards professional development. For more information about the programme, visit the website here.
Joining the heads of state on the expanding list of speakers are CEOs from major mining companies, government leaders and senior representatives from across the global mining industry.
Mining Indaba has been built on 27 years of industry support, and this year, although virtual, we want to help to continue to support the industry during such a turbulent year. The programme truly reflects the industry’s needs and will support the industry for the year ahead.” Tom Quinn, Head of Content, Mining Indaba and Africa Oil Week.
The line-up of speakers joining heads of state includes:
- Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Minerals Resources & Energy, South Africa
- Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive, Anglo American
- Roger Baxter, CEO, Minerals Council South Africa
- Mxolisi Mgojo, CEO, Exxaro Resources
- Bold Bataar, CEO Energy & Minerals, Rio Tinto
- Neal Froneman, CEO, Sibanye-Stillwater
- Alfred Baku, Executive Vice President, Gold Fields
- Nigel Beck, Head of Sustainable Finance, Standard Bank
- Shirley Webber, Managing Director – Head of Natural Resources, Absa Bank
- Steven Phiri, CEO, RBPlat
- Natascha Viljoen, CEO, Anglo American Platinum
- Rebecca Campbell, Partner, White & Case
- Humphrey Oriakhi, Managing Director, PAC Capital Limited
- Adrian Hammond, Lead PGM Analyst, SBG Securities