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Coals & Bulk Commodities Conference 2019

The Future of Coals & Bulk Commodities
21 August 2019 - Balalaika Hotel, Sandton


    Registration & Refreshments

Panel 1: The Modern Bulk Environment

Chaired by: Jacques Botha, Afriforesight, Chairman

Nelisiwe Magubane

Matleng Energy Solutions, Chairman

Mike Rossouw

Independent Energy Thought Leader

Kobus van der Wath

The Beijing Axis, MD and Founding Director

Hulme Scholes

Malan Scholes Attorneys, Director

Charles Kieck

Afriforesight, CEO 

Pitfalls in Africa's mining regulations 

Leveraging partnerships with China

Energy trends for mining

Interactive Q & A Session

Global developments impacting bulk commodities

Eskom's stranglehold on the SA economy & the beneficiation industry in particular

Panel 2: Transport, Logistics & Extraction Costs

Chaired by: Vis Reddy, SRK Consulting, Managing Director

Mandisa Mondi

Transnet Freight Rail, GM: Coal

Simon Darko

Barloworld Equipment, Head of Strategy

Vinesh Chetty

Afriforesight, Head of Energy Commodities

Julio Fava

Bridgestone, Executive Manager OTR

Streamlining costs and logistics


Costs forecasts: Tyres, HMEs, and explosives

Heavy moving equipment

Nathan Musson

Afriforesight, Chief Commodity Analyst

Costs forecasts: SA electricity and 

bulk dry shipping

Interactive Q & A Session

    Refreshments & Networking

Panel 3: Major Bulk Ores in Africa

Chaired by: Chabisi Motloung, Afarak General Manager and FAPA Chairman

The case for iron ore & bulk commodities

in South Africa

Grant Dreyer

Afrimat, Head of Business Dev't & Group Strategy

Stainless steel complex forecasts: Chrome

ore and ferrochrome

Nathan Musson

Afriforesight, Chief Commodity Analyst

Steel complex forecasts: Iron ore and

manganese ore 

Eduan Hauman

Afriforesight, Head of Construction Costs

Manganese mining in Africa:

Ghana, Gabon, and South Africa

Conri Moolman

Manganese Mining Specialist

Chrome ore mining in Southern Africa

Tiaan van Aswegen 

Assore, Director: Operations

Interactive Q & A Session

Panel 4:  The Coals

A new model to develop coal mining

in South Africa

Forecasts for South African coals

Gideon Krynauw

Butsanani Energy (JV Anglo Coal & Vunani), CEO

Nzama Baloyi

Sasol Mining, Vice President, Export Value Chain

Bill Lamont

Buffalo Coal, Sales and Marketing Manager

Vinesh Chetty

Afriforesight, Head of Energy Commodities

Henk Langenhoven

Minerals Council SA, Chief Economist

Heidi Sternberg

The PIC, Mining, Beneficiation & Energy Specialist

The rarer coals: Coking coal & Anthracite

Coal mining challenges

Investment case for coal mining

in South Africa

Pressures facing coal miners in Mpumalanga

Interactive Q & A Session

Concluding Networking Luncheon

Our Conference is sponsored by: 

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Contributing partners: 

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