Metals Conference 2019

The Future of Metals
14 August 2019 - Balalaika Hotel, Sandton

Afriforesight

   Registration & Refreshments

    Panel 1:  Setting the scene

South Africa's political & economic future

Hugo Pienaar

Chief Economist, Bureau of Economic Research

Industry Leader

Hulme Scholes

Director, Malan Scholes Attorneys

Jacques Botha

Stategy Economist & Chairman, Afriforesight

Charles Kieck

Chief Economist & CEO, Afriforesight

South Africa's mining laws & regulations:

hurdles to the industry

New opportunities for mining in South Africa

Geo-politics: Collision between the US, China, Russia, Iran & Saudi Arabia

Global Metals Prices - the impact of various factors, from global warming to US bond rates

Interactive Q & A Session

    Panel 2:  Precious Metals in Africa

The new world of the South African gold miner

How to establish a world class PGM mine in South Africa

Philip Tobias

COO, Harmony Gold

Industry Leader

Jason Welz

Senior Analyst: Precious Metals & Related Commodities, Afriforesight

Industry Leader

Jason Welz

Senior Analyst: Precious Metals & Related Commodities, Afriforesight

Gold opportunities in West Africa

Forecast for Gold

Forecast for Platinum Group Metals (PGMs)

Interactive Q & A Session

    Mid-morning refreshments

    Panel 3: Battery & Base Metals in Africa

Global battery metals outlook

Nickel​ - Challenges & opportunities

Manganese ore forecast

Pearson Mururi

Senior Analyst: Chemicals & Processing, Afriforesight

Pearson Mururi

Senior Analyst: Chemicals & Processing, Afriforesight

Michael Marriot

CEO Africa, Norilsk Nickel

Pearson Mururi

Senior Analyst: Chemicals & Processing, Afriforesight

Errol Smart

MD: Africa, Orion Minerals

Eduan Hauman

Head of Construction Costs, Afriforesight

Industry Leader

Nathan Musson

Chief Commodity Analyst, Afriforesight

Industry Leader

Nathan Musson

Chief Commodity Analyst, Afriforesight

Copper & Zinc mining in Southern Africa

Manganese mining in Africa (South Africa, Ghana & Gabon)

Chrome mining in Southern Africa

Nickel forecast

Interactive Q & A Session

     Panel 4: Supply-chain, extraction, processing & beneficiation costs

Procurement as the biggest lever to your bottom line

Steel industry challenges in South Africa

Clive Govender

Procurement consultant, CGC Consulting Services

Charles Kieck

CEO, Afriforesight

Industry Leader

Nathan Musson

Chief Commodity Analyst, Afriforesight

Gareth King

Managing Director, Rocbolt Technologies

Nathan Musson

Chief Commodity Analyst, Afriforesight

Kervin Ali

Head Group Procurement, Group Supply Chain, PPC

Eduan Hauman

Head of Construction Costs, Afriforesight

Nathan Musson

Chief Commodity Analyst, Afriforesight

Pearson Mururi

Senior Analyst: Chemicals & Processing, Afriforesight

Hard rock support: Green innovations

Risks on Cement pricing

Mining Inflation & forecasts

Explosives forecast

Processing & General Chemicals forecast

Steel price forecast

Cement forecast

Interactive Q & A Session

    End of Programme

Chrome & Ferrochrome forecast

Lithium & Cobalt forecast

Copper, Zinc & Lead forecast

Steel & Timber support forecasts

Conference Partners

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