2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors
Aton Resources is a gold exploration and development company located in Egypt’s Arabian-Nubian Shield. Focused on its 100% owned Abu Marawat Concession, Aton’s experienced management and exploration team is at the centre of the modern Egyptian mining world. As the only public mining company in Egypt, Aton is actively involved in transforming resource-rich Egypt into a world-renowned gold producer once again.
Mali Lithium primarily explores for lithium deposits in Mali, West Africa. The company holds 100% interest in the Goulamina Lithium project that covers an area of 295 square kilometres located in the Bougouni Region of southern Mali.
Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria
Established in 1985 to encourage the development of Nigeria’s solid mineral resources. The Ministry formulates policy, provides information on mining potential and production, regulates operations and generates revenue for the government. Operational departments include Mining cadastre (records of mine locations, ownership etc.), Geological Survey of Nigeria, Mines Inspectorate, Artisanal and small-scale mining and Mining environment.
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse. It exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community.
IOM3 was formed from the merger of the Institute of Materials and the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy in June 2002. Its roots go back to the Iron and Steel Institute which was established in 1869. It received Royal Charters in 1899 and 1975. It merged with the Institute of Packaging (2006) and the Institute of Clay Technology (2006). In the Summer of 2009, the Institute reached an agreement with the Institute of Wood Science to transfer all its members and activities to IOM3. In November 2010, IOM3 also embraced the activities and membership of the Institute of Vitreous Enamellers. In 2019 IOM3 is celebrating 150 years since the formation of the Iron and Steel Institute, with a programme of events.
Women in Mining
Founded in 2006, Women in Mining (WIM) advocates and speaks for women in the mining sector, informing industry participants and decision-makers of the challenges and opportunities women are finding in pursuing careers in mining companies and other mining-related businesses. Through our partnerships with leading mining companies and other industry participants, WIM provides thought leadership, analysis and research on the business case for diversity, inclusion and the economic advancement of women in the sector.
WIM offers a strong network which is used to progress professional goals and career aspirations. Membership is complimentary to both women and men. Through our work with universities and other organisations, WIM promotes the role of women in the mining industry and externally raises awareness of mining as a career choice for women. WIM celebrates and shares female success stories with the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” publications and through our social media channels.
GoviEx is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of its African uranium properties. GoviEx’s principal objective is to become a significant uranium producer through the continued exploration and development of its mine-permitted Madaouela Project in Niger, its mine-permitted Mutanga Project in Zambia, and its Falea Project in Mali.
On June 19, 2014, GoviEx successfully closed its initial public offering (IPO) on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), and began trading under the symbol “GXU”. On July 11, 2016, GoviEx transferred its listing to the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V).
SRK Consulting provides professional technical consultancy services to the mining and metals sector, encompassing multi-disciplinary technical studies and due diligence for mineral assets including exploration through to development, operation and mine closure. SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is part of the international SRK Group, which employs over 1,400 professionals internationally in over 45 offices on 6 continents. SRK Consulting (UK) was established in Cardiff, Europe’s youngest capital city, in 1988 and we now employ over 100 professionals providing experienced support for all aspects of the natural resource industry.
SRK provides a truly comprehensive range of consulting services to the resource industry. Our services include geological modelling, resource estimation, mine design and scheduling, geotechnics, water management, tailings disposal, metallurgy, environmental management, geochemistry and technical-economic modelling. We can assist in grassroots exploration prospects, advanced stage exploration projects, feasibility study stage projects and operating mines. We can also help with closure and rehabilitation. Finally, we can either assist directly with technical work as part of, for example, feasibility studies, or review such work done by others as part of, for example, due diligence exercises and audits.
Republic of Mali Ministry of Mines
The mining industry of Mali is dominated by gold extraction. Mali is ranked the third-largest gold producer in Africa, with 13 international mining companies operating in the country. Gold, followed by cotton, is the top export item making a large contribution to the economy of the country.
Apart from gold, diamond is also extracted from the Kéniéba region and many more prospected kimberlite pipes with diamondiferous are yet to be put into the production stage. Phosphate is mined from the Tilemsi Valley, but to a limited extent. Other established mineral resources are Bauxite reserves of 1.1 billion tons from three locations between Kéniéba and Bamako; iron ore reserves of 146 million tons of 50% Fe grade, mostly from Ble; and manganese reserve of 10 million tons at Asongo.
Semi-precious stones extracted are amethyst, epidote, garnet, prehnite, and quartz. Some amount of diamond is also extracted as a byproduct during gold extraction.
Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes.
Hexagon guides customers through digital transformation. The disruptive technologies move client beyond the data impasse of IoT by leveraging the vast potential of data being generated by connected things – integrating AI, Edge-Cloud Orchestration, Mobility, and Data Visualisation into autonomous connected ecosystems.
The digital solutions are transforming industry dynamics and shaping new business models everywhere – whether driving quality and productivity improvements in manufacturing, improving the building or operations of complex industrial facilities, or managing infrastructure networks; delivering public services, securing nations, and protecting populations; solving autonomous mobility; or ensuring availability of critical resources in agriculture and mining.
Seequent is a global leader in the development of visual data science software and collaborative technologies. Our solutions enable people to create rich stories and uncover valuable insights from geological data, and ultimately make better decisions about their earth, environment and energy challenges.
The 3D modelling tools and technology are widely applied across industries and projects, including road and rail tunnel construction, groundwater detection and management, geothermal exploration, resource evaluation and estimation, subterranean storage of spent nuclear fuel, and a whole lot more.
Seequent helps transform raw, complex data and give it a form that is easily communicated to stakeholders and collaborated on by remote teams. Having a common picture brings clarity to complexity and empowers everyone with knowledge.
Andritz AG is an Austrian plant engineering group with headquarters in Graz. The group gets its name from the district of Andritz in which it is located and is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. Andritz employs more than 30,000 employees at over 250 production and service facilities. In 2017, the company reported a revenue of €5.88 billion, a gross profit of €3.27 billion and a net profit of €297 million.
Andritz Metals is the third largest business unit. Andritz Metals designs, develops and erects complete lines for the production and further processing of cold-rolled carbon steel, stainless steel and non-ferrous metal strips, including furnaces, presses and acid regeneration equipment.
Capital provide complete exploration and production drilling solutions to customers within the global minerals industry, with a focus on the African markets. The services include: blast hole, directional, grade control, resource development and underground drilling services, together with geo-technical capabilities. Their reputation is built on an unwavering commitment to safety, delivering professional drilling solutions – even in the most remote and challenging environments – and going the extra mile to deliver on our customer’s individual requirements.
PW Mining International
PW Mining can deliver on all aspects of infrastructure and other public works, including projects for major clients in the gold mining and oil & gas sectors. PW Mining has worked for many of the top companies in the gold mining industry.
Much of PW Mining’s work is secured on a repeat business basis over many years, testifying to the solid reputation the company has built with our clients. PW Mining has been responsible for complex and challenging projects, which have all been effectively completed using a wide range of multi-disciplinary skills.
PW Mining employs over 1,500 personnel and presently operates in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Mali and Burkina Faso. Historically the company’s projects have usually been completed on the traditional “employer design” basis, but increasingly they are delivering large scale civil engineering works as a full design and build package.
Financial Markets Indaba
The Financial Markets Indaba is an investment platform that connects capital providers, allocators and operators with a view to promote investment deals and activity in Zimbabwe and Africa. The platform convenes over insightful panel discussions, presentations and conversations in the three most important cities to Zimbabwe’s capital markets: Harare, Johannesburg and London.
The opportunity to present an investment case to a group of capable and potential investors with the benefit of feedback is invaluable. The opportunity of owning a stand, making presentations and demonstrating thought leadership enhances the face time with potential partners and investors.
By being part of closed door presentations, clients can obtain first hand intelligence on what foreign investors are seeking in the Zimbabwean investment space. Investors are pre-screened and pre-qualified for their active interest in Zimbabwe.
Diligencia is a specialist information services provider, focused on company data in the Middle East & Africa. Established in 2008, we use advanced technology and human insight to extract unstructured data on companies in territories where public domain information is not readily available.
Our online platform www.ClarifiedBy.com is designed to inspire growth through the clarity it brings to companies and individuals in emerging markets. Our platform provides a clear view of the facts and a solid foundation for your investment decision-making.