Jan 302014

The inaugural Iron Ore Beneficiation Africa Conference has been announced to take place on the 17-18 March 2014 at the Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre in Johannesburg. Following the continuing success of IMM’s Africa Iron Ore conference held in June each year, IMM is delighted to add this technical conference to the 2014 IMM portfolio.



Offering delegates a deep dive into the technical considerations for Iron Ore beneficiation; this leading industry event will examine the key factors for improving the processing of magnetite and high impurity iron ore deposits and offer insight into the recent beneficiation projects and latest technological developments.

A must attend event for exploration managers, engineers, metallurgists, geologists, technology leaders, R&D and business support managers and those working in the steel and mining industry and executives wanting to know more about this hot topic for the resources industry.

Key topics include:

  • Beneficiation technological developments
  • Opportunities for South African  iron ore beneficiation
  • Developing & implementing infrastructure for the ore body
  • Ore characterization methods
  • Case studies & updates on current beneficiation projects
  • Project investment and funding

Your opportunity to learn about the technologies and processes that will play a vital role in unlocking the benefit of lower grade iron deposits for the steel and mining industry.

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Oct 162013

Spanning 4 days, from 25 to 28 November at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, brought directly to the African mining industry in Johannesburg. This high level conference is a must for all those striving to control risk and maximise yield in Africa.


The African mining industry’s wealth of potential is in little doubt. Yet this capability is undermined by varying and wide reaching risks. The first ever Mining Risk Management Summit: Africa is the ideal forum to for those seeking to develop effective risk mitigation strategies.

Featuring presentations, panel discussions and case studies from some of the industry’s leading risk experts, the summit will guarantee exposure to cutting-edge risk management practices. Following field research the programme specifically targets the most threatening and obvious risks to the industry right now. From site security to resource nationalism, corruption to labour issues, infrastructure challenges to stakeholder engagement, the risks threatening to compromise your business will be covered.

Why you should attend this conference

  • Examine how resource nationalism policy could develop and what you can do to mitigate its impact
  • Hear industry expert’s forecasts on how risks in the African mining industry will grow
  • Meet and network with key industry players, from service providers and consultants to mining companies
  • Assess how you could improve your mine’s security operations
  • Hear the latest and advanced techniques in community involvement and how they could improve your ability to manage risk
  • Develop effective strategies and avoid corruption while still achieving desired business outcomes
  • Learn how industry leaders have been able to minimising disputes, manage their workforce and maximising productivity

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Sep 122013

Best in Gaming Technology Africa Summit 2013 taking place 4th to 6th November 2013 at Montecasino  in Johannesburg will address latest changes and key issues the in gaming technology, how those changes will affect the gaming industry, and how technology can improve operations, increase revenues and control costs.


The summit will address key issues related to the field of technological progress, trying to understand the fast rate of change in gaming technology, its impacts currently and what’s to come in the next five years and beyond. Additional issues, which will be discussed, will deal with the development of social gaming and how to monetise it; new challenges and solutions in all that has to do with payment processing and thoughts and ideas on different ways to connect with customers to encourage even more profitable relationships.

Best in Gaming Technology Africa Summit 2013 will examine these new technologies with the help of presentations by experts and business leaders on the subject; attendees will get a hands-on look on technological updates, strategies and solutions for the ever-changing gaming industry.

Best in Gaming Technology Africa Summit 2013 will provide attendees with power-packed presentations by international, local and regional experts/ leaders, featuring hands-on technology updates, strategies and insights, addressing real-world technology challenges and looking at solutions for all segments of the gaming industry.

Best in Gaming Technology Africa Summit 2013 will be the industry’s hottest technology event. The summit is designed to appeal to the who is who in the gaming industry in Africa and internationally.

Attendees to the summit will consist of CEO’s, senior directors and key figures in the gaming industry; professionals like global and local gaming operators, gaming regulators, gaming content providers, system suppliers and gaming manufacturers. There will be software and payment providers, hosting companies and representatives from every aspects of online and offline gambling. This creates an opportunity to meet others and to develop valuable business relationships.

This is your opportunity to network and gain valuable contacts with influential decision makers from around African continents and beyond.

Expect to meet CEOs, COOs, MDs, GMs, CIOs, CTOs and senior directors from:

  • Global and local gaming operators
  • Gaming regulators
  • Gaming and content providers
  • Gaming machine suppliers and manufacturers
  • Software suppliers
  • Payment providers
  • Hosting companies
  • Online marketing consultants
  • Gaming consultants
  • Fraud and IT consultants
  • Legal advisors
  • Industry Associations

Hear from these expert speakers:

  • Zodwa Ntuli, Deputy Director General, Department of Trade and Industry
  • Adv. Themba Ngobese, CEO, Casino Association of South Africa
  • Stuart Wing, COO, Sun International
  • Nikki Forster, South African Hospitality & Gaming Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Tebogo Makamo, Vice President, Operations – Africa and Europe, BMM Compliance
  • Andrew Crone, Enterprise Gaming Systems Programme Lead & Regional IT Quality and Testing Manager, Sun International
  • Daniel Kustelski, Managing Director, Voltbet.com
  • Tyrone Dobbin, Co-founder/Managing Director, Sportingbet South Africa
  • Anli Kotze, COO, BetTech Gaming
  • Ian Barnes, CTO, BetTech Gaming
  • Craig Swan, General Manager, Krugerbets.com
  • Greg Parsons, Director Sales Africa, Sportradar
  • Wayne Lurie, Director, Laurie Inc

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Jul 312013

The Conference for Streamlining Mining Permit Approvals Africa is held at Montecasino in Fourways, Johannesburg on 14 to 17 October 2013. The Streamlining Mining Permit Approvals Africa provides the perfect arena for all those striving to navigate the complex regulations and processes of African mining. The event will ensure that one understands the ‘what, when and how’ of mining and exploration permits across Africa, as well as allow one to fully understand the security of your tenure.


Bringing to you case studies and presentations from leading mining houses, government ministries and legal experts attendance will see you best placed to capture Africa’s vast resource potentials and develop profitable, long-term projects. Distinguishing practise from theory in dealing with African mining administration, alongside providing insight into the most productive approaches to growingly significant stakeholder relations this high-level business forum is a must for all those developing, operating or considering mining projects on the continent.

• Hear from and meet representatives from the regulatory bodies and mining ministries of some of Africa’s leading mining countries
• Learn how mining companies have successfully navigated mining and exploration permitting processes in many African countries.
• Understand how government policy is developing and how it will affect your mining and exploration projects
• Learn how to successfully transfer your exploration licence to the mining licence you desire
• Hear what will be expected of you under the terms of your licence, what it means for your project and how you can ensure renewal
• Network with senior executives from mining companies, consultancies and law firms
• Understand the reality of your security of tenure, fully gauging the rewards and risks of African projects
• Hear the very latest, innovative approaches to corporate responsibility and stakeholder relations and how your business could benefit from them
• Mitigate security risks to your projects by understanding where threats come from and how you can combat them


Artkangelo Okwang Oler, Director General Mineral Development, Ministry of Petroleum and Mining, South Sudan

Tebello Chabana, Head of Public Affairs South Africa, Anglo American, South Africa

Bill Feast, Chief Executive, Spatial Dimension, South Africa

Nchidzi Mmolawa, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Botswana

Minister Boiyan Kpakolo, Assistant Minister for Exploration, Ministry of Lands Mines and Energy, Liberia

Sakhile Ngcobo, Executive Head: External and Corporate Affairs, De Beers, and Non-Executive Board Member, South African Diamonds and Precious Metals Regulator, South Africa

Yedwa Simelane, Executive VP Stakeholder Relationships and Marketing, Anglogold Ashanti, South Africa

Stephen Bullock, Head Sustainable Development and Reporting, Anglo Platinum, South Africa

Who Should attend:

– Mining companies

– Exploration companies

– Government bodies and regulators

– Legal firms

– Mining consultants

– Exploration and mining software providers

– Exploration and mining service providers

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

With one of our bespoke sponsorship packages you can:

– Provide thought leadership

– Demonstrate expertise

– Make new contacts

– Gain essential exposure to senior decision-makers

– Showcase your company’s activities

– Position yourself as a key player

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