The Africa Mining Summit is organised by GRV Global Ltd in partnership with the Turkish government and Hon Minister Taner Yildiz Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The event seeks to inform delegates on the latest developments in Africa’s mining sector, showcase Africa and Turkey’s strong potential as an investment destination and promote dialogue between the principal public and private sector players.
Taking place from 25 – 26 November 2015 at the breath-taking Hilton Bomonti hotel. African Mining Summit is a must-attend for African governments and the private sector, to do business and meet new and prospective clients.
The Africa Mining Summit first established itself in the Great Rift Valley (GRV Mining Summit) as a popular annual meeting place since 2011 where global players from the mining industry met with East African governments, miners and regulators to engage in dialogue aimed at collectively driving forward the development of East Africa’s mining sector. With the event now moving to Istanbul it will allow for greater pan African participation with over 500 senior-level delegates expected to attend the Summit this year, it is the international marketplace where public and private sector stakeholders can unite to focus on delivering mining projects in Africa. Mining participants will include decision makers from IAMGOLD, RioTinto, Eldorado, Medgold, Barrick Gold, Randgold, Acacia Mining, Lonmin, Zimplats, AngloGold Ashanti, Anglo American, Revinsamb Mineral Mining Holding, Gold Fields, Debswana, Arcelor Mittal, Glencore Ferro Alloys, African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo Platinum, Samancor and many more. Delegates are encouraged to join the discussions in the plenary sessions and take part in prescheduled meetings with Ministers their contracting officials and key mine owners.
To ensure maximum benefit is gained from the Summit, detailed profiles of all attending officials and mine owners outlining their role and responsibilities will be issued prior to the summit. Delegates can then make an informed choice of whom to meet and at which roundtables. Participants receive an individually tailored itinerary, based on their choices. Meeting areas are discreetly located, free from the distracting paraphernalia of a traditional exhibition hall. Instead, attention is focused on the core concerns of the individuals.
The Africa Mining Summit (AMS) is one of the most important events on African Mining which brings all the major players in the industry to the same place at the same time. Held over two days AMS will bring together more than 33 African countries under one roof and provides a unique platform to discuss the continent's mining sector. The plenary sessions will see ministers, their deputies, mine owners and operators give an overview of their project strategy, specific technical information and requirements together with the associated budgets allocated to these activities. Delegates will be encouraged to join in the discussion with the Q&A. Parallel sessions will see private roundtables set up for each minister, their contracting officials and mine owners with sponsors and delegates given a choice of preferred pre-scheduled meetings. The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will also be organizing site visits to both surface mine operations and underground for those interested.
I like to thank you and the entire team for a great summit. Very well organized, very good regarding the people participating and excellent regarding the help and the support we have received from you guys. We have felt like the most important guests and so have many the other guests. It was an illuminating experience watching you doing your art. See you at the next summit.
A very interesting summit with superb organisation, good informative presentations. Attendance beyond expectation. Look forward to the next one.
Hon. Christopher YALUMA, Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development of the Republic of Zambia