Investing in African Mining - London, UK - 2018 report

with premier sponsor Hebert Smith Freehills


Our 12th Annual Investing in African Mining seminar in took place on Monday November 26, 2018 at The Tower Hotel, London and featured updates by senior mining executives on a diverse range of mining projects across Africa as well as topical presentations and panel discussions on trends and the current state of mining in Africa.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsor Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and to our seminar co-chairs Greg Mulley, Partner and Head of Mining UK and EMEA and Laura Hulett, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London Office).

If you would like more information on presenting at, or sponsoring, our London seminar in November 2019 email Wayne Floreani. For a full list of our upcoming events and courses, including the biggest African mining event in North America this March during PDAC in Toronto, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Download the program and presenter profiles for our 12th Investing in African Mining seminar.

View the photo gallery (with download options).

Click on the links below to download the presentations.

  • Keynote Address - Peter Geleta, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Acacia Mining plc

  • PANEL DISCUSSION - Resource Nationalism in Africa - Richard Morgan, Head of Government Relations, Anglo American, Peter Leon, Co-Chairman of Africa Group, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Johannesburg office), Hon. Francis Gatare, Cabinet Member and Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum & Gas Board, Stuart Theobald, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Intellidex UK Limited, Iain Maxwell, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London office)

  • Forbes & Manhattan: Building an African Footprint - Andrew Cheatle, Senior Vice President, Africa, Forbes & Manhattan Resources & Chief Executive Officer, African Gold Group

  • Exploration Upside, Production Ready Infrastructure, Micro-Cap Valuation - Jed Richardson, President, Trigon Metals Ltd.

  • Medicine in Mining. No minor.... Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, - Dr. Albie de Frey, Director, iNHEMACO (International Health Management Consultants)

  • Rwanda: An Attractive Mining Destination - Hon. Francis Gatare, Cabinet Member and Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum & Gas Board

  • Piran Resources Ltd.: Tin, Tantalum & Lithium in Rwanda - James Beams, Chief Executive Officer, Piran Resources Ltd.

  • LuNa Smelter: Experience Turned Into Development - Aleksandra Cholewa, Supervisory Board Member, LuNa Smelter

  • Power Resources Group (PRG) - A Special Metals Material Science Company: Part 1, Part 2 - Ray Power, Chief Executive Officer, PRG Plc

  • Above-ground Risks in Africa - Key Trends in 2019 and Beyond - Ben Payton, Head of Africa Research, Verisk Maplecroft

  • Andiamo: Gold and Copper Exploration in Eritrea - Mark Parker, Non-executive Chairman, Andiamo Exploration Ltd.

  • Equity Capital Raising: Listing on the LSE - Thomas Vaughn, Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London Office)

  • Consolidated Nickel Mines - Zambia's next nickel producer - Felix Pole, Chairman, Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.


  • UPCOMING EVENTS
    Download the one page brochure for all of seminars and courses taking place during PDAC 2019 in Toronto.

  • 9th Panel Discussion on Africa's mining industry
    Sunday March 3, 2019, 08h30 - 11h30, Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto - Harbourfront
    Join us for this lively and interactive panel discussion with senior industry executives and African Mining Ministers on the opening morning of PDAC.

  • Promote your company, African project, country or expertise at the biggest African mining event in North America - The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 20th Annual African Mining Breakfast and MineAfrica's 17th Annual Investing in African Mining Seminar with Premier Sponsor SGS on Tuesday March 5, 2019 during PDAC.

  • We also have turn-key, shared booth space available in the sold-out PDAC Trade Show (March 3-6, 2019). We provide custom booth and graphic design and construction, all furnishings, delegate registrations, onsite personal introductions and networking, etc. - you just show up.

    For more information on presenting, sponsoring or exhibiting download the 2019 Participation Packages brochure or email Wayne Floreani.

  • We are offering three MASTERMINING courses and workshops in 2019 (all of these courses are also available in a customized format that can delivered in-house to your meet your organization's specific needs):

    - Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z - February 28 to March 2, 2019 - Toronto, Canada - just prior to PDAC

    - International Security for Miners: Are you prepared to manage and respond to a kidnapping and ransom, security, travel or terrorism event? - available on a customized basis

    - Medicine for Miners - International Travel and Occupational Health Workshop - available on a customized basis

    Click here more information on each course or email Wayne Floreani.

  • 13th Annual Investing in African Mining Seminar - November 2019, London, UK. For more information on presentation and sponsorship opportunities email Wayne Floreani.