Welcome to Central and East Africa Mining Investment Summit

Exploiting the huge potential and managing the risks of gold and copper mining in Central and East Africa

High grade copper, gold, cobalt and other mineral deposits offer huge potential returns for investor in Central and East Africa. These potential high returns come with potential business risks. Increasing taxes, changing mining codes and power are impacting returns for mining companies institutional investors. The industry continually needs to engage in dialogue to overcome these obstacles to growth and increased return on investment. Managing these risks and supporting investment into infrastructure is also crucial to the mining industry in the region. What is the best strategy for your business to mitigate risks and improve infrastructure?

 The Central and East Africa Mining Investment Summit will provide a chance for you to hear from the international community on how risks like tax and mining codes can be managed. Thought provoking case studies will be presented alongside panel debates on strategies for improving power supply of managing resource nationalism. Apart from four days of in depth content the conference will, crucially, provide the chance to meet major institutional investors, mining companies and government representatives. This will really be the whole industry under one roof in the world’s leading financial centre, London.

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 Benefits of attending:

Meet with mining companies, government officials and institutional investors
Hear though provoking content on what power solutions could best fit your business and lower costs
Understand government policy for taxes and mining codes: this is your chance to pose questions to government representatives
Examine the future outlook for copper and gold prices and what that means for your profit margins
Evaluate political risks, what could change in the region and how it could impact you
Attend intensive discussions on getting permitting and securing your tenure
Understand the ‘power Africa’ initiative: what will US investment mean for you?

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Emmanuel Mutati, President, Chamber of Mines Zambia, Zambia
  • Wiseman Nkhulu, Board Director and Chairman of Audit and Governance Committee, Member – Risk Management and Sustainability Committees, AngloGold Ashanti, South Africa
  • Hon. Stephen Masele MP, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Republic of Tanzania
  • Ahmed Kalej Nkand, CEO, Gécamines, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Jean Coppens, General Manager – Business Development – Africa, MMG, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Bjorn Dahlin Van Wees, Editor/Economist, Africa, The Economist Intelligence Unit, United Kingdom

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