East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Kigali to welcome ministers from Tanzania, South Sudan and DRC
By: East & Central Africa Mining Forum
The inaugural edition of the event is hosted by the RMB from 28-29 October and will gather regional and global mining and exploration companies, high-level government representatives and suppliers of technology and services to the industry.
The conference programme features a ministerial panel, well-known mining pioneers who will share their experiences in the field and current success stories will be highlighted.
Opening session highlights: Monday, 28 October 2019:
Keynote address: "Mining in action: catalyst for Africa's progression and development"
H.E. Amb. Albert Mudenda Muchanga, Commissioner for Trade and Industry, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Ministerial panel: "Increasing regional mineral trade and investment"
Moderator: Sheila Khama, Private Consultant, Botswana
- Hon. Francis Gatare, CEO, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum & Gas Board, Rwanda
- Dr Andu Ezbon Adde, Undersecretary, Ministry of Mining, Republic of South Sudan
- Hon Doto Biteko, Minister, Ministry of Minerals, Republic of Tanzania
- H.E. Prof. Willy Kitobo Samsoni, Minister, Ministry of Mines, Democratic Republic of Congo
The event has already secured the support of leading mining and exploration companies in the region as well as top suppliers of technology and services to the industry. Aldango Gold Refinery is the diamond sponsor while Luna Smelter and BARRON are gold sponsors. Flowserve, Ivanhoe and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are silver sponsors and CMD, GlobalTT, Minelab, Ngali Mining, Spectrometer, TechMet and Walkabout Resources Ltd have partnered as bronze sponsors.
East & Central Africa Mining Forum will provide participants access to best practices to gain insights into reliable, cost effective technologies and fast-tracking financial support. Industry participation will include junior mining operators and exploration companies; stakeholders from the mining equipment, technology and service (METS) sector; transport and logistics firms to help cross-border cooperation;
The event is organised by Spintelligent, a multi-award-
East & Central Africa Mining Forum dates and location:
Strategic conference and exhibition: 28-29 October 2019
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
East & Central Africa Mining Forum