Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2013
Registration Date: Oct 13, 2013
Early Registration Date: Sep 20, 2013
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Brand new for 2013 the Streamlining Mining Permit Approvals Africa provides the ideal arena for all those striving to navigate the complex processes and regulations of African mining. Located in Johannesburg, the administrative hub of African mining, the event will ensure that you understand the ‘what, when and how’ of exploration and mining permits across Africa, as well as enable you to fully understand the security of your tenure.

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


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Conference Speakers

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

• 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  

• Bill Feast, Chief Executive, Spatial Dimension, South Africa  

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

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

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

• André Oosthuizen, Tenement and Agreement Specialist, Anglogold Ashanti, South Africa  

• Senior Representative, ArcelorMittal, South Africa  

• Charles Siwawa, Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Chamber of Mines, Botswana  

• Nathan Chishimba, Corporate Affairs Manager, Barrick Gold Lumwana Mining Company, and President, Association of Zambian Mineral and Exploration Companies, Zambia  

• Dr Toni Aubynn, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ghana  

• Jonathan Veeran, Partner, Webber Wentzel, South Africa  

• Helen Pein, Group Exploration Consultant, Tarus Gold, South Africa  

• Felix Motsiri, National Minerals Manager, Lafarge Mining, South Africa  

• Andrew Hickman, Environmental, Land and Community Relations Manager, Allana Potash, Ethiopia  

• Xolani Mzwakhe Gamede, Mining Rights Specialist, Sungu Sungu Group, South Africa  

• John Godwill Makoni, Group Security and Risk Manager, Riozim, Zimbabwe  

• Dirk Botes, Security and Risk Manager, Lonmin, South Africa  

• Gerry Nel, Group Security Manager, Petra Diamonds, South Africa  

• Robert Besseling, Senior Advisor Economic Country Risk, IHS, South Africa  

• Greg Moseley, Independent Consultant, South Africa  

• Isabel Muller, Senior Business Analyst, Spatial Dimension, South Africa  

• Michael Solomon, Mining Policy Expert, South Africa  

• Julian Fisher, Managing Director, Africa Integrity Services Ltd., U.K.  

• Paul Kapelus, Director, Synergy Global, South Africa  

• Senior Representative, G4S, South Africa   • Keith Scott, Managing Director, MSA Group, South Africa  

• Warren de Wit, Specialist Mining and Prospecting Rights, Harmony Gold Mining Company, South Africa  

• Thea Fourie, Senior Economist Sub-Saharan Africa, IHS, South Africa