AGENDA

Dubai, 8 - 10 October 2018

Schedule

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Oct 809:30
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Official welcome address

Keynotes
Reserved for H.E. Sohail Al Mazrouei, Minister, Minister of Energy, UAE
Oct 809:40
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Ministerial presentation – Morocco

Keynotes
Aziz Rabbah, Minister, Ministry of Energy, Mines & Sustainable Development, MoroccoMorocco
Oct 809:50
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Ministerial presentation - Zimbabwe

Keynotes
W Chitando, Minister, Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development, ZimbabweZimbabwe
Oct 810:00
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Ministerial presentation - Sudan

Keynotes
Osheik Mohamed Taher, State Minister, Ministry of Minerals, SudanSudan
Oct 810:10
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Oct 810:20
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Keynote: Business Opportunities in Mineral Resources Exploration, Saudi Arabia

Keynotes
  • Meeting 2030 goals with industry growth and development
  • Traveling towards diversification
  • Showcasing the unexploited mineral wealth of the GCC from a geological perspective
Husain Alotaibi, President, Saudi Geological Survey - SGSSaudi Arabia
Oct 810:30
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International keynote address: Commodities and market outlook with international mining titan: Rick Rule

Keynotes
  • Tackling trends and opportunities in mining 2018-2019: the rise of electric vehicles, the gold hold, bitcoin and global power shifts
  • Watching commodity prices and newcomers: what’s next to boom and bust?
  • Riding the mining wave: megatrends, super cycles and why technological advancement is key to winning
Rick Rule, President and CEO, Sprott U.S. HoldingsUnited States
Oct 811:00
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Keynote: The tech transformation

Keynotes
  • Industrialisation 4.0: revolutionizing mining through innovation and new technology
  • Showcasing the future of mining through the study of real world use cases
  • Profiting from initial investment with sleek, streamlined automated operationsInvitingReserved for Sponsor
Oct 812:10
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Execution of major and super mining projects

Production & Technology
  • From vision to value: reaching 2030 with super projects
  • Leadership and mega project management in mining
  • Agility in managing super mining projects in a fluctuating, disruptive world
Saad Ben Aiban, Vice President, Project Management, Ma'adenSaudi Arabia
Oct 812:10
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Fundamental minerals of the future

Finance & Investment
  • Understanding shifting consumer trends and demands that impact mining and metals
  • Capitalising on the electric boom and identifying critical mineral projects to invest in
  • Working with the global automotive sector for securing access to large-scale, consistent, high-quality sources of battery materials in low-risk jurisdictions
Ian Stalker, President And Chief Executive Officer, LSC LithiumCanada
Oct 812:10
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The unearthed potential of Saudi Arabia

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Navigating the Saudi Arabian mining market from an international perspective
  • Exploring the highly prospective Arabian-Nubian Shield
  • How will Vision 2030 support the competitive mining landscape in Saudi Arabia?
Harry Anagnostaras-Adams, Executive Chairman, Kefi MineralsSaudi Arabia
Oct 812:10
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Middle Eastern opportunities

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Looking to the future: Stevin Rock’s role in achieving UAE’s 2020 and 2030 strategic goals
  • Maintaining productivity targets in volatile markets leadership and operational excellence
  • Spearheading world-class quarry innovation into natural resources and environmental management
Jean-François Milian, Exploration Manager, Stevin Rock LLCUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 812:20
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Capitalising on restoration in Saudi Arabia

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Restarting Copper-Zinc-Gold underground operations in Saudi Arabia following an efficiency overhaul
  • Developing a vertically integrated underground mine and processing facility
  • Assessing results of underground drilling programme
Savas Sahin, CEO, Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Co.Saudi Arabia
Oct 812:30
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Driverless trains for mining: lessons for MENA

Production & Technology
  • On track to a more efficient and automated mineral export journey
  • Overcoming challenges of setting up an automated rail network for mineral exports
  • The Middle East opportunity: planning now for rail networks of the future
Oct 812:30
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Lithium: the hottest new commodity

Finance & Investment
  • Monitoring volume and demand growth of lithium 2018-2019
  • Identifying highest potential reserves of lithium globally
  • How to avoid a “material crunch” in supply and demand unless new investment begins flowing into lithium mining globally
Farhad Abasov, Director, President And Chief Executive Officer, Millennial LithiumCanada
Oct 812:30
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Promising progress in Oman

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Exploring the role of copper in Oman as the region progresses towards a post-oil future
  • Assessing technical feedback to support high margin, low cost operations
  • Recognising the importance of diversification
Justin Richard, CEO/MD, Alara ResourcesAustralia
Oct 812:30
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Meeting and exceeding the production needs of the future

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Anticipating the needs of the construction industry: the world of building materials 2020 and beyond
  • Maintaining production leadership in cement, aggregates and concrete
  • Understanding the next wave of technology and innovation to transform the aggregates industry
Pambos Simonos, Executive Director, Arabia Global ResourcesOman
Oct 812:40
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International comparison for regional expansion

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Evaluating the MENA vs USA mining industry
  • Striving towards diversification – what can MENA learn?
  • Developing the industry through international collaboration
Edward Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Saudi Arabian Business CouncilSaudi Arabia
Oct 812:50
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Transforming mining with robotics

Production & Technology
  • Increasing the role of autonomous technology to revolutionise mining
  • Electrifying operations and reducing man power
  • Abolishing down time – more realistic than you think
Oct 812:50
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Uranium for a new era of energy

Finance & Investment
  • Assessing the sustained demand for uranium as more countries prioritise building nuclear reactors
  • Innovations in extraction and applications of uranium
  • Addressing the stigma associated with uranium and promoting the power of safe nuclear energy
  • Preparing for growth by streamlining operations and employing technology innovations
Daniel Major, Chief Executive Officer, GoviexCanada
Oct 812:50
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Pit to port progress in Oman

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Streamlining mining in Oman – what are the prerequisites?
  • Overcoming challenges from consolidation to aligning transport logistics and tackling government regulations
  • Exploring timelines of Oman’s ‘Mineral Line’; the single track bulk freight railway to connect to Port of Duqm
Oct 812:50
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UAE opportunity: a geological perspective

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Unearthing industry investment opportunities within the UAE
  • Working with government to ensure regional development
  • Importation to exportation - How can dimension stone boost indigenous production aspirations?
  • Looking to the future – how does the region need to develop to meet future demands?
Clive Mitchell, Industrial Minerals Specialist, British Geological SurveyUnited Kingdom
Oct 813:00
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Shaping the future of mining with mine-wide optimisation

Production & Technology
  • Effectively achieving the connected mine of the future through integration
  • Implementing integrated architecture for continuous excavation
  • Eliminating downtime in today’s competitive environmentReserved for sponsor
Oct 813:00
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Evolving trends in supply and demand 2018-2019

Finance & Investment
  • Global overview of key minerals and metals
  • How will the price of gold develop in coming years?
  • How do the changes in oil price impact supply and demand?
  • Understanding the essential commodities of the digital age Reserved for sponsor
Oct 813:00
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The role of PPP’s in supporting mining projects in the Middle East

Exploration & Project Updates
  • From concept design to project execution, how PPP’s will enable and support diversification goals in the Middle East
  • Assessing the regulatory landscape in the Middle East to support mining and infrastructure PPP projects
  • Expanding the role of public and private participation for future opportunitiesReserved for sponsor
Oct 813:00
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Operational flexibility for sustainable quarrying

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Planning and design for operational efficiency and transportability
  • Developing a lean, agile and customer-focused operating model
  • Understanding energy-efficient, easily transferrable mobile solutions for any projectReserved for sponsor
Oct 813:10
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TECHNOLOGY ROUNDTABLES

Production & Technology
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions showcasing the latest technologies and innovations for the mining industry from across the world
1. Moving from preventive to predictive maintenance with technology
2. Visualisation tools for real-time mine data and analytics
3. Standardising processes for operational excellence
4. Cyber security for mines
5. 2D and 3D seismic exploration and modelling in mining
Oct 813:10
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PROJECT UPDATE ROUNDTABLES

Finance & Investment
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions with ministry representatives to explore country specific updates and opportunities from across the region
1. Egypt
2. Sudan
3. Jordan
4. Mauritania
5. Algeria
Oct 813:10
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EXPLORATION ROUNDTABLES

Exploration & Project Updates
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions with project leaders to deep dive into mining updates and opportunities from across the region
1. UAE investment opportunities
Clive Mitchell, Industrial Minerals Specialist, British Geological SurveyUnited Kingdom
2. Increasing potash productivity in Jordan
3. Saudi Arabian potential: an international perspective
4. The Saudi Arabian restoration generation
5. Pit to port progress in Oman
Oct 813:10
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QUARRYING ROUNDTABLES

Quarrying & Construction Materials
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions showcasing the latest technologies and innovations for the quarrying industry from across the world
1. Intelligent screening for high end-product quality
2. Recycling as a profitable way to produce aggregates
3. Eliminating disruption in material flow
4. Increasing quarry production with simulator training
5. Managing environmental concerns when blasting and transporting
Oct 814:40
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Mining efficiency through IoT and connectivity applications

Production & Technology
  • Exploring the internet of everything, interconnected mining equipment and the cloud
  • Investing in advances in network technology
  • Progressing towards mobile, nimble and reliable network technology
  • Trending technology in remote site communication
  • Leading digital transformation critical for economic growth
Steven Travers, General Manager IoT Cluster for Mining & Energy Resources, Australian Information Industry AssociationAustralia
Oct 814:40
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Panel: sources of funding and financing for mining projects 2018-2019

Finance & Investment
  • Exploring the investment landscape and vehicles for exposure to mining commodities
  • Evaluating collaboration prospects and appreciating how to choose local companies and investors to partner with
  • The rise of alternative funding
  • How do collaborative funding models work?
  • Financing mine development and construction: where is the money coming from?
Rick Rule, President and CEO, Sprott U.S. HoldingsUnited States
Maxim Nikolaev, Managing Director, M2M Private BankRussian Federation
Andrew Heinrichs, Director - Venture Acquisitions, Strategic Venture Fund LtdHong Kong
Jorge Ramiro Monroy, Managing Director, Emerging Markets CapitalHong Kong
Oct 814:40
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Moroccan opportunity: address from Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Maintaining the edge in phosphate mining
  • How will the recent commitment to renewable energies impact the Moroccan mining industry?
  • Streamlining phosphate mining processes with technology incorporationReserved for the Ministry of Mines Morocco
Oct 814:40
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Tackling common challenges with innovative solutions

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Visualising technology applications for project-wide efficiency improvements
  • Optimising operations with strategic management plans
  • How much value is there to be unlocked from optimisation of existing, outdated standard operating procedures?
Oct 815:00
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Blockchain, a girl’s best friend

Production & Technology
  • Providing diamonds and gems with an unwavering track record of authenticity.
  • Highlighting the potential applications blockchain can have across all resource areas of the mining industry
  • Capitalising on blockchain in MENA – what opportunities can be seized with the use of blockchain technology in the industry?
Elena Clarici, President and CEO, Micah Minerals CorpUnited Kingdom
Oct 815:00
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Strategies and models for mine valuation

Finance & Investment
  • How to identify, select and measure for mining project selection
  • Understanding the fluctuating risk profile of mining
  • Assessing multiple factors in evaluating mining assets other than commodity price
  • Adding value to a mining project through private equity best practice
Keith Spence, President and CEO, Global Mining CapitalCanada
Oct 815:00
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Navigating the mining industry in a modern Sudan

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Revealing the attractive potential of mining in Sudan
  • Following the success story in the Arabian Nubian Shield
  • Increasing the mining sector footprint in the delivery of commercial business activities
  • Enhancing overall GDP in Sudan through paradigm shifts in mining
Nasr Eldin Elhussein, General Manager, Ariab Mining CompanySudan
Oct 815:00
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Revolutionary potential of blockchain in supply chain management

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Running computerised enterprise resource planning and supply chain management software in the quarrying industry
  • From connected equipment to digital shipping and RFID scanning: capturing the opportunity for quarries
  • Overcoming the limited visibility and insight of product status and location at any given moment
  • Rebuilding the approach to supply chain management for an integrated global view
Oct 815:20
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The next wave of innovation in mining for MENA

Production & Technology
  • Meeting 2030 goals with mining tech and innovation
  • Exploring the role of mining in enhancing innovation across the region
  • Can the Middle East be a future hub for mining innovation?
Oct 815:20
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Quantifying international investor appetite for resource projects in 2018

Finance & Investment
  • Making the case for commodities as the asset class to invest in in 2018
  • Identifying winners: the attractiveness of technology adoption in business and operations
  • Examining the need for diversification and understanding investment is key
Henry Antwi, Commercial and Technical Advisor, Minerals Development OmanOman
Oct 815:20
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How to win exploration licenses in new markets

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Steps to entering new mining markets: understanding country profiles
  • Identifying and understanding exploration policy
  • Unraveling the post discovery journey to successEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 815:20
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Innovative supply chain technologies for aggregates

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Implementing innovative technologies across the mining supply chain: sourcing, procurement, conversion, logistics
  • Optimising the coordinate and collaboration of suppliers through technology
  • Understanding technologies role in horizontal and vertical integrationEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 815:40
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Generating energy: the renewables shift

Production & Technology
  • Is operating with 100% renewable energy a reality?
  • Government incentives and initiatives to support the energy shift
  • Ensuring uninterrupted power supply for remote sites
  • Positively impacting stakeholders through sustainable development
Sake van der Wal, Consul Economic - Department of Trade & Industry, South African Consulate GeneralUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 815:40
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Exploring Egypt: address from the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, Egypt

Finance & Investment
  • Overcoming commercial challenges and unprofitable exploration concerns for foreign investors
  • Updating geological mapping and licensing regulations of Egypt
  • Enhancing the competitiveness and attractiveness of mining in Egypt
Fekry Youssef Mohamed, Undersecretary For Mineral Resources, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, EgyptEgypt
Oct 815:40
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Exploring gold and copper in Eritrea

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Introducing mines and exploration licenses 2018-2019
  • Assessing results of systematic exploration of the Haykota license and further discoveries
  • Developing gold and copper deposits; open pit, high grade, simple processing
Seife Michael Berhe, Executive Director, Andiamo Exploration LtdUnited Kingdom
Tim Williams, CEO, Andiamo Exploration LimitedUnited Kingdom
Oct 815:40
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Understanding MENA policy and regulation in the quarrying industry

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Discussing updates in regulations, laws and environmental guidelines for blasting and crushing
  • Working together: offsetting the environmental impact of quarrying operations
  • Implementing HSE processes in MENA’s quarrying industry
Adham ElMahdy, Country Health & Safety Director, LafargeHolcimUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 816:00
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Applications of microgrids for mining

Production & Technology
  • Embracing microgrids: affordable, reliable, high-quality power
  • What are the advantages of microgrids for mining?
  • Assessing the primary economic drivers of implementing microgrids for mining
Oct 816:00
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New promising investments in Jordan: address from the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Jordan

Finance & Investment
  • Examining the current mining landscape within Jordan
  • Forming industrial, commercial, construction and economic blocks to support mining
  • Investing with confidence – what is on offer?
  • Looking at future development opportunities
Ghussaina Al Hilu, Director of Petroleum & Oil Shale, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, JordanJordan
Oct 816:00
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Tanzania’s helium potential

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Prospecting for recoverable helium in Lake Rukwa, Tanzania
  • Completing of all necessary studies and environmental impact assessment
  • Understanding future supply and demand dynamics of helium market in next 5 years
Thomas Abraham-James, CEO, Helium One LtdUnited Kingdom
Oct 816:00
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Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation: progressing quarrying in the UAE

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • How the FNRC and quarries can cooperate on new initiatives to support the environmental regulation and goals of UAE
  • Avoiding shut down and downtime: collaboration for success
  • Bridging the gap between local quarry operators and authorities
hithame elkhodry, dr.hse advisor, Fujairah Natural Resources CorporationUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 816:20
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Solar and storage: an increasingly affordable and viable energy source for the mining industry

Production & Technology
  • Assessing the most significant renewable energy and energy storage projects in mining
  • Is the industry on a new remote power generation course?
  • Innovative new financing approaches to making energy storage investments more viable
Oct 816:20
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Welcome to Sudan: address from the Ministry of Minerals, Sudan

Finance & Investment
  • Investment incentives to encourage international interest in Sudan mining
  • How key stakeholders can cooperate for the continued development of Sudan’s mining sector
  • Growing into a hub for Arab-African trade
Oct 816:20
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Uganda – license to explore

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Acquiring 7 exploration licenses to make up the Uganda asset package
  • Moving into extensive exploration including confirmatory geophysics, sampling and trenching, with a view to outlining drill targets
  • Overcoming key challenges and risks in Uganda
Dean Besserer, Senior Project Manager / Senior Consultant, M2 Cobalt corpCanada
Oct 816:20
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Polishing up on dust and noise suppression

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Meeting environmental regulations with innovative solutions for dust and noise suppression
  • Training and awareness for managing environmental concerns for quarries
  • Cooperating with the local environment authority for the sustainable, efficient, non-stop quarry operation
Emmanuel Coffie-Anum, HSE Coordinator, Ghana Manganeses Company LtdGhana
Oct 817:00
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Keynote: Reducing reliance on people to analyse data

Keynotes
  • Understanding the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning in analysing vast quantities of data
  • Migrating data analytics to a smart computer that constantly learns, updates and adapts
  • Reducing human error and limitations in data analyticsEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 817:20
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Keynote interview: Disrupting the mining norm: opportunities for the Middle East

Keynotes
  • Seizing the MENA mining opportunity through technology innovation and investment
  • How Barrick Gold is contributing to a new era of mining in Saudi Arabia through technology innovation
  • Disrupting the mining norm, changing perceptions and entering a new era of sustainable mining innovation
Interviewer: Mohamed Laklalech, Chief Digital Officer, O.C.P.Morocco

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Oct 909:00
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International keynote: Modernising mining and leading operational excellence

Keynotes
  • Prioritising core values: maximising cash flow, disciplined investment, operational excellence and sustainability
  • Leveraging technology to improve operational efficiencies, sustainability and environmental performance
  • The reality of renewable operations and reduced operating costs
  • Rethinking your energy strategy – the key to success?
Alfredo Lamego Duarte, Global Supply Manager - Energy and Utilities, Anglo AmericanBrazil
Oct 909:30
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Keynote panel: Shifting commodity demands – where are we heading?

Keynotes
  • Increasing demand for battery metals is moving the industry into an unprecedented market situation
  • The electrical vehicle revolution – boom or bust?
  • Avoiding a supply – demand bottleneck for metal commodities
  • Focusing on green energy and the impact on the uranium market
  • Investing with confidence – where should you be focusing your efforts in this ever evolving market place?
Marino G Pieterse, Editor, Goldletter InternationalNetherlands
Ian Stalker, President And Chief Executive Officer, LSC LithiumCanada
Douglas Rowlings, Vice President- Senior Analyst, Moodys Investors Service LtdUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 909:50
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Keynote panel: Ensuring mining in MENA is fit to compete

Keynotes
  • Mining sector growth rate to increase with support of Vision 2030
  • Large deposits of economically viable precious metals that have not yet been exploited
  • Government’s commitment to investing in projects
  • Incentives for foreign and domestic private investment
  • Shortage of labour, localisation and training of local workforce
  • Availability of services and supplies: need to fill the gap of suppliers, service providers, drilling services (not sufficient)
  • Legislation: customs (importing goods and services), taxation and VAT
  • New industry advances and exploration frontiersPanel moderator role reserved for platinum sponsor
Julian Smallshaw, Head of Educational Development, Institute of QuarryingUnited Kingdom
Yousef Tayseer, Mining Advisor, Ministry of Energy & Industry, UAEUnited Arab Emirates
Saad Ben Aiban, Vice President, Project Management, Ma'adenSaudi Arabia
Oct 910:30
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Keynote: Innovations ensuring improved asset performance in mining

Keynotes
  • Using technology to combat rising OPEX costs and revolutionise assets for the next wave of modern mining and industrial 4.0
  • Looking to the future and the next wave of asset automation
  • Envisioning machines as the future of miningReserved for platinum sponsor- enquire now to sponsor
Oct 911:30
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Panel: operation automate

Production & Technology
  • What does a fully-automated mine of the future look like?
  • Affordable steps to digitising and automating entire existing operations
  • Electrifying operations to reduce human error and overheads
  • Understanding the future of automated processing plants
  • What are the key capex, opex, payback/ROI, safety and reclamation considerations?
Casper Dzomeku, General Manager - Ad Duwayhi Operation, Ma'aden Gold & Base Metals Co.Saudi Arabia
Oct 911:30
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Breaking the mould: alternative financing models

Finance & Investment
  • Where can juniors look for investment when private equity fails?
  • Evaluating the pros and cons of public-private partnerships
  • Royalties, private placements, off-takers… where to look in trying times
Jon Starink, Managing Director & CEO, Oryx Management LimitedJersey
Oct 911:30
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Concentrating on Kazakhstan

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Continuing the record growth being seen in the Kazakhstan mining industry
  • Viewing the Subsoil use code as a positive step towards best world practice
  • Revealing investment opportunities in the mineral rich republic
Mohamad Chafic, President and CEO, KazaX Minerals Inc.
Oct 911:30
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Panel: Guidelines to safety, health and welfare in the GCC

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Understanding regulations and government stakeholders
  • Assessing roles, responsibilities and accountability for HSE in quarries: the importance of continuous monitoring and review
  • Benchmarking GCC quarrying HSE practice to international standards
Bassem Nassouhy, Environmental Consultant, Fujairah Natural Resources CorporationUnited Arab Emirates
Sajad Ahmed Lone, Surveyor Engineer - Mine auditing, Fujairah Natural Resources CorporationUnited Arab Emirates
hithame elkhodry, dr.hse advisor, Fujairah Natural Resources CorporationUnited Arab Emirates
Adham ElMahdy, Country Health & Safety Director, LafargeHolcimUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 911:40
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A corridor to China

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Dissecting the macro-economic factors at play within the Chinese mining landscape
  • Maintaining a competitive edge in the face of seasonal restrictions
  • Appreciating the huge potential of the China-Pakistan economic corridor
Greg GuoCheng Pan, President and Chief Executive Officer, China Hanking Holdings Ltd.China
Oct 911:50
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Predictive analytics for predictive behaviours

Production & Technology
  • Overcoming significant, unexpected ground movement through predictive analytics
  • Powering devices, equipment and assets with artificial intelligence to enhance productivity
  • Implementing predictive controls to improve safety
  • Examining success through the real-world use cases
Gonul Ulugtan Oner, Maintenance manager, First Quantum MineralsUnited Kingdom
Oct 911:50
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Nigerian mining development: address from Ministry of Mines & Steel Development, Nigeria

Finance & Investment
  • Developing Nigeria’s vast mineral potential
  • Increasing the contribution of mining to GDP
Rose Ndong, Director, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development of NigeriaNigeria
Oct 911:50
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Philippines potential

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Increasing exports: analysing the 2017-2018 industry trend
  • Revised rules and regulations – how can these have a positive impact?
  • Capitalising on investment opportunities in the region.
Nelia C Halcon, Executive Vice President, Chamber Of Mines Of The PhilippinesPhilippines
Oct 911:50
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Ensuring seamless operations with efficient and effective maintenance strategies

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Understanding asset management for quarries
  • Getting the most out of your assets while ensuring highest standards of operational safety and excellence
  • The importance of a regular maintenance strategy combined with latest technologies for overall excellence in asset management and asset safety
Piyush Bharadwaj, Head of Projects & Operations, GS CimentosMozambique
Oct 912:00
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Mining sphere in Kyrgyzstan

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Increasing investment in the mining sector of Kyrgyzstan
  • Taking a governmental perspective on the general industry landscape
  • Understanding the 3 strategies of the mining development strategy to 2035
Azis Saparaliev, Vice-chairman, State Committee of industry, energy and subsoil use of Kyrgyz RepublicKyrgyzstan
Oct 912:10
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Advancing operations with autonomous assets

Production & Technology
  • What is available in 2018?
  • Revealing opportunities for multiple shift operations, reduced downtime and sleeker practices
  • How are automated systems changing mine development speed, cost and safety paradigms?
  • Maximising value with automation applications
Casper Dzomeku, General Manager - Ad Duwayhi Operation, Ma'aden Gold & Base Metals Co.Saudi Arabia
Oct 912:10
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Exploring the mining capabilities of Ghana: address from Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana

Finance & Investment
  • Evaluating Ghana’s mining industry’s resource potential
  • Developing updated regulation for the mining industry
Oct 912:10
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How the Belt and Road initiative will impact mining

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Understanding the Belt and Road initiative, the investment and stakeholders behind it and how it will impact mining companies globally
  • A wave of new projects across Eurasia: opportunities for investors and operators
  • How can the mining industry capitalise on the Belt and Road initiative?Enquire now to sponsor
Oct 912:10
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Implementing a safety management kit for quarries

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Identifying, defining and collating an individualised safety management kit for your quarry
  • Developing a safety system and plan
  • Identifying all hazards, risks and dangers and how to avoid them
  • Implementing new ways to remove or control risks
  • How to deal with incidents or emergencies
Hesham Myyas, Site Engineer, AL Barrak Crushers Quarry.United Arab Emirates
Oct 912:20
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Processing and analysis of mine data

Production & Technology
  • Increasing the use of data and types of data collected from mine sites
  • Data as the new oil: technologies to capitalise on mine data
  • Assessing types of data available from each stage of a mine’s life cycleEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 912:20
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Social responsibility in African mining

Finance & Investment
  • Reframing mining as a community supportive activity
  • Implementing corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Addressing gaps in multi-stakeholder relationships
  • Overcoming risk associated with stakeholder engagement
  • Best practice for cooperating with regional ministries and governmentsEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 912:20
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Working effectively with government bodies in the use of explosives

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Understanding local regulations and laws relating to quarry activity involving blasting and explosives
  • Collaborating to overcome security, manufacturing and transportation challenges
  • Implementing further efficiencies in worker safety, property and environmental protectionEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 912:30
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TECHNOLOGY ROUNDTABLES

Production & Technology
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions showcasing the latest technologies and innovations for the mining industry from across the world
Enquire now to sponsor a roundtable
1. Automating maintenance and operations of machines
2. Collaboration for innovation and change in the mining industry
3. Deploying iPads, tablets and smart phones for mines
4. Mine and quarry management using UAVs
5. Predictive control for mining optimisation
Oct 912:30
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EXPLORATION ROUNDTABLES

Exploration & Project Updates
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions with project leaders to deep dive into mining updates and opportunities from across the region
1. Iraq
Saffa Al Fouad, Director General, Iraqi Geological SurveyIraq
2. Tajikistan
3. Kyrgyzstan
4. Afghanistan
5. Kazakhstan
Oct 912:30
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QUARRYING ROUNDTABLES

Quarrying & Construction Materials
Join these 40 minute interactive roundtable discussions showcasing the latest technologies and innovations for the quarrying industry from across the world
Enquire now to sponsor a roundtable
1. Rock breaking – a sensitive situation?
KWASI AMOATENG - ADU, President, WEST AFRICA INSTITUTE OF QUARRYINGGhana
2. The 2018 landscape of limestone quarrying
nader eskander, eng.gologist, Saudi Geological SurveySaudi Arabia
3. Waste not: opportunities to gain revenue from waste
Adam Holland, Head Of Business Development, Mining, C.D.E. Global LtdUnited Kingdom
Session led by: cde-global
4. Key factors in growing the MENA quarrying industry
5. Strategies to increase production while minimising downtime
Oct 914:20
Conference pass

Solving the mining skills gap

Production & Technology
  • Addressing the skills gap from a local and an international perspective
  • Implementing training and development initiatives in partnership with local authorities
  • Cooperating with education partners to enhance the attractiveness of the mining industry
  • Attracting and retaining skilled and educated staff
  • Competing for tech’s best – can mining win?
Julian Smallshaw, Head of Educational Development, Institute of QuarryingUnited Kingdom
Oct 914:20
Conference pass

Banking on Afghanistan: address from Ministry of Mines & Petroleum, Afghanistan

Finance & Investment
  • Capitalising on $1 trillion of mineral and metal wealth to sustain and build the Afghanistan mining industry
  • Revealing ongoing projects, new prospects and associated investment opportunities
Mo Qayoumi, Chief Advisor to the President, Government of AfghanistanAfghanistan
Oct 914:20
Conference pass

Opportunity in Iran

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Moving forward with Iran’s largest lead and zinc mine
  • Announcing new discovery of 2 billion tons of minerals in 2018
  • Increasing output of iron ore concentrate and addressing key infrastructure constraints
Salman Nasr, international relations and investment officer, IMIDROIran
Oct 914:20
Conference pass

Striving towards sustainability

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Applying advanced energy management systems in an active plant
  • Actively striving to reduce emissions footprints through in pit crushing and conveying systems – real world use examples
  • Primary crushing with remote mobility
  • Looking towards a greener future
Moritz Kerler, Managing Director, Quarry Mining LLCUnited Arab Emirates
Session led by: quarry-mining-llc
Oct 914:30
Conference pass

A future for mining in post-conflict Iraq

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Revitalising the Iraqi mining industry by extending local related industries
  • Revaluating geology and topography for best mining locations
  • The future for key minerals in Iraq
  • Addressing infrastructure to keep Iraqi mining exports functioning
Saffa Al Fouad, Director General, Iraqi Geological SurveyIraq
Oct 914:40
Conference pass

Collaboration to power innovation and exploration

Production & Technology
  • Prioritising your core strengths and identifying shortcomings in order to collaborate on an end goal
  • Avoiding working in isolation
  • Breaking through outdated working practices
  • Communicating constantly with staff of all levels to guarantee efficiency
Badara Diallo, Exploration Manager, Ariab Mining CompanySudan
Oct 914:40
Conference pass

Investment opportunities in Kazakhstan: address from Ministry for Investments & Development, Kazakhstan

Finance & Investment
  • Strengthening mineral resource development through positive collaborations
  • Cooperating with governmental partners to boost industry and investment
Oct 914:40
Conference pass

Mindful mining

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Expanding operations with minimal impact on the environment
  • Maintaining the position as Turkey’s leading chromium producer through leadership excellence and a focus on sustainability
  • Employing strategic assessments when prospecting for international opportunities
  • Striving to strengthen the group’s global presence in the shifting commodity markets
Alp Malazgirt, CEO, Yılmaden Holding- a Yıldırım Group CompanyTurkey
Oct 914:40
Conference pass

Health, safety and tech 101

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Preparing for all possibilities – the importance of a strategic action plan
  • Assessing advances in technology that can aid in hazard perception
  • Fostering innovation for efficiency, environmental performance, health and safety and productivity
  • In-action case studies
Khuwailid Al Hinai, HSE & Security Manager, Gulf Mining GroupOman
Oct 914:50
Conference pass

The future of Coal in India

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Emphasising the importance of environmental management and safety
  • Thinking globally: addressing the future of coal mining
  • Investing in technology to support a sustainable future of Coal India
Oct 915:00
Conference pass

Emiratisation / Saudisation for the mining sector

Production & Technology
  • The future of the GCC through Emiratisation /Saudisation in the mining industry
  • Achieving Vision 2030 targets through training, educating and employing a local workforce
  • Government initiatives and incentives supporting private and public companies in the mining sector
  • Capitalising on the technology boom – how the GCC could leapfrog ahead of other regionsEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 915:00
Conference pass

Lebanon liquidity

Finance & Investment
  • Assessing the current investment climate in Lebanon
  • What mineral wealth is on offer?
Wissam Chbat, Head of Geology and Geophysics, Lebanese Petroleum AdministrationLebanon
Oct 915:00
Conference pass

Prospecting potential in Pakistan

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Understanding the large potential of mining and mineral processing in Pakistan
  • Latest updates of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and infrastructure projects to support mineral exports
  • Opening new doors for global players to enter the mining market of Pakistan
Muhammad Yusaf, Senior Manager (Mining), Minerals Exploration & Development Organization (MEDO)Pakistan
Oct 915:00
Conference pass

Advancing with automation

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Implementing new technologies and management systems for crushing
  • Applying advanced energy management systems, in-pit crushing and conveying systems while reducing energy and emissions footprint
  • How IoT, big data, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence robotic process automation and augmented reality enables better operational decisionsEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 915:20
Conference pass

Safe handling and use of mining chemicals

Production & Technology
  • Implementing safe use and handling training and monitoring
  • Working with trusted partners for safe handling and use of hazardous chemicals for mining
  • Protecting people, the environment and communities
Ahmad Khalil Abdullah, Chemical Process Engineer, Maaden Phosphate Co.Saudi Arabia
Oct 915:20
Conference pass

Spotlight on Apollo Minerals

Finance & Investment
  • Exploring Apollo’s expanding footprint in the tungsten and gold mining sector
  • Examining the growing interest around Europe’s untapped mineral resources
  • Discussing the shifting demand towards modern day metals
Hugo Schumann, Executive Director, Apollo Minerals LtdUnited Kingdom
Oct 915:20
Conference pass

The story of Europe’s newest gold producer

Exploration & Project Updates
  • From acquisition to production: what does it take to recommence mining operations in 2018?
  • Navigating the European gold market
  • Moving from promising to potential to increased resource reality
Michael Hepworth, President and Chief Executive Officer, Firesteel ResourcesCanada
Oct 915:20
Conference pass

Recycling for sustainable aggregate production

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Resource utilisation: promoting reuse, recycling and conservation
  • Recovering of critical raw materials and secondary raw materials from landfill
  • Assessing the viability of recycling quarry waste into new raw materials
  • Achieving positive economic and environmental impacts by systematic recycling of quarry waste
Bassem Nassouhy, Environmental Consultant, Fujairah Natural Resources CorporationUnited Arab Emirates
Oct 915:40
Conference pass

Improved chemical road to recovery

Production & Technology
  • Understanding advances in chemical use for mineral processing to achieve particle dispersion
  • Assessing the use of liquids other than water
  • Fostering innovation in chemical and metallurgical separation for energy efficiency, environmental performance, health and safety and productivity
Jamal Matalka, CEO, Saudi Specialty Chemical IndustriesSaudi Arabia
Oct 915:40
Conference pass

Spotlight on Saudi Manajem

Finance & Investment
  • Moving forward mineral exploration in gold, phosphates, bauxite and gold-copper
  • Viewing the Saudi mining industry from an insider’s perspective
  • Expanding operations in a recovering market
Ali Alamri, Chief Executive Officer, ManajemSaudi Arabia
Oct 915:40
Conference pass

Spotlight on Kibo Mining

Exploration & Project Updates
  • Assessing the urgent requirement for new sources of power to support Tanzania’s rapid growth
  • Advancing Mbeya through to production and power generation
  • Giving investors exposure to short-term, medium-term and long-term returns
Louis Coetzee, Chief Executive Officer, Kibo Mining PlcUnited Republic Of Tanzania
Oct 915:40
Conference pass

Waste management for aggregates

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Assessing waste composition and degradation process
  • Mitigating environmental risks of waste product from quarries
  • Understanding the rehabilitation of closed dumps and construction demolition waste recycling
Oct 916:00
Conference pass

Getting the most ROI from you assets and maximising depreciation

Production & Technology
  • Implementing regular inspection and maintenance of assets
  • Understanding preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Assessing how asset integrity management systems fit in to your strategy
  • Maintaining accuracy of records and data managementEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 916:00
Conference pass

Techniques for sourcing new mineral deposits effectively

Finance & Investment
  • How to define deposit quality and size
  • Addressing the importance of continuous exploration
  • Prioritising junior and exploration mining
  • Understanding developments in geophysics and geochemistry survey methods for new precious and base metals discoveries
  • How geophysics and geochemical data modelling impacts the odds of major new deep discoveriesEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 916:00
Conference pass

Due diligence and compliance for new mining projects

Exploration & Project Updates
  • How laws, regulations and reporting codes effect project feasibility
  • Risks associated with obtaining licenses and permits to explore and operate
  • Understanding the main security and political issues impacting your projects of interest
  • Strategies for identifying value in junior explorationEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 916:00
Conference pass

Reducing reliance on water

Quarrying & Construction Materials
  • Understanding water conservation and recycling for quarries
  • Implementing technology for water management
  • Encouraging water stewardship and championing best practiseEnquire now to sponsor
Oct 916:20
Conference pass

Junior showcase pitch off II: 5 junior miners, 5 minutes

Keynotes
Join the second phase of the junior mining pitch off. 5 junior miners looking to raise interest for a venture into new frontiers have 5 minutes to impress a judging panel of investors. Juniors will be judged on their reports and results, their mining entrepreneurship acumen, their ability to succeed in difficult markets and their outlook for a profitable mining future.
Inviting juniors
Inviting investors
last published: 03/Jun/18 09:45 GMT
 

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