Mining Indaba Day one, Highlights

MMCZ at Mining Indaba 2024

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024 currently underway at Cape Town International Conference Centre yesterday roared to life.

Day one was a hive of activity, with various events lined up, from the Opening Ceremony to impactful Presidential Addresses, Disruptive Discussions launch, and global dialogue at the Electronic and Automotive Producers Talk shop.

The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) supported by the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development are exhibiting at the event and engaging with global investors and stakeholders with interests in Zimbabwe Mining.

Major stakeholders which include representatives from the Chamber of Mines, the Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF), ZITF, the Association of Mine Managers of Zimbabwe (AMMZ), and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Mining Development are also in attendance.

A significant number of delegations visited the Zimbabwe Stand to be furnished with information on the various investment opportunities available in the country.

Mining Indaba 2024 Opening Ceremony

Mining Indaba 2024 commenced with a vibrant Opening Ceremony, launching a week of innovation. Day one featured compelling keynotes and dynamic discussions shaping the future of mining.

Heads of State Addresses

Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa,  Hakainde Hichilema, and Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde delivered crucial insights during the Heads of State Keynotes, initiating the tone for insightful and impactful sessions.

Disruptive Discussion Launch

Industry leaders explored positive disruption and the future of African mining, discussing topics such as exploration, mineral export bans, critical mineral supply, logistics and community involvement.

Global Electronic and Automotive Producers Talkshop

In this session discussions centred around the importance of accessing critical minerals, the value Africa can bring to the industrialisation of components and why is good performance at ESG at the centre of the global supply chain debate.

What to look out for Today

Partners for prosperity: the future of democracy, good governance and responsible mining in Africa

When: 09:15 – 10:00 at the Disruptors Stage

  • To what degree will strengthening democracy, good governance and rule of law enable more responsible mining and, in doing so, support the development of the continent and the objectives of the energy transition?
  • How can mining companies support the strengthening of democracy, good governance and the rule of law?
  • How can civil society best partner with the mining sector to strengthen governance?

Investment roundtables – Spotlighting commodity trends

When: 11:10 – 11:50 at the Pioneers Stage

Table 1: Gold & PGMs

See Also

Table 2: Lithium & Graphite

Table 3: Manganese & Iron ore

Table 4: Nickel, Cobalt & Copper

Mining Indaba will run until the 8th of February 2024.


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