21st Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba

Press Release - 15 January 2015

Leading African and global mining executives and investors announced for the 2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba™

New York, NY - 15 January 2015 – The 2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba  taking place on 9 – 12 February 2015 in Cape Town South Africa will feature an array of globally recognised economic visionaries, mining thought leaders and some of Africa’s largest deal-makers for the approximately 7000 delegates set to arrive from more than 110 countries.

Mining Indaba’s distinguished lineup of speakers is unparalleled and include: 

  • ROBERT FRIEDLAND, Executive Chairman and Founder, Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
  • ANITA MARANGOLY GEORGE, Senior Director, Global Practice on Energy and Extractive Industries, World Bank Group
  • DR. DAMBISA MOYO, International Bestselling Author and Global Economist
  • ROB HERSOV, Founder & Chairman, Invest Africa
  • JIM O'NEILL, Chairman, Cities Growth Commission
  • BOB DIAMOND, Founder Director, Atlas Mara
  • PAOLO SCARONI, Vice Chairman, Rothschild
  • ASHISH THAKKAR, Founder, Director, Atlas Mara

To see the current list of our more than 70 speakers confirmed for the 2015 Mining Indaba, visit http://bit.ly/M15PR3

The Mining Indaba unites investors and dealmakers from around the world with attractive mining opportunities throughout all of Africa. The conference places emphasis on the myriad investment opportunities in the sector from majors to juniors; brownfields to exploration.  As the world’s preferred platform for deal-making in African mining, delegates should expect to hear: a global perspective on the investment climate, status of current and emerging mining projects across Africa, and insights on the current mining scenarios in Africa’s most attractive mining jurisdictions.

 “The 2015 Mining Indaba features a number of substantial investments we have made under our new ownership.  These investments, made at a time when other events and the overall sector are contracting, reaffirms our belief that the long term outlook for Africa mining is excellent and our commitment for the Mining Indaba to remain the premier forum for uniting investors, mining companies and mining ministers,” explains Jonathan Moore, Managing Director, Mining Indaba.

Beyond our world-class headliners, delegates will hear corporate presentations from: C-level executives representing approximately 40 of Africa’s top and emerging mining players, 20 of the continent’s most progressive mining ministers, and industry thought leaders driving African mining into the next phase.

The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s preferred brand and destination in African mining. This has been achieved by pursuing a clear strategic vision and maintaining a disciplined, long-term commitment to our mission. Mining Indaba remains better positioned than ever to deliver an unparalleled deal-making and discovery platform for global investors and African mining companies. This diverse and proven platform gives investors and deal-makers exceptional access to compelling investments across the entire continent. For more information on how to register visit http://www.miningindaba.com.

[Note to Editors:] Investing in African Mining Indaba is open to qualified members of the press. All members interested in obtaining accreditation for press access must do so before 24 January 2015. Please refer to http://bit.ly/M15PR3ED for required credentials and application. 

About the Mining Indaba™
Investing in African Mining Indaba™, often referred to as “the Mining Indaba™,” is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. It is currently the world's largest mining investment conference and Africa's largest mining event. For two decades, the annual Mining Indaba has served as the pathway for foreign investments into Africa's mining value chain - opportunities ranging from small diamond deposits to mega coal projects. The Mining Indaba™ is now part of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Visit MiningIndaba.com.

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