21st Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba
 

Press Release: 22 January 2015

Africa’s Largest and Most Influential Mining CEOs will gather in Cape Town
for the 2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba™

New York, NY – 22 January 2015 - CEOs representing some of Africa’s most attractive mining companies will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 12 February 2015 for the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba™, the world’s preferred destination for deal-making in African mining. More than 900 mining corporates are already confirmed to attend the event.

"For more than 20 years, Africa’s mining companies have played a pivotal role in the success and growth of the Mining, in fact it is viewed as an investment barometer that generates significant media interest and business news coverage globally," said Jonathan Moore, Managing Director of the Mining Indaba. "In bringing Africa’s top mining leaders, we showcase all of Africa’s attractive mining investment opportunities to global investors seeking to invest in new projects and regions on the continent."

There will be more than 50 corporate mining presentations featuring CEOs and board level representatives presenting at the Mining Indaba and its complementary conference, the Investment Discovery Forum (8-9 February in Cape Town). They will be addressing the status of current and new projects, overall corporate initiatives and other key issues that investors want to hear from the captains of the African mining industry. CEOs from the following companies are just a handful of those that are confirmed to present:

  • Tom Albanese, VEDANTA 
  • Graham Briggs, HARMONY GOLD
  • Mark Bristow, RANDGOLD RESOURCES
  • Alan Davies, RIO TINTO
  • William Dawes, MKANGO RESOURCES 
  • Robert Friedland, IVANHOE MINES LTD 
  • Brad Gordon, ACACIA MINING 
  • Chris Griffiths, ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM 
  • R. Michael Jones, PLATINUM GROUP METALS LTD. 
  • Ben Magara, LONMIN PLC 
  • Bruce McFadzean, MAWSON WEST 
  • Christian de Saint-Rome, COPPERZONE RESOURCES 
  • Mike Schmidt, AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS (ARM) 
  • John Simpson, PENINSULA MINERALS LIMITED 
  • John Sisay, SIERRA RUTILE LIMITED 
  • Sylvie St-Jean, AMBATOVY 
  • Paul Thomson, A-CAP RESOURCES 
  • Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat), ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI 
  • Neil Woodyer, ENDEAVOUR MINING CORPORATION 
  • Nikolai Zelenski, NORDGOLD 
To request interviews with these CEO’s, contact Maria Palombini at maria.palombini@miningindaba.com

For more information on the many corporate mining presentations visit the respective event agendas for Mining Indaba and the Investment Discovery Forum

The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s preferred brand and destination in African mining. Mining Indaba remains better positioned than ever to deliver an unparalleled deal-making and discovery platform for global investors and African mining companies. The conference provides a diverse and proven platform that gives all delegates – investors, financiers, mining executives, government officials, and other industry stakeholders - exceptional access to compelling investments across the entire continent. For more information on speakers and securing your registration, visit 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/M15PR4ED 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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For press enquiries, please contact:
Maria Palombini
t: +1.212.224.3546  │e: maria.palombini@miningindaba.com