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  1. 1. 5th West & Central Africa Mining Summit 2012 11 - 12 September 2012Traduction simultanée Accra International Conference Centre en Anglais / Français Accra, Ghana The 5th West & Central Africa Mining Summit 2012 is the Our Distinguished Speakers Include region’s No. 1 mining business industry event dedicated Hon Mike Hammah, Minister, Ministry of Lands and Natural to probing new investment and exploration opportunities Resources, Ghana for investors, miners and financiers. Benjamin Aryee, Chief Executive, Minerals Commission, Ghana Listen to keynote addresses, benefit from insightful dynamic Prof Jean Koulidiati, Minister, Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Development, Burkina Faso presentations. Interim Minister, Ministry of Mines & Energy, Burkina Faso Visit the technology showcase and take advantage of extraordinary Hon George Aston Wreh, Director of Mines, Ministry of Lands, networking opportunities. Mines & Energy, Liberia Babacar Diouf, Head of Division, Mining Economy, Department of Mines and Geology, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Senegal RECEIVE FIRST HAND INFORMATION ON: Ahmed Taleb Mohamed, Technical Adviser in charge of the Mining Sector, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania (confirming) Growth Drivers and Investors in West & Central Africa’s Mining Sectors Macro-Economic Trends & Commodities Investment Climate Prof John C Anyanwu, Lead Research Economist, African Development Bank New Sources of Institutional Capital for Mining Companies in Africa Dr Edeki Mudiare, Executive Member, African Iron and Steel Growth of Private Equity in Mining Investments Association (AISA), Nigeria Funding Options for New Discoveries for Resource Companies George Kwatia, Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Gh) Ltd in the Current Economic Climate Is Africa an Acquisitions-Friendly Market? M&A Trends and Marcus S Wleh, Head of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility ArcelorMittal Liberia Implications for Investors Commodities Price Outlook & What’s hot and what’s not? Dr Désiré Vencatachellum, Director, African Development Bank Resource Nationalism: Exploring Trends and Assessing Impact Amadou Sangaré, Partner, Sangaré Partners sarl on the Industry Mining Hotspots: From Democratic Republic of Congo to Franklin Joseph Asamoah-Mensah, Ghana Representative, Rio Tinto Alcan Mauritania- Developing Mining Enterprises in the Resource Rich West & Central Africa Region Yves De Moor, Director, Group DML Outlook on Taxation Policies in Ghana Tshediso Mabelane, Managing Director, Newblak Investments Dedicated Sessions on Investment Opportunities in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Congo, Gabon, Dr M P Narayanan, Vice Chairman, World Mining Congress Chairman, Asian Mining Chapter of WMC Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria President, GIS Development Dedicated Sessions Focusing on Specific Commodities (gold, Former Chairman, Coal India Ltd iron ore, cobalt, bauxite, coal) Daniel (Dan) Kenneth Bansah, Vice President, Exploration Banro Corporation Tapping into India’s Demand for Mineral Resources Chris Waller, Manager of Studies, Lycopodium Minerals Pty Ltd Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability within the Mining Sector Adrian Singh, Gold Process Specialist, DRA Mining Building Healthy Partnerships with Local Communities Madeline R Young, CSR Analyst / Government Relations Advisor, Managing Country Risk for Mining Projects Cominco Resources Turning Transportation Challenges into Opportunities: Dr Andreas Barth, Managing Director, Beak Consultants GmbH Infrastructural Bottlenecks and Mining in West & Central Africa Mining PPP with the European Community Peet van Schalkwyk, Executive Vice President & Head of MENA & Eurasia Region, Gold Fields Geoffrey Wynne, Partner, SNR Denton UK LLP Kwabena Osei-Boateng, Managing Director, IC Securities (Ghana) Ltd Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsors Richard Levack, Director & Operations CEO, Banlaw Africa Group Daniel Misiano, VP Marketing Exploration, Atlas Copco Senior Representative, Ecobank Ghana Supporting Organizations VISIT THE EXHIBITION: Free to Qualified Trade Visitors by Pre-Registration Owned and Produced By VISITING Tuesday, 11 September: 11.00am – 5.00pm HOURS: Wednesday, 12 September: 9.00am – 5.00pm To pre-register, email enquiry@magenta-global.com.sg DO NOT MISS THIS IMPORTANT SUMMIT! Email neil.reyes@magenta-global.com.sg or call +65 6391 2562
  2. 2. 5th West & Central Africa Platinum Sponsor Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions inMining Summit 2012 compressors, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The Group delivers sustainable solutions for increased customer productivity through innovative products and services. Founded in 1873, the company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. The Group’s vision is to become and remain First in Mind - First in Choice® of its customers and other stakeholders. The Group operates through a number of divisions 11 - 12 September 2012 within four business areas; Compressor Technique, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique, Construction Technique and Industrial Technique. Atlas Copco Ghana Ltd Accra International Conference Centre was established in 1992 to serve the mining industry (both in underground and surface operations) and is currently the leading supplier of mining equipment, compressors, road Accra, Ghana construction equipment (Dynapac) as well as aftermarket services in the country. The company operates in Accra, Obuasi and Tema with a total of 128 employees. Diamond Sponsor MINING INVESTMENTS IN WEST & Banlaw Africa Group is a mining services company, which builds mines and carries out contract mining. The Group CENTRAL AFRICA ARE HOT! operates in Sub-Sahara Africa, with offices in Tarkwa, Ghana, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Monrovia, Liberia, and in Bukavu, DRC. As a multi-discipline company, Banlaw has carried out many contracts in the fields of contract mining, earthworks, infrastructure civil works Attracting a Substantial Share of Mining Interest and joint management of mine construction projects with EPCM companies. Other areas of expertise include mine Infrastructure maintenance, material processing, and Investment Dollars geotechnical and geodetic services as well as joint venture mining. Banlaw has in- depth experience in Sub-Saharan logistics, operating procedures, mining codes, and management. The company also has the support of its own in house fleet of earthmoving and civil works equipment. Co-founder and CEO, Richard Levack heads The 5th West & Central Africa Mining Summit 2012 is strategically hosted in Accra, a strong team of expatriates gathered from around the world as well as qualified and experienced African Nationals, to enable Banlaw to provide high quality services to the the heart of emerging mining activities in Africa. Designed to provide you with a broad mines of Sub-Saharan Africa. comprehensive analysis of the latest exploration activities and highlights challenges and opportunities that the extractive industry is facing in the West & Central parts of Africa – the Gold Sponsors only authoritative platform on this region. Lycopodium Minerals Pty Ltd has undertaken projects across a broad range of commodities including gold, base The Summit will present the most relevant insights into investment & exploration metals, iron ore, uranium and rare earths. Since its establishment in 1992, the company has focused on evaluation and development of mineral processing and infrastructure opportunities in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Congo, Gabon, projects in Australia, Africa, Asia and Europe. Lycopodium has implemented major Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. You will hear about raising capital & financing projects and studies within Africa covering over 18 countries including Ghana, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Mauritania and has a reputation for successful project alternatives for exploration and expansion, examine the corporate and social responsibility of delivery to world class levels of safety through the introduction of modern process plants and associated infrastructure to logistically challenging locations on time and on mining companies & optimal risk management strategies. The Summit will also showcase budget. Lycopodium’s commitment to consistently delivering to client expectations has metals and bulk commodities that are in the spotlight, including gold, iron ore, cobalt and helped foster strong working relationships and ongoing repeat assignments with its international client base over the past 20 years. bauxite and discuss infrastructural bottlenecks affecting the mining industry. Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable annualized production of 3.6 million Join Us in Accra and Be Part of the Growing Mining Industry gold equivalent ounces from eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. The company also has an extensive and diverse global growth pipeline with of West & Central Africa! four major projects in resource development and feasibility, with construction decisions expected in the next 18 to 24 months. Gold Fields has total attributable gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 76.7 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 225.4 million ounces. The company is listed on the JSE Ltd (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Ltd, Euronext in Brussels A Must Attend For: (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX). The BIOX® process was developed for the pre- treatment of refractory ores and concentrates ahead of conventional cyanide leach for gold recovery. The BIOX® process destroys the sulphide minerals and exposes the gold • Senior & Junior Mining Companies • Project Finance Managers for subsequent cyanidation, thereby increasing the overall gold recovery. • Investment and Financing Firms • Consulting Companies • Government and Regulators • Law Firms Silver Sponsors • Stock and Commodity Exchanges • Mining Software Technology Providers • Merchant Banks • Mining Machinery & Banro is a Canadian gold company with production from its first gold project, Twangiza, located in the Democratic Republic of • Mining & Metal Consultants / Traders Equipment producers the Congo. The company also focuses on the development of • Fund Management Companies • Industry Associations its second open pit project, Namoya, and undertakes exploration on two further fully-permitted and licensed projects, Kamituga • Geologists and Lugushwa. Banro’s Twangiza oxide mine began production in October 2011 and is projected to produce some 120,000 ounces of gold during its first full year of operation. Led by a proven management team with extensive gold and African experience, the company has identified 6.74 million ounces of Measured Right at the Heart of the Action and Indicated Resources, plus Inferred Resources of 4.59 million ounces along this highly-prospective gold belt.Here are just a few of the statistics on why this Summit is such an DRA Mining, a division of the DRA Group, was established in 2006. The company provides a high standard of engineering competence, essential date in your diary: with a leaning towards the practical application of technologies. DRA offers the following services: mine design and planning; materials handling; infrastructure; compressed air, water and cooling requirements; electrical design; EPCM services; mining construction; and management of contract mining. Additional services with the assistance of specialized service providers include: mine Summit 2011 Audience Profile modeling and geology; rock mechanics; ventilation; environmental and social. The company offers operations and maintenance services that ensure a flawless hand-over from design, construction and commissioning to production. 9% 2% 2% 3% 3% 23% 4% Premium Exhibitors 27% 4% 9% 9% 1% By Industry 9% By Job Title 10% 8% 13% 14% 19% 21% 10% Exhibitors Senior & Junior Mining Companies Chairman / President / CEO / Managing Director / Country Manager Merchant Banks / Project Finance & Investments Chief Operating Officer / Business Operations Manager Governments / Regulators / Industry Associations Research / Mining Analyst & Consultant Geology / Engineering Consultancies Exploration Manager / Geologist / Technical Director Consulting Companies CFO / Financial Controller / Investment Officer Law firms Business & Corporate Development Manager / Marketing Manager and others… Mining Sofware Technology / Head of Corporate Affairs and Social Development Equipment & Machinery Producers Principal Policy & Planning Officer Media Lawyer Logistics Companies Journalist Universities / R&D Centers MAXIMIZE YOUR INVESTMENT: Sponsorship & Showcase Opportunities Available Join these Exhibitors to Showcase Your Company’s Strategic and Technical Expertise! Media Partners As the premier Summit, this is where relationships are formed, projects are discussed and deals are initiated! Reinforce your company’s activities and commitment to the industry with our tailor made packages. Email: marketing2@magenta-global.com.sg for your sponsorship/ exhibition prospectus. PROMOTE YOUR PROJECTS, COMPANY & EXPERTISE TO A TARGETED AUDIENCE Email marketing2@magenta-global.com.sg or call +65 6391 2552
  3. 3. 5th West & Central Africa | Mining Summit 2012 11th September 2012, Tuesday DAY 18.00 Registration & Welcome Coffee and Tea Amadou Sangaré Partner9.00 Welcome Remarks from Magenta Global Sangaré Partners sarl9.05 Chairman’s Opening Remarks 13.00 Networking Luncheon & Exhibition Visit9.15 Opening Ministerial Address: Ghana’s Mineral 14.00 Mining in Ghana, Gold Fields Contributions and Potential and Resources Expansion Plans in West Africa, and the Challenges Hon. Mike Hammah of Operating in the Region Minister Peet van Schalkwyk Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana Executive Vice President & Head of MENA & Eurasia Region9.45 Ghana’s Policy Challenges for Minerals and Metals Gold Fields Benjamin Aryee Chief Executive 14.30 Commitment to Country Minerals Commission of Ghana Chris Waller Manager of Studies10.30 Morning Refreshments & Exhibition Visit Lycopodium Minerals Pty Ltd11.00 Mining Potential and Opportunities in Burkina Faso 15.00 Exploration Potential of the Twangiza – Pr. Jean Koulidiati Namoya Gold Belt Minister, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Daniel (Dan) Kenneth Bansah Development, Burkina Faso Vice President, Exploration Interim Minister, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Banro Burkina Faso 15.30 Afternoon Refreshments & Exhibition Visit11.25 Exploring Investment Environment and Mining Project Opportunities in Liberia 16.00 Key Legal Issues to Consider in any Mining Finance • How to invest in Liberia mining projects as a • Structuring and types of facilities foreign investor? • due diligence • Assessing country risk: How does Liberia compare • legal issues both under the governing law with its neighbours? (usually English) and local law issues especially • Guide to key mineral deposits and projects in the surrounding security Liberian market (gold, iron ore, diamonds) Geoffrey Wynne • Investment case studies Partner Hon. George Aston Wreh SNR Denton UK LLP Director of Mines Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy, Liberia 16.20 The Role of the Minerals Development Parastatal in Developing Countries- the Nigerian Case11.45 Senegal: Fast Growing Mining Country Dr Edeki Mudiare Babacar Diouf Executive Member Head of Division, Mining Economy Department African Iron and Steel Association (AISA), Nigeria of Mines and Geology Ministry of Energy and Mines, Senegal 16.40 Creating Sustainable Mining in the Republic of Congo and Comparison to Ghana Speaking on behalf of Madeline R. Young Ousmane Cissee CSR Analyst / Government Relations Advisor Director of Mining & Geology Cominco Resources Ministry of Mines, Senegal 17.00 Panel Discussion: From Democratic Republic of12.05 Update Mining Deposits in Mauritania Congo to Mauritania: Developing Mining Ahmed Taleb Mohamed Enterprises in the Resource Rich West & Central Technical Adviser in charge of the Mining Sector Africa Region Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, • Mining industry projections and outlooks Mauritania (confirming) • Key trends and developments in the mining sector • Regulatory developments and investment incentives12.30 Malian Mining Environment after the Coup • Mining environment in Mali 17.30 End of Day One • Tax and legal Mining framework in Mali • Step to obtain and maintain a mining licence in Mali • Why invest in Mining sector in Mali despite the coup DISCOVER NEW PROJECTS & PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Email neil.reyes@magenta-global.com.sg or call +65 6391 2562
  4. 4. 5th West & Central Africa | Mining Summit 2012 12th September 2012, Wednesday DAY 29.00 Chairman’s Remarks • Mineral reserves as collateral to mobilize money • Win-win concept for Africa and Europe9.15 Indian Public Sector Interests in Coal, Oil and Yves De Moor Minerals in Africa to Meet Long Term Requirements Director • Technological issues Group DML • Financial viability • Sustainable Development 12.30 Building Mines and Mining in Africa • Speeding up the process. Richard Levack Dr. M.P.Narayanan Director & Operations CEO Vice Chairman, World Mining Congress Banlaw Africa Group Chairman, Asian Mining Chapter of WMC President, GIS Development 13.00 Networking Luncheon & Exhibition Visit Former Chairman, Coal India Ltd 14.00 Current Tax Issues Affecting the Mining Sector9.40 Financial Modelling in the Mining Sector in Ghana Dr. Désiré Vencatachellum • Windfall profit tax Director • Taxation of mining assets and corporate tax rate African Development Bank • Transfer pricing • Deductibility of hedge losses 10.05 Macro-Economic Trends and the Commodities George Kwatia Investment Climate Tax Partner • Examining the key economic forces impacting PricewaterhouseCoopers (Gh) Ltd metals and energy demand in 2013 • Assessing the appetite of global investors for mining 14.30 Building Healthy Partnerships with Local commodities and mining company stocks Communities • Exploring key macro-economic catalysts that could Marcus S. Wleh signal the return to more bullish market sentiment Head of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility • What are African investors looking for in a potential ArcelorMittal Liberia mining investment target Tshediso Mabelane 15.00 DRA’s Project Capability in Africa Managing Director • Mining Capability Newblak Investments • Mineral Projects Capability • Minopex Plant Operations10.30 Morning Refreshments & Exhibition Visit Adrian Singh Gold Process Specialist11.00 Funding your Mining Discoveries DRA Mining • Trends in the availability of funding for developing projects • What’s the right balance of equity, sub debt, and debt? 15.20 Corporate Presentation by Atlas Copco • Financing: what are your options/existing & new Daniel Misiano financiers in 2012/13 VP Marketing Exploration • The government as your friend: ECAs and other Atlas Copco pockets of capital Ecobank Ghana 15.45 Afternoon Refreshments & Exhibition Visit11.30 Is Africa an Acquisitions-Friendly Market? M&A 16.15 Mining and the Zambian Economy Trends and Implications for Investors Professor John C. Anyanwu • Focus on partnerships Lead Research Economist • Expansion plans and projects throughout West & African Development Bank (ADB) Central Africa that are attractive for M&A transactions • To what extent are low valuations leading to a growth 16.35 Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability in M&A activity? and Community Relations and Development in • How liquidity challenges of early-stage mining the Mining Industry companies is also driving this trend Franklin Joseph Asamoah-Mensah • Who is buying what and what valuations can Ghana Representative we expect? Rio Tinto Alcan Kwabena Osei-Boateng Managing Director 16.55 Advangeo®: Exploration Targeting by Use of Artificial IC Securities (Ghana) Limited Neural Networks. Background and Experiences Dr Andreas Barth12.00 Mining PPP with the European Community, a new Managing Director geopolitical strategy Beak Consultants GmbH • New geopolitical strategy • Increasing mining revenues for Africa 17.15 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Summit DISCOVER NEW PROJECTS & PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Email neil.reyes@magenta-global.com.sg or call +65 6391 2562
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