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Mining Indaba 2016

February 7, 2016 - February 11, 2016

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About Mining Indaba 2016

Mining Indaba 2015 Highlights


The Canadian Council on Africa, in partnership with the Government of Canada, invite you to join Mining Indaba 2016, Africa’s largest mining event. For over 20 years,  Investing in Mining Indaba and its partners in Africa have channeled billions of dollars of foreign investment into the mining value chain. Mining Indaba is the world’s largest gathering of mining’s most influential stakeholders and decision-makers in African mining.

Network with key decision-makers from the Canadian Government including: Canadian Heads of Mission to Africa and Trade Commissioners from Africa, Export Development Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.


The world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in African mining. This includes financiers, investors, mining professionals, government officials. By attending Investing in African Mining Indaba, you will join a powerful international group of industry professionals who make Cape Town, South Africa their preferred destination to conduct important business and make the vital relationships to sustain their investment interests.


More than 7,000 of the most internationally-diverse and influential professionals can be found at Mining Indaba 2016:


  • ?Representatives from more than 100 countries
  • Investors
  • Bankers
  • Senior Executives
  • Engineers
  • Fund Managers
  • Ambassadors
  • Ministers


Sponsorship Opportunities

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Sponsorship Package:

This option is for a company who wishes to increase their visibility and be highlighted as a sponsor of the Canada Pavilion at Mining Indaba 2016. All sponsorship packages include your  logo highlighted on the Canada Pavilion stand,  an advertisement in the Official Canada Pavilion Directory, and pre-booking of meeting rooms.

Individual Delegate: 

This option is for anyone who has not paid a sponsor fee or is not considered a speaker or government delegate. By purchasing your registration passes through CCAfrica, you will be supporting the Canada Pavilion and will benefit from the Canadian networking opportunities at the Canada reception, a by invitation only event.

The 2016 Official Delegation List includes:

  • Algold Resources Ltd.
  • AnyWay Solid Environmental Solutions
  • Borealis
  • Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export (CAMESE)
  • Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
  • Cowater International Inc.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development Canada
  • Deloitte
  • Export Development Canada
  • Endeavour Mining
  • Export Quebec
  • Fournier Industries Inc
  • McCarthy Tetrault
  • MineAfrica Inc
  • Mining Association of Canada (MAC)
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • Nkana Bassai Legal Services
  • Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
  • Sama Resources Inc.
  • Solmax International Inc.
  • Trans Africa Business Corp.
  • Windiga Energy

Canada-Africa Business Networking Reception

?The Canada Reception is your starting point at Mining Indaba, where the Minister will officially led the Government of Canada in engaging with the private sector. Every year that that Canada has hosted this reception, has allowed for participants to meet with all of the different representatives from the Canadian Government, as well as network amongst key decision makers. Come enjoy great food, entertainment, and start your conference week with us at the Canada Reception.

Please note, invitation required for entry. Invitation is included in sponsorship packages purchased through Canadian Council on Africa.

7th Canadian Interactive Breakfast Forum (IBF)

The 7th Interactive Breakfast Forum brings together a panel of experts with a moderator, to discuss a theme that is topical for anyone with an interest in mining and mining-related issues. For the past 4 years, this Forum has sold out, Past topics and themes include Corporate Social Responsibility, Mining, Infrastructure, and Political Risk. Attendees are encouraged to submit anonymous questions. This unique format of the forum allows for a lively and interactive discussion.

The 7th Interactive Breakfast Forum’s two topics include:

 “Building Momentum to the South African Mining Sector”

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Sandra Du Toit
Head: Mining & Metals, Standard Bank


Godfrey Oliphant
Deputy Minister,
Department of Mineral Resources South Africa

Peter Leon
Partner: Co-Chair Africa, Herbert Smith Freehills

Roger Baxter
CEO, Chamber of Mines

Claude Baissac
MD, Eunomix

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“Sharing Canadian Experiences in Collaboration in Mining”

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Susan Bincotello
Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Affairs Canada


Pierrre Gratton
President and CEO, Mining Association of Canada

Jeffrey Davidson
Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor, Global Affairs Canada

Oumar Toguyeni
Vice President of West Africa, IAMGOLD

Marian Campbell Jarvis

Assistant Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada


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For more information contact:

Griselda Smith

Phone: + 27 (0) 11 233 2600 | Email: griselda@3smedia.co.za

From Mali to Madagascar: The Maple Leaf in Africa

Focus Group 

Organizer: Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

Moderator: Bob Schafer, First Vice President, PDAC

When: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Time: 2-3:30pm

Open to companies headquartered in Canada that are not under foreign control.

The value of Canadian mining assets in Africa surpassed $24 billion in 2013, up from $22 billion in 2012. As the voice of Canada’s mineral exploration and development industry, PDAC is interested in hearing about the experiences of Canadian companies operating in Africa. This focus group will be an opportunity for Canadian companies to outline what supports they need to find and develop the mines of the future in Africa.

 Unearthing Wealth: The Future of Exploration in Africa


Organizer: Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

Moderator: Rod Thomas, President, PDAC

When: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Open to all companies operating in sub-Saharan Africa, government officials, community representatives and civil society

Without discoveries, there are no mines. Without mines, there are no economic opportunities generated for companies, host countries, and host communities. This panel discussion amongst experts familiar with mineral exploration in sub-Saharan Africa will discuss the primary actions that governments need to take to attract exploration investment and improve discovery rates.


Hosted by The Canadian Institute of Mining

When: Wednesday, February 10 2016

Where: Park Inn by Radisson

Free to attend

B2B Meetings

Through registration with Canadian Council on Africa, attendees have access to the Canada Pavilion Networking Lounge. Network with industry leaders as programming within the Pavilion allows for attendees to build connections.


Save now on registration and sponsorship opportunities by joining the Official Canadian delegation at Mining Indaba 2016. Benefit from higher visibility and have your company branding stand within the Canada Pavilion.

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