African Copper V Conference

Africa’s copper potential continues to hold the interest of the global mining community. Zambia and DRC are striving to meet higher production targets and supply is growing in countries such as Botswana and Namibia. Progress is being made to overcome the logistical, infrastructure, political and social hurdles, and – despite the risks – investment interest is on the increase. Metal Bulletin Events returns to the Copperbelt in 2015 for its increasingly popular African Copper Conference. The only event focusing specifically on the exploration, extraction and production of copper in Africa, this conference is a must for anyone seeking a better understanding of industry dynamics in this promising, but challenging copper-producing region. This two-day conference in Lusaka will include content such as Government Keynote Addresses, the role of African copper globally and locally, taxation and mine financing, investment and market risk, copper industry growth in the DRC, copper beneficiation for Africa, including the growth of downstream activities in the African copper industry, energy, logistics and infrastructure, sustainability, community relations and environmental responsibility and more. Conference speakers will include senior representatives from the Ministry for Mines, Energy and Water Development – Zambia, Ministry of Mines – DRC, ChinaAfrica Merchants Advisors Ltd (CAMAL), Rand Merchant Bank, Norwegian Embassy in Lusaka, Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, LME, Standard Bank, SMS Group, Zambia Railways Ltd, North West Rail Zambia, Walvis Bay Corridor Group, ZESCO and Golder Associates Zambia Ltd. For more information please visit


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