Africa mining update 2020

Austrade, in partnership with Telstra, invites you to join this webinar to learn the latest on the mining industry in Africa, COVID’s impact across the region, and future trends.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact across African mining and mining supply chains. Mining companies are re-evaluating the role of innovation, and the key drivers of exploration and production, to remain competitive in future mining operations. With over 170 Australian mining companies operating across 40 countries in Africa, these impacts have created challenges for many Australian mining companies and their suppliers.

Hear the latest update of COVD-19 impacts across African mining from our Trade Commissioners covering the continent, Kym Fullgrabe and Martin Ferreyra.

Leading Australian mining executives Mike Fraser (COO, South32) and John Wellborn (CEO, Resolute Mining) will present on the challenges and opportunities they see in the present African market, and what impacts this will have on their future operations.

Justin Lord (Head of Business Development – Africa, Telstra Services) will round out the discussion by looking at emerging technology solutions across remote operational environments in African mining.

Who should attend:

Australian mining equipment, technology and services (METS) businesses involved in:

  • Exploration and drilling
  • Mine infrastructure
  • Digital technologies to improve mine productivity, quality and safety, and reduce environmental impacts
  • Mineral processing
  • Mining consultancies
  • Mine safety equipment and services
  • Education and training
  • Kym Fullgrabe – Senior Trade Commissioner, Africa Austrade
  • Martin Ferreyra – Trade Commissioner, West Africa Austrade
  • Mike Fraser – Chief Operating Officer, South32
  • John Welborn – Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Resolute Mining
  • Justin Lord – Head of Business Development, Africa Telstra
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