Established in 2001, with a tier one asset base in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chemaf is a specialist in mineral exploration, mining and processing, producing London Metal Exchange grade cobalt and copper cathode. With one of the largest and most promising exploration portfolios in the region, Chemaf is investing in its people and its plant to meet the needs of the future.
Johnny Veloza – Chief Executive Officer
Johnny is a Mining Engineer with broad mining experience in operations across Africa, Chile and Australia. Johnny has worked in a number of different commodities including Iron Ore, Copper, Gold and Diamonds and has held senior operational management roles in large mining companies, including De Beers, AngloGold Ashanti and BHP Billiton. Since starting his career twenty-five years ago Johnny has gained experience in exploration, feasibility studies, opening new mines and running mines. Prior to joining Chemaf as Chief Executive Officer in 2018, Johnny was Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer at Gem Diamonds.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
As new Chief Executive Officer of Chemaf the purpose of the conference is to communicate to investors the strategy and direction for the business under new management and the strength of the Company’s investment case.
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
Third largest producer of responsibly sourced cobalt and copper with a highly attractive portfolio of tier one assets and a highly prospective land package that is yet to be fully explored.