Our sponsors and partners.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners. They help make the events possible – make sure you stop by and meet them at the event.


Platinum Sponsor.

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (Nedbank CIB)

Nedbank CIB delivers the full spectrum of solutions through innovative transactional, global markets, funding and investment banking options.

The offering includes sector-specific solutions encompassing mining and resources, energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, telecommunications, as well as vanilla and specialised funding. The specialist teams also manage the Group’s structuring, lending, underwriting, custodial and trading businesses.

The scope of investment banking stretches from debt advisory and long-term project financing to equity trading and investment, as well as research.

Nedbank has a presence in 39 countries across Africa through an alliance with Ecobank, as well as in selected key global financial centres.

Website: www.nedbank.co.za/cib


Gold Sponsor.

Behre Dolbear

Behre Dolbear’s unique strengths include worldwide recognition by mining, financial and government entities for its expertise and experience in project evaluation and the ability to optimise the operational and financial performance of projects. The services we can provide for resource projects are centred around our ability to identify analyse and quantify financial, commercial and technical risk of resource projects. The skills that enable the company to conduct thorough, independent and expert review and assessment of projects, budgets, schedules and operations.

Website: www.dolbear.com


Gold Sponsor.

Clarksons Platou Securities AS

Clarksons Platou Securities (CPS) is a specialized Investment Bank solely focused on Shipping, Oil services, Metals & Mining and Renewables. CPS is part of the Clarksons group, listed on the London Stock Exchange and included on the FTSE 250 index. CPS is a fully licensed investment bank in the EEA and US/Canada, with offices in London, Oslo, New York and Calgary. Our major way into mining is through the shipping side where we are the world largest cargo broker and saw that with the proprietary data of Clarksons on world trade, we could better predict the performance of major mines. Since 2013 we have been nearly twice as good as the rest of Wall Street to predict the output from major miner such as Vale, BHP, Rio etc. by our top ranked research analysts. This has given us access to a very sophisticated investor base within the mining space. As an investment bank we are industry specialists so our brokers only focus and discuss shipping, oil services, metals & mining and Renewables with their clients. The synergies and specialized focus has resulted in a world leading placing power within the sectors which we focus on. Within these sectors we aim to be world leading, and as of now we have raised nearly USD 40 Bn for these sectors since 2010. For the Metals & Mining industry we have raised over USD 2.5 Billion during last two years.

Website: www.clarksons.com


Gold Sponsor.

DRA Global

DRA Global is a diversified global engineering, project delivery and operations management group, with an impressive +30-year track record. Known for its collaborative approach and extensive experience in project origination and delivery, as well as turnkey operations and maintenance services, DRA Global delivers optimal solutions that are tailored to meet clients’ needs.
With expertise in the areas of project development, mining, mineral processing, plant optimisation, operations & maintenance and related water, energy, and infrastructure requirements, DRA Global delivers truly comprehensive solutions to the resources sector. DRA Global employs over 4000 people and offers flexible engineering, project delivery and operations & maintenance management services worldwide through 16 offices.

Website: www.draglobal.com


Gold Sponsor.


finnCap advise, promote and provide access to capital for ambitious growth companies. As a specialist team in a generalist firm, our mining team couples industry insight with our firms’ broad experience across sectors to shape our clients into investment stories that can compete for capital across the European investment community. As a modern entrepreneurial business we fuel faster growth, build value and are trusted to deliver success for business at every stage of their journey – from exploration to production and beyond. We inspire confidence, energy and the determination to grow. It is why we are the largest advisor on the LSE and the no.1 broker on AIM.

Website: www.finncap.com


Gold Sponsor.

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is an international law firm built on the belief that the best way to serve you is to be in tune with your world, aligned with your opportunity and ambitious for your success. With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our
clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

Website: www.gowlingwlg.com


Gold and Water Sponsor.


Our role is to build, maintain and even run entire operations literally from the ground up. Sustainability is at the core of what we do. This means helping our customers create the smartest value from natural resources and working with them to find the most sustainable solutions for water, energy, minerals, and handling the full value chain from ore to metals.

Our offering is based on decades of technology leadership. Our global network of customer centers guarantees that there is always an experienced Outotec professional on hand for support during the entire life time of processes, including their operation and maintenance.

Website: www.outotec.com


Gold Sponsor.

Rand Merchant Bank

RMB at a glance

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) is a leading African Corporate and Investment Bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups (by market capitalisation) in Africa – FirstRand Bank Limited. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions.

At RMB we are passionate about solving problems for our clients by asking the hard questions. We challenge accepted thinking. We analyse and seek solutions beyond the obvious. We are innovative in our thinking and turn challenges into opportunities. We call ourselves Solutionist Thinkers who deliver on Traditional values. Innovative ideas.

Our ability to think differently, our collaborative spirit, our client-centric solutions and our belief that great minds don’t always have to think alike, is what sets us apart.

As a respected talent brand, we create an environment where exceptional people can create their own opportunities. While our competitors all employ smart, hard-working, self-motivated people – it is the opportunities we afford our talent that makes the difference.

As the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of FirstRand Bank Limited, we have access to a network of retail banks in 25 African countries, including Representative Offices and Branches in the UK, India, China and the Middle East.

FirstRand Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX).

For more information please visit: www.rmb.co.za


Gold and Drinks Sponsor.

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking

With over 30 years of commitment to the Metals & Mining industry, Societe Generale has one of the strongest franchise with 80 dedicated professionals operating globally out of eight international hubs. We provide a continuum of taylor-made solutions meeting the evolving needs of asset developers, producers, private equity firms, sovereign funds, streamers and commodity trading firms, across a wide range of commodities including base and precious metals, ferrous complex, battery metals and selected industrial and energy minerals.
• We act as financial advisor for debt and equity raising
• We are keen to mobilize our own capital to deliver debt arranging and underwriting commitments in a wide range of situations.
• We take physical delivery and are market maker in OTC and listed derivatives.
• We provide competitive hedging and risk management solutions, as well as brokerage and trading services for base, precious metals, iron ore or oil products.

Website: cib.societegenerale.com/en/


Gold Sponsor.

SP Angel

SP Angel is an independent partnership providing creative, investment banking solutions to investors and growing companies. We have established a reputation for delivery and market reach, with a strong track record of successful fund raisings, including AIM IPOs and secondary placings, merger and acquisition advice as well as private fundraising and advisory transactions, especially during difficult market conditions. We act as Nomad and Broker to a growing number of companies, and our knowledge of the regulatory environment is coupled with high level financial advice.

Based in London, we operate internationally and have a particularly strong record in Mining where we are the largest Integrated Nomad and Broker to AIM quoted mining companies Our respected research team provides in-depth analysis on our clients and the markets in which they operate.

SP Angel is a Member of the London Stock Exchange and an AIM Nominated Adviser and Broker and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Website: www.spangel.co.uk


Silver and Lunch Sponsor.

African Mining Services

There are three things you want in your surface mining contractor:
flexibility, efficiency and safety. With African Mining Services you get all three. Outsource your mining operation to us you get a complete mining lifecycle service without having to finance or maintain a huge mining fleet. You get a company whose single focus is surface mining, who knows African mining conditions and how to mine productively in remote and difficult areas. Lastly, you get a contractor who has an enviable safety record because it takes the time to care and skill its workforce.

Want more? Contact us at www.amsgh.com or enquiries@amsgh.com


Silver Sponsor.

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie has a substantial team of natural resources and other specialist lawyers with collective experience in mining and metals projects and transactions across Africa’s established and emerging mining jurisdictions.
Our global Africa mining group operates seamlessly across all jurisdictions and we maintain a network of African Relationship Firms in those countries in which we do not have offices for support in local law matters. Our mining project lawyers in core locations have considerable experience in crossborder project management and efficient liaison between clients, local counsel, and other members of multidisciplinary service teams. And our dispute resolution lawyers in London, Johannesburg, Paris and New York have experience in international arbitration in disputes arising out of a wide range of international projects.

Website: www.bakermckenzie.com/en/locations/emea/south-africa


Silver Sponsor.

Digby Wells Environmental

Website: https://www.digbywells.com/en/


Silver & Shuttle Bus Sponsor.

Fluor South Africa

We transform the world by building prosperity and empowering progress. As one of the world’s largest engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance (EPFCM) companies, Fluor’s integrated solutions approach
spans the entire asset life cycle. We focus on solutions that bring our clients greater capital efficiency, improve schedule certainty, and reduce costs through our performance excellence. We help businesses grow,
economies thrive and communities flourish. Every day, we work together to build a more prosperous future for our clients, shareholders, employees and the communities in which we work and live. We enable change and play an
important role in moving the world forward.

Website: www.fluor.com/south-africa


Silver Sponsor.


Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Website: www.woodplc.com


Bronze Sponsor.


BDO is delighted to sponsor the 121 Mining Investment Conference. Our global Natural Resources & Energy team provides audit, tax and advisory services across the sector working with early stage exploration companies through to large FTSE listed producers operating worldwide.

We offer the global strength to support our clients wherever they do business, with over 70,000 staff in 1,500 offices across 160 countries and specialist Mining teams on every continent who share a passion for the sector. The dynamic management teams we work with value our depth of sector expertise, attentive service and commercial advice.

Website: www.bdo.global/industries/natural-resources/mining


Bronze & Power Sponsor.


Bronze Sponsor.

King & Wood Mallesons

Website: www.kwm.com/en/hk


Bronze Sponsor.

Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown’s presence in the world’s leading markets enables us to offer clients access to local market knowledge combined with global reach.

We are noted for our commitment to client service and our ability to assist clients with their most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide. We serve many of the world’s largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, CAC 40, DAX, Hang Seng and Nikkei index companies and more than half of the world’s largest banks. We provide legal services in areas such as banking and finance; corporate and securities; litigation and dispute resolution; antitrust and competition; US Supreme Court and appellate matters; employment and benefits; environmental; financial services regulatory and enforcement; government and global trade; intellectual property; real estate; tax; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; and private clients, trusts and estates.

Website: www.mayerbrown.com


Bronze and Charging Station Sponsor.

Mining Plus

We are the leading mining technical services provider, consisting of professionals specialising in geology, mining engineering (Surface & Underground), geotechnical engineering, mine ventilation and operational management.

Our core capability is in geology, mining engineering, and geotechnical engineering, covering a broad range of mineral commodities and project types, enhanced by strategic alliances in other core disciplines.

We have grown and diversified over the years to cover a broad range of mineral commodities across the project value chain, from the conceptual stage of projects, right through to feasibility study work, project delivery, commissioning, and mine closure.

Mining Plus can integrate seamlessly with your project teams to deliver results with the flexibility of working remotely or mobilising to site. ​

Our operations are conducted with an underlying emphasis on innovative thinking coupled with a practical approach

Website: https://www.mining-plus.com/


Bronze Sponsor.

Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (RPA)

Roscoe Postle Associates Inc., (RPA) is a global mining consultancy with offices in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. RPA’s geoscientists and engineers’ extensive experience in all commodities and mining areas of the world enables us to provide innovative advice at all stages of mineral project development from exploration and resource evaluation through feasibility studies, financing, permitting, construction, operation, closure and rehabilitation. RPA carries out due diligence, independent engineer and expert witness assignments for a client base including major mining companies, mid-caps, junior mining and exploration companies, financial institutions, governments, law firms, and individual investors.

Website: www.rpacan.com


Wifi Sponsor.


Africa’s Remote Site and Facilities Management Experts

ATS is the largest and most established remote site and facility management provider in Africa. We exist to challenge boundaries and we operate on the frontiers of development –
delivering tailor-made, holistic solutions for our clients that enable the creation of valuable infrastructure and development projects in the most remote locations in Africa.
Whatever the challenge, we have the know-how and can-do attitude to keep you going at peak performance.

Website: ts-connect.co.za


Barista Sponsor.

Juwi Renewable Energies

Juwi are global leaders in off-grid and grid connected hybrid solar energy solutions. juwi developed, constructed and now operates the award winning PV-diesel-storage hybrid system at the Sandfire DeGrussa copper and gold mine in Western Australia.

Juwi South Africa is part of the international juwi Group, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies. Our business focuses on large-scale solar and wind energy projects, through the provision of Project Development, EPC, and long-term O&M services. Since its inception in 1996 the juwi Group has developed and built wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of over 4,800MW globally.

Website: www.juwi.co.za


Bar & Gin Sponsor.

KPS Power Africa

100% owned subsidiary of Pacific Energy Ltd, KPS designs, builds, owns and operates remote power stations utilising proprietary innovations and technology developed over the past 30 years. The company provides complete power solutions to remote “off the grid” mines and provides the most cost-effective power solution at no capital cost to the end user. This simplifies the complex undertaking of designing, building and operating a remote power station into one managed process.
Recognised as an industry leader for guaranteed fuel efficiency and reliability and having successfully built and operated over 40 remote power stations, KPS is now establishing a strong footprint in Africa.

Website: www.kpspowerafrica.com


Supporting partner.

Independent Investment Research.

With over 100 years’ experience Patersons Corporate Finance team is focused on providing equity and debt capital to Australian small cap, mid cap and emerging companies in conjunction with providing advice, research coverage and investor access domestically and internationally.

Patersons has ranked #1 by number of equity issues in Australia every year since 2003 by reference to Thomson Reuters League Tables.

Website: www.independentresearch.com.au

PR partner.


Blytheweigh is a specialist financial public relations and investor relations agency with a focus on small to mid-cap listed companies.

Website: www.blytheweigh.com

Media Partner.

BRR Media.

BRR Media has over 10 years’ experience producing live streamed and on-demand broadcasts carrying investor relations news. In the past 12 months, we have delivered over 10,000 IR webcasts from leading stock market quoted companies worldwide.

At BRR Media, we are passionate about partnering with our clients to create and deliver world class investor relations content that engages their external and internal stakeholders.

We excel in offering clients’ end-to-end solutions, from concept through production to distribution. We take that extra step by syndicating content to key websites to ensure that your message reaches qualified audiences.

– Concept
– Creation
– Delivery
– Syndication
– Analytics

Our unique approach comprises the following elements
– Our IR digital communications toolboxhas been developed over the past 10 years;
– The strong relationships built with relevant publishing partners where investor relations content is syndicated and viewed; and
– not least, a committed, skillful teamthat delivers bespoke engaging content solutions.

Website: www.brrmedia.co.uk