Keynote Conference & Exhibition Day One - 12 March 2020

08:50 - 08:55

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

08:55 - 09:00

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINBILITY WITHIN THE MINING SECTOR  

09:00 - 09:20

GOVERNMENT ADDRESS: ESTABLISH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINING SECTOR BY 2030, BY ALIGNING THE GOVERNMENT’S INTEREST WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND COMMUNITY 

Adv T Mokoena

Director General, Department of Mineral Resources Republic of South Africa, South Africa (invited)

09:20 - 10:00

OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: WITH MINERAL RESOURCES BEING EXHAUSTED IN LOW-RISK AREAS, MINING COMPANIES ARE INTERESTED IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO VENTURE INTO NEW FRONTIERS. WHAT ARE THE REGIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES THAT MINING COMPANIES FACED?

Moderator 

Dr Mahlanyane ‘Mkhulu’ Mathe

Board of Directors (Technology Finance Corporation) , Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa 

Panellists

Mashale Phumaphi

Managing Director, Shumba Energy, Botswana

Philile Mkhize

Chief of Staff, ABSA, South Africa 

Corne Yzelle

Digital Transformation Manager, Vedanta Zinc International, South Africa 

10:00 - 10:30

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINING INDUSTRY

Ayanda Bam

CEO, Kuyasa Mining, South Africa (invited)

10:30

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

11:00 - 11:30

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP: IMPLEMENTATION OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE MINERALS AND MINING INDUSTRY. 

Corne Yzelle

Digital Transformation Manager, Vedanta Zinc International, South Africa 

11:30 - 12:10

FIRESIDE CHAT: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PROCESS AND REDUCE COST

Interviewer

Mpendulo Ngwenya

Digital Transformation Project Manager,  Anglo American, South Africa 

Interviewee

David Martin

 Manager Operational Technology,  Glencore Copper, Zambia

SMART MINING PRACTICES – GETTNG CONNECTED

12:10 - 12:40

PRESENTATION: MINE OF THE FUTURE – INTEGRATING SMART MINING TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD A FULLY AUTOMATED MINE

David Martin

 Manager Operational Technology,  Glencore Copper, Zambia

12:40

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:00 - 14:30

PRESENTATION: STRATEGIES TO BUILD A SMART AND CONNECTED MINE 

Mpendulo Ngwenya

Digital Transformation Project Manager,  Anglo American, South Africa 

USING TECH TO AUTOMATE MINING

14:30

PRESENTATION: BIG DATA AND MINING – MAKING USE OF DATA TRANSPARENCY TO BUILD RELATIONS AND ESTABLISH TRUST WITH BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS

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15:00  - 15:30 

PRESENTATION: COAL-TO-LIQUIDS (CTL) TECHNOLOGY AND HOW IT CAN EASE AFRICA’S DEPENDENCE ON IMPORTED LIQUID FUELS

Mashale Phumaphi

Managing Director, Shumba Energy, Botswana

15:30

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS

COST CUTTING MEASURES WITH TECHNOLOGY

16:00 - 16:40

FIRESIDE CHAT: OVERVIEW OF MINING TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES - FROM DEAL MAKING, INVESTMENT AND BEYOND

Interviewer

Sandile Bertrum Dlamini

Digital Value Chain Lead,  Exxaro Resources, South Africa 

Interviewee

Mark Arthur

 Transactor and Resource Industry Specialist,  Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), South Africa (invited)

16:40 - 17:15

PRESENTATION: USING TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE PRODUCTION COSTS AND IMPROVE CASH-GENERATING ABILITY

Sandile Bertrum Dlamini

Digital Value Chain Lead,  Exxaro Resources, South Africa 

17:15

CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

17:30

END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1

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