2018 Featured Speakers

Honourable Minister Mr Gwede

Honourable Minister Mr Gwede Mantashe, Department of Mineral Resources


Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo American Platinum


Joseph Mathunjwa, President, AMCU


Mike Fraser, Chief Operating Officer, South32

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Thank you to all attendees very much indeed for joining us for the 2018 Joburg Indaba!  As always, it was an absolute pleasure welcoming all the delegates and seeing how much they all enjoyed their time with us.

Despite challenging times, the mood at the Indaba this year was so much more positive than last year, reflecting what seems to be an improvement in mood in the industry as a whole.  Undoubtedly our new Minister was a large contributing factor to the improved sentiment, with so many people congratulating and commending him for his enormous efforts on the Mining Charter as you no doubt noticed too.  A background of a little more cheer certainly made a very welcome change to this year’s event.

This year the programme saw a lot more diversity in terms of speaker representation with many new faces on the panels and this was noted and appreciated by attendees.  We also mixed things up with different stakeholders on various panels and a greater combination of keynote addresses and panel discussions, which seemed to work very well.  From the feedback we have received so far, the Indaba was a great success with vibrant content and insights, delivered by diverse speakers, lots of media coverage and great attendance over the two days.  There was also much good humour and repartee which is a stand-out feature of the Indaba along with the frank and informal discussions. 

We so enjoyed welcoming delegates to the Indaba this year and hope they enjoyed their time with us.  Needless to say, it is only through your support that we are able to host an event such as this that has become the “go to” event for the industry.  Thank you!

I must express my sincere thanks to all the speakers who took the time to join us and provided such insightful and thought-provoking perspectives and dialogue.  I would also like to give a very special thanks to our sponsors, who have enabled us to create a sustainable event and one that can retain its intimate atmosphere, making the Joburg Indaba what it is.

For those who attended the gala dinner on the eve of the Joburg Indaba where we celebrated the third edition of the SA Mining Hall of Fame, please join me in warmly congratulating the recipient of the award this year, Dr Con Fauconnier, who is not only a most worthy recipient but also one of the craftsmen of the Mining Charter more than 15 years ago.

As always, hundreds of images were taken at the event, and these will shortly be available on the website under the Gallery tab.  The outstanding media coverage we received is also available through the website here.

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Finally don’t forget to save the date for the 2019 Joburg Indaba: 
2nd & 3rd October at the Inanda Club!

Keep up to date with all the 2019 Joburg Indaba news by regularly visiting this website!

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