Iron Ore Beneficiation Africa

16-17 March 2015 | Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Johannesburg

The 2nd Annual Iron Ore Beneficiation Africa Conference is set to take place on the 16th-17th March 2015, at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Johannesburg. The event follows on from the successful launch event in 2014 - you can read the full detailed recap of the 2014 here

The event forms the industry's 'how to' for commercially and competitively unleashing the value in Africa's iron ore and is your opportunity to hear practical insights for achieving efficiencies and cost reductions for iron ore beneficiation.

Join the industry's leading mineral processing experts to examine the latest opportunities, technologies and strategies for optimising the processing of high impurity iron ores, magnetite, manganese and chrome in order to gain the best value from Africa's projects.

International Guest Speaker:

  • Liming Lu, CSIRO Mineral Resources Flagship

Hear from industry experts, including:

  • Tapiwa Samanga, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
  • Dave Cousins, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)
  • Sadick Davids, Coega Development Corporation (CDC)
  • Somdeb Banerjee, Tata Steel Limited, Southern Africa
  • Ben James, Baobab Resource plc & Capitol Resources lda
  • Lorenzo Emanuele, Tencati, Director, Bryanston Resources
  • Ernest Faber, Paul Wurth (A division of the SMS Group)
  • Maximiliano Andres Sanchez Monje, BRASS Chile S.A.
  • Rob Futter, Director, Cresco Project Finance
  • Algie Kiewitz, Eskom
  • Heloise Thiele, Mintek
  • Peter Raymond, Hatch
  • John Wates, Fraser Alexander

> View the full agenda here

Key topics to be covered:

  • Market review and outlook for grades and pricing
  • Beneficiation opportunities
  • Project financing & cost management
  • Project updates
  • Ore beneficiation strategies
  • Implications for iron & steel production
  • Environmental considerations
  • Power & infrastructure
  • Ore transportation

NEW for 2015:

> Agenda expanded to incorporate Chrome and Manganese beneficiation

> Special subsidised rate for junior mining company representatives of US $795. If you wish to attend and feel that you would qualify for this rate please email your details to

Who attends?

Leaders in mining, steel, engineering and infrastructure in the following roles; process engineers, geologists, metallurgists, exploration managers, technology leaders, R&D specialist, material handling and business development