Afriforesight helps South Africa’s mining & commodity executives make sense of the industry and gives them the tools to anticipate critical turning points to stay ahead of the trend and optimise profits.

​Event details

Date: Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Time: 08h00 – 12h00 (breakfast & registration 07:00 – 07:50)
Venue: Balalaika Hotel (opposite the JSE), Sandton


The focus is on South Africa’s core commodities and the new ‘electric vehicle’ commodities, presenting you with the latest research covering:

  • Price forecasts for each commodity and the future profitability of its sector
  • Forecasts of the main input costs in mining & extraction
  • Mining industry challenges & opportunities

Topics presented

  • New drivers important for global commodity demand
    – Jacques Botha, Chief Strategy Economist & Chairman
  • Outlook for SA mining & construction costs
    – Charles Kieck, Chief Economist & CEO
  • The electric future: lithium, cobalt, nickel & copper
    – Ayanda Makupula, Chemical Engineer
  • Impact of African legal framework on profitability
    – TBA
  • Financial markets – Mining
    – TBA
  • Coal & uranium
    – Vinesh Chetty, Energy economist
  • PGMs, Chrome & Stainless Steel
    – Ayanda Makupula, Chief Stainless Steel Market Analyst
  • Steel and related commodities
    – Nathan Musson, Chief Steel & Bulk Commodities Analyst
  • Gold and diamonds
    – Charles Kieck, Chief Economist & CEO
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