Working Towards the African Mining Vision

Launching, Operational Excellence in Mining Summit 2012

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 04, 2012 --( Operational Excellence is viewed as a mandate in nurturing business execution and performance across regions. As mining companies continue to expand and change through organic growth or through mergers and acquisitions in regions that they have never done so before, it is more critical than ever that they strive for operational excellence to be able to develop sustainable operations with reasonable standardization.

Fleming Gulf Conferences launches Operational Excellence in Mining Summit 2012 to be held on 24 -25 April in Johannesburg – South Africa. This summit will give delegates an opportunity to network with experts and industry leaders. Interact, learn, collect business intelligence and get strategic insights from case studies and panel discussions.

The powerful line up of speakers presenting at the conference represent leading mining organizations which include Exxaro Resources Limited, Xstrata Alloys Head Office, Anglo American Platinum, Rio Tinto, Geological Society of South Africa, Gold Fields, Global Mining Alliance, Namakawa Diamonda, De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited, Arcelor Mittal, Platmin Limited, Mintek, African Rainbow Minerals Limited.

Linas Liubinskas, President, Global Mining Alliance who would be speaking on Artisanal and small scale mining, quotes: “Mining operations in Africa are growing rapidly to benefit from increased market demand, but at the demise of those who actually work the mines.”

While Mike Rossouw, Executive Director Operations, Xstrata Alloys who would be speaking on Africa growing the value of mining, emphasizes : “Africa must exploit its natural resources, if not others will.”

Working towards the African mining vision, this summit covers all important aspects of mining like long and short term pit planning and scheduling, defining best practice in corporate mining health and safety governance, commercial and environmentally sustainable closure practices, geopolitical implications for sustaining mining steadiness, operational excellence and commercial viability to name a few.

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