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2018 Mining Indaba

5 February–8 February 2018

  • Conference

  • Starting 1:00AM

  • Ending 10:30AM SAST

  • Online

  • Registration closed

Investing in African Mining Indaba, also known as Mining Indaba, is an annual conference that brings together investors, mining companies, governments and other stakeholders from around the world. NRGI will participate in two events at this year's iteration, both on 7 February. NRGI staff will also attend the Alternative Mining Indaba. which brings together civil society actors who seek to make natural resources work for the benefit of citizens.

Guinea Country Case Study
11:30 pm-12:30 pm

Westin Cape Town Hotel
(roof terrace)

Convention Square
Lower Long Street, Cape Town

This panel will focus on Guinea's mining sector. Speakers will discuss reforms initiated for mining investment in Guinea; mine-related infrastructure; mining production diversification; environment and community development; and the business climate of the country, among other topics.


  • Paulo Castellari, CEO, Guinea Alumina Corporation
  • Lance Crist, global head of natural resources, IFC
  • Yüksel Karaca, board member, Toya Gold
  • Abdoulaye Magassouba, minister of mines and geology, Republic of Guinea
  • Evgeny Tulubensky, chief legal officer, corporate and regulatory affairs, Nordgold
  • Erica Westenberg, director of governance programs, NRGI

Your Voice, Your View: Transparency to Enhance Impacts in the Natural Resources Sector
2 pm-3:30 pm

Southern Sun - The Cullinan Hotel
(Team Room)
1 Cullinan Street
Waterfront, Cape Town

Due to limited space, please RSVP by 31 January to [email protected].

The IFC, the World Bank, ICMM and NRGI invite you to an interactive dialogue on their complementary initiatives to harness the power of data to encourage transparency and good governance and reinforce the natural resources sector’s contribution to sustainable development. The session aims to gather participants’ views on best practices, lessons learned and opportunities for greater involvement of national and local stakeholders.

  • Gina Barbieri, principal specialist ombudsman, The World Bank
  • Tom Butler (@Tombutlersd), CEO, ICMM
  • Lance Crist, global head of natural resources, IFC
  • Sheila Khama, lead mining specialist, The World Bank
  • Erica Westenberg, director of governance programs, NRGI

Cape Town, South Africa