The leading exhibition for the construction machinery, mining and build materials machines in West Africa

Construction, Mining & Building Materials ConferenceConstruction, Mining & Building Materials Conference

The leading exhibition for the construction machinery, mining and build materials machines in West Africa

Thursday 15th June 2017

Thursday 15th June 2017

The below conference agenda is from the first day the 2017 event.

The 2018 conference schedule will be published closer to the event. 

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Thursday 15th June 2017

Time Description Speaker
10.30 - 11.00

Extract Every Ounce of Value from your Quarry and Mine Material

CDE has been helping mine and quarry operators to improve their production of sand and aggregates for 25 years across over 1,000 projects worldwide.

The company’s success is based on its affordable, user-friendly and high-tech wet processing solutions that tackle even the most difficult materials to produce high quality and high value sands and aggregates in required quantities whilst reducing required water volumes by up to 90%.

CDE will present the significant benefits of materials washing technology to sand and aggregates professionals. The global company will demonstrate how operators can expand their businesses by increasing both their range of products and production levels, as well as make profits and a quick return on investment, using existing examples of clients based in Africa. Crucially, CDE will explain how this is achievable whilst significantly reducing operational costs, labor costs, as well as water and energy consumption.

With an enviable portfolio of satisfied clients across Africa and a team of experts based in the region,  CDE is the go-to wet processing equipment company of choice for companies wishing to develop profitable operations to meet increasing demand for Africa’s mineral reserves. 

Wayne Warren, Business Development Manager Sub Saharan Africa


11.00 - 12.00

Artisanal Mining Session/Workshop

As Nigeria discusses the need to increase the mining sector’s contribution to the nation’s GDP, the government cannot ignore the need to integrate the artisanal and smaller miners (ASM) in this drive, bearing in mind that this group currently accounts for 90% of the revenue and activities in the sector.

In this workshop, Gbenga Ojo, Managing Partner of Afromin, will be presenting a business model that provides practical solutions for the integration of ASM in Nigeria.

The presentation will cover the following:-

  • The state of ASM in Nigeria
  • The importance of ASM in geological data gathering in Nigeria
  • ASM a quick win for boosting the mining contribution to GDP
  • The role of governments and the private sector in the integration of ASM
  • The need for governments and international funding agencies to provide artisanal processing plants to ASM
  • ASM roles in the establishment of buying centers across the various states in Nigeria
  • Examples of ASM integration in Africa
  • The Afromin business model for the integration of ASM’s

Gbenga Ojo

Afromin Consulting Ltd

13.00 - 14.00

Total Solutions for the Mining & Construction Industry

Total PLC

14.00 - 15.00

Creating a favourable regulatory environment for infrastructure projects in Nigeria

15.00 - 15.30

Technical Construction Session

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ConMin West Africa will be running a Free to attend conference alongside the exhibition. This will consist of three days of talks that run periodically throughout the day. Both local and international speakers will be talking on various topics that surround the industry.

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