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Junior Mining Forum

A thought leadership programme designed to help junior miners understand what is driving investment decisions. Expert discussions with fund managers from some of the largest natural resource funds in the world provided clarity on what investors are looking for and how junior mining companies can secure funding.

New for 2019 – Battery Metals Day

Delegates heard from the governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia & Japan about their predictions and plans for increasing the supply of battery materials.Plus, procurement plans from Honda, Ford and Panasonic.
2019 Battery Metals Day sponsor:

What was on the agenda?

  • Discussions with the countries that hold the resources, the battery manufacturers buying them and the mining companies extracting them
  • What will the electric vehicle battery of the future look like?
  • How can car makers, battery manufacturers and mining companies collaborate to advance the EV supply-chain?
  • The importance of ethical cobalt mining in the DRC for bringing the electric vehicle and battery industry forward
  • The significance of anode and cathode materials in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries

2019 speaker included:

  • Hon. Richard Musukwa

    Minister of Mining

  • Ted J. Miller

    Ted J. Miller

    Senior Manager - Energy Storage Strategy & Research

  • Sophie Lu

    Head of Metals & Mining
    Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Fortune Mojapelo

    Bushveld Minerals

  • Erez Ichilov

    Managing Director
    Traxys Projects

  • Errol Smart

    Orion Resources

  • Colin Hamilton

    MD, Commodities Research
    BMO Capital Markets

  • Giles Smith

    Marketing Director Copper and Cobalt African Sales
    Eurasian Resources Group

  • Simon Moores

    Simon Moores

    Managing Director
    Benchmark Minerals