Record numbers at 2012 mining indaba
This year, 7200 delegates registered to attend the 18th annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, which is an increase of 20% or 1,200 more delegates, compared to the previous year. The event, which took place from 6 to 9 February, also attracted 130 media representatives from all over the world.
More than 40 African and non-African government delegations also confirmed to attend.
The conference was addressed by leaders in the global mining industry and government leaders, including Mamphela Ramphela and Nick Holland, chairperson and CEO respectively of Gold Fields; Trevor Manuel; Minister in the Presidency for the National Planning Commission and Susan Shabangu, Minister of Mineral Resources amongst others.