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SAIMM Branch Launch : Democratic Republic of Congo

Date 12 October 2012
- 12 October 2012
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Launch of ...
SAIMM Branch in Lubumbashi

Democratic Republic of Congo

12 October 2012 at 09:00 |
Grand Karavia Hotel |Lubumbashi |Democratic Republic of Congo


Welcome from the Branch Chairman
Susa Maleba, SRK, DRC

SAIMM introduction and presentation
Prof. Nielen van der Merwe

International aspects of resource and reserve reporting standards
Roger Dixon, Chairman, SRK South Africa

An overview of the DRC mining sector
Simon Tuma-Waku, Chairman of the mining sector division of FEC 'Federation des 
Entreprises Du Congoʼ

Geology and Mineral Resources of the DRC and its place in the country's strategic development plan
Prof. Francois T. Lubala, University of Lubumbashi 

Tea break

Wind-turbine energy vs. nuclear energy - Decision point
Roger Rumbu, Metallurgical Manager, Banro Gold (precious metal).

SAMVAL and International Reporting Practice in Mineral Asset valuation
Alastair Macfarlane, Chair Person, Samval and Imval Working Groups, SAIMM

A training strategy for mineral resource management in the DRC
Alastair Macfarlane, Chair Person, Samval and Imval Working Groups, SAIMM

Closure by the provincial representative of the DRC Government

Cocktail and reception of membership application forms

Julie Dixon
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Tel: (011)834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923


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- Registration is FREE but BOOKINGS are essential for catering purposes

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