2018 Sponsors

DRAGold Sponsor


DRA is a highly successful, credible and diversified global engineering group with an impressive 30-year track record. Known for their collaborative approach and extensive experience in project origination and delivery, as well as turnkey operations and maintenance services, DRA delivers optimal solutions that are tailored to meet client needs. With expertise in the areas of geology, mining, mineral & metals processing, water, energy, agricultural engineering and infrastructure, DRA delivers truly comprehensive solutions. With 20 global offices, DRA offers flexible engineering & operations management services worldwide. For more information, visit www.draglobal.com


African Sun MiningSilver Sponsor

African Sun Mining

African Sun Mining (Pty) Ltd, is a proudly South African, 100% Black-Owned, top opencast mining contractor, established in 2011. Our vision is to develop and grow African Sun Mining (Pty) Ltd to be the best hard and soft rock mining company, both in South Africa and internationally, with a commitment to Zero Tolerance on Safety. Furthermore, to continuously enhance our performance by delivering professional and quality services to our clients, combined with low production costs. Our mission is to build sustainable and long-term partnerships with our clients based on ethical and fair business dealings, and to promote a corporate culture which is non-sectarian, non-political, and socially and environmentally responsible. In addition, to enhance and maintain a profitable mining company, while ensuring sustainable financial returns to our stakeholders. At African Sun Mining, we offer a range of specialist services to our clients including: Opencast Mining (including Mine Rehabilitation), Drilling and Blasting, Load and Haul, Crushing and Screening and Establishment of decline Shafts. African Sun Mining is proud of its fleet of specialist earthmoving, excavation, drilling and blasting, loading and hauling vehicles and equipment, all of which is maintained to the highest standards. Website: www.africansunmining.com


Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte - CDN S.A.Silver Sponsor

Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte - CDN S.A.

Composed by two companies, Northern Development Corridor - CDN and Central East African Railway – CEAR, we are focused on the management and operation of General Freight Port and Railway infrastructure within Mozambique and Malawi. Our MISSION To transport passengers and cargo through railway and to execute on-shore and off-shore port operations with safety, quality and efficiency. Our VISION To be a benchmark on railway and port logistics solutions for Austral Africa. Our VALUES Value Life: health, safety and wellbeing. Environmental and Community Awareness: environment and cultural diversity respect. Be Ethical: transparency, accountability, integrity, honesty, compliance, fairness and authenticity. Continuous Improvement: professionalism, commitment and rational use of resources. Value our People: recognition, self-development, challenging and inspiring environment. CDN GROWING WITH MOZAMBIQUE. Website: www.cdn.co.mz


Isimilo DBO Mining Industry Partner

Isimilo DBO

Isimilo DBO is a reputable and self-sufficient company with a developing base of design, construction and operating projects in the mineral industry. We currently operate in South Africa and plan to expand worldwide in the near future. We undertake work for a wide variety of junior to mid-tier mining companies in coal, gold, base metals, mineral sands, energy and water projects. We have a can-do attitude and are driven by the values of trust, integrity and teamwork. Website: isimilodbo.com


Phambili Contract MiningMining Industry Partner

Phambili Contract Mining

Phambili is a contract mining company focusing on small to medium size opencast coal mining projects. We have 40 years of mining and management experience to partner with your team. Website: www.phambilicm.co.za


ZimplatsMining Industry Partner


Website: www.zimplats.com


HarmonyMining Industry Partner


Harmony is a gold-mining and exploration company, with more than six decades of experience. Harmony has operations in South Africa and in Papua New Guinea, one of the world’s most well-known gold mining regions and one of the world’s premier new gold regions respectively. Harmony produced 1.08Moz of gold in FY15 and is South Africa’s third largest gold producer and the twelfth largest in the world. Website: www.harmony.co.za

ImplatsMining Industry Partner


Website: www.implats.co.za


SSG SecuritySecurity Sponsor

SSG Security

The new SSG Group was created by our chairman, Mikki Xayiya and CEO, Jorge Ferreira with the aim of creating a specialised integrated services group to deliver technically sound and commercially viable solutions to the South African Market using the SSG Group as a platform.SSG Security is a subsidiary of the SSG Group and is dedicated to providing clients with value-focussed services and outcomes. SSG Security has earned a reputation for developing and utilising leading edge concepts to solve challenging situations. Our success lies with our hands-on management approach coupled with the commitment to anticipate and adapt to and ever evolving security risks and client requirements. SSG Security has proven expertise and trained resources through its divisions to deliver the full suite of fully-integrated security services, including event security, mining security, industrial, retail and warehousing security, technical surveillance, CCTV and alarm monitoring, electronic counter measures, close protection (VIPs), vetting, profiles and forensic investigations to meet current and future industry requirements. Our Sector Specialists ensure that our clients are provided with best practice solutions based on years of experience. Website: www.ssgsa.co.za