Investing In African Mining Indaba
 

The Battlefield is returning

Identifying the best emerging mining companies for investors and supporting the development of new projects is a critical part of Mining Indaba. In 2018 the Investment Battlefield comes back, bigger and better, with 24 junior mining companies pitching over the three days of Mining Indaba.

The Structure of the Investment Battlefield

  • 24 companies pitching their projects for 5 minutes each with 10 minutes of live feedback from the judges
  • Commodity focused categories: precious metals, bulk and base metals, battery minerals & energy minerals with 3 companies pitching in each
  • Sections for developers and explorers to ensure competing projects are balanced
  • The final winner and runner-up will be chosen on the main stage on the Wednesday of Mining Indaba

2018 Investment Battlefield Judges

Stephen Motteram

Stephen Motteram

Global Head of Asset
Development

Noble Group

 

Neil Gregson

Neil Gregson

Portfolio Manager
JP Morgan Asset Development

 

Todd Warren

Todd Warren

Portfolio Manager
First Colonial State

 

Julian Treger

Julian Treger

Director & CEO
Anglo Pacific Group and MD Audley Capital


Charl Malan

Charl Malan

Senior Metals & Mining
Analyst; Portfolio Manager

Van Eck


Richard Crookes

Richard Crookes

Investment Director
EMR capital



Peter Major

Peter Major

Head of Mining
Cadiz Corporate Solutions



David Twist

David Twist

Partner
AMED



Johann Bester

Johann Bester

Project Manager
Thebe Investment Corporation

Mike Stirzaker

Mike Stirzaker

Partner
Pacific Road Capital


Tim Markwell

Tim Markwell

Portfolio Manager
Lion selection Group




Caroline Donally

Caroline Donally

Director
Denham Capital


Dr. Andor Lips

Dr. Andor Lips

Fund Manager
Commodity Discovery
Fund

Zeno Van Gils

Zeno Van Gilso

Deal Analyst
Barak Fund Management

Anthony Milewski

Anthony Milewski

Managing director
Pala Investments

Dr. Joachim Berlenbach

Dr. Joachim Berlenbach

Adviser
Earth Resource Investment Group

Marjan Ertefai

Marjan Ertefai

Portfolio Manager
Ivaldi Capital

Pim Kalisvaart

Pim Kalisvaart

Portfolio Manager
Hawke's Point Capital


The Prizes

The winner receives:
  • A free exhibition stand at Mining Indaba 2019
  • A free 10 minute speaking slot at Mining Indaba 2019
  • Promotion in the post event report as the winner of the Investment Battlefield. This includes a half page write up as the hottest emerging mining investment opportunity in 2018.
  • Three free passes to attend Mining Indaba 2019
  • Access to our investor relations concierge service for their 2019 meeting schedule at Mining Indaba, confirming a number of investor meetings for your business
  • Free hotel accommodation for one member of their team for 3 nights at the conference
The runner up receives:
  • Promotion in the post event report as the runner up of the Investment Battlefield. This includes a half page write up as the second hottest emerging mining investment opportunity in 2019
  • Access to our investor relations concierge service for their 2019 meeting schedule at Mining Indaba, confirming a number of investor meetings for your business
  • Two free passes to attend Mining Indaba 2019

How to Enter

To qualify, companies taking part in the Investment Battlefield must be a junior mining company. The criteria is as follows:

  • A mining company with a project or operations in Africa
  • Have a market cap below $50 million

To enter there are two options:

Option 1: Sign up as a sponsor or exhibitor for the Junior Mining Showcase and get your application in now. 12 slots are available for companies who are exhibitors or sponsors. Taking this option means you have a higher chance of qualifying.

Option 2: Apply in the general application pool, for which there are also 12 slots available. In this pool you will be up against 100s of other companies. The Mining Indaba team will use their Investor Relations team's expertise to select the best companies for each of these application stages based on the needs of the investors attending the event.



INVESTMENT BATTLEFIELD 2017 WINNERS!

FIRST PLACE WINNER: Consolidated Nickel Mines

Consolidated Nickel Mines

CEO Simon Purkiss accepts the first place award.

Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd (CNM) is an operating subsidiary of Consolidated Mining and Investments Ltd (CMI). CNM is the nickel focused development vehicle that is restarting the Munali Nickel mine in Southern Zambia. CNM will carry out geological exploration in the vicinity to capitalise on the investment into the geological understanding and capital plant it controls in Zambia.

Learn more at http://www.cnmplc.co.uk/

Runner Up: Sula Iron & Gold

Sula Iron & Gold

CEO Roger Murphy accepts the runner up award.

Sula Iron & Gold

Sula Iron & Gold plc is an AIM-Listed multi-commodity exploration company focused on Sierra Leone exploring for gold, iron ore and coltan. Our current objective is to explore and advance our 153 sq. km Ferensola Project in Northern Sierra Leone, which is highly prospective for gold, iron and coltan.

Learn more at http://www.sulaironandgold.com/



Would you like to participate as a company or judge in 2018? Please contact Caroline Werner at caroline.werner@miningindaba.com