Cement Business & Industry Africa 2017

Cement Business & Industry Africa 2017

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October 4-5, 2017 | Johanesburg, South Africa | Hilton Sandton Hotel
Organized by GMI Global, Cement Business & Industry Africa 2017, hosted at Hilton Sandton Hotel is expected to bring together over 150 stakeholders from Africa and international cement producers.

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Supported by:



  • Cement producers

  • Equipment vendors

  • Strategy & M&A

  • Financial & Equity analysts

  • Sales & Marketing specialists

  • Traders

  • Technical & operations specialists

  • Engineering, environmental & logistics professionals

  • Maintenance, production & operations specialists


  • Market perspective, forecast & competitive outlook

  • Alternative fuels, new business models

  • Environmental performance management

  • Finance & capital markets

  • Efficiency, innovation, new developments

  • Technology, operations & best practices




Day 1, October 4, Wednesday

8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 10:30 Session 1

Welcome and introductions - Beatrice Ene, GMI Global

Njombo Lekula – Managing Director, PPC Southern Africa Cement - Global perspective and outlook for Africa in 2017

Tommy Strydom – CEO, Inyatsi Construction Group Holdings - Africa of the Future: How to Construct It

Batanai Matsika -Managing Partner, Chariot capital partners - Equity Investment Opportunities in Cement Companies on Sub Saharan African Stock Markets

10:30 -11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Session 2 

York Reichardt - Sales Director, KHD Humboldt Wedag Comparison of KHD roller press technology with vertical roller mills for the grinding of cement raw material, cement and slag

Jacques Cato - General Manager - Industrial Air Filtration, Donaldson South Africa - Industrial Filtration, Past and Future

Moisés R. Nunez – Sales Manager, Cemengal - Modularity - trending topic in the cement industry

Sizo Myeni -General Manager, Eskom Rotek Industries & Kelley Reynolds-Clausen, Research Manager, Eskom RT&D – A revised Coal ash strategy and implementation process for South Africa’s power producer

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch 

14:00 - 16:00 Session 3 

Jan Schmidt – Area Manager, Gebr Pfeiffer - Latest experiences with MVR mills for the cement industry

Zineb Zeryouhi - Business Development Director, LafargeHolcim Maroc Afrique - Identifying & Developing new markets & logistic hubs for the future

Day Marume - Sales Manager, FLSmidth Operations - Outsourcing Operation & Maintenance with FLSmidth Improves Results

Mogens Fons, Managing Director, Fons Technology -Fons Delta Cooler

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break 

16:30 -18:00  Session 4 

Eric Hartmann - Area Sales Manager, Haver & Boecker - HAVER & BOECKER’s packer of tomorrow

Loic Pottier – Area Sales Manager, Fives - FCB Nova-Gear®, a new offer in the field of services to cement producers

Jens Larsen, Sales Manager, Flsmidth – Grinding technology





Day 2, October 5, Thursday

09:00 Recap

09:00 - 11:00 Session 1

Jean Bosco – Chief R&D, UltraTech Cement - Application of Smart and Nanotechnology in Cement and Concrete Materials

Paul B. Mukasa - Senior Investment Officer, IFC - IFC’s role and experience in financing cement projects in Africa

Duncan Bonnett – CEO, Africa House - Outlook for Africa in 2018 and beyond, with reference to the cement market

Pieter de Jager- CFO, Tanga Cement

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break 

11:30 - 13:00 Session 2 

Florin Popovici - Emission Control Engineering Consulting , ECEC Italy - Fabric filter fundamentals and optimization of bag houses in cement plants

Juan Carlos Rincon – Head of Transport, Dangote - Development of transport and warehouse infrastructure

Guilherme Paiva - Project Manager, Cimenfort - Case study of cement grinding capacity upgrade at Cimenfort - Angola

Panel Discussion: Cement industry contribution to climate change

Wrap-up and conclusions


Exhibitors: Gebr. Pffeiffer, Donaldson Filtration Systems, FLSmidth Maag Gear, Cemengal, KHD Humboldt Wedag, Fons Technology, Scantech, Arab Swiss Engineering Company, HGH, Maize & Blue, Haver & Boecker

Select sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact us: sales@gmiforum.com

Exhibition floor plan

Venue and Accommodation

Hilton Sandton - Hotel in the Heart of Africa. Set among landscaped gardens and suburban surroundings, Hilton Sandton is located just north of Johannesburg in the city`s business district. 138 Rivonia Road, Sandton, 2196, South Africa