Johannesburg, South Africa, October 4-5, 2017

Cement Business and Industry Africa 2017

COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT

 

WELCOME TO CEMENT BUSINESS & INDUSTRY AFRICA 2017

 
 
 
 
 

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, equipment vendors, strategy and M&A, financial, sales and marketing and trading as well as delegates from the technical and operations, engineering, environmental, logistics, maintenance, production & operations side.

Sessions will feature an in-depth look at the evolution and direction of the market and balance views on business strategies, engineering, technology and production maximization, traditional and alternative fuels, cement and fuel trading, innovation, environment and much more.

WHY
ATTEND?

  • Market perspective, forecast and competitive outlook
  • Alternative fuels, new business models
  • Environmental performance management
  • Finance and capital markets
  • Efficiency, innovation, new developments
  • Technology, operations and best practices

WHO SHOULD
ATTEND?

  • cement producers
  • equipment vendors
  • strategy and M&A
  • financial & equity analysts
  • sales and marketing specialists
  • traders
  • technical and operations specialists
  • engineering, environmental, logistics professionals
  • maintenance, production & operations spcialists

SPEAKERS

 
 
 
 
 

PROGRAM

 
 
 
 
 

DAY 1 PROGRAM

Wednesday, October 4

Registration

8:45AM - 9:15AM

Welcome and Introductions

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Session 1

  • Cement industry: Global perspective and outlook for Africa in 2017
  • Global cement and slag trade prices
  • Regional lime sector forecast for 2017

9:30AM - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Session 2

  • Development of cement technology in Africa
  • Environmental regulations in construction products in Africa
  • Cement additives and chemicals
  • Good mining practices environmental impact
  • Industrial filtration systems

11:30AM - 13:00PM

Lunch

13:00PM - 14:00PM

Session 3

  • Grinding technologies in Africa: ways to improve the sector
  • Outsourcing operations and maintenance of cement plants in Africa
  • Efective mining solutions
  • High-efficiency grinding systems: VRM, ball mill, roller press
  • Quarry operations, crushing technology

14:00PM - 16:00PM

Coffee Break

16:00PM - 16:30PM

  • New technologies and supply chain logistics
  • Africa Regions and their dry bulk and trade scenario
  • Opportunities & Growth: Supply chain modernization for future growth
  • Development of transport & warehouse infrastructure
  • Identifying & Developing new markets & logistic hubs for the future
  • Port and Terminal Facilities

16:30PM - 17:30PM

Wrap-up day 1

17:30PM - 18:00PM

DAY 2 PROGRAM

Thursday, October 5

Welcome and recap

9:00AM - 9:15AM

Session 1

  • Ready-mix sector: challenges and opportunities
  • Government policy: regional and international prospects
  • Development & application of smart cementitious materials
  • Industrial filtration systems

9:15AM - 10:45AM

Coffee Break

10:45AM - 11:15AM

Session 2

  • Renewable energy in the cement sector: opportunities and challenges
  • Legal framework for solid waste management
  • Waste to energy- reducing C02 emmissions

11:15AM - 12:00PM

Panel discussion: Cement industry contribution to climate change

12:00PM - 12:30PM

Wrap-up and conclusions

12:30PM - 13:00PM
 

REGISTRATION

Important visa and travel information: Obtaining a necessary visa is the responsibility of the delegate, check with your local embassy and if you are required to obtain a visa, please allow enough time for your application to be processed before you travel. Please also note that travel expenses and hotel accommodation are not included in the registration fee.

 

For those delegates traveling from abroad requesting a Letter of Invitation please send your request to sales@gmiforum.com

 

Please e-mail sales@gmiforum.com for more information. Click here to download the Registration Form.

 

For more information, click here to access our local contact.

PAST PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

 
 
 
 
 
Claudius Peters
Afrisam
Cimenfort
Dal Engineering
Eskom
Fives FCB
Cemengal
FLSmidth
Gebr. Pfeiffer
Loesche South Africa
Marubeni Corporation
Peakward Enterprises (Holdings)
Holcim Trading
Cementir Holding
Acico Industries
Burundi Cement Company
Ferry Capitain
Dangote Cement Works
FONS Technology International
Limak Cimentos

EXHIBITION

Join African and international senior level executives, decision makers and industry experts, at CBI Africa 2017, on October 4-5,  in Johannesburg, South Africa!

The event will bring together over 150 industry leaders (stakeholders from Africa and international cement producers, equipment vendors, strategy and M&A, financial, sales and marketing and trading as well as delegates from the technical and operations, engineering, environmental, logistics, maintenance, production & operations side).Join the event and meet top specialists presenting on point topics like crushing, combustion and gas treatment: new technologies and efficiency improvements; environmental regulations in construction products in Africa or regional cement, clinker and slag trade prices and opportunities. 

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

 

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 Rd, Sandown, Sandton, 2196, South Africa