Johannesburg, South Africa, October 18-19, 2018

Cement Business & Industry Africa 2018 Conference & Exhibition

COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT

 

WELCOME TO CEMENT BUSINESS & INDUSTRY AFRICA 2018

 
 
 
 
 

Organized by GMI Global, Cement Business & Africa 2018 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

Thursday, October 18

Registration

8:30AM - 9:30AM

Session 1

  • Welcome and Introduction Beatrice Bildea Ene, Senior Director Client Service & Development, GMI Global (Europe)
  • A snapshot of the African cement market and outlook - capacity, demand, consumption
  • Transforming the future- investments in Sub Saharan Africa – how can profits be maximized
  • 9:30AM - 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Session 2

  • Regulatory challenges and trade barriers in Africa
  • Africa's greatest economic opportunity: trading with itself
  • Selfgeneration in South Africa
  • Turning by-products into ideal alternative raw materials
  • 11:30AM - 13:30PM

Lunch

13:30PM - 14:30PM

Session 3

  • A: Cost effective waste heat recovery solutions
  • B: Emerging Hotspots: Marocco, Algeria, Egypt new opportunities changing the picture - Regional developments in the African infrastructure
  • A: New grinding technology and grinding aids
  • B: Emerging Hotspots: Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda new opportunities changing the picture - Regional developments in the African infrastructure
  • A: Optimizing kiln performance and design
  • B: Emerging Hotspots: Zimbabwe, Namibia and Mozambique new opportunities changing the picture - Regional developments in the African infrastructure
14:30PM - 16:00PM

Coffee Break

16:00PM - 16:30PM

Session 4

  • A: Automation in cement plants
  • B: Shipping and Trading Risks in Africa
  • A: Crushing systems
  • B: Benefaction technologies
  • A: Industrial water management
  • B: Transport and logistics
  • 16:30PM - 17:30PM

CBI Africa 2018 Award + Closing

18:00PM - 18:15PM

Cocktails & Networking

18:20PM - 19:20PM

DAY 2 PROGRAM

Friday, October 19

Welcome back

8:45AM - 9:00AM

Session 1

  • Alternative fuels implementation in Africa
  • RDF from MSW
  • Shredding systems for whole tires
9:00AM - 10:30AM

Coffee Break

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Session 2

  • Emerging technologies
  • Green and low carbon cementitious materials for sustainability - reducing clinker
  • Separation technologies
  • 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Conference closing

12:30PM - 12:40PM
 

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 [email protected]

Please e-mail [email protected] for more information. Click here to download the Registration Form.

VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

The Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg is located within walking distance of exclusive shopping, public transportation and the city’s premier business district. The famous Nelson Mandela Square and the popular Sandton City shopping mall are only 500 meters from our hotel in the upscale suburb of Sandton. A complimentary shuttle service to the Sandton City shopping mall is available through the hotel.

Rates available upon requests!