Expert Interviews

Expert interviews

CM DIAMANT INTERVIEW: ”It's very important to share with the mining industry what good quality healthcare looks like”
Exclusive interview with Karim Tajdin, General Manager of Centre Médical Diamant S.A.R.L., expert exhibitors at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in June 2021 where they will also be the des...
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DRC Mining Minister: “We want to position DRC as a key cobalt producer on the international stage”
Following 17 June’s opening keynote panel at the start of Digital DRC Mining Week, the country’s mining minister, Prof Willy Kitobo Samsoni, agreed to stay online and spend some time responding to...
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ZIMBABWEAN PAVILION INTERVIEW: “In 2020 we are doubling the number of exhibitors”
Exclusive interview with ZimTrade, the organiser of the Zimbabwe country pavilion that is returning for the third year in a row to exhibit at DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in October.
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SOUTH AFRICAN PAVILION INTERVIEW: “The successes of our previous participation in DRC Mining Week compelled us to come back and cultivate key contacts made“
Exclusive interview with South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry, which is hosting a South African country pavilion at DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi for the third year.
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THE ALPHAMIN INTERVIEW: “The development of Alphamin’s mine has transformed the Walikale territory and to an extent that of North Kivu”
Exclusive interview with Boris Kamstra, Director at Alphamin Resources Corp. He is an event ambassador and will also take part in a panel discussion at the upcoming DRC Mining Week’s on: “Finance ...
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AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: “We were reluctant to do business in the DRC but we have recently started exploration on a sizeable coltan concession”
Exclusive interview with Olebogeng Sentsho, CEO of Simba Mgodi Mining Incubation Fund and event ambassador for the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi.
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GOLD SPONSOR INTERVIEW: “Talana is the largest supplier of MGO and SMBS in the DRC, supplying 80% of the copper and cobalt mines”
Exclusive interview with Eva Barr, the CEO of Talana, a gold sponsor at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in October.
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AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: “If the DRC gets this right it will become the largest mining economy in Africa and with this bring prosperity to the peoples of the DRC”
Exclusive interview with Dr Tony Harwood, President and CEO at Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd and event ambassador for the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in October.
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GOLD SPONSOR INTERVIEW: “PAY NETWORK WILL OPEN A BRANCH IN KOLWEZI THIS YEAR TO BE MORE PRESENT IN THE SECTOR“
Exclusive interview with Yvonne Kusuamina, CEO, Pay Network, gold sponsors at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in October.
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AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: “The DRC and Africa in general offer solid investment opportunities for discerning investors that are willing to take the risk”
Exclusive interview with Lara Smith, MD, Core Consultants and an event ambassador for the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in October.
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PwC INTERVIEW: “The new mining code is a real opportunity for the DRC to increase its revenues and allow local populations to benefit from mining projects”
Mining Review Africa interview with Jean Jacques Mukula, PwC assurance and advisory partner for Francophone Africa. Mr Mukula is a speaker at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi while PwC is a ...
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HSF INTERVIEW: “Resource nationalism is both cyclical and contagious and it is therefore likely that the trend will continue”
Interview with Olivier Binyingo, Director, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, SA. At the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi from 7-9 October 2020, his colleague Bertrand Montembault (Partner, Herbert Sm...
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STANDARD BANK INTERVIEW:
Exclusive interview with Serge Bilambo, Head: Client Coverage, Standard Bank DRC, is the returning, Diamond Plus sponsor at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi.
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CRU INTERVIEW:
Exclusive interview with Hamish Sampson, Senior Analyst, Base Metals Team-Specialising in Copper/Cobalt in Africa at CRU in the UK. He is a speaker at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi and wi...
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FRENCH PAVILION INTERVIEW: “French companies are recognized for their expertise in technical subcontracting, particularly in mining or oil.”
Exclusive interview with Sophie Olivier, Directrice Générale, CCI Franco-Congolaise and convenor of the French Pavilion at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi.
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GERMAN PAVILION INTERVIEW: “Germany has a very long mining tradition with the world's oldest mining universities with more than 250 years of mining knowledge”
Exclusive interview with Helmut Schgeiner, Technical Director at VDMA Mining (the German Association of Mining Suppliers), the convenors of the first German pavilion at DRC Mining Week in 2019.
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ERG AFRICA INTERVIEW: “The DRC is a cornerstone of ERG’s copper and cobalt business”
Exclusive interview with Mr. Patrick Mulumba, President Directeur General at ERG Africa’s Metalkol Metalkol RTR project in the Haut-Katanga province. ERG Africa was a gold sponsor at the 2019 DRC Mi...
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THE STANDARD BANK INTERVIEW:
Exclusive interview with Peter von Klemperer, the Head of Mining and Metals at the Standard Bank Group, the returning Diamond Plus sponsor at the 2020 DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi.
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CHAMBER OF MINES INTERVIEW: “DRC’s mining industry is doing well despite the change in legislation and the drop in the cobalt price”
Exclusive interview by Mining Review Africa with Simon B. TUMA-WAKU, President of the DRC Chamber of Mines, official partner of DRC Mining Week, and Vice-President of the Federation of Congolese Enter...
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ALPHAMIN INTERVIEW: “DRC Mining Week is a terrific event to be able to meet, listen to and see most of the influential parties involved in DRC mining”
Exclusive interview by Mining Review Africa with Boris Kamstra, Chief Executive Officer, Alphamin, DRC. At the 2019 DRC Mining Week, he was part of a panel discussion in the session entitled: “’Ba...
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