“By the industry for the industry”, PGMs Industry Day 2022 takes place on Wednesday 6 April 2022, from 08h45-17h00, at Johannesburg Country Club, as well as online.

Resources 4 Africa is pleased to announce the 5th edition of the annual PGMs Industry Day, taking place on 6th April 2022 as both an in-person and online event. It is a high-level strategic gathering that brings together the leading industry players, including PGMs mining companies, users and investors, the PGMs Industry Day will tackle all the critical industry issues facing the PGMs sector in South Africa and internationally in a frank and open discussion.

Chaired by Bernard Swanepoel, some of the crucial issues to be addressed include:

  • Climate change and COP26 – what are the implications for PGMs?
  • What is the future role of PGMs in a low carbon economy?
  • Forecasts for the PGMs basket price
  • Substitution pros and cons and impacts
  • Conversations with CEOs on production, growth, diversification, investment, capital allocation, ESG, M&A and more
  • The growth conundrum – M&A vs organic – and future impacts
  • International investors’ perspectives on the PGMs industry
  • Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vs FCEVs vs BEVs – which will be the winner?
  • Wider applications for PGMs – where do the value chain opportunities lie?
  • Can SA realistically become a global green hydrogen hub? How do we deliver on this vision?

Early confirmed speakers include:

  • Neal Froneman, CEO, Sibanye-Stillwater
  • Nico Muller, CEO, Implats
  • Natascha Viljoen, CEO, Anglo American Platinum
  • Stephen Forrest, Executive Chairman, SFA Oxford
  • Huw Daniel, CEO, Platinum Guild International Hong Kong Limited
  • Kevin Eggers, Partner, AP Ventures
  • Bernhard Fuchs, Senior Vice President Precious Metals Management, Umicore AG
  • Dr Philipp Walter, Executive Vice President, New Business Development, Heraeus Precious Metals
  • Benny Oeyen, Executive Head Market Development, Anglo American (London)
  • Sandra du Toit, Market Segment Leader for Energy & Natural Resources, EY
  • Fiona Perrot-Humphrey, Senior Adviser, Mining Team, Global Advisory, Rothschild & Co. London

The full programme and speakers will be announced shortly. Keep checking the website for announcements.

We are delighted to welcome EY-Parthenon as the Lead Sponsor of the 2022 PGMs Industry Day and our numerous mining industry partners and regular sponsors.

Mining Industry Partners include: African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American Platinum, Implats, Minerals Council South Africa, Royal Bafokeng Platinum, Sibanye-Stillwater. 

Sponsors include: DRA Global, OIM Consulting.

Guarantee your place by registering HERE

The PGMs Industry Day is brought to you by Resources 4 Africa, the organisers of the Joburg Indaba.