The 2023 PGMs Industry Day, now in its 6th year, is taking place on 28 March at the Country Club Johannesburg, Auckland Park, bringing together leading industry players such as PGMs producers, users, industry specialists, analysts and investors, to discuss the repositioning of PGMs for a sustainable green future.

Resources 4 Africa has announced the programme for the industry day with the following speakers confirmed to date: CEOs of PGMs producers will include Natascha Viljoen, CEO, Anglo American Platinum; Nico Muller, CEO, Impala Platinum and Phoevos Pouroulis, CEO, Tharisa Minerals. Outgoing CEO of the Minerals Council South Africa, Roger Baxter will deliver a keynote address, while Bernhard Fuchs, senior vice president of Precious Metals Management, Umicore AG; Timothy Ingle, senior vice president, Precious Metal Services & Recycling, BASF; Henk de Hoop, CEO, SFA Oxford; Arnold van Graan, analyst: Mining, Nedbank CIB; Emma Townshend, executive: Corporate Affairs, Impala Platinum; and Suki Cooper, executive director, Precious Metals Research, Standard Chartered Bank New York will share their industry insights.

Furthermore, for the very first time, car manufacturer Volkswagen Group South Africa will be participating, represented by Gina Handley, head of Product & Volume Planning, Volkswagen Group South Africa.

Chaired by Bernard Swanepoel, this will be a day of forward-looking discussions that will include:

  • The critical role PGMs will play in a greener future
  • The short and long-term outlook for supply and demand
  • CEOs’ views on production, diversification, capital allocation and investment
  • Mine site decarbonisation and energy scarcity
  • The circular economy and role of mine tailings and recycled PGMs
  • Investors’ views on traceable minerals, the circular economy and opportunities in the short, medium and long term
  • Outlook for ICEs, FCEVs and BEVs
  • Global demand for PGMs
  • And much more…

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