FAQ

What is Mining Lekgotla?

The Mining Lekgotla is the premier Mining Think Tank in the sector, and its footprint extends to the broader SADC region, thereby making a positive contribution to South Africa and beyond.

The Lekgotla is also a Scenario based strategic dialogue that affords a unique strategic conversation that ensures that the complexities and uncertainties that are within the mining industry surface in a manner that fosters a forward looking approach.

Furthermore, it is a platform to explore key trends and policy shifts in the mining environment.

What is the theme of the 2014 conference?

2014 marks a major milestone on the South African landscape as we celebrate 20 years of democracy.  Over the past two decades the mining sector has played a pivotal role by making a meaningful contribution towards the transformation of our socio-economic landscape. Mining Lekgotla 2014 will join the rest of the country in highlighting the achievements in the sector and its theme is “BUILDING ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF MINING SINCE THE ADVENT OF DEMOCRACY”.

This year’s programme will reflect on the contribution by the mining sector to the National Development Plan and the Africa Mining Vision.  It is imperative that the plans and scenarios developed by the South African mining sector is set` against the backdrop of the African Mining Vision, as set out in the document delivered by your esteemed self to the African Union.

What are the focus areas of the conference?

  • Promoting growth and transformation (as mutually reinforcing and inclusive concepts);
  • Resolving infrastructure constraints;
  • Promoting innovation, productivity and cost competitiveness (including promoting exploration)
  • Committing to sustainable development in mining (improving health and safety, environmental
    Management, etc.);
  • Encouraging greater beneficiation;
  • Improving the regulatory framework (including mining and environmental permitting);
  • Promoting human resource development;
  • Promoting employment equity;
  • Facilitating mine community development;
  • Improving housing and living conditions for workers;
  • Facilitating greater transformation through industry procurement; and
  • Achieving greater transformation in ownership in mining improving monitoring of both
    Transformation and competitiveness.

I am interested in Exhibiting? Who attends the Mining Lekgotla?

  • Local and international Industry Leaders
  • Invited Stakeholders
  • Mining Associations
  • Government departments
  • Government Parastatals
  • Analysts and Academia
  • Environmentalists
  • Mining community development
  • Mining Suppliers
  • Financial services

Where is the conference being held?

Gallagher Estate,Midrand
19 Richards Drive Midrand
Johannesburg Gauteng
South Africa
For directions, please follow link;
http://www.gallagher.co.za/contact.html

How much does it cost to attend?

Delegate: R6, 500.00 including vat
Please visit our website to register www.mininglekgotla.co.za

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

Please contact us via e-mail at registration@mininglekgotla.co.za or call us on 011 656 3641.

Can I pay for my conference registration on-site?

It is possible to pay onsite, however this would result in a delay due to processing.

I want to pay, but I need a formal invoice. Can you supply one?

Please register on our website www.mininglekgotla.co.za or you can email your query to registration@mininglekgotla.co.za for assistance or call 011 656 3641 and arrangements can be made in order for you to obtain a Tax invoice.

What is your cancellation policy?

In the event of cancellation, 50% of fees will be credited provided that fees have been paid in full and cancellation in writing is received prior to the 30th July 2014.
After 30th July 2014, no credits or refunds will be made.

Can I send someone in my place, if I am unable to attend?

Substitutions may be made, in advance or at the event with proper documentation.

  1. A letter on company letterhead showing the name of the original delegate and the person who is attending in his or her place
  2. Proof of payment
  3. Delegate reference number must be sent to registration@mininglekgotla.co.za prior to the registration day the 11th of August.

When does the conference officially begin and end?

The official programme commences Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 08:00 and ends on Thursday, 14 August 2014 at 22h00 after the Gala Dinner.

When does on-site registration commence?

Accreditation maybe collected from the venue on:
Wednesday 13th August – 06h30 for 07H00
Thursday  14th August – 16h30 onwards

Can someone else pick up my credentials?

Only registered delegates will be allowed to collect their credentials.
For special request arrangements, please email registration@mininglekgotla.co.za
Email proof must be produced to enable an alternate collector

What is the attire for the conference?

Business attire for all event activities.

How can I tell you about my special physical/dietary needs?

You can fill in your dietary requirements on your registration form on our website.
The venue is user friendly to accommodate other physical requirements

Where can I get the conference programme/agenda?

The programme and schedule are continuously updated on the website and it will be available on www.mininglekgotla.co.za

I registered. Can I make changes to my registration online?

Yes. Simply go to the registration page and log in to your registration order to edit or add to your registration.  You may contact our customer service department if you experience problems making online edits to your registration: email registration@mininglekgotla.co.za or call 011 656 3641

What is included with my conference registration?

Conference registration fees include two days of presentations, exhibits, luncheons, Gala dinner attendance, refreshments and receptions.
Conference fees do not include hotel accommodation or travel arrangements.

How can I participate as a sponsor?

You can send a request to sponsorship@mininglekgotla.co.za or contact Erissa Martin at 011 498 7739

How do I see who are the sponsors Mining Lekgotla 2013?

Please visit our website on www.mininglekgotla.co.za

How can I participate in the Exhibition?

You can book your stand on our website www.mininglekgotla.co.za or enquire with Ms Anastacia Subrumuny email exhibition@mininglekgotla.co.za or call 011 656 3641

How do I see who is exhibiting? Is there a floor plan?

A floor plan of available stands is available on our website on www.mininglekgotla.co.za and you can view it under Exhibitions.

Where and when is the Gala Dinner?

Mining Lekgotla Gala Dinner is taking place at Exhibition Hall 5, Gallagher Estate on the 13th August 2014.

How does my company go about booking a table?

Bookings can be made on our website www.mininglekgotla.co.za or you can send an email to exhibition@mininglekgotla.co.za or call 011 656 3641

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Exhibition and Sales

Contact Person:
Anastacia Subrumuny

Telephone:
011 656 3641

Fax:
011 656 3642

Email:
exhibition@mininglekgotla.co.za

Registration Enquiries

Contact Person:
Tumi Mofokeng

Telephone:
011 656 3641

Email:
registration@mininglekgotla.co.za