Energy and Mines Africa Virtual Summit


The World Gold Council is pleased to be supporting the Energy and Mines Africa Virtual Summit, May 4-6. John Mulligan, Climate Change Lead, World Gold Council will be presenting on “Gold and Climate Change: The Energy Transition” at this international event focused on renewable energy for African mines in the context of the industry's wider energy, climate and ESG transition.

Among the mining presenters confirmed to speak are representatives from B2Gold, Ivanhoe Mines, Trevali, African Gold Group, Newmont, Giyani Metals, Gold Fields South Africa, Perseus Mining, Orion Minerals, Caledonia Mining, Syrah Resources, Pan African Resources, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Impala Platinum, De Beers Group, Sibanye-Stillwater, RIDA Group, Centamin, Rio Tinto, and Resolute Mining.

The 6 major event themes:

  • The business case for renewables in African mines (energy costs, energy choices, carbon costs)
  • Mine and energy CEOs discuss energy opportunities, responsibility, and strategy
  • Off-grid mines - operational results and optimization
  • South Africa - unlocking the renewables potential for mines
  • Project finance, funding sources, commercial structures
  • Aligning ESG with energy strategy - investor and stakeholder pressure