Empowering Sustainable Mining: DRC Mining Week 2024 Drives Industry Transformation

DRC Mining Week, the premier gathering for the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is gearing up for its highly anticipated 2024 edition, scheduled to take place from June 12th to June 14th in Lubumbashi.

Annual Flagship Event Set to Host Over 8000 Mining Professionals in Lubumbashi

DRC Mining week

DRC Mining Week, the premier gathering for the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is gearing up for its highly anticipated 2024 edition, scheduled to take place from June 12th to June 14th in Lubumbashi. With a focus on “Prioritising sustainable mining operations and local transformation in the DRC,” the event promises to be a comprehensive platform for industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to convene, collaborate, and chart the course for a more sustainable and inclusive mining sector.

Fostering Growth and Development

For close to two decades, DRC Mining Week has played a pivotal role in fostering the growth and development of the mining industry in the DRC. As the largest gathering of its kind in the region, the event provides a unique opportunity for stakeholders to exchange ideas, explore innovations, and forge partnerships that drive progress and prosperity.

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A Thought-Provoking Programme

The 2024 edition of DRC Mining Week will feature a thought-provoking and comprehensive programme designed to address key challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Under the theme of sustainable mining operations and local transformation, sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including responsible mining practices, energy infrastructure, value chain investments, strategic development planning, and more.

Networking and Engagement Opportunities

With over 8000 local and international mining professionals expected to attend, DRC Mining Week offers unparalleled networking and engagement opportunities. Attendees will have the chance to connect with industry peers, explore cutting-edge technologies and services showcased by over 275 exhibitors, and participate in high-level discussions and debates that shape the future of mining in the DRC.

Confirmed Sponsors and Partners

The event has already secured the support of an impressive lineup of sponsors and partners, including Standard Bank, Ecobank, EquityBCDC, Glencore, Kamoto Copper Company S.A., and USAid, among others. These industry-leading organizations reaffirm their commitment to the DRC mining sector and demonstrate their ongoing support for DRC Mining Week as a vital platform for collaboration and growth.

Testimonials from Previous Editions

High-level partners and guests have praised previous editions of DRC Mining Week for their success and impact. Mr. Huang Xia, United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, commended the event for its importance and expressed gratitude for the opportunity to participate. Marie-Chantal Kaninda, President of Glencore DRC, highlighted the event’s significance and the desire of delegates to engage meaningfully in the mining sector.

About DRC Mining Week

Organized by The Vuka Group, a leading organizer of exhibitions and conferences across Africa, DRC Mining Week is renowned for its commitment to driving innovation, sustainability, and growth in the mining industry. Other notable events by The Vuka Group include the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum, Nigeria Mining Week, and Enlit Africa.

Save the Date

DRC Mining Week 2024 will take place from June 12th to June 14th at the Grand Karavia Hotel in Lubumbashi, DRC. The event promises to be a landmark occasion for the mining industry, showcasing the latest trends, technologies, and opportunities driving progress and prosperity in the DRC.

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