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Tanzania Mining & Investment Forum 2023: 25th – 26th October

Tanzania Mining Investment Forum 2023

Dmg events, in collaboration with the Ministry of Minerals of Tanzania, will host the Tanzania Mining & Investment Forum (TMIF) 2023 on 25th-26th October 2023 at the JNICC in Dar Es Salaam.

The event will be held under the patronage of Hon. Anthony Peter Mavunde (MP), Minister of Minerals, and is endorsed by the Ministry of Minerals of Tanzania.

The Forum aims to highlight Tanzania’s potential in the mining sector, especially in the context of the global energy transition, and will focus on sustainable growth within the mining sector and its role in supplying critical minerals and metals.

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TMIF will serve as a platform for industry leaders to discuss the future of the mining sector in Tanzania and its role in the global energy transition and will bring together stakeholders, energy leaders, and experts from around the world to exchange ideas and explore collaborative ventures.

TMIF will connect the Tanzanian, African, and global mining communities with Ministers, CEOs, policymakers, and industry leaders to discuss strategies for unlocking and advancing opportunities in this crucial sector. This year’s theme is “Unlocking Tanzania’s Future Mining Potential”.

The Forum expects to attract over 2,000 participants from various regions and will welcome 90 confirmed speakers spanning government officials, stakeholders, and investors.

Confirmed speakers include Hon. Ruth Nakanbirwa, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development from Uganda; Hon. Monica Chang’anamuno, Minister of Mining in Malawi; and Hon. Ibrahim Uwizeye, Minister of Hydraulics, Energy, and Mines from Burundi.

Other speakers include Dr. Venance Mwasse, Managing Director of the Tanzania State Mining Corporation (STAMICO); Eng. Philbert M. Rweyemamu, Chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Mines; and Michael Lodge, Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, and Simon Shayo, Vice President (Sustainability) for Ghana & Tanzania Business Units at AngloGold Ashanti.

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The Forum will also host an international exhibition, providing opportunities for government-to-business and business-to-business interactions.

Exhibitors will include companies from various countries, such as AG Energies, AngloGold Ashanti, Auking Mining, Barrick, Epiroc, Faru Graphite, FUCHS, Innovx-Africa, Lindi Jumbo, Mantrac, Noble Helium, Sotta Mining, STAMICO, STANVIK, TotalEnergies, Vivo Energy, and Volt Resources.

Commenting on the upcoming event, Minister Mavunde said: “I invite all mining stakeholders in Tanzania, from across Africa, and globally to join the Tanzania Mining & Investment Forum. We anticipate making significant announcements, hosting bilateral and investor meetings, showcasing project opportunities, and collaborating with partners to realize the full potential of Tanzania’s mining sector. We eagerly await your presence in Dar Es Salaam, as Tanzania now ranks among Africa’s top destinations for foreign direct investment.”

Unveiling Opportunities and Investments in Tanzania’s Mining Sector

Tanzania boasts significant deposits of critical minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, and rare earth elements, which are vital for electric vehicles, renewable energy infrastructure, and other clean technologies.

As the world shifts to a low-carbon economy, these minerals are in high demand and Tanzania is positioning itself as a hub for green energy and transition mineral development and production.

The country’s wealth of natural resources, combined with a favorable investment climate, makes it an attractive investment destination. Tanzania’s strategic location in East Africa also offers access to the region’s expanding markets.

The Tanzanian government promotes responsible and sustainable mining, implementing environmental and social safeguards, and adhering to international best practices.

A priority is also placed on in-country value addition, investing in mineral processing and refineries to create local jobs and opportunities for Tanzanians.

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Tanzania is also a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), ensuring transparency and accountability in natural resource management. This provides investors with confidence in the responsible and sustainable management of the country’s mining sector.

For further details about the Tanzania Mining & Investment Forum visit https://www.tanzaniamininginvestmentforum.com.

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