3rd ANNUAL SUDAN INTERNATIONAL MINING BUSINESS FORUM & EXHIBITION | friendship hall | Grand Holiday Villa Hotel Suites & Exhibition Centre | 26/27/28 March 2018

ABOUT SIMFE 2018

Following on from the tremendous success of SIMFE 2016 & 2017 we invite you all to join us in 2018 at Khartoum, Sudan for the 3rd Annual "Sudan International Mining Business Forum & Exhibition" (SIMFE 2018).

Under the Patronage of His Excellency The Minister of Minerals, Professor Hashim Ali Salim, SIMFE 2018 is the continuation of the Global Initiative which will once again provide an excellent networking platform for Global Mining Companies, Service Providers, Equipment Companies and Investors through which interested parties will be informed about opportunities and developments in the mining sector. SIMFE is an important initiative to promote the Sudan's Rich Mining Sector and present the investors and international companies a great way to explore the huge untapped potential of this historic country. The event will continue to establish a dynamic relationship between the Ministry of Minerals & the Private sector with full Co-Operation from other Government Departments working to make Sudan a favorable & Pro Business Destination and a Mining Hub in Africa.

SIMFE is the largest and only international Mining Event by Ministry of Minerals, Sudan which each year brings together Sudan and global mining professionals to explore the market, introduce your brand, make new connections, create new partnerships and win projects.

Previous SIMFE events have been amazing with thousands of visitors, 150+ exhibitors and hundreds of foreign dignitaries attending from 15+ countries. With US sanctions uplifted SIMFE 2018 is going to be the biggest of them all. Register Your Company Today

POST SANCTIONS ERA - SUDAN PRESENTS AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES

Post lifting of US Trade sanctions, ​​Sudan ​is ​purs​u​​ing​ a strategy of establishing itself as a hub for Arab-African trade.​ The decision is set to ​drastically improve the business environment and drive the growth of Sudan's economy​.​ In particular, ​the ability to transfer funds in and out of the country, previously restricted for both US and non-US companies, is set to ​give a major thrust to the business as more and more banks recommence processing Sudan-linked payments.​ Since last few weeks there has been a huge rush of top business delegations from US and Europe visiting Sudan to explore the business opportunities, establish their business and appoint their partners.

CONFERENCE TOPICS TO INCLUDE

  • The economic landscape and growth for mining

  • Achieving sustainable mining projects

  • The status of prospecting and exploration, the latest methods and results

  • Working with nations through a regulatory framework, the opportunities and risks

  • Recent technological developments associated with mining in Africa

  • Available permits and licences with the Ministry of Minerals , Sudan

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES

Ministers
Director Generals
Heads of Geological Survey
Presidents of the Chambers of Mines
Investment Promotion Agencies

INTERNATIONAL MINING COMPANIES

Exploration Companies
Prospectors and Developers
Major Producers
Global Mining Concerns

INVESTORS

Natural Resource Funds
Private Investors
Sudan-focused funds
Family Offices

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND PRODUCTS

Equipment Companies
Services Companies
Law Firms
Consultancies
Investment Advisoriess

The Ministry of Minerals

The Ministry of Minerals is the authority responsible for the
application of mining investment system in the Republic of
Sudan as per the Presidential Decree No. 22 for 2010.

Among its main responsibilities is to encourage and attract local and foreign investment in order to
promote the development of the mining sector in Sudan.

The development of mineral resources is one
of its main targets and that the attainment of
this target within the international competition environment poses many challenges.

Sudan is considered as one of the promising countries in the field of mining.
Sudan has taken solid steps to encourage investment in the mining sector and for developing it.

NEW INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

New investment opportunities, titles and licenses to be now issued to investors with the technical and financial ability to pursue explorations in the mining sector.

Networking

Expect to build relationships with top most Government Officials and Industry Leaders- Meet new contacts, find new business opportunities and develop your network.

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SIMFE 2018 VENUE

Friendship Hall, Khartoum, Sudan

A conference hall, meeting rooms, exhibition gallery, theatre, and banquet hall built as an expression of the co-operation between the Chinese and Sudanese governments. The various programmes are contained in an L-shaped building and extend off of a grand rectangular foyer.

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SIMFE 2017 SPEAKERS

  • H.E DR. AHMED MOHAMMED
    SADIQ AL KARURI

    Minister of Minerals, Republic of the Sudan

  • H.E DR. MUDATHAR
    ABDUL GANI

    Minister of Investment Republic of Sudan

  • H.E BADR
    ELDEEN

    Minister of Finance Republic of Sudan

  • DR. MOHAMED
    ABU-FATMA

    Director General Geological research Corporation of Sudan Republic of Sudan

  • TONY
    ANDREWS

    Principal - The Centre for Responsible Mineral Development

  • FRANK
    MUGYENYI

    African Trade, Private Sector and Industry Development Adviser African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Harvard University, Croydon, United Kingdom

  • HUGH
    STUART

    President and CEO Orca Gold Inc. United Kingdom

  • NASR ELDIN
    ELHUSSEIN

    General Manager Ariab Mining Company Ltd Republic of Sudan

  • TES
    HAILE

    Geophysicist Phoenix Geophysics Limited Canada

  • RAFAEL
    ABELA

    Vice President Business Development Minerals Operations Executive (PTY) Ltd. DRA Global Group South africa

  • CHIRS
    BARGMANN

    Exploration Manager Qatar Mining, Sudan

  • REMI
    BOSC

    General Manager - Founder Arethuse Geology Sarl France

  • LUIS
    CALVO

    Middle East Manager EPC Group FRANCE

SIMFE 2017 Strategic Partner

SIMFE 2017 SUMMit PartnerS

SIMFE 2017 Platinum Sponsor

SIMFE 2017 Gold SponsorS

SIMFE 2017 Silver Sponsors

SIMFE 2017 Bronze Sponsors

SIMFE 2017 Associate Sponsors

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