Published On: Mon, Oct 19th, 2015

Significant endorsement of Rwanda mining forum

tin mineKIGALI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 250 industry experts and stakeholders will next month gather in Kigali for the Infrastructure Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) Rwanda’s Mining Forum.

Scheduled for November 5-6, the event will focus on establishing modern and investor friendly legal and regulatory framework.

The second edition of iPAD Rwanda enjoys high-level support from the government and parastatals, organisers said.

iPAD Rwanda is organised by Spintelligent, a leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the United Kingdom.

The iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum is also enjoying top industry support including from Symbion Power, a well-known international power developer of electrical infrastructure projects, who is the diamond sponsor for the event, STEG International Services who are the platinum sponsors while KCB Bank Rwanda Ltd are gold sponsors for the event.

More programme highlights on mining exploration in Rwanda during iPAD Rwanda include an overview on geology landscapes, available surveys and viable deposits, the Rwandan commodity market and its global presence, a case study on tin mining and the importance of investing in Rwanda’s mining sector now.

Mining is a key foreign currency earner for Rwanda.

The production capacity of Rwanda’s mining sector has progressively increased and export earnings in the past few years have reached $225 million.

CAJ News

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