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Mozambique Mining & Energy Conference and Exhibition Slated in April 2012

02 march 2012

The third edition of the Mozambique Mining & Energy Conference and Exhibition (MMEC) that will take place on the 24th-25th April 2012 in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Center. The event is organised by ENH and DNM in association with AME Trade Ltd, with the support of the Government of Mozambique, via the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Geology and the Ministry of Energy.
The MMEC is the premier established event focusing on the Mozambique Mining, Energy, Oil & Gas sectors and their sustainable development. MMEC 2012 will feature two days of conference sessions, a trade exhibition, round table discussions, seminars as well as touristic trips and technical site visits.
Confirmed Exhibitors include: Anadarko, Baobab Resources, BCI, Bell Equipment, DCD, DNM, ENH, ENI, G4S Security, Geo-Explore Store, Serviços Atlântico, Globe Metals and Mining, Golder Associates, International Steel Fabricators of SA, International Helicopter Services, Matola Gas Company, Minelab International, Nalco Africa, PSI Hydraulics Mocambique, SASOL, Statoil Oil & Gas, Unitrans Moçambique, among others…
Confirmed Speakers include:
H.E. Aires Ali, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mozambique;
Hon. Esperança Laurinda Francisco Nhiuane Bias, Minister of Mineral Resources of the Republic of Mozambique;
Hon. Salvador Namburete, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Mozambique;
Dr. Chakib Khelil, Non-executive Director, AME Trade Ltd.;
Nelson Ocuane, Chairman, ENH;
Robert P. Daniels, Senior VP Worldwide Exploration, Anadarko;
Pablo Forres Enrique, VP Exploration Strategic Studies, ENI;
Dr. Mogens Ramm, VP Exploration, Statoil;
Andries Kruger, General Manager Africa, Globe Metals and Mining;
Fernando Fernandez, CEO, Noventa Ltd.;
Willem Theron, Trading Manager, ESKOM.
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