African Mine Security Summit

08 - 09 April 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa

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"Crime Based Challenges Facing the African Mining Industry"

Event Overview

The continuous criminal threat to the mining industry has established the need for mining companies to implement robust security strategies. Issues like perimeter intrusion, illegal mining, corrupt officials/law enforcement, theft and organised crime have increased the demand for intelligent and cost effective security solutions.

The inaugural “African Mine Security Summit” will extensively showcase:

  • Industry practice to manage and mitigate security risk
  • Methods to secure mine site operation against internal and external threats
  • Advance technology implemented for robust security across all verticals
  • Informative presentations and case studies by Industry leaders

Agenda Highlights

  • Role of security in current market dynamics
  • Managing security challenges in complex geographies.

  • Functioning of Human Rights policy aiming to protect employees

  • Securing mine site operations against organized crimes

  • Proactive approach implemented towards theft prevention

  • Managing armed robbery and hostage incidence
  • The impact of illegal mining activities and security challenges facing mining companies

Key Takeaways:

  • Reset your security strategy as per the latest norms
  • Stay on top of the most pressing risks and challenges faced by your contemporaries
  • Impliment BCM and crisis management best practices for effective threat resilience
  • Gain an understanding of the latest security solutions and how they work.

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Advisory Panel

  • Deon Du Toit, Head of Security Deployment, Debeers (South Africa)
  • Dov Zwerling, General Manager Protection and Regime, Arcelor Mittal (Ukraine)
  • Dr.Vlado Vivoda, Research Fellow, Griffith University(Australia)
  • Nash Lutchman, Vice President Protection Services, Sibanye Gold (South Africa)
  • Alexander Gaft, Former Head of Corporate Investigations, ENRC (United Kingdom)
  • Leonardo Camata, Manager, Vale (Brazil)
  • Harry J Roncon, Corporate Security Manager - Latin America & Caribbean, Alcoa (Brazil)
  • George Petterson, Group Security Manager, Banro Corp (South Africa)

Who Should Attend

Security and risk management professionals from mining firms, including but not limited to:
  • Chief Security Officers
  • Asset Protection Managers
  • Vice Presidents Global Security
  • Heads of Security Department
  • Risk and Security Managers
  • Mine Automation Managers
  • Managers Protection Services
  • Heads of Security Deployment
  • Heads of Security Investigations
  • HSS Managers
  • Security superintendents
  • Security Advisors
  • Security and Risk Consultants
  • Mine Managers
  • Risk and Crisis Management Managers
  • Heads of Incidence Management
  • Surveillance Managers


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Sonika Mendjoge
Marketing - Mining
T: + 971 4609 1570
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