African Mine Security Summit

08 - 09 April 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa

thank you for your participation!

Fleming Gulf would like to thank all sponsors, partners and delegates who attended the inaugural African Mine Security Summit in Johannesburg!

Our inaugural event brought together almost 100 officials from within Africa for knowledge exchange and networking on the latest security hotspots.

We are looking forward to make the next edition even bigger and better! The agenda for the 2nd Annual African Mine Security Summit is still under process, however please feel free to contact us to pre-book your sponsorship slot or share your insights and feedback.

Hope to see you next year!

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”  showcased:

  • 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

2014 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


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 Attended?

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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