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Where mining meets energy and Africa maps out its Critical Minerals future


Taking place in Africa’s leading event destination, Cape Town, and concurrently with the continent’s largest energy event (African Energy Week), the second Critical Minerals Africa event unites governments from all corners of the African continent; international presidential and ministerial delegations; provincial governments, global finance, and mining, manufacturing and technology firms.


Why participate at Critical Minerals Africa?

Network with leading industry stakeholders

Connect with financiers, mining, energy, government, technology and manufacturing to expand your professional network.

Hear about new developments

The Ministerial and Industry-lead Forums will engage you with discussions on Investment, Empowerment, Innovative Minerals Production, Country spotlights, Projects presenting opportunities, Driving Economic Transformation and more!

Gain exclusive insights

Identify investment opportunities and growth potential through discussions with industry leaders at the conference, and gather valuable insights on exciting innovations, investment hotspots and government commitment in growing the economy at Critical Minerals Africa.

Establish key partnerships

With a range of industry stakeholders in attendance, Critical Minerals Africa helps African governments, mining houses, manufacturing, financiers and investors take advantage of key partnerships and explore business growth opportunities.

Hear from industry leaders and change-makers

Connect with industry leaders and decision makers



  • Private Equity Firms 
  • Global and African Banks 
  • Development Finance
  • Pension Funds


  • International Mining Houses
  • African and South African Mining Houses
  • Minerals Council South Africa and Industry Associations
  • Mining Service Companies
  • Commodities and Trading Firms


  • International Energy Companies
  • Utilities
  • Hydrogen Sector
  • Energy Industry Associations

Technology and Manufacturing

  • Battery and Energy Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Data Centres and Data Management
  • Heavy Industrial Firms
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • National and Provincial Trade Associations


  • Top level delegations from Minerals Strategic Partnership participants
  • Presidents and Ministers from the SADC Region
  • Presidents and Ministers from West, Central and East Africa Regions
  • Middle East Government delegations
  • European Government delegations
  • Asia Government delegations
  • American Government delegations

Senior industry stakeholders and leading brands attend, including


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