Mining Focus: Gearing up to Meet Energy Demand as Part of Post-Pandemic Recovery

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00
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Once COVID-19 has passed, energy demand will peak as industries and mining companies race to make up for lost production time. Going forward, how should IPPs and mining companies work together to meet energy demand as Africa pursues the path to recovery?


  • What impact has falling commodity prices had on the mining sector and what are the price forecasts for the next 18 months?
  • What is the forecasted demand for Africa’s raw material and commodities in the next 18 months? 
  • How fast is China’s expected to bounce back and what will be the impact on demand for commodities? 
  • How are mining companies focusing on SDG 7 focused recovery plans?
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