Event Details

27 July 2022


In-Person R6267.50 (inclusive of vat)

Online      R4542.50 (inclusive of vat)

COVID-19 Policy:

We are excited to once again host in-person Indabas, however, as the COVID-19 Global Pandemic continues, we are required to cautiously manage our in-person events with the health, safety, and well-being of our participants in mind. As such, we require all in-person attendees to be vaccinated.


2022 Speakers to be announced shortly

The Coal & Energy Industry Day


2022 Coal & Energy Industry Day

For Producers, Traders, Investors & Users

Wednesday 27 July 2022

* Speaker and agenda information pertaining to the 2022 Coal & Energy Industry Day will follow soon *


Bernard Swanepoel 3x2
Chair: Bernard Swanepoel


2021 Agenda at a Glance:


Welcome and introduction

     Bernard Swanepoel



Opening keynote address: Why we need to change the narrative about coal

     Michelle Manook, CEO, World Coal Association


Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


Session One
The global outlook for coal post-Covid-19

     Xavier Prévost, Senior Coal Analyst, XMP Consulting

10h00 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Two
The changing face of the Southern African coal and energy market

     Chair: Roger Baxter, Chief Executive, Minerals Council South Africa

     July Ndlovu, CEO, Thungela Resources
     Mike Teke, CEO, Seriti Resources
     Lucky Kgatle, Senior Vice President, Sasol Mining

11h00 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel

11h15 BREAK


Session Three
What is Eskom’s role in the Southern African coal market and how is this changing?

     André de Ruyter, Group Chief Executive, Eskom Holdings SOC Limited

12h00 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Four
The Energy Transition: Balancing our “Paris” commitments with the need for more energy – how do we do it in a just way?

     Chair: Paul O'Flaherty, Executive Director, EY-Parthenon Africa Leader

     Joanne Yawitch, CEO, National Business Initiative (NBI); Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Climate Change
     Mandy Rambharos, GM - Just Energy Transition, Eskom Holdings; Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Climate Change
     Lebogang Mulaisi, Labour Market Policy Coordinator, COSATU; Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Climate Change
     Dr Neva Makgetla, Senior Economist: Trade and Industrial Policy, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)


13h15 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel

13h30 LUNCH

14h00 Session introduction by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Five
How are smaller coal producers reacting to changing market conditions?

     Chair: Sandra du Toit, Africa Leader, Mergers & Acquisitions, EY

     Shammy Luvhengo, Chairman, Ndalamo Resources
     Zandile Mdanda, CEO, Black Royalty Minerals Koornfontein
     Morné du Plessis, CEO, Minergy

14h35 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Six
Investor panel: the future of funding for coal projects

     Chair: Henk de Hoop, Resources Sector Focus Lead, Corporate & Investment Banking, RMB           
     Johann Bester,
Project Manager IPPs, Thebe Investment Corporation
     John Smelt, Founder, Scout Advisory  
     Prince Mopai, Equity Analyst, All Weather Capital

15h25 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel

15h40 BREAK

15h55 Session introduction by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Seven
Local and international demand for coal: the traders’ perspective

     Chair: Billy Mawasha, CEO, Kolobe Nala Investment Company
     Puneet Gupta, Founder, CoalShastra (India)
     Vasudev Pamnani, GM - Retail Sales, Solid Fuels, IMAN Resources (India)
     Jacques Jonker, Managing Director, Coalvest

16h30 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


Session Eight
How can transport and logistics infrastructure enable greater access to local and export markets?

     Mandisa Mondi, Managing Executive, North Corridor, Transnet Freight Rail

17h10 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel

17h25 Closing remarks and end of conference




Mining Industry Partners:

 Coal 2022 MIPs v1



DRA PGMs site 2019



For sponsorship opportunities contact sponsorship@resources4africa.com

Media Partners:

21st Century Women, African Mining Brief, African Mining News, African Mining Market, African Surveyors, CoalShastra, Global Africa Network, Interact Media, Inside Mining, Media Xpose, Mining Business Africa, Mining CSI, Minerals & Exploration Africa, Mining News, Modern Mining, Sub-Sahara Mining and Industrial Journal


The Coal Industry Day is brought to you by Resources 4 Africa, the organisers of the Joburg Indaba.

“By the industry for the industry”