Critical Materials Conference - Johannesburg 2024

9/9/2024, 12:00:00 PM - 9/11/2024, 3:00:00 PM



Critical Materials Conference - Johannesburg 2024

Venue: @Sandton Hotel, Johannesburg

Schedule: 09/09/2024 - 11/09/2024

Join Project Blue and key government, industry and finance stakeholders to discuss ferroalloy trends in South Africa’s mining heartland.

Meet us in Johannesburg for an exciting programme and get the latest market intelligence on supply, demand and prices in the ferroalloys space. Connect with industry peers across the supply chain, reconnect with existing contacts, and do business on the sidelines of the event. 

Delegate rates

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Draft agenda

The full agenda will be released in Q2 2024

Day 1

17:30  Registration and drinks

Day 2

07:30  Registration and networking

09:00  Welcome and introduction

Keynote session

09:10  Global geopolitical and economic outlook

09:30  Outlook for iron, steel and special steels

09:50  Ferroalloy pricing trends

10:10  Coffee and networking

Manganese session

11:00  Manganese market trends in China

11:20  Key trends in the manganese alloy market

11:40  The impact of batteries on the manganese supply chain

12:00  Panel discussion

12:30  Lunch

Vanadium session

14:00  Vanadium market outlook

14:20  Vanadium trends in China  

14:40  How will VRFBs change the market?

15:00  Panel discussion

15:30  Coffee and networking

Other ferroalloys session

16:00  Outlook for tungsten

16:20  Outlook for niobium

16:40  Outlook for silicon

17:00  End of day two

19:00 Gala dinner @Sandton Hotel

Day 3

07:30  Registration and networking

09:00  Welcome and introduction

09:05 Government keynote

South Africa session

09:30  Outlook for ferroalloys in RSA

09:50  Electricity and logistics in RSA

India session

10:10  India economic outlook

10:30 Outlook for ferroalloys in India

10:50  Coffee and networking

China session

11:20  China economic outlook

11:40 Ferroalloys trends in China

Country sessions discussion

12:00  Panel discussion

12:30  Lunch

Chromium session

14:00  Stainless steel market dynamics

14:20  Key trends in chrome ore and alloys markets

14:40  Chromium market trends in China

15:00  Panel discussion

15:30  Coffee and networking

Other stainless materials session

16:00  Nickel market outlook

16:20  Molybdenum market outlook

16:40  End of conference

Venue information

@Sandton Hotel

5 Benmore Rd, Benmore Gardens, Johannesburg, 2196