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Investing in African Mining Indaba releases report: “The impact of COVID-19 on African Mining – Issue 2”


Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) ( is pleased to announce the release of the results of its latest research project: dedicated to analysing the ongoing impact COVID-19 pandemic has had on the African mining space. It compares the initial impact results of the first report to now, over seven months on since the World Health Organisation declared a global pandemic.

This is the second in a series of reports Mining Indaba launched to provide the African mining community with greater clarity on the short-, mid- and long-term effects of the pandemic. It is dedicated to analysing the impact of COVID-19 on African mining businesses, operations and investment decisions, as well as forecasting investment, procurement levels and commodity prices over the next 6-12 months.

As the world’s largest mining investment event, it is committed to supporting its community in understanding and navigating the crisis, so the industry can emerge stronger and more resilient.

As such, this and future Mining Indaba research projects will offer a portion of same high-level insights as the main conference, but in a complimentary format available to access anywhere.

To collect data for this project, Mining Indaba hand-selected a number of CEOs and senior executives from across the African mining sector. Those who participated include investors, financiers, top executives from services providers and decision-makers from junior, mid- and major mining corporates. Results are supported by incisive commentary from top experts on the findings, providing a holistic representation of the impact on the industry.

A summary of key insights is available here ( as a complimentary download.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Investing in African Mining Indaba.

Media Contact:
Amy Neville
On behalf of Investing in African Mining Indaba

About Mining Indaba:
Investing in African Mining Indaba ( is the largest mining investment event in Africa. With a proven track record of bringing together Heads of State, Ministers, senior Government representatives, Mining Companies, Mid and Junior Miners, Investors, services and equipment providers, Mining Indaba is the place to meet everybody who’s anybody in the African and global mining industry. It is the must-attend event that drives the mining industry forward, provides attendees with an unmatched access to the entire value chain and the most influential players in African mining for four days of high-quality content, deal-making and networking opportunities.

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