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Platinum Sponsor:

888 Investment Group supplies both local and international clients with various bullion requirements. The Group has the ability to produce 999.9 gold and 999+ silver in many forms from ingots to minted bars and coins. 888 Refining Australasia Pty Ltd is the corner stone of the 888 Investment Group, with offices located in all major capitals within Australia. 888 Investment Ghana Ltd was established in November 2011 as part of the 888 Investment Group global expansion plan. Located in Obuasi - considered to be the hub of the Ghana gold region, and the most productive gold region in the world - the new refinery has enabled 888 to significantly increase its production capacity. 888 Ghana Ltd is poised to take advantage of its unique position as the only facility in the West African Region to refine gold to 999.9 and produce 999.9 manufactured bullion products. The Company's refinery personnel are expertly qualified: from manufacturing, jewellery and mining; providing 888 the broad base of experience required to maximize client profits and ensure the Group's world-class standards are achieved and maintained. With the current commencement of due diligence for the United States, 888's refining division continues to strive towards added company value and the expansion of product distribution throughout the four corners of the globe.

F&B Sponsor:

Newrest Logistics Ghana Limited is a remote site catering and logistics company providing services to the oil & gas, mining and other commercial and industrial companies. With a core business of providing catering, logistics and hospitality services, Newrest logistics won her first contract to provide catering and housekeeping services to Ghana's first FPSO since her establishment on 2nd August, 2010.

With consistent strategic focus on ensuring continuous improvement of service delivery and maximum customer satisfaction through strict compliance to ISO 22000:2005, Newrest Logistics has grown rapidly, expanding her clientele base to include Halliburton, Kinross Chirano, Goldfields Tarkwa, serving over 2350 persons per day.

Hundred per cent owned by Ghanaians and headed by Maud Lindsay-Gamrat(Ghanaian) as the country Manager, Newrest logistics has committed itself to constant improvement and innovation for its clients, the progress of its employees and managers, a sustainable and durable development of the company, respecting social and environmental values in all of its activities.

With the opening of its office complex in Takoradi, near Ewusiejoe on the Agona road, Newrest gets closer to its oil & gas and mining clients, providing the best catering and related services solutions to all regions of Ghana.

Newrest Logistics Ghana also benefits from the network of its partner, Newrest Group, a major worldwide catering company present in 46 countries.

Premier Exhibitors:

Energold Drilling Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Energold Drilling Corp, a well funded Public Limited Company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and a provider of exploration drilling services to major, intermediate and junior mining clients. The Group has a fleet of 140 exploration drilling rigs and experienced management and drill teams with which to execute drilling contracts. The management team behind Energold's African operations has over 30 years experience of delivering contracting drilling services in Africa and many other regions of the globe.

ALS Minerals is the leading full-service provider of testing services for the global mining industry in four key service areas: Geochemistry, Metallurgy, Mine Site Services and Inspection. With over 75 laboratories and offices, and employing 6500 staff in key mining provinces and trade ports on six continents, ALS Minerals provides unparalleled global coverage for a dynamic industry that seeks consistency, reliability, quality, mobility, versatility and technical leadership from service providers. ALS Minerals services cover the entire resource life-cycle from exploration, feasibility, production, design, development through to trade, and finally rehabilitation. ALS Mine Site further embraces the total ALS package by facilitating coordination of our Environmental, Asset Care and Tribology service offerings.

AAM is a leading spatial information technology provider. With more than 350 geospatial professionals operating in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia, AAM has a long-standing reputation for adopting the latest technologies and innovations to meet client needs. Our exceptional capabilities in business mapping, asset information, geographic information system (GIS) projects, enterprise solutions, and location based services are sought after internationally. With our own fleet of aircraft, we have the ability to respond quickly and efficiently, and can tailor customised solutions for each client at every stage of their project.

Outotec provides leading technologies and services for the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. As the global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, the company has developed over decades many breakthrough technologies. Outotec also provides innovative solutions for industrial water treatment, the utilization of alternative energy sources and the chemical industry. The company has long-term customer relationships with all the industry's top firms, including large, global mining companies, small and medium-sized mining and metallurgical companies, and local mining and metallurgical companies in emerging regions. With a global network of sales and service centers, research facilities and nearly 4,800 experts, Outotec generated annual sales of approximately EUR 2 billion in 2012. Outotec shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

Vivo Energy is Shell's licensee in 15 African countries and the company behind Shell brands.

Shell's range of high quality differentiated fuels and lubricants provide our mining customers with fit-for-purpose solutions that meet the precise needs of their equipment, and help them deal with challenging working conditions.

With Shell's world-leading fuels and lubricants products, Vivo Energy's Mining customers benefit from world-class R&D and technological leadership.

Shell's portfolio of differentiated fuels, dramatically improves engine performance and reduces fuel consumption (among other benefits), helping our Mining customers save significant costs.

Scaw Metals Group manufactures in South Africa a wide range of products like Forged and High Chromium Cast Grinding balls for Gold and other Mining Industries, Chain Products and other steel products for Engineering Industries. Scaw Ghana Ltd is a subsidiary of Scaw Metals Group having its office and stock yard in Ghana and marketing all sizes of Forged steel balls of sizes from 40mm to 125mm for the whole of West Africa Mining Industries. Scaw Ghana is setting up a plant in Ghana to manufacture forged steel balls. All these products undergo routine quality tests like Volume Hardness, Drop Test, etc, and are well received in the West Africa. The Group's clientele list includes all leading Gold mines such as Newmont, Gold Fields, Adamus Resources, Golden Star in Ghana, Bonikro-Cote D'Voire, Lefa in Guinea, etc.

Byrnecut Offshore is an internationally-renowned specialist underground mining contractor offering a unique range of services and depth of experience. The Byrnecut Offshore group engages in mechanised underground mine feasibility, mine development and mine production and has been successful in securing a number of international contacts. Additional mining solutions available are: shaft sinking, shotcreting, equipment rebuilds, maintenance engineering, mine engineering consultancy services, labour hire and raise-drilling. Byrnecut Offshore has gained first-hand knowledge to manage extremes in weather, cultural characteristics, remote location logistics and workforce training and nationalisation. Byrnecut Offshore has experience in Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, and a number of African Countries such as Zambia, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso, DRC, Ghana, and South Africa. Byrnecut Offshore's proven experience in mine development and production techniques, combined with cutting-edge knowledge in occupational health and safety, equipment management and maintenance, purchasing and contract administration ensures that safe and efficient mining for better bottom line is constantly achieved.

McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd (MBE) is one of the leading engineering companies in India, with Group turnover in 2011-12 at around US$500 million. Commencing operations in 1961, MBE has grown into a large multi-product, multi-location Group engaged in providing turnkey solutions in Power, Steel, Coal & Mining, Ports, Aluminium, Material Handling, Mineral Beneficiation, Cement, Water, Roads and other infrastructure sectors. More than 350 projects have been completed in India and other countries to-date. McNally Sayaji Engineering, a subsidiary having four factories in India, manufacture a wide range of equipment such as crushers, screens, mills, slurry pumps, floatation cells, thickeners, etc. In 2009, MBE took over the Coal and Minerals Technology (CMT) Division of KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany, having operations in Germany, South Africa, India, Russia, China, Indonesia and Brazil. With this acquisition, the MBE Group have become a world leader in coal and mineral processing technology.

Engen is an Africa-based company focused on the refining and marketing of petroleum and petroleum-based products. The company supplies a range of Engen, Petronas and Mobil-branded lubricants fit for a range of industries. Engen also offers value-adding programmes such as specialised technical services, on-site lubrication management (Fluidlink) and product inventory management. With committed teams on the ground and a range of guaranteed quality lubricants and fuels, Engen ensures reliable operations.

Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) is a leading global provider of mineral drilling services. Supported by its founding values of integrity, innovation and involvement, Foraco has grown into the third largest global drilling enterprise with a presence in 23 countries across five continents. The Company has over 4,000 employees worldwide and has the people and the fleet of rigs to ensure project success from start to finish, regardless of location, terrain or geology. Our four core services include exploration and resource delineation drilling, geotechnical drilling, large diameter bulk sampling and water access or monitoring services.

For almost 20 years, Teichmann has undertaken broad-based infrastructure related projects in Africa. Driven by an uncompromising determination to deliver, Teichmann offers turn-key solutions across engineering disciplines which include civil engineering and construction, contract mining, and agriculture. Alongside these divisions Teichmann offers an extensive fleet of quality heavy earth moving machinery for hire and sale. Teichmann is currently positioned throughout Southern Africa and whilst continuing to grow further into Africa have the expertise and support needed to meet the challenges of operating throughout the African continent.

T3 Drilling Ltd is an exploration drilling company that provides specialist drilling services to Mining and Mineral exploration industries throughout Africa. Constant on-site supervision by expert and professional staff, innovative drilling techniques and state of the art equipment ensures accurate geological data every time making T3 Drilling a reliable drilling service for our customers

Reflex Instruments is the leading supplier of down hole survey and core orientation instrumentation to the global mineral industry. The Company's instruments are renowned for their reliability, ease of use and ability to obtain superior data. Reflex Instruments are utilized for mining, exploration, construction and other geotechnical applications. The product range includes: digital core orientation instruments, magnetic survey instruments, gyroscopic survey instruments, and customized directional motors. The Reflex head office is located in Perth, Western Australia and the Company has divisions in North America, South America, South Africa, and Europe. Reflex is also supported by a network of distributors throughout the world.

The Australian Trade Commission - Austrade - is the Australian Government's trade, investment and education promotion agency.

Through a network of offices in over 50 countries, Austrade assists Australian companies to grow their international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promotes Australia's education sector internationally.

Our role is to advance Australia's international trade, investment and education interests by providing information, advice and services.

Specifically, we help Australian companies to grow their business in international markets, promote the Australian education sector in international markets and assist Australian education providers with market information and deliver Australian consular, passport and other government services in designated overseas locations.

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, with a presence in all continents in 80 countries with nearly 50,000 employees. In 2012, the Group's revenues amounted to 15.3 billion Euros. Oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide's activities since its creation in 1902. In Africa, the Group is present in more than 30 countries and has been present in Ghana since 1956. Across Africa, Air Liquide maintains its leadership and is the backbone for all industries including mining, ports and shipyard, oil & gas, energy, food and beverage, construction, fabrication, health, manufacturing and research. The Group is continuously providing cost-saving solutions to companies involved in the mining and processing of gold and other minerals. Air Liquide owns, operates and maintains oxygen plants and related equipment on the sites of various mining companies across West Africa.

When safety is the number one priority and meeting client needs is of utmost importance... The Advanced Group of Companies is the logical choice.

Catering for the mining and industrial sector, our subsidiaries offer an all-encompassing service, ranging from fire suppression technologies, vehicle and fixed fire suppression systems, engineering, electrical panel manufacturing, hydraulic solutions, drilling and blasting, as well as mining and plant hire.

Active throughout South Africa and the African continent, the Advanced Group prides itself on its extensive knowledge and many years of experience - enabling the effective delivery of professional services to an impressive client base.

Each subsidiary is, in fact, considered a market leader in its respective discipline, always exemplified by a track record of superior service delivery.

In addition, impeccable empowerment credentials provide a key competitive advantage, given the Group's 49.5% black ownership.


Citland West Africa is situated in Takoradi, Ghana's Western Region, from where we offer a variety of core products to Ghana's Mining, Construction and Oil & Gas Sectors. We currently also serve industries in West Africa, including Burkina Faso, Mali, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Senegal.

In addition to normal supply, Citland West Africa also offers qualifying clients the opportunity to investigate the feasibility of consignment and model stock basis of supply. This ensures that our customers can focus on their core business while allowing Citland to excel in our core capability - ensuring that you receive the correct items when you need them.

Citland West Africa is proud to confirm that we offer the following from Takoradi:

SAFETY PRODUCTS: Head Protection, Respiratory Protection, Eye Protection, Foot Protection, Safety clothing, Hi-Visibility clothing, Fall Arrest Gear, Water Safety, Safety Signs, Barrier netting and tape

SKF: As preferred SKF distributor we stock a variety of SKF products in our Retail and Bonded warehouse and where an item is not available ex stock Takoradi, parts can be brought in for you.

Please discuss your needs with us and we will be glad to look at a model stock agreement to carry your required items in stock for you.

SIOUX HIGH PRESSURE: Citland International is proud to be associated with SIOUX industrial high pressure cleaning systems and these items are available on order.

We extend a warm invitation for you to visit our showroom and warehouse at A-Lang Yard, Axim Road, Takoradi and welcome the opportunity to be of service to you and your teams.

Major Drilling Group International is pleased to inform all delegates at WaCA Mining 2013 that Major is now offering a full range of drilling services in Ivory Coast. From its base in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso, Major Drilling provides core, RC, RAB, blast hole, and grade control drilling services in the West Africa region. Please visit our booth at the Mining Summit to learn more about our capabilities and services.

Established over 25 years ago to supply Australia with mining and exploration consumables, Westernex has now grown to become one of the largest suppliers in the world. The company's service is unrivalled as, unlike a basic procurement company, Westernex can draw from the 16,000 stock items in its 6,000 square meter warehouse at 66 Truganina Road, Malaga, Perth, Western Australia or its 2,000 square meter warehouse in West Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. In Southern Africa, Westernex's warehouse is located in Johannesburg. The warehouse serving West Africa is in Accra, Ghana.

"PRD RIGS" is a leading manufacturer of drilling and mining equipments. Founded in 1972, under the leadership of their chairman, Mr.T.P.Thangaraj, PRD has found success manufacturing Drilling rigs for the water well industry.

In the year 1999, under the expert guidance of Mr. T.T. Paranthaman, son of Mr. T.P Thangaraj, PRD expanded their export division "Paranthaman Exporters "and have exported over 350 rigs to various countries since its inception and have been awarded with Regional Export Awards for the outstanding export performance consecutively for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 by EEPC, India .

Since the demand for PRD rigs in the African continent has grown considerably and spread in 30 countries there, PRD have established their own branches in Kenya, South Sudan & Ghana and these outlets are besides their dealership network in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Australia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Srilanka and Jordan . Today, as the market demand is growing for the mining and construction equipment, PRD began to diversify its efforts by developing and manufacturing a wide range of drilling machinery for the mineral exploration and geotechnical markets. As a result of new product innovations such as core drilling rig, reverse circulation rig, blast hole rigs, pole drilling rigs, piling rigs and geotechnical rigs, PRD experienced steady growth and quickly became a major player within the drilling industry.

Through 40 years of PRD's history, PRD's name has become synonymous with high quality, innovation, and exemplary customer service. This legacy continues to this day. Today, PRD is proud to have an ultra-modern shop with an almost endless array of capabilities, with old fashioned values and attention to detail. PRD continuously strive to improve its manufacturing capabilities by utilizing decades of combined knowledge within its engineering department with hundreds of collective years experience among its machinists. Engrained in PRD is the goal to provide its customers with products of the highest quality, something that has never changed.

PRD's main objective is to become a world class supplier of specialized drilling products to cater the water, mining and construction industry.

SkyWave Mobile Communications is a global provider of satellite and satellite/cellular communication equipment and airtime services for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. Using the global Inmarsat satellite constellation, SkyWave products enable dependable communication, tracking and monitoring of fixed and mobile assets anywhere in the world. Transmitting valuable data from assets operating in the world's most remote regions to your desktop, SkyWave products provide users with greater visibility into how their equipment is operating, can communicate business and logistics information in near real time, and devise new revenue-generating services. Over the past 16 years, SkyWave has designed, manufactured and shipped more than 600,000 satellite based terminals to customers globally in the transportation, maritime, oil and gas, utilities and government sectors.

SRK provides expert advice and technical solutions in natural resources. Following several decades of involvement in West Africa and the desire to consolidate its position and influence in the sub-region, SRK Consulting opened an office in Ghana's capital Accra in 2011. The opening of the Accra office provided the opportunity for closer relations with clients.

SRK Ghana currently offers geotechnical services including rock mechanics, tailings engineering, civil geotechnics, and exploration geology. Together with other SRK offices in 50 locations around the world, it is able to offer all technical services required in the mining industry.

CiDRA is a trusted process optimization company that has been aggressively developing various products and service offerings related to flow management and assurance, overall plant monitoring and process optimization in minerals processing applications. CiDRA's charter is to deliver process optimization equipment and services that improve the operating performance of their customer's processing plants on a global basis. As an example, CiDRA's flagship product, the SONARtrac® flow monitoring system, is capable of providing multi-variable measurements, such as volumetric flow, speed of sound, and entrained air, in a wide variety of applications such as for liquids, gases, magnetic and non-magnetic slurries, and even multiphase fluids. The SONARtrac® systems are maintenance free, provide a pipe clamp-on solution, and are scalable to large pipe diameters. This means that there are no restrictions to the flow, no need to cut the pipe and, therefore, no process downtime or disruptions. Through its strong commitment to cutting edge research and development, the Company is working continually to develop products, services and solutions that optimize customer performance while operating in a safe and reliable manner. CiDRA has been ISO 9001:2008 certified since April 1999, and its products and services are used by over 350 customers in over 30 countries.

Aramine provides a full range of underground products and services, such as: Manufacturing of narrow vein mining equipment for drilling, blasting, loading, etc; Remanufacturing of mining equipment (exclusive program based on a high-quality chart with the manufacturer's technical support, genuine spare parts, worldwide warranty, accurate technical docs, etc); Underground mining spare parts (through 40 years of experience, Aramine has more than 1,250,000 manufacturers computerized and more than 725,000 references always available in our facilities such as drill rigs, loaders, utility equipment, etc); Full components services; and all mining accessories you need (scaling bars, etc).

Snowden delivers a comprehensive range of technical consulting services and independent advice to exploration and mining companies, as well as legal and financial institutions with interests in the mining sector. The company's services include geology and exploration, mine planning, corporate services, mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, mine ventilation and energy management, and specialised mining software. Snowden uses a multi-disciplinary approach, teaming up geologists, mining engineers, and IT developers and analysts to produce fully-integrated solutions for clients from exploration and resource evaluation, mine planning and optimisation, to mine data management and reconciliation. The company delivers high-quality solutions and all work is subject to stringent quality control and ongoing review by experienced project managers. Through an international calendar of technical professional development courses and mentoring, the knowledge and practical expertise of Snowden's consultants is shared with industry colleagues. Snowden has a network of offices worldwide.

The GEA Group is one of the largest providers for equipment and process technology particularly for the food and energy industries where it ranks among the market and technology leaders. GEA Process Engineering specializes in the design and development of process solutions for the dairy, brewery, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. With over 4,500 plants worldwide, the company's Evaporation & Crystallization Business Unit is globally-recognized for its tailor made solutions for industries related to mining and metals refineries, chemicals and waste water, and has references in: alumina, lithium, copper, magnesium, nickel, manganese, titanium, and hydrometallurgy for any other metals. GEA's team of experts is committed to offering innovative and creative solutions which respond to client's needs in evaporation and crystallization, corrosive applications, reduction in energy and utilities consumption.

A specialist removals company for almost four decades, AGS Frasers Ghana combines local expertise gained in over 17 years of operation with the AGS global network of over 126 offices in 78 countries. The branch manages 1,000 moves a year for an established base of corporate, international organization, diplomatic and private clients. The highly experienced team of 40 full-time staff is supplemented by a high-spec warehouse and dedicated vehicle fleet. Operating to the highest quality standards, AGS Frasers Ghana holds FAIM accreditation and ISO 9001:2008 certification. As market leader in Africa, choose AGS Frasers for moving with peace of mind.

Since 1974 WearCheck Africa, with its head office in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has established itself as the continent's pre-eminent condition monitoring services provider, earning the title, "The Leaders in Oil and Fuel Analysis". WearCheck serves the earthmoving, industrial, transport, shipping, aircraft and electrical industries through the scientific analysis of used oil from mechanical and electrical systems, processing over 600 000 samples per annum. With laboratories in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Middelburg, Zambia, India, Dubai and Ghana; WearCheck has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification and ISO 17025 accreditation. Its Reliability Solutions division offers proactive maintenance services including vibration monitoring, thermal imaging, balancing and laser alignment.

Atlantic Industries Limited (AIL) is a Canadian-based company founded in 1965, with sales and manufacturing facilities throughout North America, along with three licensees located in Europe, South Korea and Australia. The AIL Group is made up of four companies: AIL Canada, AIL International, Big R Bridge and Vist-A-Wall Systems. AIL Mining, a division of the AIL Group, offers full design and supply of stockpile and conveyor tunnels, haul road modular steel bridges and arches, MSE crusher walls, vertical shafts, rock-fall protection, and drainage pipe. AIL is a world leader in developing quality-assured, efficient, engineered solutions used for construction in the mining, transportation, public works, environmental, and disaster relief sectors which offer opportunities for significant cost savings without compromising function and durability. By design, AIL structures are easy to ship in containers and install with light equipment and basic labor skill sets, making them ideal for remote locations worldwide.

Specialised in the ventilation and dedusting of mines, tunnels and underground facilities, ECE-Cogemacoustic produces ventilation studies, designs suitable solutions and manufactures ventilation equipment, notably axial fans for use in underground mines, tunnelling and other underground works. Dust collectors also form part of the Company's core products which can be either dry (filters) or wet (water pulverization) types. ECE-Cogemacoustic is certified to manufacture explosion proof ATEX IM2 type ventilation equipment, for use in coal and gaseous mines. The Company also offers other services to assist customers in the successful ventilation of their projects. ECE's track record includes prestigious references such as the New York, Barcelona and Bangkok subways, as well as gold mines in Brazil, Mali, Canada, and Indonesia.

VBKom Projects is part of the VBKom Group of companies and is a professional and specialist Project, Risk & Related Management service provider for the mining, industrial and capital intensive industries. The Company's sole focus however is to deliver niche Project, Risk & Related Management and Support services by means of a structured set of competencies which are grouped in the following service categories: project management consulting and facilitation; simulation; scheduling and project controls; risk management; project and contract management; and project and operational support. VBKom Projects is committed to adding value to its clients and their projects through innovative, practical and trustworthy project management services and solutions. The Company's values are: integrity; honesty; quality; technical excellence; transparency; professionalism; humbleness; individuality and diversity; personal development and actualization; and constant value-seeking.

Wire Weaving Industries (Ghana) Ltd is a pioneer manufacturing company established to fulfill the needs of Ghanaian and international consumers in the Agricultural, Fishing, Mining, Building and Construction Industries for high quality Agro-Industrial products. Incorporated in 1965, WWI has gained accredited local and international certifications from the Ghana Standards Authority Critical Examinations and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems (SGS-UK) respectively for the production of Hexagonal Wire Netting, Barbed Wire, Ultimate Welded Mesh, Ultimate Panel Mesh, Boundary Master Chain Link Fencing, Ninja Razor Wire, BRC Mesh, Mine Mesh, Dadewa Nails, and Steel Expanded Metal.

Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well-being. Ansell designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of protection solutions. Delivering quality solutions guaranteeing optimal protection levels has been Ansell's underlying goal since its formation in 1905. With operations in North America, Latin America/Caribbean, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 11,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the personal protective equipment and medical gloves markets, as well as in the sexual health and well-being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical, Industrial, Specialty Markets, and Sexual Wellness.

Established in 2007 by Ingo Steinhage & Jacques Le Roux, United Spectrometer Technologies cc is a supplier of scientific analytical equipment in Southern Africa for the mining and mineral industry. Although products like THERMO Niton (Portable XRF), Analytik-Jena (Analytical Spectromters) and Stable Micro Systems (Texture Analyzers) have been trading very successfully since 2003 within United Scientific (Pty) Ltd it was decided to separate these products into a more focused metallurgical analytical equipment supplier headed by Ingo Steinhage. Since then United Spectrometer Technologies cc has grown from strength to strength and has achieved awards from Thermo Niton in 2006 and 2007 for the most Portable XRF Instruments sold in Mining in the world. United Spectrometer Technologies now exports these products to more than 30 counties in Africa.

Beak Consultants is a modern and innovative international consulting enterprise, based in Germany. Multiple expertise of our geoscientists, surveyors, ecologists, computer scientists, and mathematicians as well as the application of modern IT-technologies is the core of our company's strength.

Beak Consultants GmbH offers a broad range of planning, research and development services in the spheres of mineral resources, geosciences, environment, GIS and information technology.

We provide consulting services in geology/ resources, mineral processing and environmental protection, information technology, and GIS/ cartography. We support our partners from the initial concept studies and feasibility evaluation to project completion and beyond. Our tailor-made Information Management Systems guarantee optimal solutions to the benefit of our clients.

Our newly developed advangeo® Prediction Software is an innovative tool for the integrated analysis of spatial data. It uses artificial neural networks (ANN) and GIS to create mineral or other predictive maps and, thus, simplifies exploration targeting in large and poorly explored areas. Our staff has broad experiences in Germany and in more than 20 countries in Africa, Europe, America and Asia.

With more than 36 years of experience in design, planning, manufacturing, delivery, and installation of manufactured accommodations, in over 57 countries, Red Sea Housing is a world leader. Our concentration is in the oil and gas, mining, engineering, and construction industries. We provide quick and affordable solutions for projects ranging from 2 person offices to 10,000 staffed camps. Red Sea Housing has built a strong reputation for expertise, craftsmanship, durability, and loyalty. That reputation has earned our company the recurring confidence of small, local companies to international, market leaders. We would like to build the same partnership with your company.

SEMS is the largest, residential geological consultancy, mineral exploration & mining technical support company in West and Central Africa.
SEMS provides a complete support service to the mineral exploration and mining industry in West and Central Africa. Our regional offices deliver geological and mining engineering consultancy services and mineral exploration project management from Mauritania to DR Congo.
Our Structural Geologists, Mineral Resource Geologists and Mining Engineers regularly compile NI 43-101 and JORC compliant reports for junior exploration companies and major mining groups. We have a dedicated ground geophysics team and provide database and GIS services.
The SEMS offices are accredited training centres for the MapInfo suite of software and our consultants regularly hold geological training and mentoring programs throughout the sub-region.

KSB is a leading international supplier of pumps, valves and related systems for building services, process engineering, water treatment, water transport, energy conversion and solids transport. The Company's products are used to transport or shut off fluids, including but not being limited to clean or contaminated water, aggressive and explosive fluids, corrosive and viscous fluids, and fluid/solid mixtures and slurries. KSB has been growing continuously since it was founded in 1871. Today the Group has a presence on all continents with its own sales and marketing companies, manufacturing facilities and service operations. More than 16,200 employees generate annual consolidated sales revenue of almost 2.3 billion euros. Combining innovative technology and excellent service to provide intelligent solutions, KSB employees are close to customers on all continents, supplying them with pumps, valves and systems for almost all applications involving the transportation of liquids. A comprehensive range of services rounds off this customer-focused portfolio.

Alliance Laundry Systems LLC is the leading global manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment. The company provides products and services to laundromats, multi-housing laundries, on-premises laundries as well as commercial quality washers and dryers for the home.

With corporate headquarters in Ripon, Wisconsin, and manufacturing facilities in Ripon and Wevelgem, Belgium, the company employs more than 1800 people worldwide and has more than 1.4 million square feet (129,600 square meters) of global facility space. The company offers a full line of washers and dryers with load capacities from 12 to 200 pounds, which are sold under the well-known brand names of Speed Queen®, UniMac®, Huebsch® IPSO®, Cissell® and D'Hooge® in more than 90 countries worldwide.

As a global leader, Alliance has the resources to offer unmatched support to its brands. This includes ongoing investment in new product development and manufacturing capabilities, the most experienced research and development team, in-house financing, laundry design services, a one-of-a-kind test lab, training through Alliance Laundry Systems University (ALSU) and a best in class customer service program known as Customer One.

The company's success also rests on its extensive network of knowledgeable distributors and laundry service providers. More than 525 distributors sell Alliance equipment in North America and nearly 300 distributors sell it internationally. The company continues to expand internationally with the introduction of commercial laundry in emerging markets.

Alliance posted net revenues of $505.5 million in 2012 and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $94.4 million.

Now, as probably the major supplier of digital slim-hole borehole logging (wireline) equipment in the world, Robertson Geologging's success remains based on technological leadership and global customer support. The Company's borehole logging equipment is currently used for various surveying and exploration applications including mining, iron ore, minerals, coal / CBM, shallow oil and gas etc. in over 145 countries. RG's customers range from major international oil and mining companies and government institutions to the one-man consultant. All benefit from the Company's real, no-nonsense and up-to-date field experience. They also value exactly the same high-quality technology and support that RG demands for its own operations.

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) is the leading provider of education in the field of mining and offers a unique position to engage and develop relations with international institutions and stakeholders. Unline similar post-graduate programs, the core focus of the CEPMLP Mining Programme is on a combination of legal, policy, economic and management issues related to the industry, rather than purely technical aspects. CEPMLP also offer in-house training, short CPD courses and consultancy work in the field of mining.

AEL is a world-class mining services company with global technologies that create wealth and growth in South African, African and selected international markets. Consisting of a capable team of leading explosives services, engineers and scientists, AEL has over a century of expertise and knowledge in developing ground-breaking and innovative blasting solutions that contribute to the creation of infrastructures in countries throughout the world. AEL unearths wealth by meticulously providing the mining industry with carefully controlled energy. AEL's proven capability of deploying infrastructure to global standards in a fast turnaround time, coupled with the expertise to rapidly develop customised premier products to suit specific applications and mandatory quality standards, gives the group a competitive edge in expanding into new markets.

B2Gold Namibia (Pty) Ltd (formerly known as Auryx Gold Namibia) is a 90%-owned subsidiary of B2Gold Corp. The remaining 10% is owned by EVI Mining Company Limited, a Namibian, broad-based economic empowerment group. B2Gold Namibia's portfolio includes the Otjikoto Gold Project in north central Namibia as well as extensive base metal concessions in northern Namibia. B2Gold Namibia is well placed to advance the development of the Otjikoto gold project given B2Gold's strong funding capacity and a management team with significant mine development and operating expertise. The company is planning to build and operate an open pit gold mine and processing plant on site, capable of producing an average of 110,000 ounces of gold annually with a potential mine life in excess of 12 years. Exploration around the project area is on-going and recent exploration results are very encouraging. Construction commenced in 2013, with mill commissioning proposed for Q4, 2014.

Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets. The organization identifies, develops and packages investment opportunities in KwaZulu-Natal; provides a professional service to all clientele; brands and markets KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination; retains and expands trade and export activities and links opportunities to the developmental needs of the KwaZulu-Natal community.

The Magnum Group of Companies specialize in metal processing machinery and associated precision tooling. The company prides itself in supplying good quality machinery at affordable prices. Magnum's product range is vast, from Press Brakes, Guillotines, Plate Rollers, Profile Benders, Plasma Cutters, Laser Cutters to CNC Machinery. In support of its product lines, Magnum carries a large range of spares and cutting tools from drills, taps, tool holders, and carbide cutting tools for CNC machinery. As a company, Magnum continually adds to its product range, aiming to be large force in Africa as a "One Stop" Machine and Engineering Supply Company adding value to its customers and various partners established over the years. Magnum has over 300 years of technical expertise in various aspects of the metal processing industry, and is hopeful to be of service to a new client base and establish fruitful relationships with West African Countries.

Al Engineering specializes in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering services as well as in the construction industry. The company also specializes in supply, install and service of air conditioners and refrigeration equipment. The company offers sustainable relationships with its clients. It is a dynamic company that is 100% black woman-owned. The company also provides clients with mechanical and electrical excellence in teamwork service delivery and professionalism.

Cathexis Technologies is an electronic systems development and manufacturing house specializing in IP Video Surveillance software and Management Systems for the international security market. Cathexis have been active in this business for more than 15 years and have a significant installed base of products and solutions extending from our country of South Africa to Europe, North America, Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The beginnings of Cathexis' image technology expertise dates back to 1991 and the original design team now forms the kernel of Cathexis' engineering staff. The software used throughout Cathexis' product range has evolved from its early embryo state to the powerful application packages that today form a stable, flexible and highly integrated software suite. The project experience and application engineering expertise accumulated over the years is embodied in Cathexis' systems, as is evident in the wealth of features and powerful integration capability that set these systems aside from competitors

Kaytech Engineered Fabrics (formerly Noel P Hunt) was established as a textiles machinery and accessories business in Durban, South Africa in 1945. Since then, Kaytech has grown to be South Africa's leading manufacturer of Non woven geotextiles. Kaytech manufactures and markets the Group's entire range of nonwoven products in continuous filament or staple fibre as well as other specialist geosynthetics. Kaytech Engineered Fabrics strives to be the number one choice in geosynthetics and aims to achieve the highest possible standards in Service, Innovation and Education.

LRI delivers fit-for purpose remote sensing, aerial surveying and land resource analysis solution throughout Africa. Whether your particular challenge is in understanding existing infrastructures, planning future development or is around risk mitigation, LRI have a number of practical solutions available. LRI has built long-term relationships with its clients who value our open lines of communication, regular project updates and relevant land management solutions by employing various advanced technologies which can match your specific requirements with the most appropriate solution available.

Megaphase Road Marking and Traffic signs is a 100% black female-owned company that manufactures and supplies road and traffic signs, safety signs, construction signs board and directional signs. Megaphase also manufactures construction vehicle magnetic and vinyl stickers and truck chevrons. The Company supplies all types of road furniture and safety products such as delineators, road studs, road cones, road marking paint, timber poles, steel poles and protective clothing.

TPT Workwear (Pty) Ltd is a manufacturer of workwear. The factory is based in Hammarsdale, 60 kilometers out of Durban's CBD. Labour is drawn primarily from the surrounding areas. The factory consists of 11 departments functioning as a cohesive unit, allowing products to be converted from raw materials into complete garments. The most popular garments are the work suit and coveralls. Garments can be manufactured in a variety of fabric blends and colours to suit clients' needs. They also distribute head-to-toe safety work wear for industries in South Africa and take pride in their ability to provide work wear, uniform, promotional and safety wear solutions.

Wanscan offers highly-skilled professionals available who can help users to use their GIS software more effectively. This involves the creation of a discipline-specific GIS working environment that reflects the professional user field of expertise and that will shorten the overall learning curve. Applications are developed and include tailor-made menus and which reflect the user's own terminology and technical details. Managerial/professional users are trained in the use of these menus and dedicated functions.

BusyInternet was founded in Ghana in 2001 with a unique mission to provide both commercial services as well as social and economic development. With services ranging from broadband internet, Wi-Fi hotspots, co-location facilities, BusyInternet provides the most reliable and cost effective internet services to businesses and individuals all over Ghana. Our focus is on commitment, to delivering high quality service which has enabled our corporate clients to perform better. BusyInternet was awarded the ISP of the year 2009, 2010, and 2011 by CIMG. Our story has also been featured in the New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Since our establishment in 1997 KF'94 Ltd. has actively been engaged in the supply and service of Material Handling Equipment to the Ghana market.

Specifically, solutions we provide include Pumps, Valves, Cranes, Conveyors, Forklifts, RORO tractors, related spare parts and materials

Manufacturers/ Suppliers we collaborate with include the ff:

1. Grundfos Pumps A/S: Pumps for Potable Water, Waste Water, Slurry, Abrasive Fluids, 2. AVK Valves: Valves for Potable Water, Waste Water, Gas., 3. Mafi Transport Systeme GmbH: RORO Tractor Trailer Systems., 4. Grainger: Workshop Tools & Equipment., 5. ZPMC : Cranes., 6. Merck Millipore: Laboratory Chemicals & Reagents., 7. Comicel Ltd.: GeneraL Sourcing.

Sectors we service include Mining, Oil& Gas, Water, Ports & Harbors

With the support of our principals, our team of experienced technicians provide Installation, Maintenance and Repair services.

Additionally, we provide training, i.e. both operational and maintenance, both locally and on Manufacturer's premises where necessary.

KF'94 Ltd. continues to provide reliable and competitive solutions which reduce operational costs, and guarantees clients full benefits of equipment purchased.

Becon Watertech is a recognised supplier of technologies and services into the water treatment business sector. First established in 1968, Becon Watertech is a registered South African private company with the main manufacturing facility located in Johannesburg.

Becon Watertech has developed a robustly designed and engineered wastewater treatment process, based on the Attached Growth rotating biological contactor (RBC) process as its core offering with a uniquely designed and manufactured Becon disc and assembled Becon Bio-Filter rotor.

With close to 1,600 units installed across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands, in various formats of reinforced concrete designs, containerised units and steel skid mounted installations, Becon Watertech can arguably say they are the leading South African company in this field.

Becon Watertech is part of Tecroveer Holdings (Pty) Ltd and offers services and technologies in:

Wastewater Treatment, Drinking Water Treatment, Mine & Industrial Water Treatment, Bio-solids management, including advanced anaerobic digestion and mechanical sludge dewatering

CARES is a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy with experienced specialists from the mining sector. With offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt, the West African region, Europe and the Middle East, the Company provides innovative Solutions at an economical price. CARES incorporate best practice to provide integrated engineering, environmental and safety management throughout the project lifecycle.

The 6th WaCA Mining Summit & Expo 2013 offers a diverse range of sponsorship opportunities for your organization. With major stakeholders expected to attend the event, you are guaranteed to reach a wide audience of procurement decision makers from both the Ministries and project investors when you take up one of these sponsorship packages:

•      Platinum Sponsor •      Badge & Lanyard Sponsor
•      Diamond Sponsor •      Refreshments Sponsor
•      Gold Sponsor •      Cocktail Reception Sponsor
•      Luncheon Sponsor •      Exhibition Booths

World Class Solution Providers Attend to:

•      Debut new products •      Develop key relationships
•      Profile their brand •      Generate sales
•      Meet new business partners

Who Should Sponsor:

•      Mid-Tier Mines •      Mining Consultants
•      Junior Mines •      Mineral Resources Commissions
•      Banks & Financial Institutions •      Commodity & Stock Exchanges
•      Insurance & Risk Management Firms •      Mining Technology & Equipment
•      Law Firms •      Governments from Mining Economies
•      Tax Advisory Firms

Why You Want to Sponsor and Exhibit at 6th WaCA Mining 2013:

•      Save your time and travel budget by meeting the region's key players face-to-face at one convenient time, in one convenient place
•      Increase the visibility of your brand and give yourself the best chance of securing business
•      Meet mining authorities and mining operators to understand the projects being developed and new concessions coming up
•      Launch and demonstrate new technology, products and services to a captive audience
•      Arrange private business meetings at your exhibition stand throughout the event
•      Gain valuable feedback and collect market research
•      Build prospect databases and generate sales leads
•      Benefit from the extensive event advertising and PR campaign