The South African conference for the ferroalloys supply chain

3-4 February 2022 Johannesburg, South Africa

Steel Alloys South Africa 2022

Join Roskill and a host of other companies in the ferroalloys supply chain for the Steel Alloys South Africa 2022 conference to hear about the latest industry developments and network with peers across the world.

The Steel Alloys South Africa 2022 programme will focus on the manganese, chromium and platinum group metals supply chains and include sessions focussed on these raw materials. The conference will also include sessions on South African mining, infrastructure and energy challenges as well as domestic potential for energy storage raw materials vanadium, manganese and nickel sulphate.

Local delegates can pay their delegate fees in ZAR – please contact us for further information.



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Prospective authors should send a proposed presentation title and abstract to us through the enquiry form.

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$1,085.00 $885.00

This is for all delegates attending our Steel Alloys South Africa 2022 conference.

Please note that our website only accepts payment in US$.
If you wish to pay in South African Rand or other currencies, please contact us.

IMNI and ICDA members can benefit from an additional 15% discount on ticket prices, please contact us for the discount to be applied.

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The Steel Alloys South Africa 2022 Conference is the ideal international forum for promoting your products and services to potential new clients. By sponsoring the event you will be able to raise your profile and visibility within the international community.

Other sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Delegate bags
  • Your logo on conference proceedings and the conference programme
  • Conference memory sticks and lanyards
  • Welcome Reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • Table top exhibitions
  • Lunches
  • Media sponsorship

If you would like to discuss sponsorship options with Roskill please contact Alan Tyler or Ken Walford through the enquiry form.

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Hilton Hotel — Sandton

Find us around the corner from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. We’re within two kilometers of Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City Mall, and Sandton Gautrain Station — reach them all with our free scheduled shuttle. Our outdoor pool, floodlit tennis courts, fitness center, and sauna complete your stay.

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Contact Details

Hilton Sandton

138 Rivonia Rd, Sandown,
Sandton 2196,
South Africa

+27 11 322 1888
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Day 1 - The Key Alloys

Welcome and Introduction


Alison Saxby, Managing Director, Roskill

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair


Dr Nils Backeberg, Manager ‑ Steel Alloys, Roskill

The outlook for steel and its alloys



Michelle Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Tharisa


Rorie Wilson, Managing Director, Ore and Metal Company Ltd,Assore


Networking and refreshments


Sheraz Neffati, Executive Director, International Chromium Development Association


Teboho Sebetlela, Associate Consultant, Roskill

Supply cost analysis in the chromium market


Panel Discussion on UG2 chromite

Panellists include the ICDA, Roskill, Tharisa, Assore and David Kovarsky, Senior Vice President of Chrome and Base Metals at Sibanye Stillwater,


Networking and lunch



Fortune Majopelo, Chief Executive Officer,

Bushveld Minerals


Paul Vollant, Director, Sales and Trading, Largo Resources


Panel discission on issues in the vanadium market


Networking and refreshments

Platinum Group Metals


David Merriman, Manager – Battery & Electric Vehicle Materials division, Roskill

PGMs and the electric vehicle revolution


Interactive Mentimeter session on PGMs and EV's


Summary of Day 1 and closing remarks from the Chair


Networking drinks reception

Day 2 - South Africa - Alloys, Infrastructure and Energy

Welcome and Introduction


Dr Jack Bedder, Director - Research and Business Development, Roskill

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair



Kevin Fowkes, Director, Alloy Consult

Manganese market overview


Madelein Todd, Chief Marketing Officer, MMC (Manganese Metal Co)


Panel discussion on the manganese market


Networking and refreshments

Metallurgy, Infrastructure and Energy


Isabel Geldenhuys, Manager, Pyrometallurgy, Mintek

Metallurgy in South Africa - a Mintek perspective


Davis Cook, Chief Executive Officer, RIIS

The future of mining and energy in South Africa


Neusa Monjane Saranga, Commercial Director, Porto de Maputo

Shipping ferro alloys in southern Africa


Panel discussion including Mikhail Nikomarov, Chief Executive Officer, Bushveld Energy, Roskill and Alloy Consult

Energy issues facing ferro alloys producers


Summary of conference and closing remarks from the Chair


Networking and lunch


Close of conference

Roskill reserves the right to alter the programme without notice


This Roskill event is supported by: