Technical Workshops programme

Day 1: Monday 12 November 2018

12:30 - 13:15                

Basic financial tools you need before starting  a mining project

  • Importance of keeping record of your financial information
  • Principals of lending (CAMPARI)
  • The value of: A balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement

Presented by: 

Nahashon Maina, Regional Credit Coach, Stanbic Bank (Kenya) Ltd, Kenya

13:20 - 14:05

Fundamental Kenyan legal requirements that mining entrants need to know

  • Your toolkit to start a business in Kenya
  • Procedure for registering a company 
  • Steps to obtaining a mineral licence 

Presented by: 

Wairimu Karanja, Director, EnVantage Law, Kenya

14:10 - 14:55

Drone Technology: Driving decisions from the sky

  • What is drone analytics? (Air Support Software)
  • How can mining, extractives, exploration and quarrying operations benefit  from drones technology (eBee X)   
  • Drones designed to boost the quality, efficiency and safety of your data collection
  • Drone flight software made simple (eMotion Flight Planning)

                                   

Presented by: 

Philip Ray, CEO, SenseFly, Switzerland

15:00 – 15:45

Understanding the grades of gemstones

  • The Four Cs” of gem grading: Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat
  • What is windowing?
  • Grading system: A, AA AA+ and AAA

 Presented by:  

Marvin Wambua, Owner and Gemmologist. Amor Gems Ltd, Kenya

Day 2: Tuesday 13 November 2018 

10:30 – 11:15

Attention to employee physical and  psychological balance and wellbeing  

  • How to prevent miners’ mental and psychological shortfalls
  • Tips on how to support your teams’ wellbeing
  • How miners can listen to their own bodies and minds to treat in balance

Presented by:

Selina Kemama, Managing Director, Independent Counselling and Advisory Services (ICAS), Kenya

11:20 - 12:05

Up-to-date weather intelligence specific to onsite safety and disaster prevention

  • How to collect accurate data to input into your system
  • Preventing onsite disasters using smart weather forecasting devices 
  • Working with more clarity. 

Presented by: 

Collin Morris, Sub Sahara Manager, Africa Weather, South Africa

12:10 12:55

Complementing your mining operations using alternative technology

  • How to better understand berm height monitoring and what is Lidar?
  • How to capture quick data to attend to berms that are outside the specsrequired for standard mining operations?
  • Why mining technical teams need to ensure correct berm height through feedback of pit supervisors and control rooms?

Presented by:  

Matthew Bester, Regional General Manager, GeoSLAM, South Africa

13:00 - 13:45

Basic financial tools you need before starting  a mining project

(REPEATED SESSION)

  • Importance of keeping record of your financial information
  • Principals of lending (CAMPARI)
  • The value of: A balance sheet, Income statement and cash flow statement

Nahashon Maina, Regional Credit Coach, Stanbic Bank (Kenya) Ltd, Kenya

13:50 – 14:45

Fundamental Kenyan legal requirements that mining entrants need to know

(REPEATED SESSION)

  • Your toolkit to start a business in Kenya
  • Procedure for registering a company 
  • Steps to obtaining a mineral licence

 Presented by:                                                           

Wairimu Karanja, Director, EnVantage Law, Kenya

14:40 - 15:25

Understanding the grades of gemstones

(REPEATED SESSION)

  •  The Four Cs of gem grading: Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat
  • What is windowing?
  • Grading system: A, AA AA+ and AAA

Presented by:

Marvin Wambua, Owner and Gemmologist. Amor Gems Ltd, Kenya