Event Details

 28 March 2023

Time: 08h45 - 17h00

Price (excl. VAT):

R5 950 - In-person*
R3 950 - Online only

* The price for in-person includes full online access both before and after the event.

Speakers include:


Roger Baxter,

CEO, Minerals Council South Africa


Henk de Hoop,

CEO, SFA (Oxford)


Bernhard Fuchs,

Senior Vice President Precious Metals Management, Umicore AG


Timothy Ingle,

Senior Vice President, Global Precious Metal Services, BASF


Nico Muller,

CEO, Impala Platinum


Phoevos Pouroulis,

CEO, Tharisa plc


Natascha Viljoen,

CEO, Anglo American Platinum

The 2023 PGMs Industry Day


2023 PGMs Industry Day

For Producers, Investors & Users of PGMs

Tuesday 28 March 2023
Country Club Johannesburg, Auckland Park & Online


Resources 4 Africa is pleased to announce the 6th edition of its annual PGMs Industry Day, taking place on 28th March 2023 in Johannesburg. A high-level strategic gathering that brings together the leading global industry players, including mining companies, end users and investors, the PGMs Industry Day will tackle all the critical industry issues in a series of frank and open discussions.

CEOs, industry leaders and key stakeholders will discuss the current opportunities and challenges facing the PGMs sector in South Africa and internationally. Chaired by Bernard Swanepoel, this will be a day of forward-looking discussions that will include:

  • Trends in the sector and strategies of producers
  • Current geo-political and economic realities and impacts
  • Implications and opportunities arising from climate change and COP27
  • The role of PGMs in the energy transition and the road to net zero carbon emissions
  • PGMs and the transformation of the automotive industry - combustion engines vs fuel cell EVs vs battery EVs
  • Supply, demand and future projections: where will new supply come from?
  • Investors and funders of PGMs – the latest views
  • Market development and applications for the future
  • Capital allocation and investment
  • Mines of the future - political, social and environmental considerations
  • Government levers for increasing investment and growth
  • Recycling, recovery and reprocessing
  • Beneficiation opportunities
  • The role of PGMs in the hydrogen economy
  • And more...

The full programme and speakers will be announced in the new year. Keep checking the website for announcements.

Please feel free to keep in touch with us on Twitter, @JoburgIndaba using the following hashtag: #joburgindaba and please also join our LinkedIn Group by clicking on the link.


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Chair: Bernard Swanepoel


 We are delighted to welcome back EY-Parthenon as the Lead Sponsor of the 2023 PGMs Industry Day and our numerous mining industry partners and regular sponsors, which include:



Lead sponsor:


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Mining Industry Partners:


PGMs 2022 MIPs v2



Premium Sponsor:


DRA PGMs site 2023




 PGMS 2023 Sponsors v1


For sponsorship opportunities contact sponsorship@resources4africa.com


2023 Media Partners

African Mining Brief, African Mining News, Forerunner, Interact Media, Inside Mining, Media Expose, Mining Business Africa, Mining News 


The PGMs Industry Day is brought to you by Resources 4 Africa, the organisers of the Joburg Indaba.

“By the industry for the industry”




The organisers reserve the right to amend the programme and timings of the agenda at their discretion.