The 22nd Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference will be held on 20-21 March 2019 at the Crown Perth.
Widely regarded as the premier event for the global iron ore and steel industry, the annual conference is the place to get the latest global outlook for iron ore and steel demand and supply, as well as hear from industry leaders as they discuss their future plans, and the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.
With numerous new mine and expansion projects about to inject hundreds of millions of dollars into the Pilbara region, the Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference 2019 will focus on exploring the iron ore boom 2.0.
Key topics for discussion include:
- Iron ore and steel market outlook and updates
- Creating value in a changing market – the global push for high grades and premium prices
- China’s changing iron ore demands – restructuring of the Chinese steel industry, changing steel mill requirements, evolving environmental policies and pollution reduction targets
- Premium lump and pellet vs. fines for China
- Project updates and expansion plans
- Managing the iron ore boom 2.0 – FIFO and workers’ camps, engineering requirements, skills shortages, cost inflation, and what we learned from the first boom
- Iron ore price, derivatives and futures market
- Innovation and automation – the future of growth, IOT, remote operation centers, and new productivity developments
- Reducing energy costs – the role of solar and RAPS for mine sites
This event forms part of the Minerals & Investment Week and will take place at the same time as the 20th Mineral Sands Conference, 2nd Annual Lithium & Battery Metals Conference and the inaugural Asia-Pacific Nickel Conference.
“Australia’s three major iron ore miners have now committed to spending a total of almost $9 billion on new mining projects across Western Australia’s Pilbara, creating thousands of jobs”
– ABC News, 30/11/2018
Hon. Bill Johnston MLA
Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Western Australia
Senior Executive, BHP
COO, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
Asia Commodities Strategist, Citigroup
Dr. Wei Chen
Head of Industrial Products, Dalian Commodity Exchange
Director, Metals & Mining Research, Citi Research
Managing Director, Carpentaria Resources
Business Development Manager, CWP Renewables
Director, Simpson Spence Young
Senior Commodity Analyst, Metals & Mining, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Co-Founder, Managing Partner J Capital Research Co. Ltd
CEO, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME)
Braemar ACM Shipbroking Perth
Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters
Principal & Founder, Pit Crew Management Consulting Services Pty Ltd
The Minerals & Investment Week
The Minerals & Investment Week is the key industry gathering providing expert insights for Australia’s resources community. Comprising four conferences all under the one roof, delegates can select sessions and plan a unique track to suit their individual needs.
This year’s participating conferences are the 22nd Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference, 20th Annual Mineral Sands Conference, 2nd Annual Lithium & Battery Metals Conference, and the inaugural Asia-Pacific Nickel Conference.
Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to hear exclusive market updates and network with leaders from across the entire mining and resources industry. Please join us on 20-21 March 2019 at Crown Perth.
Register to attend any of the conferences and receive access to all four events!
when & where
20 - 21 Mar 2019
Great Eastern Highway
Burswood WA 6100
1800 556 688
Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call on 02 8585 0808.
PLEASE NOTE: The conference is held within the Crown Perth complex. The Crown Towers, Crown Metropole and Crown Promenade hotels are all within easy 5-10 minutes walk to the conference rooms. The closest hotel is the Crown Promenade.
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SPECIAL EVENT ACCOMMODATION RATE
Special accommodation rates are available via the Crown Hotels website. Please quote “EVENT658897” in the promotional code field to receive your negotiated event rate, Click here for more information.