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Argus Africa Roads 2017 - from bitumen and asphalt to investment and construction

 Argus Africa Roads 2017:  From bitumen and asphalt to investments and construction

Argus Africa Roads 2017, formerly Argus Africa Bitumen, is the only event in Africa to give attendees an opportunity to:

  • Hear from senior government executives from over 15 countries across Africa and meet national, municipal, international and private-sector investors;
  • Participate in one-to-one meetings with key market players (meetings a confirmed with the organiser in advance);
  • Gain access to over 200 companies involved in bitumen and asphalt production and marketing, as well as to leading construction, waterproofing and chemical firms in the region

2017 governmental representatives and road agency speakers included:

Flag of Mozambique Marco Vas dos Anjos
Director General
ANE National Roads Administration, Mozambique
Honourable Matia Kasaija
Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development
Ugandan Government

Flag of Tanzania Ndyamukama Kayamba
Director of Roads
Ministry of Works, Transport and
Communications, Tanzania
Namibia flag Willem Goeiemann
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport
Namibian Government

Flag of Zambia Elias Mwape
Acting Director and CEO,
Road Development Agency, Zambia
Flag of Kenya
Jacob Ruwa,
Executive Director,
Kenya Roads

Namibia flag Conrad Lutombi
Roads Authority, Namibia
Flag of Mozambique  Cesar Macuacua
Director of Projects
ANE National Roads Administration, Mozambique

Expert speakers on the agenda included:

Barbara Mommen Barbara Mommen
Chief Executive
Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative
David Bennett David Bennett
General Manager Roads and Earthworks
Group Five Civil Engineering
Ronny Muthusamy, Commercial Manager, Engen Ronnie Muthusamy
Commercial Manager
Deon Pagel, MD, Tosas Deon Pagel
Managing Director
Herman Marais, Group Technical Director Materials, Much Asphalt Herman Marais
Group Technical Director, Materials
Much Asphalt
Andrew Wayira
Andrew Wayira

Senior Application 
Specialist ME/Africa
Shell, UAE

Tiago Couto Tiago Couto
Eng., Director
Gabriel Couto, Mozambique
Immanuel Tino Hanabeb Immanuel Tino Hanabeb
Namibia Road Contractor Company

Highlights in 2017:

  • Roads Construction and Maintenance Summit: emerging investment opportunities, project management and construction technologies and innovations
  • New! Chief Executives panel: presentations and strategies from governments and construction companies
  • The next big thing! Forecasts for emerging growth areas in southern, eastern and central Africa
  • Vital investments! Perspectives from national, municipal, international and private-sector investors - opportunities for infrastructure developments in Africa
  • New! Leaders’ Debate: Governments, bitumen and asphalt producers and construction companies - synergies and successful co-operation
  • Technological Focus: unified specifications on the continent, performance and grade testing, quality and standards of bitumen and asphalt, innovations in construction methods, and more
  • New!  Road Show “Highway to Success”: break-through technologies and innovations in five minutes. Fast and efficient!
  • Extended exhibition: showcase your competitive advantages loud and clear
  • Unprecedented networking opportunities: including evening receptions, networking breaks, champagne round tables and one-to-one meetings
  • Participate in an industry-wide survey and get a free copy of the full report!

Information Contact us for more information about the next year's event

Argus 'Roads Construction and Maintenance in Africa' survey

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The survey report includes:

• Information on key roads project (construction and maintenance) in Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania: new opportunities
• Key outcomes of the industry survey and interviews: challenges and solutions
• Vital stakeholders: construction companies, asphalt and bitumen producers
• Roadmap to Africa projects

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What do our attendees say about Argus Africa Bitumen?

"Excellent way to monitor progress and innovation in the African bitumen market. Perfect networking opportunities." 
Gary Diepraam, Specialities Manager, Total South Africa

Argus Africa Bitumen is an important industry event because it will avail participants with new and upcoming products and technological advancements. Participants will be able to understand the benefits of bituminising roads in terms of life cost analysis over a period of time.”
Joey Malota, Programmes Officer, Association of Southern African National Road Agencies (ASANRA)

"This conference was a wonderful networking opportunity. The presentations were relevant and very interesting."
Pieter Winters, Operations Director, Asphaltos

"The 2014 conference was very informative and necessary for future planning for both buyers, producers and traders of bitumen in the continent"
Mirriam Mosia
, Project Manager (Engineering), The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)

Argus is the global leader in international asphalt pricing information. This event is part of a global series, with Argus bitumen/asphalt events also being held in Europe, Asia and the US.

For more information, please contact us:
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