15th Annual
Southern African Coal Conference


Informing Coal Market Decisions for 15 Years

South Africa is proving to be an interesting and diverse market for coal. Currently the industry is facing a future of continued high coal prices and limited high-quality coal, opening up unprecedented opportunities for major producers and junior miners to expand, develop, and profit.South African Coal - 15 Year Badge

For 15 consecutive years we’ve produced the most relied upon educational and networking event for the Southern African coal market. Here are some of the highlights from our 2019 conference:

  • Hearing directly from Ministers, CEOs and other high-level executives that you won’t see on any other conference program.
  • Standing-room-only sessions to hear from industry leaders about the latest developments in the political, investment and legal framework for coal mining in Southern African countries.
  • Engaging easily with other delegates and speakers through the many networking events, session Q&A opportunities, audience polling and the event app.

Register Today!

Who Should Attend?
  • CEO / COO
  • Coal Trader
  • Commercial Planning Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Fuel Analyst
  • Fuel Procurement Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Market Research Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales/Business Development Director
  • YOU!

The content delivered was second to none and your fellow delegates agree …

“Great combination of speakers and panels and Q&A”

“Only IHS Markit has the ability to bring key stakeholders all under 1 roof”

“Great opportunity to meet with relevant industry players in South African coal”

“Attending this conference was worthwhile, it was interactive, insightful, provided great networking platform and insight into market outlook”

Registration is open — sign up now for the biggest savings!


Wednesday | 29 Jan


View the Opening Program

Thursday | 30 Jan


View the Day 1 Program

Friday | 31 Jan


View the Day 2 Program

Become a Sponsor

For the 15th consecutive year, the Southern African Coal Conference, an IHS Markit event, will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. Acknowledged as the foremost professional and business development event for the African and Asia Pacific coal export markets, this year’s event features a full program of informed discussion and debate centering around the industry’s most impactful topics, coupled with several opportunities for interaction and relationship building with your current and future customers.

Interested consultants, service/equipment suppliers and producers have an opportunity to make their brand and message stand out from the crowd by increasing their visibility and profile with a sponsorship of one of a carefully selected group of business development vehicles at the Conference.

Your Sponsorship Provides:

  • Unparalleled access to potential clients and key decision makers across every area of the African and Asia Pacific coal export markets.
  • Outstanding opportunities to network with both current customers and prospects in a highly focused environment – delegates are seeking answers – how can you help them?
  • Focused events and opportunities to maximize delegate interaction and ROI.

For more information or to reserve your networking event or branded item, please contact David Coates at  +1 713 305 0116 or david.coates@ihsmarkit.com


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Learn More about Available Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact David Coates
+1 713 305 0116


Thank You to our Sponsors & Partners

Your Conference Hosts

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OPISOil Price Information Service (OPIS) believes there should be complete price transparency across the fuel supply chain so that all stakeholders can buy and sell oil, gas and coal products confidently. We provide that transparency through educational courses, software tools, real-time news and pricing services, and market-specific benchmark pricing reports. Being a reliable information source with world-class customer service is important to us, as it helps fulfill our mission to enable customers to make smarter, more informed decisions. Navigating energy price volatility is tough – OPIS strives to make it a little easier. Learn more at www.opisnet.com.