Australia’s Premier
Mining Forum

1 – 3 August, 2022

The Forum

Diggers & Dealers is a mining investment forum, held annually in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The event is in its 31st year.

Diggers & Dealers is Australia’s leading mining forum, combining 70 corporate presentations by listed mining and exploration companies alongside a large exhibition area housing over 159 exhibitors from the sector. Delegates include miners, explorers, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries from around the world. A 30 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported.

The event provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to meet and network, visit regional mine sites, engage with media, raise finance, invest in projects and generally engage with the resources sector at an executive level in a mining community setting, Kalgoorlie.

A world class entertainment program ensures that delegates experience the very best of the style and hospitality of Kalgoorlie, the unofficial gold mining capital of Australia.

Forum 2023 dates: 7 to 9 August, Kalgoorlie WA

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Select from the available attendance passes or register your interest for presenting or exhibiting.

FULL DELEGATE Price: $2250

This pass allows access to the full event, the Sponsors' Marquee, the auditorium for presentations, Monday Cocktail Party, Tuesday Traditional Bash and WesTrac Gala Dinner.
Registration now closed due to the 2022 forum being Fully Booked


This pass allows access to the full event, the Sponsors' Marquee, the auditorium for presentations, Monday Cocktail Party, Tuesday Traditional Bash, but EXCLUDES the Wednesday Gala Dinner.
Registration now closed due to the 2022 forum being Fully Booked


This pass allows access to Monday 1 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Cocktail Party.
Registration now closed due to the 2022 forum being Fully Booked


This pass allows access to Tuesday 2 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Traditional Bash.
Registration now closed due to the 2022 forum being Fully Booked


This pass allows access to Wednesday 3 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations. EXCLUDES the Gala Dinner. Please note the company exhibits are closed from immediately after lunch for change over to the Gala Dinner.
Registration now closed due to the 2022 forum being Fully Booked


Please note only listed mining companies will be considered for presentation slots. An Invitation to Submit an Application will be emailed to the Presenter Interest database in mid-January 2022. The formal offers for successful applications will be sent in March 2022. Contact with any enquiries.



Be placed on the waitlist for the opportunity to exhibit. The waitlist is carried over each year. The package includes amongst other items a booth in the marquee and two delegate passes. Cost of the package is Aus$9750




Dr Dambisa Moyo

This year’s opening address will be on Monday, 1 August 2022 at 9.15AM.

Diggers & Dealers endeavours to secure highly respected and relevant experts who are well-positioned to provide insightful commentary to delegates on the global economic outlook.

The forum remains committed to maintaining the highest standards associated with the event.


Previous Speakers

Nouriel Roubini

Niall Ferguson

Austan Goolsbee

Rodrigo De Rato

Lord Mervyn King

Gene Sperling

John Lipsky

Robert Zoellick

Jose Manuel Barroso

Hon. John Howard

Hon. Mark McGowan MLA

Professor Ian Goldin



Professor Ian Goldin

Diggers & Dealers is pleased to announce Dr Dambisa Moyo as the keynote speaker for the 2022 Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum. The keynote presentation will take place on Monday 1 August 2022 at 9:15am.

Each year Diggers and Dealers endeavors to secure a keynote speaker who provides the forum attendees with an overview of the current global economic situation and trends affecting the mining industry. We are delighted to have secured Dr Dambisa Moyo as the 2022 Keynote speaker. 

Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a pre-eminent thinker, who influences key decision-makers in strategic investment and public policy. She is respected for her unique perspectives, her balance of contrarian thinking with measured judgment, and her ability to turn economic insight into investible ideas.

Dambisa Moyo is a co-principal of Versaca Investments – a family office, focused on growth investing globally. She serves on a number of global corporate boards including: 3M Corporation, Chevron, and Conde Nast, as well as, the Oxford University Endowment investment committee. Her areas of interest are in capital allocation, risk, and ESG matters.She holds a Doctorate in Economics from Oxford, a Masters from Harvard, and is recognized for fresh and innovative ideas as the Author of four New York Times Bestselling Books- Edge of Chaos, Winner takes all, How the West was lost and Dead Aid. 

Her newest book “How Boards Work” was ranked number 5 on the Wall Street Journal best business book list. Dambisa is an honorary fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, member of the Bretton Woods Committee and member of Trilateral Commission.Dambisa was named to the list of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World; has published in the Financial Times, WSJ, Barrons, Harvard Business Review and has travelled to over 65 countries.

Presenter Programme 2022


Monday 1 August
9:00Forum Opening
Jim Walker, Forum Chairman
9:30Keynote Address: Dr Dambisa Moyo
10.15Newcrest Mining Limited - Fraser MacCorquodale,General Manager Exloration
10.40Genesis Minerals Limited - Raleigh Finlayson, Managing Director
10.55Australian Vanadium Ltd - Vincent Algar, Managing Director
11.10Paladin Energy Limited - Ian Purdy, Chief Executive Officer
11.25Capricorn Metals Ltd - Mark Clark, Executive Chairman
11.50Fenix Resources - John Welborn, Non-Executive Chairman
12.05Carnaby Resources - Rob Watkins, Managing Director
12.20Lunch Break
1:15Pantoro Limited - Paul Cmrlec, Managing Director
1:40Galena Mining Limited - Tony James, Managing Director & CEO
1:55De Grey Mining Ltd - Glenn Jardine, Managing Director
2:10Westgold Resources Limited - Wayne Bramwell, Managing Director
2:35Panoramic Resources Ltd - Victor Rajasooriar, Managing Director & CEO
2:50Australian Strategic Materials - Ian Gandel, Non-Executive Chair
3:05Evolution Mining - Jake Klein, Executive Chairman
3:30Core Lithium Ltd - Simon Iacopetta, CFO
3:45New Century Resources Limited - Patrick Walta, Managing Director
4:10Ramelius Resources Limited - Mark Zeptner, Managing Director
4.35Syrah Resources - Shaun Verner, Managing Director & CEO
4.50Antipa Minerals - Roger Mason, Managing Director
5.05Red 5 Limited - Mark Williams, Managing Director
5:30The Clarke Energy Cocktail Party - Sponsors' Marquee
Tuesday 2 August
8.30Champion Iron Limited - Michael Marcotte, Senior Vice-President – Corporate Development and Capital Markets
8.55Gold Fields Limited - Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer
9.20Develop - Bill Beament, Managing Director
9.35Tietto Minerals Limited - Mark Strizek, Executive Director
9.50Element 25 Limited - Justin Brown, Managing Director
10.05Fortescue Metals Group Ltd - Elizabeth Gaines, Chief Executive Officer
10.30Jervois Global - Bryce Crocker, Chief Executive Officer
10.55Adriatic Metals Plc - Paul Cronin, Managing Director & CEO
11.10Calidus Resources Limited - Dave Reeves, Managing Director
11.25Aeris Resources Limited - André Labuschagne, Executive Chairman
11.50Global Lithium Resources Limited - Ron Mitchell, Managing Director
12.05Eagle Mountain Mining Limited - Tim Mason, Chief Executive Officer
12.20Lunch Break
IGO Limited - Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO
1.15St Barbara Limited - Lucas Welsh, Chief Financial Officer
1.40Neometals Ltd - Chris Reed, Managing Director & CEO
1.5529Metals - Peter Albert, Managing Director & CEO
2.20Centaurus Metals Limited - Darren Gordon, Managing Director
2.35Azure Minerals Limited - Tony Rovira, Managing Director
2.50Northern Star Resources Ltd - Stuart Tonkin, Managing Director
3.15Greatland Gold plc - Shaun Day, Managing Director
3.30Ardea Resources Limited - Andrew Penkethman, Managing Director & CEO
3.45Mincor Resources NL - David Southam, Managing Director
4.10Rox Resources Limited - Alex Passmore, Managing Director
4.25Sandfire Resources - Karl Simich, Managing Director & CEO
4.50Bellevue Gold - Darren Stralow, Chief Executive Officer
5.05Gold Road Resources - Duncan Gibbs, Managing Director & CEO
5:20The Kal Tire Mining Tire Group Traditional Bash - Sponsors' Marquee
Wednesday 3 August
8.30BHP Nickel West - Jessica Farrell, Asset President
8.55Chalice Mining - Alex Dorsch, Managing Director & CEO
9.10Chesser Resources - Andrew Grove, Managing Director & CEO
9.25Great Boulder Resources Limited - Andrew Paterson, Managing Director
9.40Agnico Eagle - John Landmark, Vice President of Corporate Affairs (Australia)
10.05NickelSearch Limited - Nicole Duncan, Managing Director
10.20Liontown Resources - Tony Ottaviano, Managing Director & CEO
10.35SolGold plc - Darryl Cuzzubbo, Managing Director & CEO
10.50Lynas Rare Earths Ltd - Amanda Lacaze, Managing Director & CEO
11.15Karora Resources Pty Ltd - Steve Devlin, Group Geologist
11.30Peel Mining Limited - Rob Tyson – Executive Director – Technical
11.45Musgrave Minerals Ltd - Rob Waugh, Managing Director
12.00Lunch Break
12.30Pilbara Minerals - Dale Henderson, Managing Director & CEO
12.55Lunnon Metals - Edmund Ainscough, Managing Director
1.10Predictive Discovery Limited - Andrew Pardey, Managing Director
1.25West African Resources Ltd - Richard Hyde, Founder, CEO & Executive Chairman
1.50Rumble Resources Ltd - Shane Sikora, Managing Director
2.05Regis Resources Ltd - Jim Beyer, Managing Director & CEO
2.30Boss Energy Ltd - Duncan Craib, Managing Director & CEO
2.45AngloGold Ashanti Ltd - Michael Erickson, Senior Vice President Australia
3.10Poseidon Nickel Limited - Peter Harold, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
3.25Strandline Resources Limited - Luke Graham, Managing Director & CEO
3.40Hastings Technology Metals Limited - Nick Holthouse, General Manager Engineering & Operation Readiness
4.05Closing Comments: Jim Walker, Forum Chairman
6:30The WesTrac Gala Dinner - Sponsors' Marquee


About the Awards

The official forum awards recognise those outstanding individuals and companies who have made significant contributions and advancements over the past year. Recipients are announced in front of their industry peers at the Wednesday Gala Dinner.

Awards 1992 - 1996 Awards From 1997
The highly anticipated Diggers and Dealers Awards are presented at the WesTrac sponsored Gala Dinner on the Wednesday evening.

The awards are sponsored by The Perth Mint and recognise: The Digger of the Year, Dealer of the Year, GJ Stokes Memorial Award, Media Award and Best Emerging Company Award. Both WesTrac and The Perth Mint have sponsored the gala dinner and awards respectively for 21 years.


2022 Exhibitors & Floor Plan

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Floor Plan


Canaccord Genuity

Cocktail Party Sponsor

Clarke Energy

Traditional Bash Sponsor


Gala Dinner Sponsor


Awards Sponsor

Perth Mint

Coffee Sponsor


Juice Sponsor


Water Sponsor


Network Partner


Innovation Sponsor




All pre-purchased delegate passes can be collected on-site as below. Subject to availability passes can also be purchased on-site. Please note a surcharge applies to onsite purchases.

Sunday 31 July – 1.00PM to 5:30PM from the Sponsors Marquee Registration Desk

Monday 1 August – 7.30AM to completion of the forum from the Sponsors Marquee Registration Desk

Forum Venue

The forum is held at the Goldfields Arts Centre, Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie. The exhibitions and all-day catering are held in a 3000 sqm marquee located adjacent to the Arts Centre.

Evening Socials

The Clarke Energy Cocktail Party
Commences after the last session on Monday
1 August in the Sponsors’ Marquee.
The Kal Tire Mining Traditional Bash
Commences after the last session on Tuesday
2 August in the Sponsors’ Marquee.
The Gala Dinner, sponsored by WesTrac, Wednesday 3 August, commencing at
6:30 pm in the Sponsors’ Marquee. The
event to toast the mining industry and
present the Forum Awards, sponsored by The Perth Mint, to the outstanding players in the industry. An evening of fine fare and world class entertainment. Dress: Jacket and Tie.


Diggers & Dealers courtesy buses run for the duration of the forum commencing on Sunday 31 July through to the morning of Thursday morning between the airport, private and traditional accommodation venues, forum venue and town centre. A detailed bus timetable will be shared with delegates closer to the event to assist with your planning.


Accommodation is at a premium for the 2022 event. The current mining boom has meant a number of hotel rooms have been secured by contractors in the region for various construction projects. To view a list of accommodation venues in the region you can visit this LINK. Please note the Kalgoorlie Tourism office does not handle accommodation bookings. Kalgoorlie Accommodation who handle private homes is at capacity and not taking any more requests.To enquire about going on to a notification list please email  



Visit the Qantas or Virgin websites to make your bookings and view flight schedules.

Restaurants & Dining

A listing of local dining options can be found here. Please ensure you make bookings in advance as hospitality is at a premium during the forum week.

Site Visits

Part of the attraction of the annual Diggers & Dealers is the unique opportunity for attendees to visit minesite(s) during their stay in the region. If there is a particular company with a mine in the Goldfields region please contact the company directly to express your interest.

IT Services

Onsite WIFI will be provided by Network Partner CorpCloud. Internet cafe facilities including PC’s and printer service are available for general use.

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