1 – 3 August, 2022
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
COVID-19 Safety Plan
- Physical distancing
The area of the forum venue is 4000sqm. With current regulations of one person per 2 sqm there is sufficient area for good practice of physical distancing.
Signage will be displayed around the venue.
There will be increased and stringent COVID-19 cleaning and sanitising regimes of all facilities.
Sanitizer stations with bulk product will be available on every entry/exit at the venue.
All suppliers will be briefed on-site for compliance. Signage will be displayed around the venue.
- Training & Education
All staff and management have completed the COVID-19 Hygiene Officer Course.
Signage will be displayed around the venue.
- Compliance with existing legislation and regulations
The 2020 Diggers & Dealers will be fully compliant with the government regulations at the time of delivery, in October 2020. Delegate safety is a priority.
- Response planning
Attendee records are maintained as part of the registration process.
All public health protocols would be followed should a person be ill on-site with COVID-19.
Presentation Application 2022
An email will be sent to the Presenter Interest Database in mid-January 2022. In order to receive this email please add your name via this link. The email will contain a submission form to be returned by a due date. The formal offers for successful applications will be sent in March 2022.
Please note only listed mining companies will be considered for the presentation slots. Contact email@example.com with any inquiries.
Each year a line-up of over 50 corporate presentations brief investors, financiers and the industry on their projects and recent developments.
Select from the available attendance passes or register your interest for presenting or exhibiting.
- Full Delegate
- Limited Delegate
- Monday Delegate
- Tuesday Delegate
- Wednesday Delegate
- Presenter Interest
- Exhibitor Interest
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.
LIMITED DELEGATE Price: $1910
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.
MONDAY DELEGATE Price: $1110
This pass allows access to Monday 1 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Cocktail Party.
TUESDAY DELEGATE Price: $1110
This pass allows access to Tuesday 2 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Traditional Bash.
WEDNESDAY DELEGATE Price: $900
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.
PRESENTER INTEREST 2022
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Rodrigo De Rato
Lord Mervyn King
Jose Manuel Barroso
Hon. John Howard
Hon. Mark McGowan MLA
Professor Ian Goldin
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2022
DR DAMBISA MOYO
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.
|Monday 1 August|
Jim Walker, Forum Chairman
|9:30||Keynote Address: Dr Dambisa Moyo|
|10.15||Newcrest Mining Limited - Fraser MacCorquodale,General Manager Exloration|
|10.40||Genesis Minerals Limited - Raleigh Finlayson, Managing Director|
|10.55||Australian Vanadium Ltd - Vincent Algar, Managing Director|
|11.10||Paladin Energy Limited - Ian Purdy, Chief Executive Officer|
|11.25||Capricorn Metals Ltd - Mark Clark, Executive Chairman|
|11.50||Fenix Resources - John Welborn, Non-Executive Chairman|
|12.05||Carnaby Resources - Rob Watkins, Managing Director|
|12.50||Pantoro Limited - Paul Cmrlec, Managing Director|
|1.15||Galena Mining Limited - Tony James, Managing Director & CEO|
|1.30||Roy Hill -|
|1.55||De Grey Mining Ltd - Glenn Jardine, Managing Director|
|2.10||Westgold Resources Limited - Wayne Bramwell, Managing Director|
|2.35||Panoramic Resources Ltd - Victor Rajasooriar, Managing Director & CEO|
|2.50||Australian Strategic Minerals - Ian Gandel, Non Executive Chair|
|3.05||Evolution Mining - Jake Klein, Executive Chairman|
|3.30||Core Lithium Ltd - Simon Lacopetta, CFO|
|3.45||Firefinch Ltd - Dr Michael Anderson, Managing Director|
|4.00||Ramelius Resources Limited - Mark Zeptner, Managing Director|
|4.25||Syrah Resources - Shaun Verner, Managing Director & CEO|
|4.40||Antipa Minerals - Roger Mason, Managing Director|
|4.55||Red 5 Limited - Mark Williamson, Managing Director|
|5:30||The Clarke Energy Cocktail Party - Sponsors' Marquee|
|Tuesday 2 August|
|8.30||Champion Iron Limited - David Cataford, Chief Executive Officer|
|8.55||Gold Fields Limited - Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer|
|9.35||Tietto Minerals Limited - Mark Strizek, Executive Director|
|9.50||Element 25 Limited - Justin Brown, Managing Director|
|10.05||Fortescue Metals Group Ltd - Elizabeth Gaines, Chief Executive Officer|
|10.30||Jervois Global - Bryce Crocker, Chief Executive Officer|
|10.55||Adriatic Metals Plc - Paul Cronin, Managing Director & CEO|
|11.10||Calidus Resources Limited - Dave Reeves, Managing Director|
|11.25||Aeris Resources Limited - André Labuschagne, Executive Chairman|
|11.50||Global Lithium Resources Limited - Ron Mitchell, Managing Director|
|12.05||Dacian Gold Limited - Dale Richards, Chief Executive Officer|
|12.50||IGO Limited - Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO|
|1.15||St Barbara Limited - Lucas Welsh, Chief Financial Officer|
|1.40||Neometals Ltd - Chris Reed, Managing Director & CEO|
|1.55||29Metals - Peter Albert, Managing Director & CEO|
|2.20||Centaurus Metals Limited - Darren Gordon, Managing Director|
|2.35||Azure Minerals Limited - Tony Rovira, Managing Director|
|2.50||Northern Star Resources Ltd - Stuart Tonkin, Managing Director|
|3.15||Greatland Gold plc - Shaun Day, Chief Executive Officer|
|3.30||Ardea Resources Limited - Andrew Penkethman, Managing Director & CEO|
|3.45||Mincor Resources NL - David Southam, Managing Director|
|4.10||Rox Resources Limited - Alex Passmore, Managing Director|
|4.25||Sandfire Resources - Karl Simich, Managing Director & CEO|
|4.50||Bellevue Gold - Darren Stralow, Chief Executive Officer|
|5.05||Gold Road Resources - Duncan Gibbs, Managing Director & CEO|
|5:20||The Kal Tire Mining Tire Group Traditional Bash|
|Wednesday 3 August|
|8.30||Agnico Eagle - John Landmark, Vice President of Corporate Affairs (Australia)|
|8.55||Chalice Mining - Alex Dorsch, Managing Director & CEO|
|9.10||Chesser Resources - Andrew Grove, Managing Director & CEO|
|9.25||Great Boulder Resources Limited - Andrew Paterson, Managing Director|
|9.40||BHP Nickel West - Jessica Farrell, Asset President|
|10.05||NickelSearch Limited - Nicole Duncan, Managing Director|
|10.20||Liontown Resources - Tony Ottaviano, Managing Director & CEO|
|10.35||SolGold plc - Darryl Cuzzubbo, Managing Director & CEO|
|10.50||Lynas Rare Earths Ltd - Amanda Lacaze, Managing Director & CEO|
|11.15||Karora Resources Pty Ltd - Graeme Sloan, Managing Director, Australian Operations|
|11.30||Peel Mining Limited - Jim Simpson, Managing Director & CEO|
|11.45||Musgrave Minerals Ltd - Rob Waugh, Managing Director|
|12.30||Pilbara Minerals - Dale Henderson, Managing Director & CEO|
|12.55||Lunnon Metals - Edmund Ainscough, Managing Director|
|1.10||Predictive Discovery Limited - Andrew Pardy, Managing Director|
|1.25||West African Resources Ltd - Richard Hyde, Founder, CEO & Executive Chairman|
|1.50||Rumble Resources Ltd - Shane Sikora, Managing Director|
|2.05||Regis Resources Ltd - Jim Beyer, Managing Director & CEO|
|2.30||Boss Energy Ltd - Duncan Craib, Managing Director & CEO|
|2.45||AngloGold Ashanti Ltd - Michael Erickson, Senior Vice President Australia|
|3.10||Poseidon Nickel Limited - Peter Harold, Managing Director|
|3.25||Strandline Resources Limited - Luke Graham, Managing Director & CEO|
|3.40||Hastings Technology Metals Limited - Nick Holthouse, General Manager Engineering & Operation Readiness|
|4.05||Closing Comments: Jim Walker, Forum Chairman|
|6:30||The WesTrac Gala Dinner - Sponsors' Marquee|
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.
Awards 1992 – 1996
|100K - 150K Ounces|
|1992||Coolgardie Gold NL|
|1993||Samantha Gold NL|
|1994||Herald Resources NL|
|1996||Plutonic Resources & North Limited - Peak Hill Operation|
|Outstanding Producer 150K+ Ounces|
|1992||Samantha Gold NL|
|1994||Plutonic Resources Ltd|
|1995||Plutonic Resources Ltd|
|1996||North Flinders Mines|
|1993||Glindemann & Kitching|
|1993||Mt Burgess Gold Mine|
|1994||Melita Mining NL|
|1995||Archaean Gold NL|
|1996||Glengarry Resources NL / Tanami Gold NL|
|1993||Great Central Mines NL|
|1994||Samantha Gold NL|
|1995||Great Central Mines|
|1996||Battle Mountain Gold - PosGold|
|1992||Analabs & Goldfields Instrument|
|1993||Australian Assay Laboratories|
|1994||Australian Assay Laboratories|
|1995||DOME for the Tengraph System|
|1993||Kalgoorlie College Council|
|1994||Coolgardie Gold NL|
|1996||Les Calcraft, Greening the Goldfields|
|1992||Delta Gold NL & North Broken Hill Peko Ltd|
|1994||Western Mining Corporation Ltd|
|Service Deal of the Year|
|1992||Jones Partners deal on the Boulder Block Hotel with Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd|
|1992||Cove Mining NL|
|1993||Croesus Mining NL|
|1994||Croesus Mining NL|
|1995||Lynas Gold NL|
|1996||Hargraves Resources NL|
|1992||The Amalg Syndicate|
|1993||Western Mining Corporation|
|1994||Gwalia Consolidated Limited|
|1995||Mt Edon Gold Mines|
|Company of the Year|
|1995||Plutonic Resources Ltd|
|1996||Normandy Mining Limited|
|G.J. Stokes Memorial Award|
|1997||Sir Arvi Parbo AC|
|1998||Dr Ian Burston AO|
|1999||Sir Charles Court AK KCMG OBE|
|2000||Dr Roy Woodall AO|
|2002||David J. Reed AO|
|2004||Sir Laurence Brodie-Hall AO CMG|
|2006||Graeme Smith, George Botica, Barry Patterson and Ron Harken|
|1998||Acacia Resources Ltd|
|1999||Placer Dome Inc. / Delta Gold NL|
|2000||Jubilee Mines NL|
|2003||Woodside Petroleum Ltd|
|2004||Consolidated Minerals Limited|
|2005||Jubilee Mines NL|
|2008||Western Areas NL|
|2009||Atlas Iron Limited|
|2010||Newmont Asia Pacific|
|2011||Independence Group NL|
|2012||Sandfire Resources NL|
|2013||Sirius Resources NL|
|2014||Tropicana Joint Venture - AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd and Independence Group NL|
|2016||Fortescue Metals Group Ltd|
|2017||St Barbara Limited|
|2018||Kirkland Lake Gold|
|2019||Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd|
|2020||Ramelius Resources Limited|
|2021||West African Resources Limited|
|1997||Robbin Widdup of Lion Selection Group|
|1998||Andrew Forrest of Anaconda Nickel Limited|
|1999||Nigel Forrester of Mt Burgess Gold Mining Company NL|
|2001||Mincor Resources NL|
|2002||Robert J Champion de Crespigny AC|
|2003||Placer Dome Inc.|
|2004||Peter Johnston of Minara Resources Limited|
|2005||BHP Billiton Plc|
|2006||Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd|
|2007||Fortescue Metals Group Ltd|
|2010||Gindalbie Metals Limited|
|2011||Ivanhoe Mines Ltd|
|2012||Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd|
|2013||Iron Ore Holdings Ltd|
|2014||Northern Star Resources Limited|
|2017||Gold Road Resources Limited|
|2018||Kidman Resources Limited|
|2019||Northern Star Resources Limited|
|2020||Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited & Northern Star Resources Limited|
|2003||Barry Fitzgerald, The Age|
|2004||John Phaceas, The West Australian|
|2006||Ian Howarth, The Australian Financial Review|
|2007||Jim Regan, Reuters|
|2008||Michael Vaughan, The Australian Financial Review|
|2009||Ross Louthean, Western Media|
|2010||Rebecca Le May, AAP|
|2011||Peter Klinger, The West Australian|
|2012||Matt Chambers, The Australian|
|2013||Luke Forrestal, The Australian Financial Review|
|2014||Nick Evans, The West Australian|
|2015||Kristie Batten, MiningNews|
|2016||Paul Garvey, The Australian|
|2017||Tess Ingram, The Australian Financial Review|
|2018||Stuart McKinnon, The West Australian|
|2020||Dominic Piper, Paydirt Media|
|2021||Peter Ker, The Australian Financial Review|
|Best Emerging Company|
|2008||Territory Resources Ltd.|
|2010||Royal Resources Limited|
|2011||Gold Road Resources Ltd|
|2012||ABM Resources NL|
|2013||Sheffield Resources Limited|
|2014||Aurelia Metals Ltd|
|2015||Hot Chili Limited|
|2017||Kin Mining NL|
|2018||Metro Mining Limited|
|2019||Bellevue Gold Limited|
|2020||De Grey Mining Limited|
|2021||Chalice Mining Limited|
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 6.00PM from the Sponsors Marquee Registration Desk
Monday 1 August – 7.30AM to completion of the forum from the Sponsors Marquee Registration Desk
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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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ABN: 62 008 747 671
|Postal Address||Office Address|
|PO Box 979
West Perth 6872
|Level 10, 220 St. Georges Tce