Thursday, 05 February 2015

Minex Russian Mining Club meeting

MINEX Russian Mining Club invites leaders of mining companies and financial institutions to take part in the Club’s 15th meeting on 19th February 2015 in Moscow

The meeting is organised with support from:

THEME: The “perfect storm” in Mining and Metallurgical sector in Russia: challenges and opportunities.


WHEN: 9:30 – 13:00, Thursday 19th February


WHERE: PwC offices, 10th floor, Butyrsky Val, 10, Moscow, Russia


LANGUAGES: Russian; English


Registration ends on 12 February 2015:


For further information please contact
Ms Natalia Tarasova – MINEX Russian Mining Club coordinator
Tel / Fax: +7 (495) 249 49 03
Mob: +7 (915) 482 9 284
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10.00 – 10.10

Opening remarks
Evgeny Orlovskiy, Partner, Advisory Services, Mining & Metals, PwC
Natalya Tarasova, Coordinator, MINEX Russian Mining Club

10.10 – 10.30

Macroeconomic overview of the global metals & mining industry
Oliver Nugent, Metals & Mining Industry Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence

10.30 – 10.50

Growth rate of domestic metals, raw materials and coal prices in light of the rouble’s sharp devaluation
Airat Khalikov, Expert, Centre for Economic Forecasting, Gazprombank

10.50 – 11.10

Metals & mining industry trends and their impact on operating model and operational efficiency
Dr. Nils Naujok, Partner, Operations, Strategy&

11.30 – 12.30

Panel discussion. Topics include:
  • Do companies view the current situation as a “perfect storm”?
  • What are the key immediate and long-term implications for industry players?
  • How are companies reacting? What are priority initiatives to enhance operational efficiency (headcount optimisation, core operations, admin functions, procurement, maintenance, etc )?
  • Have metals and mining companies been forced to renew their strategies and how?
Dmitry Sakhno, Projects Development Director, Severstal
Igor Zhilkin, Vice President, COO, Uranium One
Evgeny Orlovskiy, Partner, PwC
Dr. Nils Naujok, Partner, Strategy&
Andrey Shemyakin, Commercial Director, Sandvik Mining CIS

12.30 – 12.40

Closing remarks