Symposium Mines Guinea : SMG 2022

Thomas Arnold
By Thomas Arnold  - Senior Head of Projects

We take a look at the seventh Symposium Mines Guinea (SMG), taking place on the 15-17th November

The seventh Symposium Mines Guinea (SMG) is West Africa’s largest mining event and the second largest on the African continent. 

This edition is under the main theme of “Optimising linkages with the mining industry to catalyse the social economic development of Guinea”. 

The event is organised by the Ministry of Mines & Geology, Republic of Guinea, in association with AME Trade Ltd. SMG is the only place where visitors can meet with all representatives of Guinea’s mining industry simultaneously.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with senior government officials, major and junior exploration and production companies, mining service companies, investors, energy providers, infrastructure, logistics, legal and financial experts, as well as environmental, education and training providers.

The sixth edition, which took place in 2019, attracted over 800 delegates, 96 exhibitors, and 88 speakers emanating from 34 countries. 

SMG is a well-established event, and has been organised on a bi-annual basis since 2004 (Bel Air, Boffa, Guinea), 2006 (Dusseldorf, Germany) and 2008, 2011, 2017 and 2019 in Conakry, Guinea. The event aims to add value to Guinea’s economy through diversified and sustainable mining operations. 

15-17 November 2022 |  Conakry, Republic of Guinea  |

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By Thomas Arnold Senior Head of Projects