HE Aziz Rabbah, Morocco's Minister of Energy, Mines & Sustainable Development to Keynote DTMC Mining Event in Erfoud/Morocco

International Drâa-Tafilalet Mining Conference (DTMC) is honoured that HE Aziz Rabbah, Morocco’s Minister of Energy, Mines & Sustainable Development will deliver the government keynote address at the event.


HE Aziz Rabbah, the former Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics since January 2012, was appointed as Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development in April 2017. His presence signifies the government’s commitment to promote the mining potential of the Drâa-Tafilalet region. Besides the Minister, Mr El Habib Choubani, President of the Council of Drâa-Tafilalet region since 2015, will also be speaking on the mining opportunities in the region.


Other topics to be discussed at the DTMC event by various speakers include:

• Baryte market – Global industry analysis and forecast

• Special outlook on phosphate, lead, zinc and other minerals

• Fossils and meteorites investment opportunities

• Understand developments in baryte supply value chain and sector applications

• Artisanal and small miners – how to further support and develop this sector?

• Building trust and confidence of foreign investors – roles played by government and industry players

• Latest technologies in mining

• Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

• Business partnerships - finding out the solution for success in company collaborations


Growing participation and support from Moroccan and international stakeholders

With 2 months to the event, Moroccan and international companies have already confirmed their place at DTMC 2019 to showcase their product and services. These include:

• Baso Global, a Dubai based manufacturer and trader of commodities with specialisation in oil drilling, energy and metals sector

• CADEX Group, a Moroccan based group of companies specialising in a range of explosive products for mine blasting


More companies, including major Moroccan mining stakeholders, are to confirm in the coming weeks. DTMC 2019 is thus expected to exceed the initial target of 30 exhibitors.


Support has also been strong from global partners such as the British Chamber of Commerce for Morocco, German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Morocco and Mining Review Africa magazine. There has also been sustained interest and enquiries from international delegates and journalists keen to discover and explore the mining potential of this region in Morocco.


How to be a part of International Drâa-Tafilalet Mining Conference (DTMC) 2019

There are still opportunities to sponsor, exhibit, speak or attend as a delegate for this event. Special government and early bird rates are also available. Enquiries can be sent to Mahesh.babu@spire-events.com and more information is also available on



Related articles:

International Drâa-Tafilalet Mining Conference (DTMC)

International Drâa-Tafilalet Mining Conference (DTMC – https://www.dtmconference.com) is East Morocco region’s prominent mining, fossils and meteorites exhibition & conference. Held in...


Mining and Minerals Hall (MMH) – event for XXI century mining

MMH (Mining and Minerals Hall), which will take place at Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES), from 15th to 17th October 2019, is the world meeting that will gather the present and future...


26.11.2013 / Weir Minerals wins ArcelorMittal order

ArcelorMittal has signed a £ 2.4 million deal with Weir Minerals to supply additional tailings pumps for its mine at Krivoy Rog, Ukraine. The pumps will be used to transport tailings - fine particles...

2014-11 ABB

Sustainable mining in the future

ABB has won a 103 million US$ contract from Brazilian mining company Vale to install electrical and automation systems at a modern iron ore mine in the Carajás mountains of northern Brazil as part of...


This is the last chance. Register now for the Smart Mining Conference 2019 in Aachen.

The Smart Mining Conference 2019 will highlight different approaches to digitisation and automation of mining processes. A broad range of mining technology providers and mine operators will provide...