The Argus Africa Roads conference is a roads maintenance and construction conference and exhibition that engages with a good mix of the industry supply chain. Pan-African national road agencies, ministries of works, transport and infrastructure join roads construction companies, asphalt and bitumen producers and financial investors to discuss upcoming and ongoing road maintenance and construction projects across the African continent.
West Africa Roads will have a special focus on developments and opportunities in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Gabon. Topics on the agenda include: demand for roads and availability of finance; supply chain challenges and solutions; a country by country outline of investment and maintenance projects; how to build roads that last; bitumen supply and demand dynamics; latest bitumen and asphalt technologies and innovations; industry case studies and more.
Confirmed speakers include Collins Donker, Regional Director, Ghana Highways Authority; Mustapha Fasinro, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Linetrale; Oliver Andrews, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation with confirmations to come from Vivo Energy Ghana, National Petroleum Authority, Gabriel Couto, Core Construction, SMB- Sociéte Multinationale de Bitumes, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), African Development Bank, ABCECG – Building Contractors Ghana.
The event follows previous editions in Mozambique, South Africa and confirms an upcoming event in Nairobi in 2018. Previous editions have been supported by Shell Bitumen, Puma Energy, Jey Oil, Ingevity and Bell Bomag.