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Argus West Africa Roads 2017

Building strategic partnerships for the development of the region's road industry

The inaugural Argus West Africa Roads conference will bring together decision makers from the entire supply chain, including government officialsroad authoritiesconstruction companiesbitumen and asphalt producerstradersinvestment banks and their service providers.

Organisations such as the Ghana Highways AuthorityShell, Platinum Seal, SMB, Total, VINCI Construction, Jey Oil Co, African Development Bank and more join the event to discuss the future of the road construction and maintenance industry in west Africa. The region boasts huge potential for the bitumen and asphalt markets, as road development projects continue to grow in number. Regulatory bodies in Ghana are working hard to put together new specifications for the country, while developments are also taking place in
Nigeria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ivory Coast, and Guinea. A shift in technological advancements through the development of PMB and emulsions, and companies looking at how to overcome supply issues, means that all eyes are focused on the next infrastructure projects and the prospect of doing business in the region.

Do not miss your chance to network with companies expanding into the region, as well as those already active in the market.

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Request your official Argus West Africa Roads brochure

Report Download the brochure for Argus West Africa Roads 2017

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Inside you will find

  • 2017 headline speakers

  • An overview of this year's event

  • Who you can expect to meet

  • Agenda for the technical focus day and main conference

  • Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities
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What makes Argus West Africa Roads different to other infrastructure events?

  1. We focus on the key challenges and pain points of the construction companies. Hear Group FiveGroupe Kanazoe and VINCI Construction discuss their road projects and business strategies for 2018
  2. New specifications in Ghana are changing the bitumen and asphalt landscape and there’s now a new wave of technical advancements. The Technical Focus Day is dedicated to new investments and advancements in polymer-modified bitumen (PMB) and emulsions. Hear from the road authorities and regulators on improving quality, and the impact on the asphalt industry
  3. Join the international and west African community currently working in GhanaNigeriaBurkina Faso and the Ivory Coast and understand their investment strategies that are aiding road development. Identify the changing supply and demand landscape, growth regions and business opportunities
  4. Network with senior officials and build partnerships with key stakeholders investing in the bitumen and asphalt industries in west Africa. Our varied networking events throughout the three days, including workshops, roundtables, and networking sessions, will allow you to build important and valuable business relationships

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Discover the consumption and flow of bitumen across West Africa

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Your pack of three maps includes:

  • Shipment routes for bulk flow, bitutainers, drummed and bagged bitumen

  • Truck routes for bulk flow, bitutainers, drummed and bagged bitumen

  • Bitumen consumption across West Africa, including importing and producing refineries

    Information Click here to download your copy

Information You can also download our eBook on the sub-Saharan Africa road construction and bitumen markets here

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What do our attendees say about our events?

"Excellent way to monitor progress and innovation... Perfect networking opportunities."  
Gary Diepraam, Specialities Manager, Total South Africa

“An important industry event because it will avail participants with new and upcoming products and technological advancements. Participants will be able to understand the benefits of bituminising roads in terms of life cost analysis over a period of time.” 
Joey Malota, Programmes Officer, Association of Southern African National Road Agencies (ASANRA)

"This conference was a wonderful networking opportunity. The presentations were relevant and very interesting." 
Pieter Winters, Operations Director, Asphaltos

"The conference was very informative and necessary for future planning for both buyers, producers and traders of bitumen in the continent" 

Mirriam Mosia, Project Manager (Engineering), The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)

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A leader in bitumen and asphalt pricing information

Argus is the global leader in international asphalt pricing information. This event is part of a global series, with Argus bitumen/asphalt events also being held in Europe, Asia and the US.

For more information, please contact us:
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7780 4341 

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Session Sponsor

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Technology Sponsor



Networking Sponsor

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Richmond Group


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TEC Container Sales

Cooper technologies

HMD Africa

Interested in sponsoring
or exhibiting?

Contact Maz Khoja on:

+44 (0) 20 7199 5698

Supporting Partners

CBOD Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors


Media Partners

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African Energy

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Pricing for opaque west African crude oil and products markets

Argus Media Ltd 

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