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    In January 2022, Saudi Arabia opened a new chapter for the global mining industry with the hosting of the inaugural Future Minerals Forum in Riyadh, which was attended by around 3,500 delegates from the Kingdom and around the world, including key policy-makers, influential investors, business...

    “We meet at a pivotal time for the industry as it faces up to the gulf between supply and demand for the metals the planet needs to decarbonise,” H.E. Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef said ahead of the first ever Future Minerals Forum in Riyadh. The...

    During the last 20 years, the mining industry has undergone a fundamental transition towards the sustainable development of natural resources, tackling its negative perception among key stakeholders, from employees to local communities and investors. However, the sector continues to battle its long-held reputation as a...

    Addressing a small group of international journalists in a quiet corner of the opulent King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh, the ever-ebullient CEO of Barrick Gold – Mark Bristow – reiterates the clear strategy underpinning the single most significant piece of M&A in...

    At the start of December 2021, Xanadu Mines announced a significant update to its Kharmagtai copper-gold project in Mongolia. After completing 120 diamond drill holes for 69,479 metres since the last resource upgrade in 2018, the new mineral resource estimate (MRE) exceeded 1 billion tonnes...

    Since visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2019, EV Metals Group (EVM) has been focused on developing the world’s first integrated Battery Chemicals Complex in the Middle Eastern country, after witnessing its ambitious plans to fully diversify the economy under Saudi Vision 2030. The...

    The world is finally waking up to the urgent need for greater supply of a range of critical minerals and metals (after years - and perhaps even decades – of misperceptions and under-investment), as it faces up to the ominous threat of climate change. Globally...

    After two years of COVID-related disruption and a series of virtual-only conferences, Mines and Money returned to London over December 01-02 for its first in-person event since the pandemic developed in early 2020. Not to be deterred by fears surrounding the new Omicron variant, over 1,000 delegates flocked to the Business...