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    Following the hugely successful virtual conference at the beginning of February, Investing in African Mining Indaba delivered the second part of its 2021 online-only experience on March 30-31. The Virtual Investment Programme aimed to provide an exclusive digital space for deal making in lieu of the various meeting rooms and...

    Setting aside the disappointment felt by the international mining community in terms of not being able to converge in Cape Town for the 27th annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, its head of content Tom Quinn promised to deliver a virtual event with the same high-level content and thought-provoking...

    There may have been some wishful thinkers within the global mining community hoping that the 27th annual Investing in African Mining Indaba would go ahead as normal in sunny Cape Town this year, particularly after the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic was suppressed in South...

    Roscan Gold Corp CEO and president Nana Sangmuah describes the TSXV-listed company’s land package in West Mali as one of the most prospective exploration grounds within West Africa’s sprawling Birimian greenstone belt. “We are right smack bang in the middle of about eight producing mines within an 80 km radius and we’ve added more ground this year that brings our total land...

    “Despite the headline numbers of a lower production than we would’ve liked, I actually think Yanfolila’s come a long way in terms of us overcoming operational challenges and setting up the mine for a better place in the future,” Hummingbird Resources CEO Dan Betts tells RGN after an...

    In June 2020, Capital Drilling announced it would be rebranding to Capital Limited, after building a reputation for providing a range of exploration and production drilling services to Tier 1 mining operations predominantly across Africa and the Middle East over the last 17 years. Capital’s business development director – West Africa Chris Hall explains that...

     “We’re neither a pure play royalty company nor a pure explorer,” explains chief executive and co-founder of Altus Strategies Steve Poulton. “We believe we are positioning our shareholders at the epicentre of the sweet spot in the resources sector. On the exploration side tremendous returns on capital can be generated by making an economic discovery, while at the mining stage a royalty can deliver an almost perpetual revenue stream off the underlying asset, without assuming...

    After witnessing global economic growth tumble to a projected -4.9% in a COVID-dominated 2020, Alexander Scanlon, managing director of private Australian gold developer Barton Gold, casts his mind back to the global financial crisis of 2007-08, after which governments authorised colossal monetary stimulus to support the teetering global economy. Back...

    While the profoundly destructive impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic were laid bare across multiple industries throughout the global economy last year, some green shoots began to emerge in the lithium sector after a torrid few years following the mini-boom of 2017-18. When non-essential travel was effectively...

    When future generations look back at the current era of societal development, they will likely view the COVID-19 pandemic as a human tragedy first and foremost, but also as ‘the great accelerator’ of various economic forces and social trends, the most important of which being...