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14 Nov 2013

2013 Events — A Quick Recap

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This year we have offered a wide range of events. Our aim has been to provide both topical events, such as the Gold Debate, as well as more corporate focused events, like the Finland Mining Day.

With the help of Exploration Alliance and Wardell Armstrong we have also offered more technical presentations. With the technical presentations our objective is to offer an informal learning environment where experts from different disciplines can fill in any knowledge gaps.

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14 Nov 2013

Strathcona vs Snowden

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There's talk of another Bre-X style con/saga in the Canadian market as two consultants, Strathcona and Snowden, battle it out over sampling methodology. The two companies are working on Pretium's Valley of the Kings deposit, part of the Brucejack project, in BC, Canada, with the company having already paid a heavy price for the uncertainty over its resource at the project. Again, we wonder how the reputation of consultants can be tied to the accuracy of feasibility studies, and who polices the consultants?

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Andrew Tunningley (left) and Chris Wilson from Exploration Alliance addressing the audience.Chris Wilson and Andrew Tunningley recently made time in their busy schedules to give AMA members a presentation on low-sulphidation epithermal deposits.

The talk covered the subject from grass roots exploration through to development. The gents gave good insights into what to look for as well as what to look out for when assessing epithermal deposits.

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Organised with IntieraRMG

Kindly hosted by Control Risks

Every year we like to hold a metals outlook event aimed at giving insight into underlying commodity prices and markets that govern the profitability of mining companies.

This year we were fortunate to have Control Risks host the event which was followed by wine and beer with fantastic views from their offices on the southern bank of the Thames.

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