Mining & Investment Insights
Curated interviews, articles and deal case studies that focus on mining investment opportunities in Latin America. Please contact Harry.Williams@gfcmediagroup.com if you have a case study and/or insights to share with the community.
The world’s economy is growing but volatility, especially political, continues to impact metal prices. This creates an interesting dynamic for miners and investors to operate in. We interviewed Frank Holmes prior to his keynote presentation at the annual Mining & Investment Latin America Summit, in this 5 minutes interview he shares his views on how the current situation is impacting mining and the key aspects when assessing mining projects for investment.
Well-executed CSR Programs for mining companies are key to lower financial risk and higher returns on investment.
Dr. Susan Kaufman Purcell shares her views on how the current political and geopolitical landscapes of some of the major Latin American economies will affect the mining sector.
Following a very successful trip to PDAC, the Mining & Investment Latin America Summit team put together a SWOT Analysis of the Latin American Mining industry in preparation for this year's Summit agenda.
2017 marks the first year since 2013 that mining majors are seriously kicking the tires of Latin American mining assets. Revitalized miner balance sheets, positive trending metal prices and welcoming gestures from national governments all fuel the rising appetite for acquisitions in Latin America.
HSBC have been fundamental in helping a number of mining companies meet their CAPEX needs throughout 2017. We caught up with Adam Hendley, MD, Head of Mining & Metals - US, Canada & Latin America, HSBC, to discuss how HSBC went about this and where he sees the biggest opportunities in the Latin America mining industry.
The administration of President Juan Manuel Santos is entering its final stretch with presidential elections next year, prompting Colombia Gold Letter to take the pulse of sentiment in the mining and exploration sector on several key issues.
Andor Lips, Fund Manager, Commodity Discovery Fund, discusses investing into early-stage mining projects, and anticipating the winners in the current energy revolution
For the past few years Chile has seen its worst economic performance since the crisis of 1981, largely the result of depressed copper prices – which have been falling since 2011. With copper being bested by rivals such as iron ore and nickel, persistent global supply disruptions, and a lack of economic diversification, some have wondered whether Chile could continue to lose out on critical investment to commodity-rich neighbours like Peru.
Experienced investors and mining professionals Marc Blais and George McIssac provide their views on what investors need to be looking out for going into 2017, and what fundamentals they need to understand before making investment into the mining sector
17 Apr 2018
13 Dec 2017