Alex Hamer

Alex Hamer

Alex came to Mining Journal from the Courier newspaper in Ballarat, Australia, where he was a business journalist. This round included the Western Victorian mining and METS sectors. Previously he was based in Jakarta where he contributed to Tempo Magazine, the Jakarta Globe and the Diplomat.

Articles by Alex Hamer

Indaba wrap: Three strange days in Cape Town

Indaba wrap: Three strange days in Cape Town

This year's Mining Indaba a mix of old standards and new ideas as explorer/producer split continues

Events Coverage

08 FEB 2019
Cutifani backing SA mining policy

Cutifani backing SA mining policy

Anglo American CEO says Gwede Mantashe is opening doors for industry

Events Coverage

05 FEB 2019
So you want to build a mine in Africa?

So you want to build a mine in Africa?

Traditional financing remains frozen for many smaller players

Project finance

05 FEB 2019
SolGold launches bid to move to full ownership of Cascabel

SolGold launches bid to move to full ownership of Cascabel

Cornerstone offer shows bad blood between Cascabel owners, who wanted Nick Mather out as CEO

M&A

01 FEB 2019
Crusader's costly AIM venture over

Crusader's costly AIM venture over

Suspended company to jettison AIM listing after costly secondary listing fails

Capital markets

31 JAN 2019
Kore outlines more expensive Kola

Kore outlines more expensive Kola

Developer says DFS consortium handed study over late and missed cost cutting options

Feasibility

30 JAN 2019
Prairie cries discrimination in Poland

Prairie cries discrimination in Poland

Prairie says Polish Ministry of Environment decisions flawed

Bulks

18 JAN 2019
Growing push for ethical cobalt

Growing push for ethical cobalt

Blockchain used in simulated supply chain from Huayou Cobalt in DRC to US auto factory

Glencore "far too cheap": analyst

Glencore "far too cheap": analyst

Analyst says market has priced in US$8B fine from DOJ and dislikes copper and coal prospects

Capital markets

16 JAN 2019
Oil majors coming to battery metals

Oil majors coming to battery metals

Benchmark analyst says multi-nationals looking at long-term energy trends still keen on battery tech...

Leader Interviews

10 JAN 2019
New mineral found in Israel

New mineral found in Israel

Company excited about zirconium/aluminium/titanium mix in gemstones

Discovery

08 JAN 2019
SolGold onto new porphyry deposit

SolGold onto new porphyry deposit

Porvenir's Target 15 has 1km-long porphyry mineralisation, company says

Discovery

04 JAN 2019