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

Brisbane's IronRidge playing own lithium game

Brisbane's IronRidge playing own lithium game

Vincent Mascolo says spodumene demand will work itself out, be it in Europe or Asia

Leader Interviews

24 APR 2019
'Forgotten' metals may take off

'Forgotten' metals may take off

Gold and palladium hot but perhaps investors should look to less trendy precious metals

Leader Interviews

28 MAR 2019
Value stocks in battery metals: fact or fiction?

Value stocks in battery metals: fact or fiction?

Graphite and vanadium companies could offer cheap options in London and Australia

Leader Interviews

15 MAR 2019
Africa could soon supply 15% of global lithium

Africa could soon supply 15% of global lithium

Benchmark's Andy Leyland on African battery projects and Robert Friedland's storytelling

Leader Interviews

22 FEB 2019
Glencore vows to cap coal output in ESG move

Glencore vows to cap coal output in ESG move

Decision, which is linked to climate change, comes shortly after major Australian coal acquisitions

Leadership

21 FEB 2019
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