'Geologists are the gods' of mining, says Friedland

ROBERT Friedland, who has backed the teams that have made some of the world's biggest mineral discoveries, articulated a religious-like reverence for mineral explorers during a keynote address to the virtual AME Roundup overnight.

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"It's a deepest honour to talk to explorationists, because in our world, the geologists are the gods," he said from his base in Singapore.

"In our world, that's where it all comes from.