Gold Forum a ghost town as delegates stay away

A FEW weeks before the 2021 Gold Forum Americas, MNN sister publication Mining Journal visited a number of gold exploration sites in southern Nevada. The sight of so many ghost towns on my journey acted as a reminder as to the impermanence of what we do. I experienced a similar feeling sitting in the Broadmoor Hotel convention centre in Colorado Springs, Colorado, during last week's Gold Forum Americas event.

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Crowds stayed away from the Gold Forum Americas event

The bustle and excitement of past years was absent as most delegates physically stayed away due to concerns about COVID-19.