Are simple mineral projects extinct?

STRICTLY Boardroom wonders how many degrees of complexity exist for mineral projects – and opens the bidding at seven.

Are simple mineral projects extinct? Are simple mineral projects extinct? Are simple mineral projects extinct? Are simple mineral projects extinct? Are simple mineral projects extinct?

Your scribe will be speaking at the AusIMM Complex Orebodies1 conference in Brisbane in November on the topic of orebody complexity2 and needs your help - fast.

Few in the industry would not be aware that mine grades are gradually falling, more challenging metallurgy is becoming ever more common, societal trust around the custodianship of natural resources is a major issue, environmental footprint and regulations are very sensitive issues, the financial sector has been a mess for a decade, and now finance is being selectively embargoed for deemed polluting commodities; think coal, - and finally, companies need to establish or rebuild general trust with stakeholders.

Trying to capture all the nuances of ‘difficult' mineral projects in one ov...

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