Chris Cann

Head of Aspermont Research & Intelligence

Educated in Western Australia, where he completed a bachelor of science and post-graduate diploma in journalism, Chris began his resources reporting career in 2004 with publishing houses Paydirt Media (Paydirt, Gold Mining Journal) and Aspermont (RESOURCEStocks, MiningNews.net). He moved to the UK in 2007 as a freelance resources journalist, principally as European editor for HighGrade.net. Since arriving in the UK he has completed a geology degree (first class) from the University of London in 2013; the Level Three Capital Markets Programme (Securities) through the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment; and a financial modelling course at City of London University. He spent three years consulting to equity research firms while continuing as a major contributor to Mining Journal. He became Mining Journal editor in 2015 before building out Aspermont’s dedicated research unit in 2017, at which point he became head of Aspermont research and intelligence.

Articles by Chris Cann

Policy errors loom larger for miners

Policy errors loom larger for miners

Industry hoping for forecasting errors across the board in the US

From the Capital

21 JUN 2018
Not firing on all cylinders

Not firing on all cylinders

We know we need to explore differently but we still can't bring ourselves to pay for it

View from the West End

20 JUN 2018
Letter: WGC has got industry backs

Letter: WGC has got industry backs

The WGC has chalked up multiple wins for the mining community since its establishment

MJ comment

14 JUN 2018
Loved at last

Loved at last

Money is making mining a less grievous offender in the eyes of traditional detractors

View from the West End

13 JUN 2018
Selective development

Selective development

An investor event that actually thinks about investors

MJ comment

11 JUN 2018
WGC turns its back on mining

WGC turns its back on mining

Gold is at risk of becoming irrelevant and its advocacy body is complicit

From the Capital

07 JUN 2018
Our next trick

Our next trick

Innovation is a wonderful thing but only when it's necessary

View from the West End

06 JUN 2018
A boring book club

A boring book club

The industry must stop reading its own press, look more broadly, and act accordingly

MJ comment

04 JUN 2018
Three cyclical scenarios

Three cyclical scenarios

Understanding the commodities cycle, Appendix: All options still on the table

From the Capital

31 MAY 2018
Not all beer and skittles

Not all beer and skittles

The devil is in the detail for an industry with as many variables as the English language

View from the West End

30 MAY 2018
Cycles dominate investment decisions

Cycles dominate investment decisions

Part II of the Understanding commodity cycles series: time for bankers to have their say

From the Capital

24 MAY 2018
Born to rule

Born to rule

A significant minority of junior directors are being taken to task for being worthless

View from the West End

23 MAY 2018