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Americas Mining Agenda - Joe Mazumdar, 26/10/17

Greenfield exploration could become a bigger factor in Latin American mineral discovery rates over the next decade after the secular decline of grass-roots exploration in South America and around the world since 2003, according to Joe Mazumdar.

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Americas Mining Agenda - Joe Mazumdar, 26/10/17

Greenfield exploration could become a bigger factor in Latin American mineral discovery rates over the next decade after the secular decline of grass-roots exploration in South America and around the world since 2003, according to Joe Mazumdar.

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Americas Mining Agenda -  Joe Mazumdar, 26/10/17

Speaking to Mining Journal Latin America editor Paul Harris on a Mining Agenda podcast on the sidelines of the 2017 Mining & Investment Latin America Summit, the Exploration Insights principal said majors had "outsourced" a lot of their brownfield and greenfield exploration out to juniors over the past decade or more. Small companies had led the surge in new exploration spending over the past 12-18 months in Ecuador, Colombia and other parts of the continent with a ‘use-it-or-lose' approach to turning over ground tenure.