Age shall not weary them

Age shall not weary them

We are again looking for youth in mining and the cupboards are, again, bare

Barbarians at the gate

Barbarians at the gate

The attack on BHP is warranted, if almost completely baseless and self-serving

Sub-continental divide

Sub-continental divide

Mining is tough but moving people is tougher

Uncertainty rules

Uncertainty rules

Financiers want certainty but the world loves miners most in times of chaos

Spades and shovels

Spades and shovels

Here's hoping the next major chairmen have an appetite for actual work

The long view

The long view

Disruption is coming, for anyone who cares to look for it

Blessed are the ladies

Blessed are the ladies

More women in hot seats rather than just on boards would improve mining

Currency capers

Currency capers

Miners are looking better but for all the wrong reasons

Follow the spiders

Follow the spiders

Exploration's comeback struggling against the bureaucrats

As sure as eggs is eggs

As sure as eggs is eggs

The Cobalt Boom: coming to a junior equity near you

Far from the meddling crowd

Far from the meddling crowd

Gold may not be all some say it is but is at least free of political pests

View from the West End

22 FEBRUARY 2017
Death of an analyst

Death of an analyst

Investors value good information, but not enough to pay for it

View from the West End

15 FEBRUARY 2017
Trickling on the workers

Trickling on the workers

South African bureaucrats have been failing mineworkers for 20-odd years

View from the West End

08 FEBRUARY 2017
One foot in the grave

One foot in the grave

A glance over at oil shows what death may look like for coal

View from the West End

01 FEBRUARY 2017
Alternate nuclear facts

Alternate nuclear facts

It's clean and green, but hard to fund

View from the West End

25 JANUARY 2017
The simple things

The simple things

Attracting FDI for mining is basic. Why do politicians complicate matters?

View from the West End

18 JANUARY 2017