Chris Cann

Chris Cann, Managing Editor

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.

 Future Minerals Forum 'perception' panel (L-R): Emily King, Chris Cann Rohitesh Dhawan, Marna Cloete and Carole Cable
ESG

'Trust by proxy' would improve industry perception

Social media should also be used more creatively

16 January 2023

Digital platform to expand secondary raising infrastructure
PROJECT FINANCE

Digital platform to expand secondary raising infrastructure

Blu Horseshoe has executed more than 100 offers since its soft launch in June

17 October 2022

A Gold Industry Group panel in Kalgoorlie has called for more reporting of disrespectful incidents in mining workplaces
ESG

'Respect in the Workplace' incidents to rise

Leading directors call for all miners to regularly report "ugly truths"

02 August 2022

There is a lack of students coming through mining courses in the UK (Image: Sincerely Media)
INNOVATION

Letter: Leaders asleep at the wheel

The UK mining industry is not producing the professionals for a net-zero future

01 August 2022

Red 5 is looking to establish a large-scale gold operation at KOTH in Leonora, WA
M&A

Red 5 a red-hot target in WA Goldfields consolidation

Technical success at large-scale KOTH operations could underpin creation of regional hub

01 August 2022

'Fingers crossed' preferred risk strategy
FROM THE CAPITAL

'Fingers crossed' preferred risk strategy

Report underscores reason for insisting on higher returns from high-risk jurisdictions

27 January 2022

 Exploration efforts across KEFI's Saudi Arabia portfolio are delivering strong results deserving of greater investor attention (Image: Gold & Minerals)
EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT

KEFI to give Saudi assets a chance to shine

The corporate story shouldn't be resting solely on the troubled Tulu Kapi development

18 January 2022

 Saudi Arabia is seeking to encourage more developments like the Barrick-Ma'aden Jabal Sayid copper operation (Image: Darryl Keith)
LEADERSHIP

Saudi Arabia aims to build frontier mining region

But there are hurdles to clear to establish an investment-worthy reputation

12 January 2022

RESOURCE STOCKS

Pensana puts pieces in place for integrated financing

Pensana puts pieces in place for integrated financing

RESOURCE STOCKS

Strategic value driving Pensana's downstream ambitions

Strategic value driving Pensana's downstream ambitions

RESOURCE STOCKS

Longonjo economics feed off infrastructure edge

Longonjo economics feed off infrastructure edge

PARTNER CONTENT

Argentina's Mining Renaissance: Unveiling the Lithium and Copper Wealth

A country supplement from Mining Journal and MiningNews.Net

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Journal Intelligence team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Journal Intelligence team.

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Mining Journal Intelligence Investor Sentiment Report 2024

Survey revealing the plans, priorities, and preferences of 120+ mining investors and their expectations for the sector in 2024.

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Q1 Mining Equities Report 2023

Discover new trends in mining investment with insights into capital raisings and share price performance of more than 2,500 companies.

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Mining Journal Intelligence Mining Equities Report 2023

Access an exclusive, inside look on the quarterly mining IPOs and secondary raisings data and mining equities performance tables with an annual Stock Exchange Comparisons supplement.

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Mining Journal Intelligence World Risk Report 2023 (feat. MineHutte ratings)

A detailed analysis of mining investment risks across 121 jurisdictions globally, built on 11 ‘hard risk’ metrics and an industrywide survey.