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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, He moved to the UK in 2007 as a freelance resources journalist, principally as European editor for 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.

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CAM more than meets expectations, again

The results were a 6% improvement on 2013 production and just ahead of expected production of 11,000t....


08 JAN 2015

Life support

The geology has proven it has the potential to host plenty of fresh operations, particularly in base...

Europe/Middle East

15 DEC 2014

Gold investors should seek enlightenment

To begin with, Foster confirmed with numbers what several before him had said during this year’s Mines...

Events Coverage

08 DEC 2014

Waking up to bad streams

It’s been a recurring theme at this year’s London Mines & Money conference, particularly on the fund...

Capital markets

04 DEC 2014

The industry investors should love to hate

“Right now you’ve got a sector that is universally hated and no matter how much you talk to institutions...

Capital markets

04 DEC 2014

Funding the equity bad-lands

“We tend to look longer term, through the cycle,” Neil Gregson, managing director of JP Morgan Asset...

Capital markets

03 DEC 2014

Miners make the world better

He is Ivanhoe Mines executive chairman, Robert Friedland, probably the only man who could come off a...


03 DEC 2014

Easy money must stop

Kicking of presentations at Mines & Money 2014, Boockvar said we were living in a “monetary fantasy land”...

Capital markets

02 DEC 2014

Ebola part of a larger problem

The exponential rise in ebola deaths is beginning to level off as a more concerted international response...


02 DEC 2014

Slim pickings for Africa optimists

On the key African topics of risk and finance, the news ranged from average to depressing.  The number...


02 DEC 2014