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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, 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.

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Miners face funding cost rises

Miners face funding cost rises

The clarity to follow the fallout from the COVID-19 panic is likely to suggest a prolonged period of...

From the Capital

19 MAR 2020
Keep calm and carry on

Keep calm and carry on

Economic fallout from Covid-19 looks relatively more dangerous than the health concern

BHP tries again

BHP tries again

The carbon economy and early-stage entry to new opportunities will be part of Henry's reign

From the Capital

05 MAR 2020
Mine reinventions need be approached with caution

Mine reinventions need be approached with caution

Efforts to revive former operations on spurious grounds should make investors nervous

Value steps get market recognition

Value steps get market recognition

There has been at least a temporary shift in the way investors view exploration

From the Capital

27 FEB 2020
Cobalt dying, nickel next

Cobalt dying, nickel next

The necessity of more suitable metals for batteries spells the end for heavy elements

Less conversation and more action, pleads RM

Less conversation and more action, pleads RM

Index shows a tendency to build strong policy but a lack of tangible progress toward goals

Ratings

24 FEB 2020
China

China's growth recovery

The coronavirus could underscore a turning point for economic growth

From the Capital

20 FEB 2020
Tendering for exploration to test administrative competence

Tendering for exploration to test administrative competence

New legislation in Australia could shake up the entrepreneurial nature of the junior sector

ICMM updates principles for responsible mining

ICMM updates principles for responsible mining

An arguably overdue restructure of best-practice guidelines could provide clarity for miners

Leadership

14 FEB 2020
Markets confused by gold-price narratives

Markets confused by gold-price narratives

Conflicting theoretical drivers obstruct the path to an underlying investment case

From the Capital

13 FEB 2020
On the cusp of supply-chain disintegration

On the cusp of supply-chain disintegration

The mining industry should brace for more dire consequences from Covid-19 than currently anticipated...