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Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts

Richard has been in mining and finance journalism for 25 years, spending the bulk of his career in Australia but visiting and covering projects and other aspects of the industry all around the world in that time. He spent eight years developing the weekly Australasian-focused HighGrade.net before joining Mining Journal, and prior to that ran Mining Journal owner Aspermont’s mining publishing business out of Perth, Western Australia, for more than a decade.

Articles by Richard Roberts

Venture Minerals to enjoy life of Riley

Venture Minerals to enjoy life of Riley

Junior back on a familiar road to iron ore riches

From the Capital

20 MAY 2021
ASX IPO hoping to make a rare earth space

ASX IPO hoping to make a rare earth space

Foundation asset at Koppamurra is the only known ionic clay-hosted deposit in Australia

Capital markets

20 MAY 2021
Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto's think-small test at Winu

New copper-gold project is small, but it fills a gap

Research

19 MAY 2021
Auto chips shortage to drag on China

Auto chips shortage to drag on China's rare earths growth

Subdued demand set to finally stunt surge in domestic REE output

Bulks

19 MAY 2021
Centerra and Kumtor

Centerra and Kumtor's putrid legacy

Kyrgyzstan turns the screw as rumours fly of bid action

London to a brick

18 MAY 2021
Putting super-cycle indicators to the test

Putting super-cycle indicators to the test

Copper closing in on real record territory

Miner's right

17 MAY 2021
Troy to suspend Guyana operations

Troy to suspend Guyana operations

Gold in ground evaporates and Smarts Underground timeline slips

Saturn looks for Apollo II

Saturn looks for Apollo II

WA gold explorer steps up regional search on fertile belt

Leader Interviews

17 MAY 2021
Blackstone Minerals opens Codrus IPO

Blackstone Minerals opens Codrus IPO

Spin-off to focus on gold and nickel projects

Capital markets

14 MAY 2021
Boart Longyear to solve colossal debt conundrum with mammoth dilution

Boart Longyear to solve colossal debt conundrum with mammoth dilution

Lenders to seize 99% of company with debt for equity swap under third recapitalisation plan

Deals/Finance

14 MAY 2021
Azure

Azure's Andover nickel shapes as a Pilbara Nova

Exciting Pilbara nickel-copper project will be focus of huge 2021 resource drilling program

azure minerals

11 MAY 2021
McDermitt puts Jindalee at top of US lithium stock-pile

McDermitt puts Jindalee at top of US lithium stock-pile

Major new US lithium deposit set to grow

jindalee resources

04 MAY 2021