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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.

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Ghana government buys Cardinal's Sprott debt

Ghana government buys Cardinal's Sprott debt

Sovereign wealth fund takes over facility to increase national participation in Namdini

Thyssenkrupp signals interest in EcoGraf offtake

Thyssenkrupp signals interest in EcoGraf offtake

German manufacturing and materials group strengthens ties with Australian company

Three routes to mining value

Three routes to mining value

Shareholders often left to guess how they will profit from a mine development

From the Capital

04 JUN 2020
ESG issues continue to dog the big miners

ESG issues continue to dog the big miners

Mining company fumbles make it harder for all miners, everywhere

Leadership

03 JUN 2020
Still a place for 'cheap and cheerful' in mining?

Still a place for 'cheap and cheerful' in mining?

Everything old is new again applies to mines, but not anything else it seems

Indiana lines up litigation funding for Tanzania action

Indiana lines up litigation funding for Tanzania action

Facility will only be repaid if dispute secures win over Ntaka Hill seizure 

Iron ore prices, China market shift yield extraordinary gains for FMG

Iron ore prices, China market shift yield extraordinary gains for FMG

Sector bellwether faces hit when tables turn

Miner's right

02 JUN 2020
Rare setback for London 'king of mining'

Rare setback for London 'king of mining'

Afghanistan adventure could prove to be expensive failure for City favourite

Capital markets

02 JUN 2020
Metal price forecasters bet on reversion to mean

Metal price forecasters bet on reversion to mean

Upswing could start later in 2021 rather than being imminent

From the Capital

28 MAY 2020
Hennigh backs White Rock raising for 'Pogo' hunt

Hennigh backs White Rock raising for 'Pogo' hunt

Strategic investors pump in cash for chance to drill "remarkable" Last Chance Alaskan gold target 

Ora Banda closes on 500,000oz reserve target

Ora Banda closes on 500,000oz reserve target

Further increase in gold potential flagged with DFS next month

Lessons learned

Lessons learned

Majors are hoping for the best, and planning for it, too