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Tackling the future of exploration

Exploration companies living on past successes were given a wake-up call by Jon Hronsky’s presentation at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)’s annual convention. The principal of Western Mining Services, based in Perth, Western Australia, thinks the traditional openpit discoveries of yesteryear are unlikely to factor into the next bout of mineral finds.

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The next generation of discoveries are unlikely to be sitting on top of mountain ranges

While evaluating some facts he felt were a given for exploration companies today – looking for tier-one discoveries, collecting your own data and building a portfolio of complementary assets where