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…House-hunter

PHILIP Pascall, who combines the roles of chairman and chief executive at First Quantum Minerals (FQM),

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24 FEB 2006

An architect's house

AT THE Indaba mining conference in South Africa two years ago, Philip Pascall and Tim Read spent some

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24 FEB 2006

Unconventional approach

GEOFFREY Blackburn is almost certainly the first field geologist to be awarded the Order of Australia

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17 FEB 2006

All by myself…

DON'T think that, because more than 150 mining and exploration companies are listed on London's AIM market,

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10 FEB 2006

School of the Greats

STEVEN Dean counts among his mentors two of the mining industry's best-known people, two men who could

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10 FEB 2006

Commercial drive

COLIN Bird says: “In the mining industry you make friends slowly – then keep them for ever.”� And it

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03 FEB 2006

It beats gardening

DAVID Lowell, the 77-year-old mining engineer who has been described as the world's greatest explorer

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27 JAN 2006

The spice of life

MURRAY Hitzman says it was “in a fit of madness”� that he applied for the post in Washington that eventually

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27 JAN 2006

One for all

DIRECTORS of Toronto-listed Yamana Gold have made more than C$11.8 million profit between them by exercising

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20 JAN 2006

Elephant hunter

NICK Mather is an explorationist who reckons he has a tried and true technique for finding worldclass

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20 JAN 2006

In the public eye

NO OTHER geologist can have had so much personal abuse heaped on him over so many years as has James

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13 JAN 2006

Restructuring casualty

SOME South African observers reckon there might be others who will follow the example of Matie von Wielligh,

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13 JAN 2006

Storm warning

JO MALINS offered to resign as finance director of AIM-listed mining-finance house Cambrian Mining, but

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06 JAN 2006

Northern light

AFTER Jim Excell completed his degree in mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia,

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06 JAN 2006

A corporate recovery

NOBODY knows better than Simon Farrell that mining can have its disasters as well as triumphs. He spent

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22 DEC 2005

Secondary supplies

IN THE past, one sure indication metals prices had reached their peak was a flood of reports about thieves

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22 DEC 2005

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