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Smaller miners have innovation advantages

Smaller miners may have innovation advantages over their big-box competitors due to having more flexible and quicker decision-making structures, participants in a panel addressing innovation affordability in the industry said at the Future of Mining Americas 2019 event in Denver, Colorado, USA.

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"Because we are smaller we are more approchable and can get closer in the [innovation] discussion [with providers] because there are fewer layer," said Liezel van Wyk of mid-tier precious metals miner