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London Mining Agenda Podcast: Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, 04/05/17

The Benchmark Mineral Intelligence World Tour has only been going for a few years but has already established itself as the pace-setter for thought leadership and education in the burgeoning battery metals space. On the agenda when Benchmark managing director and lithium expert Simon Moores joined Mining Journal, along with the firm's cobalt specialist, Caspar Rawles, was the growing level of sophistication around the battery metals conversation; the decline of lithium's popularity over the back of 2016; and the emergence of cobalt as the latest battery metal to capture investor imagination.

 

 

On the line this week...

Simon Moores,
Founder and Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Simon Moores is the founder and managing director of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, recognised as the foremost authority in lithium, graphite and cobalt. Simon previously worked within Metal Bulletin's Industrial Minerals title, through which he first introduced the mining industry to extensive battery metal pricing, research and conferencing services. .

Caspar Rawles,
Cobalt specialist, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Caspar Rawles joined Benchmark in 2016 as the firm looked to expand its coverage to include cobalt. A professional geologist, Caspar has an intimate understanding of global cobalt resources and mining operations, while his time as a metals broker gave him his grounding in commodity-market economics.

 

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