MiningMarch 6, 2017

First Quantum – 2016 Half Year Results
The mining company has had a phenomenal over the last 3 months leading up to June 2016. According to their CEO and Chairman Philip Pascall, two of the company’s strategic bets are paying off. The first is its improvements in cost and efficiency notably at Kansashi in Zambia. What is fascinating about this mine is […]

MiningJuly 1, 2016

FQM – Mining EBITDA
“OUR FOCUS IS CLEAR” screamed the First Quantum Mining (FQM) 2015 Annual Report. From the onset, with the paradox of tumbling commodity prices from the New York stock exchange to the London metal exchange, it’s very clear that the management team want to convey a message of focus and strength at the mining conglomerate. They […]

MiningJune 1, 2016

Explosive Value from AEL Mining Services
Boom! That’s how I would like to imagine the 2015 annual report of AEL mining landing on the desk of shareholders laced with value. This formidable company traversed the turmoil of the 2015 macro environment in the mining sector that saw many of the mines in Zambia scaling back on production with some ease in […]