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Chris Cann

Managing Editor

Educated in Western Australia, where he completed a bachelor of science and post-graduate diploma in journalism, Chris began his resources reporting career in 2004 with publishing houses Paydirt Media (Paydirt, Gold Mining Journal) and Aspermont (RESOURCEStocks, MiningNews.net). He moved to the UK in 2007 as a freelance resources journalist, principally as European editor for HighGrade.net. Since arriving in the UK he has completed a geology degree (first class) from the University of London in 2013; the Level Three Capital Markets Programme (Securities) through the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment; and a financial modelling course at City of London University. He spent three years consulting to equity research firms while continuing as a major contributor to Mining Journal. He became Mining Journal editor in 2015 before building out Aspermont’s dedicated research unit in 2017, at which point he became head of Aspermont research and intelligence.

Articles by Chris Cann

'Fingers crossed' preferred risk strategy

Report underscores reason for insisting on higher returns from high-risk jurisdictions

From the Capital

27 JAN 2022
KEFI to give Saudi assets a chance to shine

KEFI to give Saudi assets a chance to shine

The corporate story shouldn't be resting solely on the troubled Tulu Kapi development

Feasibility

18 JAN 2022
Saudi Arabia aims to build frontier mining region

Saudi Arabia aims to build frontier mining region

But there are hurdles to clear to establish an investment-worthy reputation

Leadership

12 JAN 2022
Not enough metal? Who

Not enough metal? Who's to blame?

A belated change in investor attitude toward miners may be too little, too late

From the Capital

23 DEC 2021
Sanankoro builds resource expectations ahead of 2022 DFS

Sanankoro builds resource expectations ahead of 2022 DFS

Cora's infill and extension drilling continues to throw off encouraging grades and widths

Feasibility

08 OCT 2021
Lessons from supply-chain glitches

Lessons from supply-chain glitches

Battery production forecasts should factor in inevitable shortages of raw materials

From the Capital

07 OCT 2021

Most Read

Copper substitution inevitable

Copper substitution inevitable

Aluminium likely to bridge metal supply gap out to 2030

Copper News

07 OCT 2021
Mixed Q3 production results for CAML

Mixed Q3 production results for CAML

Strength at Kounrad unpicked by niggles at Sasa but stock remains a sector leader

Profit & Loss

07 OCT 2021
Energy crisis undermines China

Energy crisis undermines China's climate commitment

But this relatively short-term squeeze should accelerate planned decarbonisation projects

Research

07 OCT 2021
Battery-metal prices strengthen over September

Battery-metal prices strengthen over September

Lithium leads value uplift with a 25% increase on the back of strong demand and supply bottlenecks

Research

07 OCT 2021
"Dramatic" August for metal pricing

"Dramatic" August for metal pricing

Metals fight back in latter part of month to minimise losses over topsy-turvy period

Capital markets

03 SEP 2021
AngloGold earning into Argentinian exploration portfolio

AngloGold earning into Argentinian exploration portfolio

Latin Metals brings in major to move forward trio of gold projects

Discovery

03 SEP 2021