Currently viewing Americas edition

Work-life balance

JEREMY Wrathall was fed up with working for a big bank in London. He had to be up at 4.45am every weekday

MJ comment

21 OCT 2005

Prodigal son

RICK Menell is currently involved in two IPOs (initial public offerings) taking place thousands of miles

MJ comment

21 OCT 2005

Hard assets

IAN Telfer says he was Rio Tinto's “partner of last resort”� not once, but three times. The first occasion

MJ comment

14 OCT 2005

Time with the family

BELATED congratulations to Michael Kiernan, managing director of Consolidated Minerals. The reputedly

MJ comment

14 OCT 2005

A son of Africa

FROM the very start of his career, Kalaa Mpinga has worked alongside powerful people. They included Harry

MJ comment

07 OCT 2005

Security men

DAVID Munro, the former BHP Billiton executive, is getting back into the mining business after a short

MJ comment

30 SEP 2005

Local winner

VLADIMIR Kim will have a stake worth more than US$1.4 billion in his company, Kazakhmys, when it is listed

MJ comment

30 SEP 2005

Exploration man

JOHN Prochnau says his career so far has been divided into two distinct parts. For more than 15 years

MJ comment

23 SEP 2005

Spawning ground

EMIL Morfett says he has three strict criteria when deciding whether to take on a consultancy: are the

MJ comment

23 SEP 2005

Never a dull moment

ACCORDING to Colin Orr-Ewing, executive chairman of River Diamonds (RD), the company had “a difficult

MJ comment

16 SEP 2005

Into the ground

SHANTA Gold, which is exploring for the metal in Tanzania, started trading on London's AIM on July 11.

MJ comment

16 SEP 2005

Not so tough up north

AN INTERESTING week for Roger Chaplin, who has been analysing mining and exploration companies for more

MJ comment

02 SEP 2005

Dramatis personae

DE BEERS is taking steps to protect its position in a promising diamond project in Botswana which is

MJ comment

02 SEP 2005

A rarity passes

VERY few people have started a mining business from scratch and built it into one of the biggest in the

MJ comment

26 AUG 2005

Once a gold bug…

FRESH from completing the merger of Goldcorp, the Canadian company he headed for 18 years, with Wheaton

MJ comment

26 AUG 2005

Friends reunited

BACK in the late 1990s, when they were at university and the mining sector was in a cyclical downturn,

MJ comment

19 AUG 2005

Keep up to date with the latest Leadership content from our Mine Risk Management channel to stay at the front of mining's risk conundrum