What to expect from PDAC 2016 (other than being cold)

I can't make it to Toronto’s this year –shocking, I know, don’t even remind me– but I thought I could join in the fun by doing one of the things I like best, writing. PDAC is by far the most exciting, lively and useful mining conference I've been, and I have been to quite a … Continue reading What to expect from PDAC 2016 (other than being cold)

The Argentinean conundrum: Is it time to go back?

It’s been only 70 days since Mauricio Macri took office, Argentina’s 53rd president, and already the mining industry can celebrate pro-business policies being put forward boldly and without hesitation, as promised during his campaign. The currency controls were lifted swiftly –as I always said they would, but frankly I never thought it would take so … Continue reading The Argentinean conundrum: Is it time to go back?

Attending mega mining events. How to participate successfully and not die trying

Originally published in May 2010 on Argentina Mining's monthly newsletter. By Paola Rojas* Participating in events is a costly endeavour and as a result it requires careful planning to maximize your ROI. Some experiences in PDAC and Expomin that help to reach this goal. PDAC: “Where the mineral industry meets”. When they say that PDAC … Continue reading Attending mega mining events. How to participate successfully and not die trying

Investing in mining stocks: To venture is key

Originally published in February 2010 on Argentina Mining’s monthly newsletter. By Paola Rojas Investing in mining stocks does not have to be off-limits for companies and individuals from the sector in South America. Read about the key aspects to venture with success on this side of the mining business. The author of the best-selling “Rich … Continue reading Investing in mining stocks: To venture is key

Raising the bet: Pan American Silver wants more

Originally published in December 2009 on Argentina Mining's monthly newsletter. By Carolina Martinez and Paola Rojas* A million dollar acquisition puts Argentina again on the sight of mining worldwide since one of the largest silver reservoirs could be put in motion. The company in the center of the story chooses one more time to invest … Continue reading Raising the bet: Pan American Silver wants more

To learn from the best, today more than ever

Originally published in October 2009 on Argentina Mining's monthly newsletter. By Paola Rojas.* Argentina continues living an unprecedented mining growth, same growth that in some way kept us busy during most of the time since the current crisis started. Even though we cannot forget that this boom was mainly powered by investments committed a long … Continue reading To learn from the best, today more than ever

Now, Mendoza

Originally published in September 2009 in Argentina Mining's monthly newsletter. By Paola Rojas and Victor Bonfils In light of the mining boom Argentina is experiencing, one of the provinces that imposed a law restricting the activity is rethinking its position. During August, a piece of news much expected since 2006 was finally known: Vale – … Continue reading Now, Mendoza

Repercussions of National Mining Day in Argentina

Originally published in May 2009, on Argentina Mining's monthly Newsletter By Paola Rojas Barrick’s Pascua Lama will begin construction in 3Q 2009 and Troy´s Casposo to follow in 4Q. May 7 was declared National Mining Day in the country in 1813 with the passing of the first law to encourage the development of Mining. Throughout … Continue reading Repercussions of National Mining Day in Argentina