Alastair Ford worked for seven years as mining correspondent for the Investors Chronicle, the UK’s premier print-based investment magazine. During that time he covered some of the most interesting and spectacular deals of the mining boom and travelled the world evaluating and assessing a variety of different mines. Subsequently he went on to become editor of Minesite.com, which at the time was Europe’s leading mining-focussed news portal for investors in small and mid-cap companies. He also acts as a director for Mineral & Financial Investments, an investment company with a specific focus on mining and resources. In total he has more than 15 years’ experience covering the mining, commodities and capital markets, and has accumulated a wide range of contacts at all levels of the mining, finance and investment communities around the world.
The Baker Steel portfolio continues to expand, underpinned by significant exposure to Polymetal
American Manganese is blazing a trail in the recovery of metals from scrap cathode material rejected by battery manufacturers
Rapid Nutrition is tapping into a potentially huge market
Baker Steel Resources Trust has a broad portfolio of assets and skilled investment managers
Azarga's Unkur copper-silver project has an NPV of US$147.5mln.
Production from Wilton is expected to commence mid-2019
Tharisa has once again beaten production expectations
The Salene acquisition takes Tharisa into one of the world's most prospective chrome regions
Tension in the Middle East is rising and the value of the US dollar is falling
The dollar is giving ground for the first time in several months
The rhetoric is becoming more aggressive, but how much force does it really carry?
Populists are on the march in Europe, the British political system is cratering, and US PMI numbers are giving cause for serious concern