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Riskope: Calculated risk

Expansions, mergers, construction projects: any sizable investment or move for a company involves, by definition, sizable risks. Could the investment be lost? Could something go wrong, and how? What areas must one mitigate in order to protect the...

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Sun Metals: Green zinc

Zinc is one of those metals that keeps the world turning. It is used to galvanise other metals, such as iron and steel, and as an alloying metal to make bronze and brass. Without zinc, many of our other, core metals take a hit, making it a silent...

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Port of Salalah: Staying shipshape

Ports are never a quiet place to work: no matter how well they are run or how effectively they are built, they are, by definition, hubs of activity. In these recent times, in particular, that activity has come with its challenges, and the greater...

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Nomad Tours: Setting out again

The last time we spoke to Nomad Tours, the travel company hosting tours around South and East Africa, the first hints of COVID were starting to impact the tourist industry. Now, on the other side of a surreal 18 months or so for the world over, we...

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Vanadium Resources: Transition

2020 was a curious time for all of us, so it’s a heck of a time to become CEO of a company. We interviewed Eugene Nel, the new CEO of VR8, a mining exploration company focusing its efforts on vanadium, a little-talked-about but essential metal...

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