Luncheon Panel Discussion: Investment in U.K Mining - November 9, 2017 Sponsored by The Northern Miner

Investment in U.K. Mining –  Opportunities and Challenges, featuring the following corporate participants:

– Sirius Minerals PLC – Thomas Staley, Finance Director & CFO

– Dalradian Resources Inc. – Patrick Anderson, CEO

– Strongbow Exploration Inc. – Richard Williams, President & CEO

– Cornish Lithium Ltd. – Jeremy Wrathall, Director

Moderated by Paul Burton, Equities Analyst, Piran Mining Research Ltd.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Project and exploration financing in UK: How easy is it to raise money for early-stage projects? What about late-stage projects? Is there investor appetite?
  • Mining legislation in UK: How does the licensing and permitting process compare with resource-rich jurisdictions around the world? How could it be improved?
  • Mining skills: Do we have the requisite skills in UK to explore, design, finance, build and operate new mines? Are there constraints to growth?
  • What impact, if any, will Brexit have on the ability to progress projects? What legislation will change?
  • Impact of MiFID II: Do you expect to get the required level of analyst coverage when MiFID II comes into effect in early 2018?


Keynote Presentation with Ronald-Peter Stöferle - November 9, 2017

Ronald is a Managing Partner and Investment Manager of Incrementum AG. Together with Mark Valek, he manages a global macro fund which is based on the principles of the Austrian School of Economics. Previously, he worked seven years for Vienna-based Erste Group Bank where he began writing extensive reports on gold and oil. His benchmark reports called ‘In GOLD we TRUST’ drew international coverage on CNBC and Bloomberg, and in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. During his studies in business administration, economics and finance at the Vienna University of Economics and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he worked for Raiffeisen Zentralbank (RZB) in the field of Fixed Income/Credit Investments. After graduation, he participated in various courses in Austrian Economics and obtained a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) designation. Next to his work at Incrementum, he is a lecturing member of the Institute of Value-Based Economics and a lecturer at the Academy of the Vienna Stock Exchange.