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.
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