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Last week’s two-day Mining Investment North America conference touched on a slew of issues currently affecting the mining industry. Here’s our overview of the event.

The two-day Mining Investment North America conference just wrapped up in Toronto after running from Thursday (June 14) to Friday (June 15).

The Investing News Network (INN) editorial team kept busy engaging with companies, attending panel discussions and of course interviewing industry experts.

Below we’ve put together some highlights from the conference. Scroll on to read more about what happened on the floor.

Mining Investment North America conference: Day 1

The first day brought panels and presentations from experts discussing economic and political trends, as well as gold and precious metals and the outlook for commodities. North America’s role as a mining investment frontier and leader in stakeholder engagement was recognized by participants.

The day kicked off with a discussion of the challenges the gold-mining sector is currently facing in terms of securing exploration investment.

Next, INN sat down with Drew Clark, vice president, corporate development at Metalla Royalty and Streaming (TSXV:MTA), to discuss his company and the landscape for royalty/streaming deals.

The second presentation of the day included Andrew Cosgrove, head of metals and mining at Bloomberg. Cosgrove discussed the current copper bull market.

After Cosgrove’s presentation, a panel on the role gold and precious metals should play in an investor’s portfolio was discussed.

INN ended day one by listening to Brian Leni, founder of Junior Stock Review, discuss nickel and the current state of the market for the base metal.

Mining Investment North America conference: Day 2

A highlight of the second day of the conference was a discussion on the collaboration between mining and technology.

Day two also involved a presentation on women in mining that was led by Angelina Mehta, senior mining advisor at Paradigm Capital and founding member of Women in Mining.

Mehta discussed the cross-cutting issues in the North American mining sector, as well as strategies and best practises that can be used for gender empowerment.

Finally, INN ended the conference by attending two roundtable discussions.

The first addressed how investors should evaluate mining investment prospects and the second explored investing in gold and gold mining.

Keep an eye out for more of our content from the Mining Investment North America conference.

Don’t forget to follow us @INN_Resource for real-time news updates!

Securities Disclosure: I, Nicole Rashotte, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.


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