Junior mining: Back from the brink?

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017

Half a decade on from the collapse of the global mining boom, a rally in commodity markets last year caught many investors off guard and has created a weak but welcome tailwind for the stalled exploration industry, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, finds.

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After an especially torrid five years for the mining sector, a surprise turnaround in global commodity prices in 2016 came as a relief to the whole industry.

The upturn in what had been desperately fragile bulk commodity markets, such as iron ore and coal, seemed to persuade investors that mining...

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