24.11.2020

Making the best people "stick"

21 NOVEMBER 2020 – London, UK Note: Stratum’s original article published in Global Business Reports’ MACIG West Africa Edition. See link. MAKING THE BEST PEOPLE STICK 2020 has been the year when the ubiquitous phrase ‘our staff are our greatest resource’ became akin to an awakening. The storm of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to blow […]

18.11.2020

Video – Mine Finance: Due Diligence in Mining Deals. Panel Discussion hosted by Will Coetzer

Stratum’s Will Coetzer hosting the Mine Finance Panel – Due Diligence in Mining Deals – panel discussion at this year’s 121 EMEA Mining Investment forum. Panellists: Shaun Usmar (Triple Flag) Philip Clegg (Orion Mine Finance) David Halkyard (Resource Capital Funds)

12.05.2020

To (Panic) Buy or Not to (Panic) Buy: The pressing need for succession planning in mining

The Covid-19 crisis has materially impacted our industry as global supply chains and people movement have in many cases all but ceased. That said, mining is a significant GDP contributor to most of the countries it operates in, and it’s evident that many governments have been taking every measure available to keep mines operational, or […]

13.03.2020

Seven mistakes mining companies make when engaging recruiters (and how to avoid them)

There is a famous saying that even a broken clock is right twice a day. For me, no other quote better sums up the general perception of the broader recruiting industry. If you feel you are continually getting a lousy deal from these firms, you might be right.  And you may be unknowingly encouraging it. […]

02.03.2020

7 weeks to go! Stratum/Will’s London Marathon update – Leading fundraiser, ParkRun Winner, Crazy Training Schedules, Goat Dodger, Wrapper Upper in Toronto

With just under seven weeks to go, we wanted to share a quick update. First and foremost, we want to thank all of our donors so far – we are building towards something quite remarkable –  We don’t say this lightly, or without merit – with seven weeks to go, Will is second overall for […]

20.01.2020

Sub 3-hour London Marathon! Support Will @ Stratum in raising £40,000 for the National Autistic Society

2020 LONDON MARATHON For those who haven’t caught my recent social media updates, I’ll be running the London Marathon in April for The National Autistic Society… so we need your money ?!  My goal is to run the marathon sub-3 hours (4.15 min/km average), and raise £40k (plus Stratum matching up to £5k). WHY? My […]