November 2021 B1G1 Giving

Stratum International donated to a community-operated tree nursery (B1G1) in Guatemala who planted 379 trees. This reforestation program focuses on establishing and maintaining tree nurseries, educating communities about the positive environmental impacts of reforestation, and strengthening economic development, both through conservation and the responsible management of forest resources. By working with existing local groups, schools, […]


October 2021 B1G1 Giving

Stratum International donated 1079 days of medical support to HIV/AIDS-affected people in South Africa. We also provided 138 days of specialised medical support to people in need in South Africa through our B1G1 partnership. Stratum donated fruit baskets to the NHS. “On a very busy day when our breaks were much needed, having some fresh […]


“An Uncertain Certainty” A Night With Chris Slabber

Stratum International is proud to have sponsored and hosted “An Uncertain Certainty”, a portrait series by Chris Slabber, a renowned South African artist. Cape Town came to a standstill – check out Chris’s work at @csartist on Instagram. In addition to Stratum’s charitable contributions to communities across Africa and South Africa, Stratum International has a […]


Case Study: Project Director Nickel

A LSE and TSX-listed nickel development company with assets in Brazil mandated Stratum to identify a Project Director to lead the development of their tier 1 ferronickel project. Download to read more.


September 2021 B1G1 Giving

In September 2021, Stratum International, through our B1G1 partnership, donated: 3,850 days of early childhood education for children in Ghana and planted 500 new trees. To the Central Westcoast Forest Society: a non-profit organization on the west coast of Vancouver Island. CWFS strives for the conservation of wild fish through habitat restoration, research and monitoring. To […]


Stratum International’s Fantastic New Digital Brochure – Brand New Design

Introducing Stratum International’s fantastic new digital brochure in our new brand design. Be sure to check out the organisational charts of the roles we cover in mining recruitment and executive search globally. We will be launching our new website in mid-October! Exciting times! Download here .


August 2021 B1G1 Giving

In August 2021, Stratum donated 4,167 meals for the hungry in the US, to the charity Rescue One Meal for The Hungry. For more information about this charity please visit the B1G1 Website – Rescue One Meal for The Hungry.  


Knowledge is power – why farming beats fishing every time

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine”, said Peter Sondergaard, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Research at Gartner, a few years ago. He couldn’t be more right. These days, accessing quality data and analysing it is any company’s most precious resource after its employees. Farming, not […]


Case Study: Group Contracts Manager Search

The Case Study below details a Stratum lead search for a group-level Contracts Management professional with a track record of successfully representing the commercial and contractual interests of a mid-tier multi-asset international gold mining company at all stages of contract formation, administration, and close-out. Download to read more.


Stratum/Gen-XX Launch Video

Stratum International is proud to be the first company to back GenXX’s vision of ending period poverty so all women can have a dignified experience. In a world-first, GenXX has designed revolutionary reusable sanitary products. Please take a minute to watch the video of the event launch, below (has sound). We believe this product and initiative […]


Turning mining recruitment into a truly human endeavour

It was Desmond Tutu who said that we should strive to be the change we would like to see in the world. We couldn’t agree more and believe businesses should be at the forefront of this responsibility. While Stratum has regularly contributed to good causes over the years, we recently decided to formalize a giving […]


African Mining Market Sentiment – 2020 vs 2021

* Below is a full transcript of the original Q&A interview published by 121 Group’s The Assay Magazine, as part of 121 Group’s African Mining Investment virtual conference, 1-3 February 2021. The original article can be found here. How did the mining industry in Africa fare in 2020 as COVID-19 resulted in shutdowns across the […]


Video – Mine Finance: How specialist finance & PE navigate risk & create value in African mining projects. Panel discussion hosted by Jane Banks

Stratum’s Jane Banks hosting the Mine Finance Panel – How Specialist Finance & PE Navigate Risk & Create Value In African Mining Projects – panel discussion at this year’s 121 Africa Mining Investment forum. Panellists: Verne Grinstead (ANRH Appian Capital Advisory) Rob Still (Pangea Exploration/Denham Capital) 


Stratum welcomes Rowan Phendler – Director and Head of London

Rowan has 10 years’ resources industry experience supporting global companies’ senior executives and site-based management teams within the mining, Oil & Gas, and renewable energy market, including six years as Talent Director at a NASDAQ-listed engineering consulting/EPCM firm both in Canada and the United Kingdom. Originally from Montréal, Canada, and fully bilingual in English and […]