• Melbourne Mining Club Dinner – London

    Another year and another Melbourne Mining Club dinner has come and gone in London. Other than being located at the Nursery Pavilion in Lord’s cricket ground, this year’s dinner was nothing like its predecessors. An incisive on-stage interview with Graham Kerr, CEO of South32, rather than the more usual speech, captured the audience’s attention as […]

  • 2017’s Melbourne Mining Club in London Gala Dinner

    2017’s Melbourne Mining Club in London Gala Dinner, held on Thursday 29 June at Lord’s Cricket Ground was another successful event, with guest speaker CEO, Graham Kerr of South32. This year’s event saw a change to a Q&A format, which was facilitated by Financial Times Editor, Lionel Barber. Lionel has interviewed many of the world’s […]

  • Melbourne Mining Club Luncheon – April 27th 2017

    Andrew Harding, Managing Director & CEO, Aurizon was the speaker at the MMC which was held on 27th April 2017. He made an interesting speech on his discoveries within Aurizon after taking helm as the MD & CEO in December 2016. He spoken on various matters such as impact of hurricane Debbie in Queensland on […]

  • Metal Focus – Annual Gold Focus launch, 2017

    Swann Global was delighted to be invited by Metals Focus, the independent precious-metals research house, to attend the launch in London of its annual review of the gold market. The publication, “Gold Focus 2017” provides an in-depth analysis of key developments in the market, including historical and forward-looking statistics. The report looks at all areas […]

  • LSEG annual CIS & CEE capital markets day

    Swann Global’s Janet Bewsey and Dale Williams attended LSEG’s annual CIS & CEE Capital Markets day. The conference, held in London, covered a range of topics from the state of CIS and CEE markets to the rising popularity of Climate Bonds. Foreign investment in the CIS was a major topic of discussion. John Wilkinson at […]

  • Innovation Talks- The Dynamics of Disruption and the Next Best Thing (16th Feb 2017)

    Adrian Zorzut, Junior Associate in Research at Swann’s London office, recently attended Innovation Talks series, hosted by Australian Business in Europe. The conference theme centered on The Dynamics of Disruption and the Next Best Thing, with focus on the emerging presence of AI and its impact in conducting business. Tom Upchurch, Head of Wired Consulting, […]

  • Summary of EY’s Mining & Metals Forum Event – Jan 11th 2017

    Nona Sichinava’s summary of EY’s Mining & Metals Forum This year’s EY Mining & Metals Forum looked at how innovation has been affecting  capital market, capacity to build new mines, profitability and long term prosperity of the mining business. Various panels explored the new rules of engagement of alternative sources of financing, the types of […]

  • Report – Mines & Money Week

    London’s Swann team was present at Mines & Money Week (28th November to 1st December).  The team was busy attending information sessions, participating in as well as mediating panel discussions on the state of the Mining industry. Here is a brief summary of what our team achieved in the week. John Murray John Murray participated […]

  • SNL Metals and Mining breakfast – 6th Dec 2016

    Senior Associate at Swann’s London office, Dominic Mercer, attended the SNL Metals and Mining breakfast in London on the 6th December, 2016. The breakfast was an opportunity for industry professionals to meet and discuss the trends in the EU’s supply of raw materials and strategies to sharpen the region’s competitiveness. The panel discussion, mediated by […]

  • IMARC International Mining and Resources Conference 2016

    IMARC International Mining and Resources Conference 2016 Part of the Swann Global Melbourne team (L-R: Sumant Dhumne, Anu Arora, Grace Tan) at IMARC held on 7-10th Nov 2016. It was an insightful four days of learning, networking and connecting with the wider mining industry. The conference covered various aspects of mining from exploration to investment, […]

  • Monash University Alumni and Friends Reception – 15 Nov 2016

    Grace Tan with Debra Stirling, Chair, Monash Resources Engineering Advisory Board at the Monash University Alumni and Friends reception held on 15th Nov 2016.. Debra spoke about the trends in resources engineering and introduced the new resources engineering program at Monash University. There would be four specialisation streams – Mining, Oil & Gas, Geological and […]

  • Melbourne Mining Club – 25th Nov 2016

    Melbourne Mining Club – Jean-Sebastien Jacques, Chief Executive, Rio Tinto Swann Global at Melbourne Mining Club luncheon held on 25th Nov 2016 at one of Melbourne’s most iconic venues, Etihad Stadium presenting Chief Executive of Rio Tinto, Jean-Sebastien Jacques. Jean-Sebastien spoke passionately about Australia as the backbone of mining. The earlier sections of his speech […]