Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Digital Diaries

The interview series featuring the industry's brightest minds

Get ready to unlock a treasure trove of knowledge and wisdom as we bring you face-to-face with industry experts, who are positively disrupting the mining industry in Africa. From visionary entrepreneurs to seasoned executives, each interview is meticulously crafted to provide you with deep insights and invaluable knowledge.

Join us on this transformative journey as we delve into a range of topics aligned with our monthly content theme, including emerging trends, disruptive innovations and much more.

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Digital Diary with Rob Karpati, Senior Advisor, The Blended Capital Group


Hear from Rob Kaparti on how large-scale and artisanal miners can coexist and why investors should be interested in artisanal mining.

Digital Diary with Allison George, Head of Programs and Initiatives, Development Partner Institute


Collaboration is key to producing meaningful change and accelerating mining and sustainable development. Hear from Allison George on her perspective on the topic.

Digital Diary with Edward Bickham, Senior Advisor, World Gold Council


Explore why artisanal mining is important to large-scale miners, given the ASM sector contributes a sizable portion of the world's production of newly mined gold, roughly 20% to the market.

An interview with Estelle Levin - Nally, CEO & Founder, Levin Sources


In this interview with Estelle Levin-Nally, we delve into the evolving landscape of artisanal mining, exploring its increasing capital intensity and its transformative impact on traditional manual practices.

Digital Diary with David Sturmes, Director, Impact Facility


In an exclusive interview, Laura Cornish and David Sturmes discuss the impact of professionalization on the artisanal and small-scale mining industry.

Digital Diary with Eira Thomas, CEO, Lucara Diamond


Lucara Diamonds showcases traceability technology and unpacks how the greater mining industry can learn from best practice techniques.

Digital Diary with J. J. Messner De Latour, Senior Manager: Responsible Sourcing - Traceability and Minerals Integrity at Microsoft

Watch this exclusive interview with J.J Messner de Latour, Microsoft's Senior Manager of Responsible Sourcing Traceability & Minerals Integrity, in which he explores the convergence of technology and mining, with a focus on sustainable mineral extraction, traceability, and due diligence.

Digital Diary with Jeff Quartermaine, CEO of Perseus Mining

Join us as we investigate the means of offering tangible contributions at the local level through utility and infrastructure access, engaging with local leaders to promote reinvestment initiatives for long-term benefit.

Digital Diary with Simon Hay, CEO of Leo Lithium


Discover how Leo Lithium's groundbreaking efforts are poised to disrupt the African lithium supply chain from Simon Hay, CEO of Leo Lithium. Hear Simon share insights on the end-user markets and the necessary steps to unlock in-country opportunities in Mali and, by extension, across the African region.

Digital Diary with Josh Goldman, President of KoBold Metals

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Josh Goldman, President of KoBold Metals, as we explore the significance of critical minerals in the global market and in-country beneficiation. Gain unique insights into cutting-edge technology, and the rising demand for transition minerals in this thought-provoking edition.