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Crack the case: reviving a mineral explorer

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Exploration, Management, Publications, Strategy


Today’s Strictly Boardroom article published on, with Allan Trench, challenges you to revive the fortunes of a fictional minerals explorer, with all-too-real problems. The company is running out of cash, has a rock-bottom share price, unhappy shareholders, and three early-stage exploration properties in Western Australia (gold, nickel and lithium). How can you turn the company around? The best answers may make it into next weeks column!

For more detail the full article is available to subscribers on and is entitled “Crack the case: Reviving a mineral explorer“.

For keen followers of the Strictly Boardroom column, our new book “Strictly (Mining) Boardroom Volume II: A Practitioners Guide for Next Generation Directors” is out now and available as a paperbook or e-book from Major Street Publishing or Amazon.