In a partnership with the team behind Mining Indaba, the Exchange identified prospects for the next generation of exploration companies.
At the Investment Battlefield the Santiago Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange provided an opportunity for junior mining companies to pitch their projects before a panel of expert investors and to compete for prizes to support their marketing efforts. Six companies completed pitches before a crowd of over 200 delegates. The conference had the support of mining giants such as Yamana Gold and Newmont as well as the governments of Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua & Peru. Gold exploration company Amarillo Gold was the winner of the battlefield while porphyry copper focused RK Geologia was first runner-up.
In its inaugural edition in the Chilean city of Santiago the LatAm Mining Cumbre allowed the Santiago Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange to promote their dual-listing agreement among junior mining companies and business entrepreneurs. Investor sentiment during the event was specially positive on the back of improved prospects for copper and precious metals. existing agreement between both exchanges. The event was characterized by a noticeable sense of optimism in the industry mainly in copper and precious metals for 2018.