Mining companies vulnerable on lack of hedging programmes


A large number of silver and gold mining companies do not have a hedging programme to protect them against a possible plummet in prices, due to fears that exploration, development and production could be hindered by costly hedge books, as well as believing the prices will stay high.

"I am not a great supporter of hedging programmes," says Jim Williams, chief executive officer of Arian Silver, a silver exploration, development and production company with a focus on projects in the silver belt of

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: