In this episode we have a returning guest who appeared back in July 2020 (Episode 89) so please go and watch that episode as well. Paul Atherley, Chairman of Pensana Rare Earth, is a LSE listed exploration company soon to be bringing into production one of the world's largest and higher grade rare earth projects to bring minerals used in power magnets, wind turbines, hybrid motor vehicles and much more. In addition, they are establishing the world’s first independent and sustainable rare earth processing hub at the Saltend Chemicals Park in the Humber Freeport.
Paul is a highly experienced senior resources executive with wide ranging international and capital markets experience. A mine engineer by trade, he is the founding Director of Pensana and gives us an update on what the company has achieved since we last spoke, the current activities and what the outlook of the company is moving forward.
Paul is going to be attending Europe’s largest mining event, Resourcing Tomorrow, (Formerly known as Mines and Money London,) which is taking place in London on the 28-30 November, a great platform for the entire mining value chain, fostering learning, lively debates, and providing valuable networking opportunities.
Register NOW by going to www.resourcingtomorrow.com/register to receive a discount on tickets using the code DIGDEEP10.
So go and get your tickets TODAY
"We've announced today our financing of Longonjo which is the big mine and then some indication of the framework of the financing for our SALTM project."
"The challenge for us was we were trying to raise 550 million US dollars to build a mine in Angola and a rare earth processing facility... So we've separated the two projects."
"We're very fortunate that FSDA has provided us with some initial $15 million loan against the $80 million of equity they're looking to put in."
"We'll be building the world's largest undeveloped rare earth mine in Angola... So it may well be that we actually have two financings done and two projects under construction."
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