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Presented by Mining Futurist and Prospector Founder & CEO Emily King, On The Rocks discusses mining insights and innovation through a uniquely lighthearted lens.

On The Rocks Emily King

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Presented by Mining Futurist and Prospector Founder & CEO Emily King, On The Rocks discusses mining insights and innovation through a uniquely lighthearted lens.

    Beyond the Rocks: The Role of Technology in Mining Operations *Bonus Episode*

    Beyond the Rocks: The Role of Technology in Mining Operations *Bonus Episode*

    Join Emily King and guest Jon Mortensen, Global Chief Technology Officer for Enterprise Asset Management for IFS, as they explore the intersection of technology and the mining industry. From discussing the crucial role of software solutions in asset management to addressing sustainability challenges, delve into how innovation is reshaping mining operations worldwide.

    • 35 min
    What is happening with Gold?! - On the Rocks with Tara Christie

    What is happening with Gold?! - On the Rocks with Tara Christie

    In this episode of On the Rocks, we catch up again with Tara Christie, President and CEO of Banyan Gold Corp. Emily and Tara delve into the current state of gold prices, market dynamics, and the challenges and opportunities facing junior exploration companies. From analyzing the surge in gold prices to discussing strategies for effective capital management, they provide valuable insights drawn from their experience in the mining industry. The conversation also explores the importance of innovation in mining operations and the complexities of balancing technological advancements with community engagement and job creation. Grab a drink and dig in!

    • 41 min
    How Mining is Saving Kentucky's Bourbon

    How Mining is Saving Kentucky's Bourbon

    In this episode of On the Rocks, host Emily King is joined by Dr. Steven Schafrik, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky, where he intersects the worlds of mining engineering and bourbon production.

    Digging into the unexpected synergy between these two fields, Dr. Schafrik shares how mining technologies are being applied to solve unique challenges within the bourbon industry, such as warehouse corrosion and maturation processes.

    This episode not only uncovers the scientific crossover but also celebrates the innovative collaboration that drives both industries forward.

    Tune in for a deep dive into how the science of mining is enhancing Kentucky's cherished bourbon legacy!

    • 36 min
    The Power of Storytelling in IR with Ira Gostin

    The Power of Storytelling in IR with Ira Gostin

    In this episode of On the Rocks, host Emily King welcomes Ira Gostin, a seasoned professional in investor relations and capital markets strategy. Gostin delves into his background in marketing and communications, emphasizing the crucial role of storytelling in connecting mining companies with investors. He discusses the impact of the "Robinhood Era" on retail investment, the significance of understanding audience demographics, and the necessity for mining companies to adapt their communication strategies to reach diverse investor groups effectively. Gostin also provides practical advice for investors new to the mining industry, making this a must-listen for anyone interested in the intersection of mining and investor relations!

    • 31 min
    Revolutionizing Mining with Stochastic Optimization: On the Rocks with KPI Mining

    Revolutionizing Mining with Stochastic Optimization: On the Rocks with KPI Mining

    In this transformative episode of the On the Rocks Podcast, hosted by Emily King and sponsored by KPI Mining, experts Benny Cohen, Matheus Faria, and Giovanni Santos dive deep into the world of mining optimization through the lens of stochastic mine planning. They shed light on how traditional challenges of uncertainty in mining operations can be mitigated by embracing stochastic optimization techniques, originally honed in the oil and gas industry. The discussion explores the significant impacts of this approach, including improved Net Present Value (NPV), enhanced recovery rates, and more accurate forecasts, thereby enabling mining companies to make better-informed decisions and optimize their operations for higher efficiency and profitability.

    • 35 min
    The War Below - On the Rocks LIVE with Ernest Scheyder

    The War Below - On the Rocks LIVE with Ernest Scheyder

    In this enlightening episode of the On the Rocks Podcast, host Emily King chats with Ernest Scheyder, a senior correspondent at Reuters and author of "The War Below: Lithium, copper, and the global battle to power our lives". Scheyder delves into the critical minerals like lithium and copper that underpin the green energy transition. The discussion unfolds the complexities surrounding mining projects, the environmental and indigenous rights considerations, and the geopolitical chess game of mineral supply chains. With personal stories and professional insights, Scheyder highlights the crucial choices facing society in the quest for a sustainable future.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Greg Crumpton ,

A Rock Star

Emily King delivers a great informative-fun-insightful & educational product here. Her desire to raise all ships with the high tide of her knowledge, enthusiasm, & the quality of her guests is totally top-shelf!

PippaSong ,

Informative podcast

Informative podcast that shares the current state of the mining industry! Always a pleasure to listen.

Mamacitajeans ,

Very insightful

Great podcast that talks about how valuable the mining industry is to our clean-energy, low-carbon future

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