International Mining Investment Workshop

Date: 4 Sep 2014
Location: Beijing, China

On September 4, ChinaGoAbroad (CGA) and Cedar River held the “International Mining Investment Workshop” in Beijing.

During the 3-hour session, Steven Olsen, the Executive Chairman of Cedar River, and Dr. Yang Zhengxi, a professor at Chengdu University of Technology, presented analyses and answered questions related to investing in the mining industry.

Representatives of China Minsheng Bank and Aon-COFCO Insurance Brokers Co., Ltd shared, respectively, cases studies on financing overseas mining projects and specialized insurance products tailored to address global mining risks.

All speakers received positive feedback from the attendees, who enjoyed the opportunity to hear practical advice from – and interact with - experienced industry leaders.

CGA will host more forums on various industries and countries. Stay tuned for details!


  • Introduction to understanding Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves
  • What should investors know before investing in Mining Projects
  • What are the international standards and why are they important
  • Where can you get help when looking for new projects
  • New Ideas to get the best investment return from finding a new Mineral Resource
  • Investment opportunities in Australia and the US
  • Introduction to financing cases on cross border mining transactions (by Minsheng Bank)
  • Introduction to risk management and insurance on global mining investments (by Aon-COFCO)

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Steven Olsen, Executive Chairman of Cedar River, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Minex), D. Fin.& Inv. Click to view biography.

Dr. Yang Zhengxi is a professor at Chengdu University of Technology with over 30 years of experience teaching mineral exploration.

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