Frik Els is editor of, the world’s largest news and opinion blog devoted to mining. attracts more than 300,000 unique visitors per month from all corners of the globe and send out daily newsletters to 220,000 industry professionals.
With 15 years experience as a business journalist Frik has expertise in content development and project management across media platforms for a variety of industries including mining, investment, automotive, technology, consumer electronics and travel.
Frik's articles have been featured on Business Insider, Business in Vancouver, Kitco, and Sharps Pixley among others. Interviewed on CBC Radio and Korea State TV and contributed to BBC World research.
Frik was a keynote speaker at Global Mining Summit 2014 in Las Vegas analyzing the Commodity Supercycle and Mine Life Cycle Management Conference in Salt Lake City. He lives in Vancouver, BC and travels extensively.

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