Day Two

Some slow starts to the day today as the first official night of networking events took place on Monday. Speaking of which, thank you to all those that were able to attend our own event at the new venue yesterday...

4th Feb 2020

Day one

The picturesque Silo Hotel on the waterfront, with its beautiful rooftop views, played host to Tavistock’s first event of the week, which we held with Peel Hunt. About 30 women, involved in various parts of the mining sector, attended the...

3rd Feb 2020

Cape Town Calling

So, here we are again, Africa’s mining fraternity heads down to Cape Town for its annual road trip including ‘site’ seeing, important face-to-face meetings, panel discussions, networking and sentiment gauging on what the year ahead may hold for this important...

31st Jan 2020

Africa Oil Week

The first week of November sees the annual pilgrimage of Africa focussed E&P companies, representatives from the majors, advisers and ministerial delegates to Cape Town  - as well as the Tavistock team - to not only gain some November sun,...

19th Nov 2019

Expo Real: Glass half full or half empty?

‘Ask me what I want you [The UK] to do,’ says a Dutch property agent over a beer in one of Munich’s famous beer halls. ‘Go on,’ I say reluctantly, bracing myself for another broadside, indicative of the change in...

9th Oct 2019

Mining 2019: Taking stock at the Half Year

As we have now passed the halfway point of the year, it is a good time to look back at the six months to end-June to see where we lie as we head into H2 post the summer let up....

5th Aug 2019

It was all going so well in H1 2018…

Is it just us or do press headlines: “A darkening outlook for metals”, or “China slowdown a big threat to industrial metals in 2019”, published soon after a sustained multi-month downward trending market, make you feel positive? Probably not... Usually,...

1st Feb 2019

EXPO Real 2018: The largest European property conference

For those of us working in the real estate sector October starts with pretzels, schnitzels and beer. Europe’s largest real estate conference, Expo Real, takes place in Munich over three days at the beginning of October the day after the...

12th Oct 2018

Experiences of an intern

From the perspective of a penultimate year student, applying for the right internship was a gamble. Making the most of a three-year degree meant there was a large impetus on finding a valuable summer internship, where I could gain a...

11th Oct 2018

When will oil and gas exploration come back into vogue with investors?

When Cairn Energy made a series of discoveries in Rajasthan, India in 2003 / 2004, it provided one of the catalysts that attracted investors back into oil and gas exploration companies. The Cairn Mangala discovery was, at the time, the...

18th Sep 2018