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Mining plays that dodge risk

Mining plays that dodge risk

Running mines is a tricky business. Lean times can come from grade challenges, labour issues, commodity price collapses or a government pulling the regulatory rug out from under a project, even if the company is capably run. Shareholders in Petra Diamonds (PDL), Acacia Mining (ACA) and Centamin (CEY) know this well. However, there are options available to those keen on the industry for its growth prospects, but who don't want the risk of backing a company for one project or one commodity.

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