In Focus | Rwanda, South Africa
Serial entrepreneur Brian Menell bets double on rare earth mining sovereignty

The mining and defence specialist and heir to the dynasty that co-founded AngloVaal has been investing heavily in "technology metals" with help from the US, worried about being left behind by China. As he had done in the 1990s with British and South African army veterans, who found the first private military companies to help his activities, Menell now has a retired US admiral and a former British army officer on board. [...]
Published on 14.02.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 8 minutes Clotilde Ravel
South African Brian Menell.
South African Brian Menell. © Facebook/africaminingforum
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