Angolan diamonds: into the XXI century


If you’re interested in (exploring for and mining) diamonds in Angola (or elsewhere), I and José Abranches will be talking on the subject in an Ore Deposits Hub webinar.We’ll make a (perhaps not that) short presentation, introducing the Angolan deposits and their classical genetical models and the global and local factors impacting the development of … Continue reading Angolan diamonds: into the XXI century

The ECONOMIST’s Global growth and geopolitical outlook


Uncertainty is the current keyword for the optimist; an economic depression is already here for the realist. If you care (as I) for an informed and independent perspective of how the future may look, I recommend watching the video of this afternoon’s webinar of The Economist Intelligence Unit on Global growth and geopolitical outlook. Be … Continue reading The ECONOMIST’s Global growth and geopolitical outlook

Guia das Orquídeas Silvestres do Sul de Portugal, por Alfredo Franco


O meu colega Alfredo Franco, Engenheiro de Minas, acaba publicar em formato digital o seu Guia das Orquídeas Silvestres do Sul de Portugal. Querendo, descarreguem o ficheiro (em formato pdf); aproveitem e usem, é fonte de conhecimento e pretexto para apreciar a Natureza e para caminhadas pelo Sul de Portugal – por cá o Inverno … Continue reading Guia das Orquídeas Silvestres do Sul de Portugal, por Alfredo Franco