Davies said his company is encouraged that major mining companies are starting to invest in exploring the country. In addition to Newmont, Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has invested $1.5 million in a junior exploration company working in Colombia, and other companies are also investing.
If anything, Begin said, the peace agreement has encouraged companies, and Continental has no plans to leave or stop exploring.
“Colombia is the most prospective country arguably in the world today to find big large high-grade deposits,” he said.
According to Allied Market Research " the autonomous vehicle ("AV") market is expected to reach $556 billion by 2026 with a CAGR of 39%.1 Contactless or "touch-free" delivery is in high demand due to the COVID 19 pandemic.2,3 Guident believes this increased demand will accelerate the roll-out of land-based delivery drones for food and medicines to improve their availability and reduce the costs of these deliveries.