Hot off the back of another Diggers & Dealers media award win, Barry Fitzgerald is carrying the momentum into another instalment of The Explorers Podcast.

In this episode Barry chats with Nigel Ferguson, managing director of AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ).

AVZ Minerals is a mineral exploration company focused on developing the Manono Project, one of the world’s largest lithium-rich LCT (lithium, caesium, tantalum) pegmatite deposits.

Located in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the project hosts the historic Manono tin mine. AVZ secured a 60 per cent interest in the project in January 2017, following its acquisition of 100 per cent of the Manono Extension Project, surrounding the historic Manono mine.

Sitting fireside with Barry, the pair discuss staying squeaky clean in Africa, the lithium price revival and shooting the breeze with the President of the DRC.

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