upcoming mining journal research

Add new layer of intelligence to your investment decisions Publication of the Mining Journal World Risk Report (feat.MineHutte ratings) is the culmination...

EYEBROW

29 September 2017
Test edition
Test edition

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EYEBROW

26 September 2017

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NUM platinum belt branch chairperson shot

Shooting is the latest incident in violent rivalry between unions

Environmental regulator calls for Pascua-Lama closure

Barrick to continue underground mine optimisation studies

ERG opens two bauxite mines

The former ENRC expands Kazakhstan alumina feed

Corvus' Mother Lode gets bigger

Maiden resource estimate due in mid-2018

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SEG 2017 Conference, Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond

Detailed Event Info: The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to the SEG 2017 Conference, Ore Deposits of Asia:...

Mets Investor > Leadership

Change management is dead

The single most important factor influencing the operating behaviour of mining companies across the world is the commodity price. Pricing shapes strategy in countless ways: resource allocation, operational discipline, risk tolerance, acquisitions and green and brownfield opportunities.

Eddy Solbrandt*

Mets Investor > Leadership

Change management is dead

The single most important factor influencing the operating behaviour of mining companies across the world is the commodity price. Pricing shapes strategy in countless ways: resource allocation, operational discipline, risk tolerance, acquisitions and green and brownfield opportunities.

Eddy Solbrandt*

Change management is dead

In the lean years of the 80s and 90s, the mining industry focused on operational discipline, reducing extraction costs, streamlining operations, and holding off on pursuing lower grade orebodies. The 2000s reversed this trend and saw a huge increase in demand for metals and minerals, creating fierce competition for productivity gains and a focus on volumes. Commensurate with rising prices, costs spiked exponentially.