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PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016

While the major diversified miners were having a breather in 2016 and early 2017, Chinese companies were diving into M&A. This trend has defined the industry recently, according to a new PwC report.

PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016 PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016 PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016 PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016 PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016

We'll take this one too, thanks. PwC's Mine 2017 report highlighted Chinese companies' willingness to use capital

Over the course of last year, the top-40 miners by market capitalisation added US$714 billion to their value – an increase of 45% – thanks to better commodity prices and asset sales.