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Mining: the next chapter

Mining: the next chapter

Companies face the familiar challenge of nationalisation, if in a slightly augmented form

Humphreys

23 MAY 2019
Miners are already innovating

Miners are already innovating

Research shows the industry is rising to productivity challenge through its METS sector

Humphreys

25 FEB 2019
Mining's lost productivity drive yet to be rediscovered

Mining's lost productivity drive yet to be rediscovered

Evidence new technology is likely to increase efficiencies and keep costs down are, so far, absent

Humphreys

26 NOV 2018
Iron ore approaches its moment of truth

Iron ore approaches its moment of truth

The spot price has some distance to run lower if history is any indication

Humphreys

28 AUG 2018
To process or not to process?

To process or not to process?

Export restrictions feel like a rebalancing of value but usually fail to create wealth

Humphreys

30 MAY 2018
The mining and energy 'paradox'

The mining and energy 'paradox'

The potentially bigger issues sit above ground

Humphreys

27 FEB 2018
Rare earths and the law of unintended consequences

Rare earths and the law of unintended consequences

The US struggles to get over the same old REE supply problems

Humphreys

28 NOV 2017
In search of the next big thing

In search of the next big thing

Could mineral demand in South and Southeast Asia fill the China-size gap?

Humphreys

29 AUG 2017
What's your favourite metal?

What's your favourite metal?

The industry should focus less on what's hot and more on what's structurally smart

Humphreys

25 MAY 2017
Learning Japanese

Learning Japanese

What can China glean from the economic evolution of its island neighbour?

Humphreys

02 MAR 2017
The mining industry two years on

The mining industry two years on

Just what has happened since the boom?

Humphreys

12 DEC 2016
The revolution has been postponed

The revolution has been postponed

Mining is about gradual gains not flash-in-the-pain technological upheaval

Humphreys

25 NOV 2016
The art of conscious decoupling

The art of conscious decoupling

Politicians may like the idea of a circular economy but it is impractical

Humphreys

01 SEP 2016
The virtues of recession

The virtues of recession

The mining industry must be allowed to suffer

Humphreys

28 MAY 2016
Globalisation in reverse

Globalisation in reverse

Manipulation of the world's mineral trade is at unprecedented levels

Humphreys

27 FEB 2016
Long-term pricing: a moving target

Long-term pricing: a moving target

Are we repeating the sins of the past in our metal price assumptions?

Humphreys

24 NOV 2015

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