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Who's leading our miners?

The mining industry is made up of thousands of companies, mostly juniors, that are required to deploy vast swathes of shareholder funds because of the capital-intensive nature of the business. From December last year to April this year, the sector splurged some US$50 billion on sustaining, development and expansion projects, according to SNL Metals and Mining.

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In ultimate charge of how much and in what direction these funds are spent are the company boards.