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Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties

If scarcity improves value there’s no doubt mining’s remaining independent technical mining consulting leaders are going to see even more attractive terms being offered for their businesses and brands in the decade ahead. And the same can be said of the geoscientists, mining engineers and process engineers they’re competing for in a shrinking global talent pool.

Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties Consulting values on the rise as talent pool empties

More consolidation on the horizon in the global mining technical consulting market. Image: Boliden (Aitik mine in Sweden)

Ongoing consolidation of the largely privately-owned mining consulting sector in 2019 saw London-based ERM buy one of the biggest ‘pure' geology and mining consulting firms on the market,