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Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors

Senior mining executives have added to calls for the industry to focus on rebuilding trust by being more honest about challenges and costs, and ensuring investors get adequate returns, rather than over-hyping projects.

Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors Miners may need to tell uncomfortable truths to win back investors

Senior mining executives are feeling the pressure as disgruntled investors and an increasingly hostile public highlight the need for the industry to communicate better

"We need to have a much more honest dialogue with the shareholder base," said Dundee Corporation executive chairman Jonathan Goodman, speaking in London.