Category Archives: Mining

The top risks facing natural resource companies

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On 23 June Britons voted in a national referendum to leave the European Union. In the first few days following the decision we’ve seen upheaval in both political and financial markets as the initial impact of this momentous decision begins … Continue reading →

Are There Smarter Ways for Latin American Mining Companies to Save Money?

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Could Latin American mining companies save money by adopting more sophisticated risk management strategies? Continue reading →

Consider Emerging Market Supply Chain Risks in Mining

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Developing natural resources in emerging markets can be rewarding, but it requires an in-depth assessment of the associated risks alongside robust supply chain management. Continue reading →

Keeping Things Moving: Supply Chain Risks in the Mining Sector

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One flaw in addressing supply chain risk in the mining sector, amongst others, is that global sourcing remains key to the procurement strategy, meaning that local supply chains are often overlooked. Continue reading →

The Rise of Resource Nationalism in Mining

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Resource nationalism is on the rise as governments of resource-rich countries increasingly wise up to new forms of intervention in order to gain a greater share of the proceeds from strategic projects. Continue reading →

Emerging Mining Risk of 2013: Cost Containment and Control in the Mining Sector

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The “strike contagion” following the tragic events in South Africa in 2012 is a clear indicator of the employment cost pressures mining groups are facing across many countries around the world. Continue reading →

What Risks Will Emerge in 2013?

Emerging Risks

We look ahead for the risks businesses should prepare for in 2013. Read their predictions and vote for the one most likely to affect your business this year. Continue reading →