• Productivity in mining

    Productivity has been declining since 2000, as participants chose production growth and headline revenue during the commodity boom. Reversing this trend will require broad transformation.

  • Canadian Mining Eye
    Q1 2014

    Canadian mining equities showed modest signs of improvement during the first quarter of the year, underpinned by improved commodity prices and continued cost management.

  • Capital confidence barometer: mining and metals

    Canadian mining and metals deal volume and value fell year-over-year in the first quarter of 2014. Still, the results are a modest improvement over Q4 2013.

  • Global steel 2014

    Excess capacity is the biggest threat to the steel sector, with increased competition set to transform the market. How can steelmakers prepare for the future?

  • UK Mining Eye - Q1 2014

    The UK Mining Eye continues to tumble, as the improved sentiment in 2014 seems reserved for the industry’s major miners.

  • CETA’s impact on the mining and energy products sector

    The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), agreed to in principle by the executive branches of Canada and the EU in October 2013, will offer new trade and supply chain opportunities for importers, exporters and investors in the mining and energy products sector.

  • Mining and metals: Capital Confidence Barometer

    Our report reveals that mining and metals companies are expressing a desire to grow, although cautiously. Learn what’s behind the change.

  • Mining in rapid growth economies

    The mining industry is shifting towards the rapid growth markets. We look at the trends in these markets and how to overcome the key challenges.

  • M&A and capital raising in mining & metals

    The third quarter of 2013 saw a significant drop in deal value and volume. Our report explores the key M&A and capital raising themes.

Mining & Metals

Mining the opportunities

With a strong but volatile outlook for the sector, the global mining and metals industry is focused on future growth through expanded production, without losing sight of operational efficiency and cost optimization. The sector is also faced with the increased challenges of changing expectations in the maintenance of its social license to operate, skills shortages, effectively executing capital projects and meeting government revenue expectations.

EY’s Global Mining & Metals Center brings together a worldwide team of professionals to help you achieve your potential. Based in Sydney, our team is dedicated to offering industry insight and coordinating a network of more than 2,000 mining and metals professionals in 144 countries, who will develop practical alternatives and provide tailored solutions to the issues you face.

Key issues in today’s mining and metals environment include: