• 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?

  • Mining Eye - Q4 2013 review and 2014 outlook

    Financing pressures remain high for AIM’s junior miners, but small-scale deals are gathering momentum. What’s the outlook for 2014?

  • Canadian Mining Eye: Q4 2013

    Canadian mining equities and commodity prices underperformed during the 4th quarter as concerns around global economic growth and uncertainty surrounding the Federal Reserve stimulus program continued.

  • M&A and capital raising: 2013 trends, 2014 outlook

    Despite deal inertia in 2013, a steady improvement in market conditions should see a gradual return to deal-making in mining and metals in 2014. Read why.

  • 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.

  • The rising threat of substitution: mining & metals

    Substitution comes in many forms and can have a market-altering impact on an organization. Recognizing the triggers can serve as an early warning system.

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: