Mining & Metals

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Mining and metals advisory services

The increasing complexity in the sector is driving greater business expectations from commercial, supply chain, finance and risk functions.

  • Risk services - We are acknowledged as the leading professional services firm to assist with the identification of strategic risks in the mining and metals sector. Most mining and metals companies require our assessment, improvement and monitoring of risks to include operational risks. Our sector risk specialists are equipped to review such operational risks as mine closure planning, grade control process, ore reserve estimation process and mine security.
  • Performance improvement - Our approach looks at processes in a holistic fashion – ranging from improving operations, developing organizational strategies, transforming business functions to enhancing IT capability. We have a proven track record in the sector in helping our clients deal with many of the strategic challenges they face including dealing with workforce planning and management, achieving sustainable cost reductions across the business and optimizing the supply chain.
  • IT and risk advisory - Our global team specializes in examining applications and the supporting infrastructure to assess whether access controls, change management procedures and IT operations are designed and operating in an effective manner to mitigate the risk of fraud.

Contact us

Bruce Sprague    Bruce Sprague   
Leader,
Mining & Metals
604 891 8415

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