• How infrastructure builds economies, communities

    Three-quarters of the infrastructure that we’ll need by 2050 doesn’t exist today. Learn a strategic approach to meeting the challenges of infrastructure projects.

  • Mining Eye Q3 2015

    Junior miners continue to struggle with the Mining Eye losing 15% during Q3, reflecting wider equity market turbulence during this period.

  • Building Blocks – October 2015

    In this issue, we first examine how a risk register can help identify, assess and mitigate the risks an organization faces during a project. Next, we explore the value of a cash flow forecast as a key component of effective project management.

  • Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising: 3Q 2015

    M&A activity continues to be subdued with increased focus on cost cutting and debt restructuring. How did 3Q15 fare for mining and metals?

  • Mining Eye Q2 2015

    Positive news flow from AIM’s junior miners provides investors with much needed gains, but the commodities storm is far from being over.

  • Resource nationalism update: September 2015

    We summarize legislative and taxation changes by country, to help you manage the implications of resource nationalism on your business.

  • Canadian Mining Eye – Q2 2015

    The Canadian Mining Eye index gained 4% during Q2 2015 as compared to a 1% decline in Q1 2015, the first quarterly gain since Q2 2014.

  • Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising: 1H 2015

    What are the key trends in M&A and capital raising activity? We reveal the first half results for 2015.

  • Business risks in mining and metals 2015-2016

    Switch to growth emerges as top business risk in mining and metals, with productivity in second place. Are you in the driver’s seat for the challenges ahead?

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:

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