Mining and metals: a new landscape emerges

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The global mining and metals industry is focused on future growth through expanded production, but it also faces the increased challenge of maintaining its social license to operate and meeting government revenue expectations.

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Good Mining Guide - model financial statements 2011

This publication contains an illustrative set of consolidated financial statements, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), for Good Mining (International) Limited (Good Mining), a fictitious group of mining companies, for the year ended 31 December 2011. Good Mining specifically focuses on IFRS issues and the relevant disclosures as they relate to the mining and metals sector. This publication is complementary to Good Group (International) Limited 2011.

African Mining Investment Environment Survey 2011

As Africa embarks on its growth trajectory, the value that lies beneath can only be unlocked by investors who understand the mining and investment environment in each country. This survey compares 13 mining African countries and the criteria which would affect your investment decisions.

Effective capital project execution

Managing the complexity of major capital projects in today’s landscape has never been more challenging, critical or costly. The report discusses the challenges and risks in capital project execution and the ways of effectively managing these extensive capital projects for successful outcomes.

Rare earths race is on!

The paper highlights the investment frameworks in development, the fundamentals driving the case for investment in rare earths exploration and production (pdf, 1.5mb), and the financing and the available exit options to rare earths developers and investors.

AIM, ASX and TSX miners series

These papers provide a brief overview of the AIMASX and TSX listed companies and discuss the impact of the global financial crisis on the companies, the knock-on funding challenges and options available, as well as the opportunities that have arisen.

Mining, metals and debt

The mining and metals sector took on an astonishing level of debt in 2007 and 2008, and now we examine its repercussions:

Fraud and corruption in mining and metals

To meet rising metals demand, companies are operating in territories that are increasing their exposure to corruption. Companies are also dealing more and more with fraud, due to scaled back control measures put in place since the financial crisis. See which indicators will help you detect and prevent fraudulent and corrupt practices.

Global mining and metals: 2010 trends, 2011 outlook

The mining and metals sector helped lead the global economy out of recession in 2010. Find out which countries and commodities led the charge in our global mining and metals report, which looks at the major trends in 2010 and the outlook for the sector in 2011.