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?
Business risks in mining and metals 2015-2016
Canada Tax Alert, June 2015
Resource nationalism update: June 2015
M&A and capital raising: 2014 trends, 2015 outlook
Working capital management in the mining sector
UK winning inward investment race as opportunities abound
Global steel 2014
M&A and capital raising in mining & metals
Secondary market for yellow goods in Australia
Mining & Metals
Mining and Metals –
London as a centre for global finance
The continuing growth of London as a centre of global finance in many fields is now widely acknowledged. Specifically the global mining industry increasingly looks to the London markets as the natural home for the large established metals producers. The AIM market has also been successful in attracting development stage companies and those graduating from the exploration focused markets overseas. The other major capital markets and associated financial services continues to make London the world centre of mining finance. Find out more about the services we provide to the mining and metals sector.
Oil and gas eye
- Mining eye
EY's Mining eye is a weekly share index tracking the combined performance of the top twenty mining companies on AIM by market weight. A quarterly report provides key analysis and commentary on these AIM listed Mining shares.
Mining Eye Q4 2014
An 18% drop in the Mining Eye index over Q4 2014 brings a sombre end to the year. What’s the outlook for 2015?
To sign-up to Mining eye, use our online form.
We regularly produce papers addressing current issues in the market. To receive these sector specific papers on a regular basis use our online form.
Mining eye Data and tracking indices
Download Mining eye data and tracking indices:
- Mining eye Q1 2014 70.10 KB
- Mining eye Q4 2013 55.29 KB
- Mining eye Q3 2013 75 KB
- Mining eye Q2 2013 81.37 KB
- Mining eye Q1 2013 177.25 KB
- Mining eye Q4 2012 141.67 KB
- Mining eye Q3 2012 50.70 KB
- Mining eye Q2 2012 111K
- Mining eye Q1 2012 85K
If you would like to view the raw data, please contact Emily Colborne in our Mining team.
For further information about the data and analysis please contact:
+44 121 535 2086
If you would like to request a hard copy of any edition of the Mining eye, or be added to the mailing list, please contact:
+44 20 7951 0247
- Business risks facing the mining and metals sector
Mining and metals businesses face risks that are becoming more extreme and more complex, with resource nationalism, skills shortage and infrastructure as the top three, and the newcomer being sharing the benefits.
While the demand outlook remains strong, the price peaks have passed and so there is a much greater imperative for mining and metals companies to remain nimble and sure-footed in how they manage these fast-changing risks.
- Business risks facing mining and metals 2012-2013
- Effective mining and metals capital project execution
- Fraud and corruption in mining and metals
- Major trends in transactions and financing
Balance sheets are stronger, with many companies faced with the challenging but positive decision of how best to utilize their capital — the dilemma of buy, build or return is back on many boardroom tables.
We can help you to make better and more informed decisions about how to strategically manage capital and implement transactions in the ever-changing mining and metals sector.
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 2012 trends, 2013 outlook
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 9M 2012
- Capital Confidence Barometer
- Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising - 1H 2012
- M&A and capital raising - 1Q 2012
- Mining Eye
- Competing for growth in the steel sector
Growth in steelmaking capacity still exceeds demand, with significant over-capacity putting pressure on operators’ profitability. Significant challenges in today’s global steel sector include:
- A shift to emerging markets
- Growth in market volatility and margin pressure
- Lack of operational agility
- A need for business models to evolve
Discover the significant challenges for this sector, how steelmakers can compete for growth and the outlook for 2012.
- Resource nationalism
Resource nationalism has remained in the top risks facing mining and metals companies for the past five year as seems to be picking up pace as governments seek to transfer even more value from the mining and metals sector.
Many governments around the world have now gone beyond taxation in seeking a greater take from the sector, with a wave of requirements introduced such as mandated beneficiation, export levies and limits on foreign ownership.
We closely follow resource nationalism, how it affects our clients and steps mining and metals companies can take to respond to this risk.
- Unique issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS
The refining IFRS series aims to examine the complex, but unique, issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS. These issues will be considered in the context of recent and current developments in the global mining and metals market place.
Our Good Mining Guide is 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. Good Mining specifically focuses on IFRS issues and the relevant disclosures as they relate to the mining and metals sector.
Connect with us
Stay connected with us through social media, email alerts or webcasts. Or download our EY Insights app for mobile devices.
Supporting fast growth businesses and entrepreneurship in London
London is a global business hub. Find out how we bring our experience of the city and its issues together with specific industry knowledge to support London businesses.
View our series which examines the unique issues faced by mining and metals companies applying IFRS.