Mining is the one industry where every few years there needs to be a switch in operating philosophy and style. Some companies have mastered the art of staying ahead of the commodity cycle by modulating their operational response admirably. Others falter at tempering their way of working in line with the business environment. The best solution seems to be to create an operational discipline and reaction capability in the organizational systems and culture that allow it to flex in the desired manner and to the desired degree.
It is within this context that KPMG has developed its Mining Operational Framework to help mining and resource companies gain a strong position in markets, become industry leaders by EBITDA, and retain a leading position in margins and return on investments through high levels of operations integration across functional verticals and cost competitiveness