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Mining 

In recent years of excess demand and high commodity prices, mining companies could not extract materials out of the ground quickly enough. lesser attention was paid to cost, with the markets more concerned about scale, volume and project portfolios. today, with unpredictable demand, falling prices, rising costs and increasing geological complexities, profitability has become a far higher priority.

How KPMG can help you throughout the mining asset lifecycle

Mining organizations encounter different challenges throughout the mining asset lifecycle. KPMG’s experienced mining team can assist clients throughout the entire mining asset lifecycle, including from expansion through to closure.

 

Strategy

Organizations need to consider and test their strategies relating to portfolio investment, capital allocation, financing, tax, supply chain, people and stakeholder management.

Growth

The global mining sector is continuing to experience a period of dramatic change, with fluctuating demand, price corrections and rising costs becoming a common theme in this dynamic industry.

Performance

In the face of fluctuating demand and price volatility, mining companies are relentlessly striving to streamline their operations, increase efficiency, improve processes, control costs and enhance profitability.

Compliance

Faced with falling revenues and more competitive macroeconomic environment, governments are seeking ways to manage their finances and interests of its citizens

Sustainability

The mining sector is at the heart of the challenges and the solutions to the sustainable development issues facing an increasingly resource constrained world.

Tax Efficiency

Given the complex layers of local and federal taxation systems, it is important to build taxation into a mining organization’s overall business strategy.

COMMODITY Insights Bulletins

Our key mining commodities include: Copper, Diamond, Gold, Iron Ore, Metallurgical Coal, Nickel, Platinum, Thermal Coal, Uranium and Zinc.

 

Uranium | Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

The short-term outlook remains depressed, the uranium spot and term prices continue to fall, the level of contracting is significantly down on previous years and a number of miners face cashflow pressures as the spot price is close to or below operating costs.

Copper | Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

As a copper producer are you currently addressing cost control, capital constraints, or community concerns and more likely than not, you have all 3 Cs; in your focus.

Metallurgical Coal | Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

The market for metallurgical coal remains difficult in the short term, with long-term optimism on the industry’s outlook.

Archive: Commodity Insights Bulletins

Archived commodity bulletins aimed to provide insight into trends, issues and changes within the global key mining commodity sectors.

Events

Joburg Indaba 2014

 

Africa Downunder

 

Country Guides

Series of guides providing an overview of the mining industry from a geographical, economic and legislative perspective for each country.

Wayne Jansen

Wayne Jansen

Global Head of Mining

+27 (0)11 647 7201

Jacques Erasmus

Jacques Erasmus

Head of Mining, Southern Africa

+27 (0)11 647 7527

Register

Register

Following on the highly successful inaugural event, the Joburg Indaba: Investing in Resources and Mining in Africa returns to Johannesburg, South Africa on 8-10 October 2014 at a new venue in the heart of Sandton, The Inanda Club.

 

Date

 

  • October 8 – 10, 2014

 

Location

 

  • Johannesburg, South Africa

 


 

 


Commodity Price Comparisons

Commodity Insights Bulletins
This online tool allows comparison of commodities price data from 2008 to present to see correlation of trends within the market.