South Africa


  • Industry: Mining
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 2013/08/23

From volume to value: Cost optimization in the mining sector 

This report looks at nine different levers which mining companies need to consider when implementing cost optimization programs to sustain profitability in today’s more challenging economic environment.

In this issue:


  • Labor productivity: time is money
    Integrated production planning: a smoother ride
  • Asset management: staying in control
  • Energy management: secure supplies at the right cost
  • Supply chain efficiencies: managing suppliers and inventory
  • Shared services and outsourcing: evolving towards excellence
  • Operating model: a blueprint for strategy
  • Information management: understanding what drives cost
  • Cost culture: one eye on the margin

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Wayne Jansen
Global Head of Mining
Tel: +27 (0)11 647 7201