Global Mining - Risk & Compliance 

Faced with falling revenues and more competitive macroeconomic environment, governments are seeking ways to manage their finances and interests of its citizens. In all corners of the globe, new taxes combined with changes to export controls, license applications and other legislative hurdles are eroding mining company profits and making it more difficult to predict production schedules, manage risk and make effective decisions.

KPMG’s thought leadership provides mining sector participants with insight into these business challenges and issues, enabling them to make better decisions faster.

Risk & Compliance

Mining risk and assurance: A survival strategy

Eight key drivers of value and the associated risks are identified for mining companies. To become masters of risk, organizations need an integrated risk and assurance strategy.

Mining: Global Credentials

This publication provides an overview of how KPMG can provide mining organizations with the knowledge, insight and services to assist them with the challenges faced throughout the entire mining asset life cycle.

Suppliers to the mining industry in Greenland: Tax, legal and accounting considerations

Brief guide to tax, legal and accounting issues relevant for suppliers to the mining industry in Greenland.

Conflict Minerals and Beyond – Part Two: a more transparent supply chain

This 11-page document highlights the rules and requirements around conflict minerals, current mining industry response, and KPMG approach to the new regulation.

Mining financial reporting survey 2012

The 2012 survey focuses on some of the key issues currently facing mining companies in an increasingly challenging operating environment.

Financial transparency in the extractive industries - Dodd-Frank Section 1504

Companies reporting to the SEC have to provide data about any payments to governments for the commercial development of energy and natural resources.

Conflict Minerals and Beyond – Part One

The report covers Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.



Conflict Minerals…Does compliance really matter? Ask California, Australia and the EU

Recent Legislation and Activity Affecting Supply Chains – A comparison.


Construction Risk Management for the Mining Industry

This documents provides a brief overview of construction risk management for the mining industry.


Impact of IFRS: Mining

This publication looks at some of the main accounting issues across mining companies.


KPMG International Corporate Responsibility Reporting Survey 2011

KPMG International Corporate Responsibility Reporting Survey 2011 is one of the most comprehensive surveys of CR reporting trends ever published.

Australia's Climate Change Plan

This summary of Climate Change Plan report includes proposed carbon price mechanism – how it will work and key implications for business in Australia.

Carbon Price - Factsheet for the Coal Mining Sector

This factsheet provides a snapshot of what the carbon price mechanism means for the coal mining sector.


Commodity and Energy Risk Management

As global commodity and energy markets continue to experience sustained volatility post-credit crisis, leading companies are seeking methods to identify and respond to market, credit and operational risks.


Dodd-Frank and Practical Considerations for Mining Industry

This publication discusses the provisions from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act along with their affect on mining companies.



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Lee A. Hodgkinson

Lee A. Hodgkinson

Global Mining Leader, External Assurance, KPMG in Canada

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Dane Ashe

Dane Ashe

Global Mining Leader, Internal Assurance

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