Mining will continue as a major driver of our prosperity over the next two decades and beyond.
Stephen Reid discusses
Mining will continue as a major driver of our prosperity over the next two decades and beyond. As BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie recently said, “Global demand for commodities is expected to grow by up to 75% over the next 15 years as 250 million more people move from the Chinese countryside to cities and Asia’s middle class approaches 3 billion.”(1) . We have exceptional potential to win a large share of that growth.
Source: (1) Mackenzie, Andrew, CEO BHP Billiton, Speech to the Asia Society, Melbourne, 7 August 2013.
There are many reasons to be hopeful about Australian mining’s future, but there is also work to do to ensure we maintain our leadership:
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