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Tracking the trends 2011

The top 10 issues mining companies will face in the coming year


Tracking the Trends: The top ten issues the mining companies will face in 2011 explains why the way mining companies do business is changing. This annual report targets to provide a clearer map with brand-new insights by giving an in-depth analysis on the top ten issues in the mining industry including:

  • The fickle face of financing: International investment fuels the sector;
  • When supply can't match demand: Volatility is the new normal;
  • Securing a social license: Engaging stakeholders takes centre stage;
  • New taxes, new regulations and new governments: Political agendas to the fore;
  • How to invest more strategically: Hint: You'll need a long-term plan;
  • The lost generation: The war for talent rages on;
  • At the end of the rainbow: Maintaining the search for that elusive pot of gold;
  • A tough environment: Climate change disclosure and adaptation are getting harder;
  • Working with no backbone: Inadequate infrastructure hampers growth; and,
  • Rethinking industry fundamentals: Exploring new revenue opportunities.
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