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Tracking the Trends 2011

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

Tracking the trends 2011
The mining industry is no stranger to responding to shifting demand signals. Yet rampant demand from growing economies still took the sector by storm. As the flow of commodities increasingly moves to non-OECD nations (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), mining companies are struggling to ramp up. They need to rise up to this challenge at a time when traditional suppliers are protecting their natural resources, permitting is more difficult, and labour remains scarce.

To help mining companies respond to these realities, Deloitte’s global Mining practitioners once again identified ten of the top issues emerging in the mining sector. This third annual report, Tracking the trends 2011, takes a hard look at the constraints mining companies will face as they attempt to meet burgeoning demand from emerging nations.

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