Tracking the trends 2013
The top 10 trends mining companies may face in 2013
Tracking the trends 2013, which provides commentary and analysis of the top 10 issues most likely to impact the mining sector in 2013, predicts the companies that will thrive into the future will be those that set a solid strategic direction and hold the course amidst shifting industry realities. The annual report also provides a range of responses that companies can adopt to prepare for shifting industry dynamics.
Now in its fifth year of distribution, the DTTL report notes that an ever-increasing wave of volatility — including declining commodity prices, mounting cost pressures, the persistent Eurozone debt crisis and China’s economic slowdown — has led some companies to put projects on hold while others have pursued richer deposits and higher yields through projects in some of the world’s toughest geopolitical and operational environments. Coping with such a challenging situation requires a sophisticated level of analytic capability that many mining companies fall short on.
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