Resourceful thinking: Less fire-fighting, more planning, greater value

Resourceful thinking

This article addresses a series of thought-provoking pieces on today’s crucial mining issues faced by senior mining executives, as they face up to the challenge of falling commodity prices, rising costs and an uncertain investment environment.

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Quite many mining procurement professionals are fire-fighting, when they would rather be making strategic sourcing decisions that improve the quality and reliability of procurement and reduce costs. KPMG Global Mining Institute invites the mining procurement professionals refocusing on strategic sourcing; by greater monitoring of procurement activities, closer supplier relationships, and rigorous master data management.

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