Smart data is the way to boost mining productivity
Mining differs from other industries in that key properties of raw materials are highly uncertain in real time, clouding key decisions on when and where to dig. Some of the most important metrics are rarely reported.
Global Metals and Mining Outlook 2016
KPMG International’s ‘Special Edition’ Metals and Mining Outlook 2016 explores some of the strategies metals and mining executives are executing to improve their growth potential, manage costs and improve efficiency in today’s challenging environment. The report also provides valuable insights and forecasts for key commodities from KPMG’s network of global commodity leaders.
Mining and resources sector outlook in Australia
The Australian mining boom has passed and the sector is finding its way forward amid an environment of excess supply, low commodity prices and a nervous traditional lending sector seeking to minimise its exposure to risk.
Insights into Mining, is a periodic e-newsletter focused on current topics relevant to the Mining Industry.
This quarterly newsletter reviews M&A transactions, purchases, acquisitions of remaining interest, and recapitalizations involving major mining commodity players in the Canadian mining sector.
Mining in Argentina: Situation. Potential. Opportunities (PDF 2.1 MB)
Argentina has an important mining tradition with over a century of activity especially on the production of gold, silver, lead, aluminum and copper. The growing global demand for minerals such as lithium and silicon placed the country on a new role. This report explores the evolution of mining from 1900 to the present, and concludes by focusing on the main challenges of the sector for the coming years.
What influences foreign direct investment into Africa
The commodities "super-cycle" has ended – So what now?
Settling the dust in South African Mining – Mining Risk Survey
KPMG in South Africa launched its first mining risk survey, Settling the dust in South African Mining. This comes after the Firm hosted the first Mining Executive Forum in South Africa in 2015.
A new direction for mining transactions, driven by technology
More and more mining transactions are likely to be driven by a need to innovate. Where once, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were primarily about growth, or divestment of non-core assets, transactions are now increasingly likely to be driven by innovation, whether it’s to reduce carbon footprint, cut costs or improve performance and safety, or to differentiate or attract new sources of capital.
A Guide To Canadian Mining Taxation
KPMG is pleased to release the 3rd edition of A Guide to Canadian Mining Taxation, which is an update to the edition published in 2013. The Mining Tax Guide outlines the provisions of Canada’s federal and provincial income tax legislation applicable to domestic and foreign mining activities. It also summarizes the provincial statutes that impose mining taxes and royalties on those engaged in domestic mining activities. Finally, it describes other legislation that is relevant to mining activities in Canada.
The growing global challenge: Managing anti-bribery and corruption compliance in energy and natural resources
Companies in the energy and natural resources (ENR) sector face an increasingly complex operating environment around the world, not least in the field of compliance – and especially in the area of anti-bribery and corruption (ABC).
How can mining supply chain professionals devote more time to strategic planning and supplier relationships?
Current tax situation for the Mining Industry in Mexico.KPMG International’s Global Metals Outlook provides a comprehensive overview of current trends, issues and opportunities in the global metals sector.
Current tax situation for the Mining Industry in Mexico.
This bulletin provides a summary of coal price forecasts (hard coking coal, PCI, semi-soft coking coal and Newcastle benchmark thermal coal).
Since KPMG presented the first In the Hunter forum last year, the downturn in the Australian coal industry has continued.
This release provides thoughtful insights into implementing change and the benefits of transformation through standardization, outsourcing and divesting non-performingor core assets. After several years of unprecedented layoffs in the industry,talent and resource management will be critical to future success.
Commodity trading companies today operate in a highly competitive and dynamic environment where change is one of the few constant factors.
This report can help energy and natural resources companies understand the substantial benefits and challenges involved in these complex operations.
The dramatic fall in global mining commodity prices, along with high national deficits and a slow climb out of recession in most economies, has elicited a strong reaction from governments.
KPMG conducted a Social Return on Investment (SROI) study of 21 community development initiatives across Exxaro, drawing a clearer picture of the true impact of community development efforts to date.
Mining companies are very aware of the significant impact of their operations upon local communities and recognize the need to earn a “social license to operate”, in the form of an unwritten contract with workers, their families and other stakeholders.
Faced with falling commodity demand and prices and rising input costs, mining companies are experiencing declining margins.
A dot on the global landscape and devoid of economically exploitable mineral resources, Singapore appears an unlikely beneficiary of the mining boom.
An EU Directive came into force recently and impacts on all EU listed and large private companies operating (directly or through controlled undertaking) in the extraction of minerals or oil and gas or logging of primary forests.
This document showcases the mining project life cycle, including what mining companies need to consider when creating a successful mining project.
Brief guide to tax, legal and accounting issues relevant for suppliers to the mining industry in Greenland.
This guide is the first in a series that discusses how mining companies can best navigate the asset life cycle, and covers the five key elements of the transaction phase: geographic expansion, financing and mergers and acquisitions, tax structuring, due diligence and integration.