Global mining publications, thought leadership and studies

We need to talk about the future of mining

March 20, 2017

Non-traditional entrants and new trust influencers can overturn how the mining industry operates. Here are four scenarios mining businesses should prepare for.

Mine 2016: Slower, Lower, Weaker….but not defeated

June 06, 2016

Welcome to Mine: PwC’s 13th annual review of the top trends in the global mining industry. Our analysis is based on the financial performance of the Top 40 global mining companies by market capitalisation.

Zacatecas, a reference for the global mining industry

April 22, 2016

PwC Mexico, as requested by the Economic Development Council of Zacatecas, performed a study titled “Zacatecas, reference for the global mining industry”. The report covers Zacatecas’ industrial, social, and cultural environment, as well as its quality of life and other aspects like its strengths in the mining industry with the purpose of promoting investment in the region.

Mine 2015: Gloves are off

August 11, 2015

PwC’s annual review of the top trends in the global mining industry. Analysis is based on the financial performance of the Top 40 mining companies by market capitalisation.

What Next for Nigeria’s Economy?

May 27, 2015

What Next for Nigeria’s Economy, navigating the rocky road ahead and PwC’s economic scenarios for 2015 and 2016.

The progression of an LNG project – Canadian LNG Projects

November 05, 2014

Canadian LNG Projects and how our extensive global LNG experience can help you assess and manage your LNG Projects.

SEC comment letter trends for the energy and mining industry

January 16, 2014

This PwC publication provides an analysis of SEC comment letters issued to registrants across the energy and mining value chain, including exploration and production, midstream, downstream, drillers, oilfield services, and integrated energy companies.

The direct economic impact of gold

October 08, 2013

This PwC report addresses the economic impact of gold on the global economy, and looks at an entire value chain, including gold mining, refining, and fabrication and consumption. It helps us understand the fundamental role that gold plays in advancing economic development and ultimately the needs of society.

Extracting value: What do investment professionals need from mining company reporting?

September 19, 2013

PwC’s2013 mining industry investor survey is the latest in a series of industry reporting surveys, gathering the opinions of specialist investors and analysts from key markets around the world.

Mine: A confidence crisis

June 05, 2013

This PwC publication explains why the mining industry is in crisis, despite the fact that volumes are up, dividend yields are up and commodity prices have fallen, but not crashed. Long term demand fundamentals are still there.

Financial reporting in the mining industry

December 07, 2012

This PwC publication looks at how IFRS is applied in practice by mining companies, identifying unique issues for the industry. This edition also includes a number of examples to demonstrate how companies are responding to the various accounting challenges along the value chain.