July 2000Volume 52 Issue 7
CIM and PDAC -- South African gold; Mining in a dot.com world
Mining Engineering, 2000, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp. 12-18
PREVIEW:The mining industry has had three difficult years. Commodity prices have remained low and investor confidence in the industry has been shaken. And even though the Asian economy appears to be improving, it will be some time before this improvement will translate into better commodity price conditions for mining. In addition, increased environmental and social restrictions that have been placed on the industry in developed and developing countries have made mining a more difficult proposition. And, if that is not enough, the global mining industry has found itself in fierce competition with Internet businesses for investor capital.
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