October 2015
Volume 67    Issue 10

The imperative case for innovation in the mining industry

Mining Engineering , 2015, Vol. 67, No. 10, pp. 39-39
Bryant, Peter


The case for innovation in the mining industry has never been more compelling—whether you believe the industry is in a sharp dip in a significant ‘sawtooth’ cycle or in the midst of a bust — the imperative is the same. Despite record production levels and still above-average prices compared to the lows of 2000, the industry is struggling to make profits and provide the returns on capital that investors are seeking. This represents a large-scale destruction of value over the last 15 years.

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