Our Global mining deals 2012 review and 2013 outlook just published finds that after a slow and cautious 2012, mining M&A activity is expected to continue at a moderate and equally cautious pace in 2013.
The first of three reports on the gender diversity on mining company boards currently and impact on the financial and social health of companies in the context of company size and jurisdictions.
Companies should manage volatile commodity prices as it impacts financial performance, cash flows and margin and influences share price and market reputation.
Gold is the favoured commodity of 2013 with more than 80% of gold executives expecting to see a rise in the price of gold.
Enterprise asset management (EAM) related spend can be as much as 40% of the overall cost for an asset-intensive organisation. Improvement of asset performance and reduction in asset-related costs are critical challenges, and for those who get it right, is a source of significant value and advantage in the eyes of the regulator and ultimately the consumer.
Gaining better insight into the value and cost of your assets.
Data is key for the effective management of any business as well as intrinsic to its overall strategy. Over time with progress in technology, systems, recording of information and automation, data can easily degrade in quality or become lost or incomplete.
The Conflict-Free Gold Standard helps boards to decide on their approach to compliance. It gives a basis for principles-based industry self-regulation including third party assurance on implementation.
Global economic uncertainty and a drop in commodity prices has led to marked slowdown in merger and acquisitions (M&A) in 2012, despite the blockbuster start with a Glencore/Xstrata transaction, according to PwC’s new Mining Deals report launched today.
Tax transparency and country-by-country reporting. Have you considered how new reporting requirements and frameworks affect you?
This summary should allow you to roughly compare the various governmental costs of investing in a mining operation in a particular country.
PwC’s Mine 2012 analyses the financial performance and position of the global mining industry as represented by the top 40 mining companies by market capitalisation.
PwC’s report addresses the complexity of managing talent and skills in the oil, gas and mining sectors and highlights some of the headline issues that affect the future oil, gas and mining workforce.
A PwC IPO Centre publication – helping mining companies assess their choices of listing venues.
Despite a global recession, the natural resources sector continues to prosper. Buoyant fuel and metal prices are more than double the levels seen five years ago. This publication is the first in a series focusing on the natural resources independents sector.
In this publication we compare market prices to fundamentals in order to get a better handle on value. We also discuss why, unlike technology investors, investors in mining companies do not seem to be willing to pay for future earnings growth potential and rather rely on current commodity spot prises and historic earnings.
Global Mining Deals is PwC's annual report on mergers and acquisitions activity within the global mining industry and predictions for the sector in 2011.
Mine back to the Boom
What’s the economic contribution that mining companies make to public finances globally?
Mining Deals: 2009 Annual review