Tag: Commodity

Mining & Resources

Mining supercycle ‘still going strong’

Australia's mining boom is not over, new research has revealed, although the market will undergo changes in the near future. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) described the country's resources performance over recent years as a "supercycle", with incredible demand from China and other emerging markets driving iron ore, base metals and coal. However, a report…

11 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Australian miners ‘must innovate and cut costs’

Australia's mining industry must seek innovative process and cost reductions to overcome industry challenges next year. This is according to Deloitte research, which highlighted several problems resources businesses may face in 2014, such as decreased productivity, supply/demand imbalances and low commodity prices. The study may also encourage companies to invest in mining training, with a…

10 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights