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  • Five common challenges facing the mining industry

    Five common challenges facing the mining industry. The mining industry comes with its fair share of challenges; from scarce resources to uncertainty around commodity prices, miners are always looking at ways to overcome barriers to stay competitive. Below we explore 5 challenges currently facing the industry. 1. Access to Energy. As resources in some areas become scarce or depleted, companies

  • Mining Industry Trends and Challenges 2018 Deloitte

    The mining industry must adapt new approaches to the communities in which they operate to meet increasing demands for local employment opportunities, improved infrastructure, and greater environmental protection. Improvements in government relations may help ease obstacles to investment, such as high royalty rates, permitting challenges, and uncertain tax rules.

  • Mining in South Africa: Industry challenges in 2020

    The mining industry in South Africa is complex and extensively governed by legislation and controlled by regulation, yet still, there are several issues likely to raise challenges in 2020.. These include proposed amendments to the regulations published in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (MPRDA) relating to retrenchments, the publication of proposed guidelines

  • Challenges mount up for the mining industry in a de

    07.07.2020· Challenges mount up for the mining industry in a de-carbonising world, but there are bright spots too The greening of the mining industry is coming, although the pace of

  • Top challenges faced by the mining industry and its

    Besides these inherent challenges, I would like to point out other major challenges that are now the center of discussion within the mining industry. These challenges include attracting new skilled workers, water management, regulations, and grade & quality decline. For Part 1 of this blog, I’d like to start by focusing on the workforce and the water challenges.

  • Mining Challenges and Opportunities in 2020: BDO’s

    12.02.2018· Reflecting on this period of turmoil and transition, BDO's Global Natural Resources team is looking towards the future to help mining companies anticipate and plan for the challenges and opportunities ahead. We believe that to prepare for success in 2020 and beyond, mining companies must strive to become “Lean, Green, Digital” machines.

  • Challenges mount up for the mining industry in a de

    Challenges mount up for the mining industry in a de-carbonising world, but there are bright spots too The greening of the mining industry is coming, although the pace of change is varied The...

  • The 5 biggest challenges facing the mining sector

    Julia Gartley, a mineral process engineer at BBA Vancouver, outlines what she sees as the five biggest challenges facing the mining sector today. • Tailings pond management: Mount Polley and other...

  • Mining spotlight on: Key issues facing the mining sector

    In a world of deeper mines, more complex ore bodies, rising energy costs, social and geopolitical risks, infrastructure shortages and resource nationalism, mining companies remain under exceptional pressure to control costs, heighten efficiency and improve safety performance.

  • The top challenges facing mining businesses in 2018

    Mining companies are seeking to use new digital technologies to support their efforts to improve productivity and increase margins. However, the adoption of these new technologies poses a number of serious challenges- the foremost being their effective integration into

  • Five challenges that mining needs to address today

    29.08.2018· Hatch's own Craig Thornton explains five challenges that modern mining needs to address today so we are ready with the people, processes, and technologies that can transform the mining industry for long term sustainable value, as almost every industry, business, and home—essentially, every one of us—owes our existence and lifestyle to something that comes out of a mine.

  • Implementing Lean Principle into Mining Industry

    Implementing Lean Principle into Mining Industry Issues and Challenges . ANDI, R. WIJAYA 1,2 R. KUMAR1, U. KUMAR1 . The lean production concept has its origin in automotive industry and used in is widely manufacturing sectors. What makes its applicability in mining difficult is the dynamic nature of mining operations bringing high degree of uncertainty in various unit operations. To reduce the

  • Seven trends that will shape the future of mining and

    01.07.2020· As mining companies try to limit risk, novel financing and production models will become more common. After demand from China triggered a commodity boom in the first decade of the 21st century, prices collapsed and mining companies were forced to focus on reducing debt ratios and improving their balance sheets.

  • Solutions to Mining Industry Risk Challenges Marsh

    The very nature of mining natural resources means that many businesses will have operations in some of the most remote and inhospitable areas in the world and very often coupled with a high susceptibility to natural catastrophe. In addition to the traditional risk factors, the mining industry now faces an even wider range of challenges.

  • Top 10 trends facing the mining industry in 2018 Global

    As a result, mining companies still face considerable obstacles to investment, ranging from high royalty taxes, permitting challenges and uncertain tax rules, to demands for local processing. An underlying cause of this friction can be traced to miners’ own actions.

  • Future of mining: eight bold industry predictions

    Critical infrastructure industries such as mining are struggling to attract and retain the right technological capabilities. Ultimately, the main barrier for graduates entering these industries is proprietary outdated technologies, which demands time-consuming and expensive training and limits future job prospects.