Industry Trend Analysis - Security To Remain Key Threat - JUNE 2016
Americas June 2016 / Mexico / Industry
The high level of cartel violence in Mexico's northern states will remain the key risk to our positive mineral production growth outlook, as projects may face delays and mines may increasingly...
Industry Trend Analysis - Low Prices & Supply Chain Disruptions To Hurt Output - JUNE 2016
Americas June 2016 / Chile / Industry
Chile's copper sector will continue to face significant headwinds from both low copper price, and supply chain disruptions, in 2016. As such, we have revised down the country's production forecast...
Industry Trend Analysis - International Firms To Gain Ground In Gold Sector - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / Guyana / Industry
Guyana's gold sector, while small on a global scale, will remain an important source of government revenue, as production growth is supported by low operating costs and a few major projects in the...
Industry Trend Analysis - Peabody Bankruptcy To Add Pressure To Struggling US Coal - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / United States / Industry
Peabody Energy's bankruptcy highlights the extent of the industry's rout, giving way to further consolidation. The announcement comes on the back of industry-wide challenges, namely high debt levels, low energy prices and increasingly stringent environmental regulations.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Corruption, Weak Prices To Remain Key Challenges - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / Panama / Industry
Panama's mining sector will experience slow production growth, as corruption and weak prices deter investment and delay projects. Nonetheless, the country's gold sector will experience modest...
Industry Trend Analysis - Lead To Benefit As By-Product In Latin America - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / North America / Industry
Mexico and Peru's mine lead production growth will outperform the US and Canada, due to lower production costs and strong project pipelines.
Industry Trend Analysis - Lithium Triangle: Top Companies To Dominate Landscape - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / Latin America / Industry
The 'Lithium Triangle' in Argentina, Chile and, to a lesser extent, Bolivia, will see rising investment in new projects spurred by expected price gains over the next few years. The lithium industry...
Industry Trend Analysis - Gold Growth To Suffer Under Environmental Spotlight - MAY 2016
Americas May 2016 / Chile / Industry
Chile's gold sector will experience limited production growth due to strengthening environmental regulations and a weak price environment over our forecast period to 2020.
Industry Trend Analysis - Copper To Experience Limited Rebound Beyond 2016 - APR 2016
Americas April 2016 / United States / Industry
US copper production will continue to decline in 2016, as weak prices will drive miners to curb output and divest high-cost assets.
Industry Trend Analysis - Fujimori Victory Would Be Added Benefit To Mining - APR 2016
Americas April 2016 / Peru / Industry
A Fujimori presidential victory will be a boon to Peru's mining sector, entailing minimal changes to the country's policy orientation and supporting investment over the coming years.