Industry Trend Analysis - Three Key Challenges For Brazil's Mining Sector - JULY 2016
Americas July 2016 / Brazil / Industry
The three key challenges facing Brazil's otherwise improving mining industry will be weaker-than-expected mineral prices, the domestic economic crisis and political backlash from the November 2015...
Industry Trend Analysis - Price Stabilisation, Prime Asset Sales To Attract Investors - JUNE 2016
Americas June 2016 / Brazil / Industry
Brazil's mining sector will garner increasing investment, merger and acquisition as mineral prices will begin to stabilise and major producers look to sell core assets in a bid to reduce debt loads...
Industry Trend Analysis - Regulations, Labour Challenges To Pose Downside Risk - JUNE 2016
Americas June 2016 / Colombia / Industry
Colombia's coal production will continue to face headwinds from an increasingly stringent regulatory environment and growing labour unrest risks. Based on weak Q116 data, we highlight a downside...
Industry Trend Analysis - Market Liberalisation To Fuel Mining Deals - JUNE 2016
Americas June 2016 / Argentina / Industry
Argentina's mining sector will see increasing foreign investment on the back of the country's improving business environment over the coming years.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Unregulated Mining To Escalate Tensions - APR 2016
Americas April 2016 / Latin America / Industry
Illegal gold mining will continue to create tension among local communities, governments and sanctioned gold mines in Latin America, weighing on formal gold production growth and investment.