Industry Trend Analysis - Protests To Limit Growth And Deter Investment - JAN 2016
Americas January 2016 / Latin America / Industry
Increasing local opposition to mining in Central America and the Caribbean will remain a key challenge to extractive firms in the region. Combined with persistent mineral price weakness, this will...
Industry Trend Analysis - Challenging Environment To Weigh On Growth - JAN 2016
Americas January 2016 / Honduras / Industry
Honduras' lead, silver and zinc output growth will recover and average modestly higher from 2016 onwards. Meanwhile, the country's gold output growth will remain limited due to continued local...
Industry Trend Analysis - Local Opposition To Deter Growth - JAN 2016
Americas January 2016 / Guatemala / Industry
Guatemala's gold and silver mining sectors production growth will slow due to a weak project pipeline and continued community opposition over the coming years.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Golden Years Ahead - JAN 2016
Americas January 2016 / Panama / Industry
Panama's gold and copper production will experience solid growth, due to a combination of strong project pipelines, low production costs and a supportive business environment.
Industry Trend Analysis - Continued Growth For Renewables in Mining Sector - DEC 2015
Americas November 2015 / Chile / Industry
Chile will remain a global outperformer in renewable energy use in the mining sector, due to the cost competitive nature of renewables and security of supply.
Industry Trend Analysis - Dam Breach To Hurt BHP & Vale - DEC 2015
Americas November 2015 / Brazil / Industry
Samarco's dam burst in Brazil will not significantly impact the country's iron ore production growth over 2016-2019. However, Vale and BHP Billiton will lose investor confidence due to high clean-up costs, expensive fines and social backlash over the damage.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Silver & Gold Projects To Brighten Outlook - DEC 2015
Americas November 2015 / Argentina / Industry
Argentina's silver and gold mining sectors will experience modest production growth, supported by a solid project pipeline during 2016-2019. The precious metals sector will continue to be hindered...
Industry Trend Analysis - Silver Lining Despite Ongoing Challenges - DEC 2015
Americas November 2015 / Mexico / Industry
Mexico's mining sector will experience solid production growth, driven by strong silver and copper project pipelines. Low metal prices and security concerns will continue to present headwinds to...
Industry Trend Analysis - Growth To Endure, Despite Significant Headwinds - NOV 2015
Americas October 2015 / Chile / Industry
Illinois' coal production will be supported by strong, albeit declining domestic demand and the states' advantageous high coal sulphur content. Despite this, weak prices and increasingly stringent...
Industry Trend Analysis - Set For Solid Growth - NOV 2015
Americas October 2015 / Colombia / Industry
Colombian coal production growth will be supported by low production costs and a favourable regulatory environment. Despite this, operational challenges and weak prices will present challeng...