Industry Trend Analysis - Production Costs To Trend Lower - JUNE 2015

BMI View: Mining costs will trend lower due to lower input costs and a focus on increasing operating efficiency at mines.

Although the worst is over for commodity prices, we do not forecast any significant rebound. As a result, miners across the board will seek to restructure their mining operations in order to remain profitable in the current weak price climate. This will be aided by falling costs of production.

Costs To Trend Lower

No Rebound In Sight
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