Almost since the moment our 2018 report was published, the markets have changed complexion.
This chapter is authored by leading global mining expert, SRK Consulting
Common terminology and understanding across country boundaries and language barriers is essential
The development of mineral asset valuation standards is relatively recent, dating from 2000 onwards.
A broad summary of the typical types of technical studies completed in respect of mineral assets
A modern view of the environmental and social management plans that should be in place
This section reflects on the type of technical information that is expected to be available
Long gone are the days when success was measured in capital gains.
A third of investors reduced their mining holdings year-on-year; less than a quarter invested more.
We gauge the changing sentiment toward the resources sector among the investment community.
Despite 12 months of relative disappointment, investors were comprehensively bullish
The data was compiled using company news releases, basic financial data and speaking with firms
Royalty/Streaming firms are also mining investments in their own right.
Royalty and streaming firms probably wrote the largest deals during the pits of the cycle
The move to growth is major concern for both investors and miners.
The role of stock exchanges for the mining industry is a double-edged sword.