When someone mentions risk, social risk is probably what springs to mind for many mining executives
The old maxim of 'pay as little tax as possible' may still ring loud but is simply the wrong song
Fiscal Hard risk ratings, Perceived risk ratings and Investment Risk Index charts.
Three metrics make up the hard risk numbers for the Fiscal risk basket
The global fiscal landscape for the mining industry has highly diverse structures
Mining and logistics infrastructure can represent a large percentage of project expenditure
Infrastructure Hard risk ratings, Perceived risk ratings and Investment Risk Index charts.
The numbers threw up several surprises.
Since the commodity cycle peak, the discussion around infrastructure has changed.
A massive island with deepwater ports all around - what's not to like?
Miners have literally just scraped the surface of Finland's mineral potential
The survey received 678 responses from resource companies services firms across the globle.
The battle for the biggest operating risk for miners was tight
We calculated the biggest risk out of those presented by assigning a numerical value to responses th
Accepted wisdom for the rest of the market somehow does apply to mining
The World Risk Survey results produced one number beyond question.