The myth of supply-side discipline

STRICTLY Boardroom prides itself on maintaining a reasonable decorum. Why? Because the mining world is far too small to get over opinionated - at least when writing under your own name that is. But this week Allan Trench takes the gloves off somewhat – and exposes the myth being referred to in the mining press as supply-side discipline; a myth touted as the future of mineral markets, from copper through to kryptonite.