Canadian Mining Journal


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  • News

    PwC gold study charts new ground

    October 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    A study on the direct economic impact of gold commissioned by the World Gold Council, collates for the first time all the available evidence of the precious metal’s direct economic and fiscal contribution, author PriceWaterhouseCoopers…

  • News

    COMMENT: How to cut operating and capital costs

    January 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As the mining industry emerges from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), many companies are already outlining plans for moderate to aggressive growth over the short to medium term. While production volumes will need to grow to meet an expected…

  • Feature

    Resource nationalism

    December 1, 2012 by John Gravelle

    Mining companies looking to establish mine operations in developed and developing nations must consider the risks associated with the investment. A reoccurring challenge faced by miners is resource nationalism. Resource nationalism is when…

  • Feature

    Moving towards a transparent framework

    September 1, 2012 by John Gravelle

    In response to the shifting business climate, the need for economic and political stability has increased the calls for greater transparency and strengthening of accountability and good governance for both governments and businesses across all…

  • Feature

    Examining flow-through shares in the mining sector

    June 1, 2012 by John Gravelle

    One of the financial incentives made available to the mining industry is flow-through shares (FTS). A FTS is a tax-based financing incentive and is a type of share issued by a corporation to a taxpayer. Corporations using FTS must be a…

  • Feature

    Clustering may prevent growth

    April 1, 2012 by John Nyhold, with Vanessa Iarocci

    Last year  marked the second busiest year in history for mining M&A activity. PwC’s “Global Mining 2011 Deals Review & 2012 Outlook: On the Road Again” report noted that more than 2,600 M&A deals worth $149…

  • News

    BY THE NUMBERS: How many projects are owned by Canadian mining companies?

    January 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    From our friends at PricewaterhouseCoopers in a recent issue of “PwC Capital Markets Flash: Last One Standing?” come some interesting numbers:

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    PERSPECTIVE: Metals, minerals shortage to hit manufacturing

    January 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Research conducted by PwC of Montreal has found that 77% of manufacturing industries consider scarcity of metals and minerals a pressing issue. Seven industries will be most impacted: infrastructure, high tech hardware, automotive, renewable…

  • Feature

    Minin M&A Slowdown Likely a Blip on the Radar

    December 1, 2011 by John Nyholt

    What a year of two different halves. The first half of 2011 was the busiest half year of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the mining sector’s history, but the summer saw the flurried pace of activity virtually grind to a halt.