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Value Creation in Mining: Restoring Investor Confidence

Since 2010, the mining sector has experienced a sharp drop in TSR, leaving investors skeptical about its future. A price recovery in 2016 brought a sigh of relief from mining companies. But much remains to be done to win back investors’ confidence after a decade of subpar returns.

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The Impact of the US Election on Metals and Mining Companies

With the election of Donald Trump in the US election, the metals and mining sector registered particularly strong gains in the stock market. A sober look at the probable impact of the President-elect's key policy intentions, however, strongly suggests that the new administration's policies will not extricate the US metals and mining industry from its broader macroeconomic difficulties.

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Tackling the Crisis in Mineral Exploration

Today’s explorers must literally and figuratively dig deeper.

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Thinking Outside the Blocks

The Internet of Things has yet to fulfill its great promise. Could blockchain technology—by enabling smart contracts—unlock it?

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Bringing the Shine Back into Gold Mining

While many still believe that a near- to medium-term price recovery will revalidate mining companies’ current business models, BCG has a more bearish perspective.

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Value Creation in Mining 2015: Beyond Basic Productivity

After several tough years, creating value remains a challenge for mining companies. Sustained results will require a holistic approach to productivity that includes effective management systems and people excellence.

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Successful Metals and Mining Technology Strategies

A successful metals and mining strategy needs a clear vision about technology's place and purpose along the entire value chain.

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Dealing with Overcapacity in Steel

The rapid increase in worldwide steel production has led to unprecedented levels of global overcapacity—a condition that will likely remain for years.

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Boosting Efficiency in Asset-Intensive Industries

Metals producers that have seen their margins drop need to address strategic and operational questions at the same time.

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Eight Crucial Levers for Effective Large Capital Expenditure Project Management

Projects involving large capital expenditures are more challenging than ever. This is how successful companies get it right.

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