Metals & Mining

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Productivity at the mine face: Pointing the way forward

– Many mine operators could learn from industry leaders that are pursuing productivity-enhancing approaches.

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Leading U. S. Steel in challenging times
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Leading U. S. Steel in challenging times

CEO Mario Longhi discusses leading the company through a difficult period, its search for growth, and what constitutes success.

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Downsizing the US coal industry: Can a slow-motion trainwreck be avoided?

– The US coal industry faces not just overcapacity but crippling liabilities that will outlive mine closures. Setting the industry... on a viable course will require all stakeholders to step up with new ideas.
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Can bioenergy replace coal?

– Europe wants 27 percent of its energy to come from renewable sources by 2030. Bioenergy has the potential to help the continent... reach that goal, but it requires an industry comeback.
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Perspectives on the diamond industry

– Are diamonds really forever? Our analysis suggests that even under the most pessimistic demand scenario, and aggressive supply... scenario, industry fundamentals will likely be positive. Nonetheless, rapid change is ahead, and companies must position themselves carefully to take advantage of growth opportunities.
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Riding the resource wave: How extractive companies can succeed in the new resource era

– With economic and social expectations rising in resource-rich countries, extractive companies must re-think how they do business.
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Reverse the curse: Maximizing the potential of resource-driven economies

– In 20 years, almost half of the world’s countries could depend on their resource endowments for growth. These economies have a... huge opportunity to transform their prospects, and a new model could help governments capture the coming resource windfall instead of squandering it.
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Resource revolution: Tracking global commodity markets

– Commodity prices, though off recent peaks, still reflect emerging-market demand, a challenging geology, innovative technology,... and improved resource productivity.
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Leading U. S. Steel in challenging times

– CEO Mario Longhi discusses leading the company through a difficult period, its search for growth, and what constitutes success.

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