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Mining 2040: The commodity crusades (

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Exploration, Mining, Publications, Strategy


On Monday the second of four articles on the future of mining and exploration, I am co-authoring with Allan Trench, was released in his Strictly Boardroom column. The four articles present four different scenarios for the mining industry in 2040. Last week’s article was entitled “An industry under siege” and considered an industry struggling in the present and also struggling to define its future. By contrast in this week’s article we look at an industry thriving in the present and successfully creating a new future. An industry on a ‘crusade’: “Mining 2040: The commodity crusades“.

The article can be found on (for subscribers only). A presentation about all of the scenarios is also available on the Centre for Exploration Targeting website.