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Three paths to mining industry growth – buy, sell, explore!

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Case Studies, Exploration, Mineral Economics, Mining, Publications, Recommended, Strategy


Today’s Strictly Boardroom column on with Allan Trench (The University of Western Australia), tries to answer an old question – how do you grow a mining company? At a basic level there are only three pathways – to buy new assets at a discount, to sell assets for a premium, or to explore and discover new assets. So which is the best pathway? Today’s article looks at the past strategic decisions of ASX mid-tier miners: Sirius Resources, PanAust, OZ Minerals, Silver Lake Resources, Exco Resources and Northern Star Resources for insight.

The article is entitled “Three paths to mining industry growth – buy, sell, explore!” and is available to subscribers.