Mining

Mining Excellence at PwC delivers local solutions to global mining challenges

From the boardroom to the pit floor, PwC has the broadest range of mining professional services in Australia and globally. PwC is uniquely positioned to connect the operational, technological and financial aspects of mining to create new forms of sustainable value for miners and their suppliers.

Mining Excellence at PwC has been designed to mobilise and leverage PwC's collective global knowledge and connections to deliver an exceptional and tailored client experience, helping our clients navigate the complex industry landscape and meet their growth aspirations. Our team of specialists is exclusively focused on the sector and brings an industry-based approach to deliver value for you and your organisation.

While issues faced by miners across the industry may be similar, we understand that ‘value' means different things to different people. That's why at PwC it's not just about providing the ‘right' answers. Our team of mining specialists remain focused on relationships to help our clients navigate the complex mining world and deliver on objectives.

Mining Excellence at PwC provides our clients with: 

With significant investment in the research behind our mining publications and a comprehensive industry learning and development program, our professionals can share both industry and technical insight with our clients, such as:

  • A library of industry publications designed to help challenge "conventional" thinking and delve into topical industry issues. This includes:
    • Flagship publications such as Mine and Aussie Mine 
    • The Deals series providing short ‘points of view’ on M&A in different commodities and other key issues in financing mining projects
    • The Insight Series focuses on specific issues most important to miners such as Productivity and Efficiency
  • An extensive industry development program for our people and clients. This features our local university-style courses Hard Hat and Asia School of Mines 

We have the widest network of mining experts who work out of strategic mining hubs across the globe to help better connect you to vital mining markets. Our connections provide:

  • Seamless client service delivered with collaborative cross-border account management
  • Maximised deal potential through a well-connected global community of mining leaders
  • A well-connected and mobile workforce to ensure effective service delivery in even the most remote mining locations

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Mining Excellence at PwC

From the boardroom to the pit floor, PwC has the broadest range of mining professional services in Australia and globally. PwC is uniquely positioned to connect the operational, technological and financial aspects of mining to create new forms of...

With mining experts working around Australia and across the globe our award winning teams are helping clients deliver on specific projects and organisational productivity and growth aspirations.

We offer operational consulting, digital change, deals, tax and audit services to global corporations and locally listed companies, including:

  • a suite of niche mining consulting capabilities focused on improving productivity across mining operations and effectively managing risk to help our clients grow their business and deliver shareholder value
  • a comprehensive client feedback program to ensure we are always improving and delivering on individual client needs

Creating value for your business

Updates

PwC at IMARC Melbourne, November 2015

PwC is a Gold Sponsor of the second International Mining And Resources Conference (IMARC) to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 9-12 November 2015 and will be presenting during the Technology stream on Overview of Australian Mining Industry and Benchmarking Equipment and Processing Plant Efficiency as part of Optimising Productivity of the Entire Mining Value from Pit to Port

Hard Hat Development Program

PwC's Hard Hat: Asia School of Mines is part of our highly respected, annual global "School of Mines" series which will be held this year as a single-day, city based workshop incorporated as part of the second International Mining And Resources Conference (IMARC), to be held in Melbourne on 9 November 2015.

PwC at Austmine 2015

PwC was the Official Advisory Partner to the biennial Austmine 2015 national conference "Transforming Mining: Technology & Innovation" held in Brisbane, 19-20 May 2015 where we presented on "Effective use of digital technology and big data in mining"

Aussie Mine 2015

Now in its 9th year Aussie Mine provides industry and financial analysis of the largest 50 mining companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with a market capitalisation of less than $5 billion at 30 June 2015 (the mid-tier 50).

Truck & Loader Dictionary

This PwC mining publication contains detailed terminology and descriptions of mining truck and loader or excavator equipment for purposes of mining equipment benchmarking, operator training and operations improvement

Mine 2015: The gloves are off

Mine is PwC's annual review of the top trends in the global mining industry based on the financial performance of the Top 40 global mining companies by market capitalisation.

Mining for Efficiency

PwC report that shows how a focus on equipment efficiency, benchmarking and performance promises to unlock billions of dollars in productivity returns for miners

Mining Benchmarking Insights – 2014

In PwC's mining benchmarking survey we surveyed 28 mining organisations across Australia, including those with operating mines and exploration companies on questions spanned reserves and resources, funding and expenditure, sustainability and safety reporting, governance, finance and reporting issues such as budgeting, forecasting and planning, data gathering and analysis, financial reporting and spreadsheet governance and examined the optimum cost of the finance function as wel as looking at human capital concerns such as remuneration, workforce profiles, resignations, terminations, gender diversity, and labour and capital alignment, before finishing with questions about translating strategy to execution.

Dragline Dictionary

This publication contains detailed terminology and descriptions of coal mining dragline equipment for purposes of mining equipment benchmarking, operator training and operations improvement

Gold, Silver and Copper Price Report

Annually, PwC survey gold, silver and copper mining companies from a cross-section of miners around the world to get their views on commodity prices over the next year.

Financial reporting in the mining industry

PwC's Financial reporting in the mining industry (FRIM) publication looks at how International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) is applied in practice by mining companies, identifying unique issues for the industry and how mining companies are responding to the various accounting challenges along the value chain.

Australian Commodity Investment Points of View

PwC Mining Deals has assembled a series of short, thought provoking Points of View on the challenges and opportunities of investing in and operating mining projects in the key commodities of Copper, Coal and Iron Ore

PwC Australia - Mining - Publications - Terms and Conditions for Dictionary Publication Downloads

Terms and conditions for downloading mining dragline truck and loader dictionary publications

PwC Australia - Mining - Publications - Productivity, not Austerity

PwC has conducted a detailed analysis on ABS data for productivity in the mining resoruces industry in 2012 to develop a mining productivity scorecard and despite limited progress to date we expect the mining industry to continue to target significant productivity gains over the next 12 months as the industry continues to focus on the substantive task of delivering sustanable productivity improvements rather than cost cutting austerity measures