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Gold Mining: 2014 in review and what to look for in 2015


Gold Mining: 2014 in review and what to look for in 2015

Report summary

In 2014, total world gold mine production continued its 6 year upward trend despite a fall in the average gold price. Miners have adjusted to a low price by initiating a series of cost cutting measures such increasing head grade, lowering stripping ratios and reducing non-essential sustaining expenditure. Corporate activity has become more focused on creating shareholder value as opposed to chasing production growth. 

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  • Executive summary
    • 2014: Adjusting to the new normal
      • Production increased by 3% in 2014...
    • Corporate activity
      • Key 2014 corporate activity
      • 2015 Key things to watch out for
        • Operating costs to fall further?
        • Asset rationalisation to continue
        • Impact of falling base metal prices on gold supply?
        • Project financing to remain difficult. Growth of alternative forms?
        • Conclusions

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Evolution of production, costs and gold price
    • Major gold producing countries
    • Gold Mining: 2014 in review and what to look for in 2015: Table 1
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