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Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines


Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines

Report summary

Over the past decade, mining labour costs have more than doubled across the major copper producing countries and represented 26% of the total mine site cost in 2012. In this insight we examine the drivers of labour cost inflation for six key copper producing countries; Australia, Canada, Chile, Peru, Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R. Congo), and Zambia.

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  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Copper Production Outlook
  • Australia: putting on the brakes?
  • Canada: just not enough Canadians!
  • Chile: returning the profits
  • Peru: new projects, new opportunities
  • Zambia: where it pays to be a miner

In this report there are 15 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Global Copper Production (base case & probable, kt)
    • 2013E Labour Costs as % of Total minesite costs
  • Australia: putting on the brakes?
    • Australia Mining vs Average Wages (Nominal Domestic Currency), and Consumer Price Inflation
    • Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines: Image 4
  • Canada: just not enough Canadians!
    • Canada Mining vs Average Wages (Nominal Domestic Currency), and Consumer Price Inflation
    • Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines: Image 6
  • Chile: returning the profits
    • Chile Mining vs. Average Wages (Nominal Domestic Currency), and Consumer Price Inflation
    • Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines: Image 8
  • Peru: new projects, new opportunities
    • Peru Mining vs. Average Wages (Nominal Domestic Currency), and Consumer Price Inflation
    • Not enough geologists and engineers? - A review of the labour market for copper mines: Image 10
  • Zambia: where it pays to be a miner
    • Zambia Mining Wages (Nominal Domestic Currency) vs. Consumer Price Inflation
    • Zambia Copper Production Outlook (kt)
    • D.R. Congo Demographics (Millions)
    • D.R. Congo Copper Production Outlook (kt)
    • Copper production forecast for the top 15 countries (base case and probable)
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