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Mining Insight Seminar

Produced by the Knowledge Center, expert training from S&P Global Market Intelligence

In collaboration with The Vancouver Resource Investment Conference hosted by Cambridge House International, S&P Global Market Intelligence is proud to co-host a 90-minute seminar to provide vital insights into the structure of the global mining industry, mineral economics and the latest mining trends and forecasts. This course is open to anyone who is interested to boost their knowledge of the mining world.

You will leave the seminar being able to:

  • Describe the structure of the mining industry
  • Explain the main mining methods and techniques
  • Recognize the role of supply, demand, the determining factors of cost, the impact of exchange rates, the various factors influencing industry structure, and how the market determines pricing
  • Explain the considerations and concerns of multiple industry stakeholders

The course aims to cover:

Overview of the Mining Sector
Size and shape of the global mining industry, including a summary of the largest mines/companies, and the most important commodities

Mineral Economics
Explanation of the influences on metals demand and supply, and on costs, and the long-term price behavior of commodities

State of the Market Snapshot
Examining the current trends and forecasting the year ahead

What are past attendees saying?

"The Mining Insight seminar provided me with an excellent awareness of the international extractive industry". BASF Mining Solutions

"The mining insight was great and extremely informative, the lecturer was very good.Zamin

"I thoroughly enjoyed the mining seminar on Monday, it was very informative and interesting.Mott MacDonald

Instructor

Mark Ferguson

Associate Director, Metals & Mining Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • - Specializes in exploration and supply-side analysis
  • - Leads team producing various publications, including the annual Corporate Exploration Strategies (CES) and Strategies for Reserves Replacement (RRS) studies
  • - More than 15 years' experience in the resources sector

Mining Insight Seminar Agenda

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Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

Jan 22, 2018
Sectors
Research