Western Australia Mining 2017 Pre-Release

Country: Australia • Industry: Mining • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: April 2017 • Authors: Elisa Iannacone, Lindsay Davis, Alice Pascoletti Executive Summary: A recent change in government brings some uncertainty to WA, as the iron ore giant is forced to look to alternative commodities given fluctuating market prices. With a forward-thinking mentality, Australian risk-takers are front in line to develop projects that will address the global need for lithium, graphite and cobalt in the era of the lithium battery. As global innovation leaders, WA is implemen...

British Columbia & Yukon Mining 2017 Pre-Release 2

Country: Canada • Industry: Mining • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: April 2017 • Authors: Laura Brangwin, Eduardo Arcos and Kevin Norchi Executive Summary: Led by their political and economic stability, both British Columbia and Yukon have become increasingly attractive jurisdictions for investors and mining companies worldwide, as they boast substantial mineral wealth coupled with favorable business and regulatory environments. These attributes are of utmost importance at a time when global political uncertainty becomes a major risk factor across industries....

    British Columbia & Yukon Mining 2017 Pre-Release

    Country: Canada • Industry: Mining • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors: Laura Brangwin, Eduardo Arcos and Kevin Norchi Executive Summary: The downturn in the global mining industry took a toll on these western Canadian jurisdictions, as the prices of metallurgical coal, copper and gold experienced sharp decreases, thereby severely affecting mining revenues. Moreover, exploration activity stalled, as cash-strapped juniors put projects on hold waiting for the markets to recover. Luckily, signs of a turnaround are beginning to take hold and...

    Peru Mining 2017 Pre-Release

    Country: Peru • Industry: Mining • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors: Alfonso Tejerina, Imara Salas, Camila Moscoso-Román Executive Summary: Total mining investments in Peru fell by nearly half year-on-year, from $7.5 billion in 2015 to less than $4 billion in 2016. As Las Bambas and the expansion of Cerro Verde saw their completion, there are no new copper mega-projects on the horizon, at least not immediately. The $1.2 billion expansion of Southern Copper’s Toquepala operation is currently the largest project under implementation, ...

      Singapore Aerospace 2017

      Country: Singapore • Industry: Aerospace • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors: Elisa L. Iannacone & Alice Pascoletti Executive Summary: With a keen interest in moving from a 90% MRO market to a manufacturing and MRO hub, Singapore has strong government support set in place to grow within the aerospace industry. Surrounded by emerging markets, Singapore offers a key destination for the industry, with access to neighbouring skilled labour, as well as a rapidly growing LCC commercial sector. With the fastest growing aviation industry in...

      Ontario Aerospace 2017

      Country: Canada • Industry: Aerospace • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors:  Ty Jeevaratnam and Camila Moscoso Román Executive Summary: With the kick-off for construction of the Downsview Park Aerospace Campus at the end of 2016, Ontario’s aerospace industry begins to take the international spotlight as a leader in aerospace growth and innovation. The building of the aerospace hub is the latest development in the province’s well-established aerospace industry. Ontario is the second largest aerospace sector in Canada and generates o...

      THE OFFICIAL MINING IN AFRICA COUNTRY INVESTMENT GUIDE (MACIG) 2017

      Country: Africa Countries • Industry: Mining • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors: Catherine Howe, Laura Brangwin, Imara Salas, Meredith Veit, Pavlina Pavlova, Eduardo Arcos Executive Summary: Countries across the continent face common challenges and increasing competition for a diminished pool of global investment and, although some governments are increasing incentives in response, others are tipping the scale too far towards the interests of the country. In an industry already high in risk, factors such as the vast progress in infrast...

      Argentina Mining 2017 E&MJ Release

      Country: Argentina • Industry: Mining • Publication: Engineering & Mining Journal • Release Date: February 2017 • Authors: Alexa Parks, Meredith Veit and Ty Jeevaratnam Executive Summary: Argentina’s newly action-oriented administration has embraced mining as an integral means of securing foreign direct investment and catalyzing further development throughout the country. President Maurico Macri’s policies directly affecting the industry include simplified import of capital goods, eliminating export taxes for mineral products, freedom of capital outflows, the liberalizat...

      Italy Aerospace 2016

      Country: Italy • Industry: Aerospace • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: November 2016 • Authors: Alice Pascoletti, Harriet Bailey, Catherine Howe and Elisa L. Iannacone Executive Summary: Italy’s aerospace industry is the third most prominent in Western Europe after France and Germany and the seventh largest in the world. With the exception of Leonardo-Finmeccanica, which controls a vast share of the market, the Italian aerospace industry is characterized by a plethora of small- to medium-sized companies, spread around the country in distinct clusters. In reg...

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