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Why women are leaving the mining industry and what mining companies can do about it

McKinsey

Women are underrepresented at all levels within mining companies. Yet opportunities remain for the industry to boost female recruitment, retention, and advancement.

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Pressure to decarbonize: Drivers of mine-side emissions

McKinsey

As stakeholders pressure mining companies to reduce emissions, operations must monitor their environmental impact and ultimately move toward zero-carbon mining.

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Electrifying mines could double their electricity demand

McKinsey

Meeting the renewable-electricity demand for mines by 2050 requires significant capital expenditures and infrastructure improvements.

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Creating the zero-carbon mine

McKinsey

Despite a daunting timeline, zero-carbon mines are within reach if the right solutions are implemented.

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Has mining lost its luster? Why talent is moving elsewhere and how to bring them back

McKinsey

A well-managed, motivated, and trained workforce has been a core driver for productivity and safety in mining; an unprecedented skills shortage in the mining industry is elevating talent to the top of miners’ agendas.

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Advanced analytics can help achieve fuel optimization in open-pit mining

McKinsey

Fuel efficiency and reduction of carbon emissions in mining have become much more distinct possibilities as data collection and advanced analytics have evolved.

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Through-cycle investment in mining

McKinsey

Mining is notoriously cyclical, with volatile equity prices and investment patterns as a result. As the COVID-19 crisis affects the medium-term pricing outlook in many commodities and puts pressure on planned investments, mining CFOs have a unique opportunity (and imperative) to review their capital-expansion strategies.

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