The changing attitudes of junior miners
Published: Monday, 28 January 2013
Vertical integration has traditionally been the realm of larger mining companies, but now some juniors are looking to integrate before production even begins
In June 2006, the worlds two top players in the steel industry merged to form ArcelorMittal - the largest vertically integrated company the world had ever seen. The new mega-company had operations that stretched upstream, right the way to iron ore exploration and coal mining as well as downstream into...