Selective financing to snag pace of mine development

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 31 October 2014

Macro indicators spell a gloomy year ahead for miners in 2015, while those which have successfully secured deals to bring projects into production this year say that they have beaten the odds, but only with a great deal of effort and patience.

The global mining industry will see fewer projects brought online and those that are will be developed at a slower pace as resource financing continues to become tighter and more selective.

Falling prices for metals and minerals have slowed their descent this year but show few signs of a turnaround...