Australian mining: Down but not under

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015

The Australian resources sector is adjusting to lower commodity prices, which have necessitated a revision of cost structures and spending plans. IM gets a feel for the industry’s sentiments and looks at how the country’s miners are making plans to do business in a post-supercycle environment.

The notion that the Australian mining industry is digging itself out of a hole has become something of a cliché over the last few years. Although it is a convenient expression for describing a country that lost its shirt after the collapse of the global resources boom, it is not...

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