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Valuing Mining Companies

A Guide To the Assessment and Evaluation of Assets, Performance and Prospects

This book gives a perspective on the international mining and metals industry, from historical details of mines and mining to the potential problems encountered in attempting to value a mining company. Chapters are devoted to accounting practices and taxation, providing valuable information on the financial aspects of mining. It also covers various techniques used to value mining companies and gives instruction on how to set up a portfolio and begin trading in this complex field.

The international mining and metals industry

Hardbound, 256 Pages

Published: June 1999

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-435-7


  • The author is well qualified to have written what is claimed with some justification to be the mining investors’ first vade-mecum., Engineering and Mining Journal
    …many useful tips for both the novice and the experienced mining professional., Mining Magazine


  • Part 1 The development of the mining company: The history of mining; The development of mining companies - the early years; The development of mining companies - the past 20 years; A guide to the current range of mining companies. Part 2 Evaluation requirements: Exploration; Discovery and definition; Mining techniques; Processing routes; Mining company taxation and allowances; Mining company accounting practices; Mine financing. Part 3 Evaluation techniques and trading: Metal price forecasting; Cash flow and earnings analysis; Management evaluation and other techniques; Trading in mining shares.


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