The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky

Deposits are quickly moving out of easy reach, requiring mining groups to either dig deeper or look further afield, far from available infrastructure, electricity and other valuable resources required to support an extractive project. With these changed circumstances in the industry comes a new risk portfolio that must be carefully managed

The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky The future of mining will be increasingly remote and risky

Resource scarcity will force miners to focus on more remote regions where the mining industry has not yet infiltrated. Photo: iStock.com/Edward Haylan