The BMO Mining Services

Our BMO Mining Service is a powerful online data and intelligence tool built intuitively to support your demanding business needs and to help drive your global growth strategy within the mining sector.


The service combines all of our expert mining analysis in one place, giving you:

  • The very latest industry news and developments across coal, iron ore, base and precious metals sectors
  • In-depth analysis by country, region or global market
  • 5-year forecasts covering growth and investment across almost 40 mining markets
  • Critical assessment of the operating environment via country-by-country risk/reward ratings
  • Competitive landscape analysis including key mining producers profiles
  • A wealth of regularly updated mining reports, newsletters and articles

Key Benefits of the BMO Mining Service

  • Identifies global investment and growth opportunities for your business
  • Supports the generation and review of your business strategy
  • Monitors the activities and market position of your competitors, clients and suppliers
  • Supports procurement activity with price and market forecasts
  • Evaluates operational, market and country-specific risks to your operations

What do you get from our BMO service?

Daily News Analysis and Customisable Email Alerts

  • Expert intelligence and views on global mining markets on a daily basis, delivered direct to your inbox
  • Latest industry trends and macroeconomic developments to help you identify global commercial growth opportunities for your business

Industry Risk/Reward Ratings

  • Country-comparative assessment of the market potential and operational risks facing the mining industry in each country so you can evaluate risks to your current and future operations

Comprehensive Market Assessments and 5-year Forecasts

  • Quarterly assessments and forecasts at country level covering all major metals and minerals for medium- and long-term investment and strategic decisions

Mining Compare and Export Database

  • Historic data and proprietary forecasts for over 170 industry indicators so you can pull the data you need to review, and rely on it being completely independent

Indicators Include:

  • Total Industry Value
  • Employment
  • Injuries
  • Machinery Employed
  • Machinery Trade
  • Bauxite
  • Coal
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Diamond
  • Gold
  • Iron Ore
  • Nickel
  • Lead
  • Platinum
  • Palladium
  • Silver
  • Tin
  • Uranium
  • Zinc
  • Mining Risk/Reward Rating

Global Mines Database

  • The Global Mines Database is an interactive tool, allowing you to search for mines/projects by country, commodity and/or company. Search results can then be further narrowed down using a number of fields including ore grade, output and phase of mine. All data can be exported to Microsoft Excel. The database covers over 60 Countries, 13 commodities, around 1,000 mines (including over 400 projects), each containing 11 columns of mine description.

Competitive Intelligence and Company SWOT Analysis

  • Visual snapshots of the competitive landscape, market by market, giving you a thorough view of the competitive landscape you’re operating in and allowing you to benchmark your own activities against your competitors.

SWOT Analysis for key companies, such as:

  • African Copper
  • Anglo American
  • Antofagasta
  • Barrick Gold
  • BHP Billiton
  • Bumi Resources
  • Codelco
  • First Quantum Minerals
  • Freeport McMo-Ran Copper and Gold
  • Glencoe Xstrata
  • Gold Fields
  • Kasbah Resources
  • Minmetals Resources
  • Newmont Mining
  • Norilsk Nickel
  • Peabody Energy
  • Shenhua Energy
  • Teck Resources
  • Vale
  • Vedanta Resources

Quarterly Country Reports

  • Key stress-tested 5-year industry forecasts, growth assumptions and competitive analysis for each country, available to download as PDFs

Full Benefits:

  • Built around you - Our BMO service is a bespoke, tailored package, allowing you to access the specific geographical and sector coverage you need so you can get straight to the analysis that matters to you
  • Comprehensive - The service includes all content - from daily news and weekly views, to data, ratings and in-depth analysis, proprietary 5 and 10-year forecasts and risk-ratings
  • Analyst interaction - Our expert analysts are keen to help you fully understand the analysis and put it to work to support your operations. They are available for conference calls and content related enquiries
  • Timely alerts - "My BMO" function lets you set up specific email alerts, so you are notified of the latest news and views as soon as they are posted online, even when you're away from your desk
  • Analysis made easy - With the interactive data tool you can select and download any combination of country-specific industry and macro-economic variables from a series of over 14,000 indicators
  • Cost-efficient - If you're looking for a high level of coverage, our bespoke BMO service is often better value than subscriptions to individual reports