Prospective bidder for an integrated aluminium complex (bauxite, alumina and primary aluminium) required advice. The power contract for the smelter was due to expire becoming a critical determinant of the plant’s sale value.
Major steel producer need to understand the future Chinese market in HR Coil Supplies.
Mine management felt that maintenance function was under performing.
Mining companies needed to determine international best practice for capital productivity.
A Middle Eastern investment group wished to examine the economic rationale for establishing a silicon metal plant in the region.
Should the company take over an existing producer, buy into exploration projects, or rely on its own exploration team?
Mining company looking for assistance setting and achieving stretch goals in mid-term business plan.
The company was purchasing calcined coke from a leading producer but its future demand meant that the current coke supplier would in turn have to secure long term contracts for suitable supplies of green coke on the open market and increase its commitment to this particular supplier.
Traditional marketing structures were considered to provide insufficient accountability and incentive to maximise revenues through switching. Performance was also difficult to measure
A major Eastern European steel producer was executing major investments to modernise and expand upstream steelmaking capacity. A key issue for our client was therefore to explore strategic options for corresponding new downstream capacity.