FULL CONTROL OF THE COST CURVE, PLUS
  • Selection of historical and forecast years for cost analysis and trends;
  • Ability to select specific cost curves, including cash costs, total production costs, margin curves, FOB cash costs and CFR costs;
  • Industry-specific technical parameters, including iron ore costs on DMTU basis, thermal costs on energy-adjusted basis, and options for managing by-product credits for base metal operations;
  • Advanced options for manipulating specific underlying cost assumptions, including FX rates, opex and capital costs, and metal prices.
  • Aggregation of project level costs to compare company and country averages; and
  • Full access to export underlying cost data.
CAPABILITIES
  • Quarterly cost report and cost database covering operational data over a 20-year time span, representing more than 95% of global output for each commodity;
  • Costs and production at the site, company and country levels;
  • The report includes FOB, CIF China, CIF Japan, CIF Europe cost tables and curves for bulk commodities;
  • Full costing for greenfield and brownfield expansions;
  • A mine-by-mine breakdown of the properties for each operation and their respective cost components; and
  • Cost scenarios can be prepared by year, by cash or total production cost, by operation type in all countries around the world and turned into a table or cost curve by site, country or company using AME data or your own individual assumptions. This is particularly useful if a new mine or future project needs to be placed on a global cost curve.
COST CURVES AVAILABLE
  • Oil Fields
  • Gas Fields
  • LNG Plants
  • Export Thermal Coal Mines
  • Export Metallurgical Coal Mines
  • Iron Ore Mines
  • Iron Ore Pellet Plants
  • Steel Plants
  • DRI/HBI Plants
  • Copper Mines
  • Copper Smelters & Refineries
  • Lead Mines
  • Nickel Mines
  • Nickel Smelters & Refineries
  • Zinc Mines
  • Aluminium Smelters
  • Alumina Refineries
  • Gold Mines
  • Silver Mines