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The Mining Valuation Handbook : Mining and Energy Valuation for Investors and Management

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The essential guide to investing in mining opportunities, now in its Fourth Edition A comprehensive guide to mining investment analysis designed for use by financial and mining analysts, executives, and investors, The Mining Valuation Handbook: Mining and Energy Valuation for Investors and Management has become an essential resource for assessing the value and investment potential of mining opportunities. Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of the classic text provides new and up-to-date information to better explain the mysteries surrounding the resources industry. Written by Victor Rudenno, a leading global expert on mining investment analysis and consultant to mining companies, financial bodies, and governments, The Mining Valuation Handbook: Mining and Energy Valuation for Investors and Management, Fourth Edition covers a wide range of essential topics, including: feasibility studies, commodity values and forecasting, classification of resources and reserves, indicative capital and operating costs, valuation and pricing techniques, qualifying risk, the impact of exploration and expansion, and more. * Fourth edition of the bestselling text on assessing mining investment opportunities * Author Victor Rudenno is a respected global expert on mining investment analysis * Key topics, including feasibility studies, valuation techniques, and risk qualification are covered in detail Packed with invaluable mining information for the financial industry and financial information for the mining industry, The Mining Valuation Handbook is the definitive guide to assessing and investing in mining opportunities.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 48.26mm | 1,020.58g
  • John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • Wrightbooks
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0730377075
  • 9780730377078
  • 104,200

About Dr Victor Rudenno

DR VICTOR RUDENNO holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering, a Master of Commerce and a PhD in Mining Economics. He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Victor has worked for leading stockbrokers and investment banks and, for over 35 years, has been lecturing to university students, industry practitioners, investors and fund managers around the world. He consults to industry and government and can be contacted through www.revaluate.com.au.

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Praise for the Previous Editions. . . "For its breadth and depth of content, in mining valuation terms Victor Rudenno's volume is assessed as undervalued and as a strong buy. JASSA" "Useful to a wide range of readers as an introduction to the subject for under-graduates through to a useful reference for mining analysts and executives. MINING JOURNAL"(London) "This excellent book, crammed with useful and thought-provoking insights, deserves to become part of the library of any serious long-term investor. THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN" "This well-written book reflects valuable experience and insight into the technical, financial, economic and investment aspects of the mining and petroleum sectors. AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF MINING MAGAZINE" The Mining Valuation Handbook "is a fine reference companion which I am sure will find a valuable home on the desk or bookshelf of many in the industry. ROBERT CHAMPION, DE CRESPIGNY AC"

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Equity markets have experienced turbulent times in recent years, particularly in resource valuations and commodity prices. In this international bestseller Victor Rudenno once again provides comprehensive, current information on mining and unravels some of the mystery surrounding the resources industry. Now in its fourth edition, "The Mining Valuation Handbook" will assist those in the mining industry seeking financial information, as well as people in finance looking for characteristics of the resources industry in an economic light. For the non-professional who is keen to invest in resource companies, this book will also help remove some of the mystique that often surrounds technical disciplines. Inside you will find: extensive commentary relevant to the mining industry valuation concepts worked examples and feasibility studies the role of resources and reserves commodity values and forecasting real option analysis extensive commodity profiles. "The Mining Valuation Handbook" is an essential addition to the libraries of astute investors and mining and financial analysts.

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Table of contents

Acknowledgements ix Introduction xi 1 The resources industry 1 2 A quick guide to financials 13 3 Feasibility studies 21 4 Commodity values and forecasting 41 5 Resource project considerations 67 6 Classification of resources and reserves 97 7 Mining and hydrocarbon recovery 113 8 Indicative capital and operating costs 151 9 Hedging commodities and exchange rates 235 10 Taxation, depreciation, royalties and accounting standards 245 11 Valuation methodologies 265 12 Takeovers and fair value allocation 299 13 Quantifying the risk 317 14 Cutoff grade theory 329 15 Share price performance and real options 337 16 Impact of exploration, development and expansion 357 17 Determining the appropriate discount rate 381 18 Dealing with inflation 391 19 Agricola Mining ? a hypothetical example 397 20 Commodity profiles 417 Appendix A: Sources of information 495 Appendix B: Australian Native Title 501 Appendix C: Royalty rates 505 Appendix D: Economic geology primer 517 Appendix E: Project details 523 Appendix F: Exchange rates and CPI 541 Appendix G: Continuous discounting and annuities 545 Appendix H: Abbreviations, conversions and energy factors 547 Glossary 555 Bibliography and references 593 Index 597

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