Productivity at the mine face: Pointing the way forward
Many mine operators could learn from industry leaders that are pursuing productivity-enhancing approaches.
How digital innovation can improve mining productivity
With profits down, miners are focused on improving their productivity. Digital innovation could provide a breakthrough.
Technologies that could transform how industries use energy
Our new report details 33 technologies to improve energy efficiency—and your bottom line.
Productivity in mining operations: Reversing the downward trend
A new metric shows just how far mining productivity has declined. It also points to ways to improve productivity more effectively.
Manufacturing growth through resource productivity
Resource productivity should be a top priority for manufacturers. This excerpt from a new book presents five core beliefs to drive growth by becoming leaner and greener.
How Poland can become a European growth engine
After 25 years of strong growth, the country stands at a crossroads. Our new report details how Poland can become an advanced European economy competing on a global stage.
Riding the resource wave: How extractive companies can succeed in the new resource era
With economic and social expectations rising in resource-rich countries, extractive companies must re-think how they do business.
Reverse the curse: Maximizing the potential of resource-driven economies
In 20 years, almost half of the world’s countries could depend on their resource endowments for growth. These economies have a huge opportunity to transform their prospects, and a new model could...
Resource revolution: Tracking global commodity markets
A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute says that commodities may be off recent peaks, but the resource "supercycle" isn’t dead. Prices still reflect emerging-market demand, a challenging...
Resource revolution: Meeting the world’s energy, materials, food, and water needs
A complete rethink of resource management—a resource revolution—will be needed to keep pace with soaring demand for energy, water, food, and basic materials as up to three billion new consumers...
L'economia del futuro e l'energia sostenibile
McKinsey ha fatto sedere allo stesso tavolo esperti e amministratori delegati di grandi aziende Usa del settore energy. Gli interrogativi più attuali riguardano l'accessibilità dei costi, la...
Managing water strategically: An interview with the CEO of Rio Tinto
Tom Albanese explains how Rio Tinto is adapting its operations to a future when climate change may make the world’s dry parts drier and wet parts wetter.