Profits in a slowdown: How Australian mining companies can cut costs and grow stronger

As the global commodity boom fades, falling prices will squeeze profits at resource and commodity producers around the world. Those that adopt a Fit for GrowthSM approach—adjusting their cost structure to support key dif-ferentiating capabilities—will boost margins, increase production, and create more value. The techniques outlined in this report, using Australian mining companies as an example, show how.