CRU's Base Metals Cost and Emission Services provide independent and detailed costs and emissions breakdowns for 100% of global supply of copper, nickel, lead and zinc.
CRU’s costs and emissions data is unique in covering 100% of Chinese supply and they deliver costs, emissions, production and cash flow metrics for over 700 assets and regions that are extensively researched by CRU's global team of experts and reconciled using our robust and transparent methodologies.
CRU’s costs and emissions data is standardised to give a consistent, readily comparable view for base metals value chains. Market participants across the full value chain, from mining, smelting and refining companies and producers, to traders, financial institutions and end-users, rely on CRU’s data to understand and compare the costs and emissions profile of assets, producers, regions and the wider sector.
Our investment in a large global team of analysts based in the UK, China, Chile, and the United States mean that our customers benefit from significant of primary research. CRU analysts travel to conduct site visits in key producing countries around the world throughout the year to ensure our customers receive accurate and robust information.
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Get an in-depth view of the industry cost structure and emissions profile. Compare and rank projects and assets, investigate and assess potential investment opportunities and conduct strategic planning based on accurate and standardised data.
100% global coverage for copper, lead & zinc and nickel production, including existing and prospective assets. Analyse cost drivers by operation, production volumes and cost curves. Compare process level emissions across assets and regions for insight into the carbon footprint and progress towards net zero goals.
For metals service companies, and downstream sectors such as automotive and construction
Understand how suppliers through the value chain compare in terms of cost and emissions performance. Make informed decisions about supplier selection based on data that gives insights into cost competitiveness and the progress of companies towards emissions reduction. Use this information to assess and manage Scope 2 & 3 emissions for your supply chain.
Independent cost information and standardised emissions data with 100% global coverage for copper, lead & zinc and nickel production.
For miners, smelters and refiners
Build a competitive market position by getting an accurate view of costs and emissions performance for individual assets and projects. Benchmark costs and understand key cost drivers. Compare assets, producers and regions with100% global coverage for copper, lead & zinc and nickel production, including existing and prospective assets.
Analyse cost drivers by operation, production volumes and cost curves. Build and compare cost curves by commodity.
Compare process level emissions across assets and regions for insight into the carbon footprint and progress towards emissions reduction.Learn more
CRU Base Metals Costs and Emissions Team