• The University of Western Australia (M261), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 921 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1988 …2019
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Research Output 1988 2019

2019
gold mine
gold
costs
cost
Empirical study
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A role for data richness mapping in exploration decision making

Aitken, A. R. A., Occhipinti, S. A., Lindsay, M. D. & Trench, A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 99, p. 398-410 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision making
decision making
Gold
Costs
data quality
1 Citation (Scopus)
greenstone belt
Sandstone
Gold
craton
gold

Charles Dickens on the (potentially) changing role of globalisation and sustainability in the long-term future of mining and exploration

Sykes, J., Trench, A., McCuaig, C. & Jessell, M., Sep 2017, Tenth international mining geology conference 2017: 20-22 September 2017, Hobart, Australia. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 239-255 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

globalization
sustainable development
sustainability
civil rights
protectionism

Culture, Leadership and other 'Soft Skills' in Mineral Exploration: The Emperor or the Emperor's new clothes?

Sykes, J. & Trench, A., 28 Mar 2017, p. 41-48. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

How Australia's iron ore miners hit the sweet spot

Trench, A., 23 Aug 2017, 1 p. Fairfax Business Media.

Research output: Other contribution

Is grade king in gold? A preliminary analysis of gold production costs at Australian and New Zealand mines

Ulrich, S., Kanakis, M., Groves, D., Hagemann, S., Sykes, J. & Trench, A., 2017, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: 49th New Zealand Branch Annual Conference on exploration, mining and New Zealand's mineral resources. New Zealand: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 438-453 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

New generation Western Australian iron ore 2006–2016 - strategic insights far beyond the Pilbara?

Barrere, L., Trench, A., Sykes, J. & Davies, R. S., 2017, Iron Ore 2017. Carlton, Vic.: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. 3/2017. p. 375-386 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Iron ore
Western Australia
Metals
Supply side
Barriers to entry

Towards an understanding of production costs at Australia's underground gold mines

Ulrich, S. H., Trench, A. & Hagemann, S., 2017, 13th AusIMM Underground Operators' Conference 2017. Hills, P. (ed.). Carlton South, Vic.: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 241-252

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

gold mine
production cost
cost
gold
mineralization

Transforming the future of minerals exploration

Sykes, J., Trench, A., McCuaig, T., Craske, T., Dwyer, J., Subramaniam, N., Sullivan, S. T. M. & Turner, W., 2017, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: 49th New Zealand Branch Annual Conference on exploration, mining and New Zealand's mineral resources. New Zealand: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 407-418 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of the potential for transformational market growth amongst the critical metals

Sykes, J. P., Wright, J. P. P., Trench, A. & Miller, P., 2016, In : TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MINING AND METALLURGY SECTION B-APPLIED EARTH SCIENCE. 125, 1, p. 21-56 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery, supply and demand: From Metals of Antiquity to critical metals

Sykes, J. P., Wright, J. P. P. & Trench, A., 2016, In : TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MINING AND METALLURGY SECTION B-APPLIED EARTH SCIENCE. 125, 1, p. 3-20 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metals
market
metal
economic history
History

Is Perception Reality? Evaluating the Fiscal Attractiveness of International Jurisdictions for Gold Mining Investment

Gemell, C., Sykes, J. P. & Trench, A., 2016, International Mine Management 2016: A Strategic Approach to Global Industry Challenges. Harper, P. (ed.). Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 227-238 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Government
Jurisdiction
Fiscal
Attractiveness
Gold mining

The Australian and New Zealand gold industry - Going all in

Ulrich, S. & Trench, A., 1 Dec 2016, AusIMM Bulletin, 6.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Using Scenarios to Investigate the Long-term Future of Copper Mining and Guide Exploration Targeting Strategies

Sykes, J. P. & Trench, A., 2016, International Mine Management 2016: A Strategic Approach to Global Industry Challenges. Harper, P. (ed.). Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 265-289 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

targeting
copper
industry
cost
mining industry
2015

Edge of tomorrow: A tour of 2016-2020 mineral commodity markets

Trench, A., Sykes, J. & Robinson, P., 2015, Edge of Tomorrow – A Tour of 2016-2020 Commodity Markets. Dunedin: AusIMM The Minerals Institute, Vol. 1. p. 481-494

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

9 Citations (Scopus)

Tin mining in Myanmar: Production and potential

Gardiner, N. J., Sykes, J., Trench, A. & Robb, L. J., 2015, In : Resources Policy. 46, p. 219-233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myanmar
tin
producer
event
Third World
2014

Class of 2013 ASX Minerals IPOs: Funding at Decadal Low

Sykes, J. & Trench, A., Mar 2014, 5 p. Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia.

Research output: Other contribution

Funding
Minerals
Median
Western Australia
Industry

Finding the Copper Mine of the 21st Century: Conceptual Exploration Targeting for Hypothetical Copper Reserves

Sykes, J. & Trench, A., 2014, Special Publication Number 18: Building Exploration Capability for the 21st Century. United States of America: Society of Economic Geologists, Vol. N/A. p. 273-300

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Non-Technical Risks and Their Impact on the Mining Industry

Trench, A., Packey, D. & Sykes, J., 2014, Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Estimation: The AUSIMM Guide to Good Practice. De-Vitry, C. (ed.). 2nd ed. Carlton, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. Monograph 30. p. 605-617

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Perspectives on Mineral Commodity Price Cycles and their Relevance to Underground Mining

Trench, A. & Sykes, J., 2014, Proceedings 12th AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference 2014. Adelaide: AusIMM The Minerals Institute, Vol. 2014. p. 19-31

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Resources Versus Reserves - Towards a Systems-based Understanding of Exploration and Mine Project Development and the Role of the Mining Geologist

Sykes, J. & Trench, A., 2014, Proceedings Ninth International Mining Geology Conference 2014. Adelaide: AusIMM The Minerals Institute, Vol. 2014. p. 243-270

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2013

An Introduction to Mineral Finance

Guj, P. & Trench, A., 2013, Mineral Economics: Australian and Global Perspectives. Maxwell, P. & Guj, P. (eds.). 2nd ed. Carlton, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. Monograph 29. p. 107-123

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

ASX Minerals IPOs Class of 2012: All that glisters is gold?

Sykes, J. & Trench, A., Mar 2013, 10 p. Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia.

Research output: Other contribution

gold
commodity
market
mineral exploration
mineral
2012

Australia's Next Top Mining Shares: Understanding Risk and Value in Minerals Equities

Trench, A. & Packey, D., 2012, Melbourne, Australia: Major Street Publishing Pty Ltd.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

2011

A Sharebuyer’s Guide To Investing In The Australian Mining Boom

Trench, A., 2011, Major Street Publishing Pty Ltd: Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Top 100 Resource Stocks 2011 (CD): www.resourcestocks.net

Trench, A., Aug 2011, 110 p. Perth : Aspermont Limited.

Research output: Other contribution

2009

Gold - What price structural change in the industry?

Chaphekar, P. & Trench, A., 2009, In : AusIMM Bulletin. Oct, 5, p. 16-18 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

structural change
gold
Gold
industry
Industry
2006

Best Practice Operations Management - An Oxymoron?

Trench, A., Apr 2006, The AusIMM New Leaders’ Conference Proceedings: Riding the boom - the minerals industry into tomorrow. Australia: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 21-23 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Industry
Best practice
Operations management
Learning curve
Skills shortages

Resources companies should 'Dare to be Different': AIG Bulletin 44

Trench, A., 30 Apr 2006, p. 68-69. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2004

Successful Management of Mining Companies - What Have We Learned From the 16th Century to the 21st Century?

Trench, A., 1 Jan 2004, PACRIM 2004: Hi Tech and World Competitive Success Stories Around the Pacific-Rim. Adelaide: Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), p. 87-92 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2002

Make Your Firm a Business Renegade

Trench, A., 2002, Executive excellence: the magazine of leadership development, managerial effectiveness, and organizational productivity, 5 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2001

In Search of Mining Excellence: Beyond a First Class Ticket

Trench, A., 1 Jan 2001, Curtin University. 45 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Success Strategies for Mineral Exploration Companies in Australia - Does a Boot Leather Versus High Technology Approach Matter?

Trench, A. & Stockport, G., 2001, Exploration Strategies: What Works, What Doesn't and Why?. Geoscientists, A. I. O. (ed.). Sydney ed. Sydney: Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Vol. Bulletin No. 35. p. 57-71

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2000

The Business of Mining: Beating the Commodity Trap

Trench, A., 1 Jan 2000, Perth: Curtin University. 25 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

1996
3 Citations (Scopus)

Examples of DHEM in nickel sulphide exploration within the Kambalda District, Western Australia

Trench, A., Evans, R., Brown, C. & McInnes, D., 1996, In : Exploration Geophysics. 27, 3, p. 131-140 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sulfides
nickel
sulfide
electromagnetism
drilling
1995
23 Citations (Scopus)

Lower Ordovician reversal asymmetry: An artifact of remagnetization or nondipole field disturbance?

Torsvik, T. & Trench, A., 1995, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 100, B9, p. 17885-17898

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

remagnetization
Remanence
Limestone
limestone
artifact
4 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Geophysical Signatures of Western Australian Mineral Deposits

Dentith, M., Frankcombe, K. F., Ho, S. E., Shepherd, J. M., Groves, D. & Trench, A., 1994, Perth, WA: UWA Extension Publication.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology