Independent research, data & insights. Helping the resources industry stay ahead of the curve.

Make informed decisions around strategy and innovation so you can meet the needs of your clients, stakeholders and communities.

We want to help you play the long game

Competing successfully requires more than focussing on the ‘at the time data’. Which is where we step in.

State of Play is your partner when it comes to making informed, long-term decisions on strategy and innovation. We are an independent research group operating in the global resources industry. Our data and reports provide independent insights into cutting edge industry trends, strategic decision making and success factors driving innovation.

We have worked with stakeholders across business, government and universities.

Address challenges faced by industry

We explore some of the biggest industry opportunities, challenges and cutting-edge trends. Over the years we have evolved these macro-level insights into plausible solutions to help address challenges faced by the industry.

Independent data

State of Play is an independent research group - we don’t push agendas, but rather, create knowledge with the sole objective of advancing the global resources industry and communities.

An industry perspective

We provide an in-depth look into what the industry is thinking, by directly engaging with executives and senior business leaders on strategy and innovation.

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Survey respondents
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CEOs & Board members interviewed

The go-to source for in-depth analysis and expertise in the vast and complex resource sector.

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Reports —

Informed by survey data and interviews, our reports provide deep insights into trends, strategy and innovation within the resources industry.

Data —

We undertake surveys of industry leaders, providing data into the inner workings of the resources sector and their strategic decision making.

Benchmarking —

Our benchmarking offers custom datasets and company-specific analysis which allows you to compare your company against industry benchmarks.

State of Play demonstrates the world-class thinking in strategy and investment insight.

Senior Investment Professional

State of Play are the only people that do this work well and globally.

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