The evaluation of capital projects

The evaluation of capital projects

Order Description

Learning Outcomes
• Analyse different capital budgeting techniques

• Evaluate the information derived from different capital budgeting techniques
Assignment Description

You work at the headquarters of UK Gold Mining Ltd. and are responsible for the evaluation of capital projects. The business is currently trying to decide between 2

proposed mine developments in Yorkshire. Each project has a life of 15 years but one is a larger investment.

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result of my own investigations, except where otherwise stated. All references have been duly cited”.
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including termination of programme (Policy link).
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are required to provide an accurate word count on the cover sheet for each piece of work you submit.
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