Global Mining Industry Industry

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The global outlook series on the Mining Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global mining industry, identifies major short-to-medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with fact-rich 57 market data tables. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, France, Germany Russia and the CIS, Australia, China, India, Japan and Brazil among others. The report provides a recapitulation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and other noteworthy strategic corporate developments in addition to an included indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 550 companies worldwide.

 

1. OVERVIEW 1

Table 1: Global Mining Equipment Market (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Demand by Geographic Region for Asia-Pacific,

North America, Western Europe and Others 2

 

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Mining Equipment Market

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share for Caterpillar,

Sandvik, Komatsu, Atlas Copco, Metso, Joy Global, and Others 2

Global Competitive Scenario 2

Trends 3

Leading Companies Perform Well Despite Crisis 3

China, India: The Frontrunners 4

Demand Outpaces Supply 4

Consolidation Wave Hits Mining Industry 5

Mineral Prices Roar Up 5

Copper Leads the Race 5

Exchange Traded Funds Increases Precious Metal Demand 5

Mining Woes 6

Challenges Confronting the Global Mining Industry 6

Environmental and Regulatory Risks 7

Foreign Companies Buying into Domestic and Extreme Markets 7

A Gloomy Economic Scenario 7

Towards Sustainable Development 8

Mining Industry- Future Trends 8

Global Mining Industry Takes a New Course 8

The 'Chinese' Influence 9

Switching Priorities 9

Market Scenario 9

Overview of Select Metals and Minerals 10

Platinum Group Elements (PGEs) 10

Role of Platinum in Global Economy 10

Table 3: Global Platinum and Palladium Market (2009&2010):

Production in Kilograms by Country for the US, Canada,

Colombia, Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Others 11

 

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Palladium Mining

Industry (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production for

Norilsk, Anglo Platinum, Implats, Stillwater¸ Lonmin, Vale

Inco, North American Palladium, Aquarius, ARM Platinum,

Xstrata, and Others 12

 

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Platinum Mining

Industry (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production for

Anglo Platinum, Implats, Lonmin, Norilsk, Aquarius,

Northam, Vale Inco, Xstrata, and Others 12

Bauxite 12

Global Aluminium Industry to Witness Growth 13

Asian Countries Drive Rapid Growth in the Aluminum Market 13

Consolidation - The New Trend 14

Table 6: Global Aluminum Market (2009&2010): Production in

Thousand of Metric Tons by Country-The US, Australia,

Bahrain, Brazil, Canada¸ China, Germany, Iceland, India,

Mozambique, Norway, Russia, South Africa, UAE (including

Dubai), Venezuela, and Others 14

Competitive Climate 15

Table 7: Leading Players in the Global Aluminum Market

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Capacity for UC RUSAL,

Chalco, Rio Tinto Alcan, Alcoa, Norsk Hydro, BHP Billiton

and Others 15

Fluorspar 15

Fluorspar Growth Dependant on Many Factors 16

Table 8: Global Fluorspar Production (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Production By Region for China, Europe,

Russia, South Africa, Mongolia, Mexico, Namibia, Thailand

and Others 16

 

Table 9: Global Fluorspar Reserves (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Share in Reserves by Country 17

Coal Mining 17

Top 10 Hard Coal Producing Countries in the World (2010) 18

Top 7 Coal Exporters in the World (2010) 18

Top 7 Coal Importers in the World (2010) 18

Feldspar and Nepheline Syenite 19

Economic Meltdown Derails Market Momentum 19

Table 10: Global Feldspar Market (2009): Production in

Thousand Metric Tons by Country - Turkey, Italy, China,

Japan, Spain, Thailand, France, US, Czech Republic, Mexico

and Others 19

Sulfur 20

Copper: The Red Metal 20

Table 11: Global Copper Production (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Mining Output by Leading Players - Codelco,

F-McM Copper and Gold, BHP Billiton, Xstrata AG, Rio Tinto,

Anglo American plc, Southern Copper, KGHM Polska Miedz S.A.,

RAO Norilsk, Kazakhyms and Others 21

World Copper Production 21

Copper Mining Output 21

Table 12: Global Copper Industry (2009 & 2010): Production

in Thousands of Metric Tons by Country for The US,

Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan,

Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Zambia and Others 22

Lead 22

Table 13: Global Lead Industry (2009 & 2010): Production in

Thousands of Metric Tons by Country-US, Australia, Bolivia,

Canada, China, India, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia,

South Africa, Sweden and Others 23

 

Table 14: Leading Players in the Global Lead Market (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Production for BHP Billiton, Doe

Run, Glencore, Xstrata, Volcan, Apex Silver, Hindustan Zinc,

and Others 23

Manganese 24

Table 15: Global Manganese Market (2009): Reserves in

Thousand Metric Tons by Country - Ukraine, South Africa,

Australia, India, Gabon, China, Brazil, Mexico, and Others 24

Nickel 24

Table 16: Global Nickel Production: (2009 & 2010) Annual

Breakdown in Metric Tons by Country for Australia, Botswana,

Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic,

Indonesia, Madagascar, New Caledonia (7), Philippines,

Russia, South Africa, Venezuela and Others 25

 

Table 17: Leading Players in the Nickel Mining Industry

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production for Norilsk,

Vale, Antam, BHP Billiton, Xstrata, Cubaniquel, Eramet,

JNMC¸Minara, SMSP, and Others 26

Graphite and Industrial Diamonds 26

Zinc-Key Statistics 27

Table 18: Global Zinc Industry (2009 & 2010): Production in

Thousands of Metric Tons by Country for The US, Australia,

Bolivia, Canada, China, India, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Mexico,

Peru and Others 27

 

Table 19: Leading Players in the Zinc Mining Industry

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production for Glencore,

Teck, Hindustan Zinc, Xstrata, Oz Minerals, Anglo American,

Boliden, Volcan, Ziniflex, Votorantim and Others 27

Kaolin 28

Overview 28

Niobium 28

Zirconium 28

Market Faces Challenges 29

Table 20: Leading Players in the World Zircon Market

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Iluka

Resources, Rio Tinto/BHPB, Exxaro, and Others 29

World Mine Production, Reserves and Reserve Base 29

Table 21: World Zirconium Market (2009): Mine Production

in Thousand Metric Tons by Select Country - Australia,

South Africa, China, Indonesia, Ukraine, India, and Brazil 30

Cobalt 30

Table 22: Global Cobalt Reserves (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Share by Country for Congo, Australia, Cuba,

Zambia, Russia, New Caledonia and Rest of World 30

Tin 31

Table 23: Global Tin Industry (2009 & 2010): Production in

Metric Tons by Country for Australia, Bolivia, Brazil,

China, Congo (Kinshasa), Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru,

Portugal, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam and Others 31

Silver 31

Table 24: Global Silver Industry (2009 & 2010): Production

in Metric Tons by Country for US, Australia, Bolivia,

Canada, Chile, China, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia and

Others 31

Gold 32

Overview 32

Table 25: Global Gold Industry (2009 & 2010): Production in

Metric Tons by Country for The US, Australia, Brazil,

Canada, Chile, China, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico, Papua New

Guinea, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Uzbekistan and Others 32

 

Table 26: Leading Firms in the Global Gold Mining Industry

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production for Barrack Gold

Corp., Newmont Mining, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields,

Coldcorp, Newcrest Mining, Kinross and Others 33

Global Gold Demand Rises Amidst Weakening Economy 33

Gold Mining in Developing Nations 33

Gold Production Cost Increases Significantly 34

Rising Cost Hits Gold Industry 34

India: Australia's Export Hub 34

Iron Ore 35

Excessive Supply Declines Iron ore Prices 35

Future Prospects 35

Table 27: Global Iron Ore Market (2006 & 2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Imports by Country - Japan, Korea,

Taiwan, China and Rest of World 36

 

Table 28: Global Iron Ore Market (2006 & 2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Exports by Country - Australia, Brazil,

India, Canada, South Africa, and Rest of World 36

 

Table 29: Leading Players in the Global Iron Ore Market

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share for Vale, Rio

Tinto, BHP Nilliton, Arcelor Mittal Group and Others 37

 

Table 30: Global Pigiron and Raw Steel Industry (2009 &

2010): Production in Millions of Metric Tons by Country for

US, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea,

Russia, Ukraine and Others 37

Uranium 38

Table 31: Global Uranium Mining Industry (2010): Breakdown

of Production in Tons by Countries 38

 

Table 32: Leading Players in the Global Uranium Mining

Industry (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production

for Cameco, Areva, KazAtomProm, Rio Tinto, ARMZ, Uranium

One, Navoi, BHP Billiton, Paladin, Sopamin and Others 38

 

Table 33: Leading Uranium Producing Mines in the World

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for

McArthur River (Canada), Ranger (Australia), Rossing

(Namibia), Kraznokamensk (Russia), Arlit (Niger), Tortkuduk

(Kazakhstan), Olympic Dam (Australia), Budenovskoye 2

(Kazakhstan), South Inkai (Kazakhstan), Inkai (Kazakhstan)

and Others 39

Key Statistics 40

Table 34: Global Metal & Mining Industry by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and

Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 40

 

Table 35: Global Metal & Mining Industry (2011 & 2015):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region 41

 

2. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 42

 

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 63

 

 

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 80

 

1. NORTH AMERICA 80

Overview 80

 

1a. THE UNITED STATES 81

Overview 81

Information Technology in Mining 81

Depletion of Rare Metals in China to Revitalize US Mines 82

Fluorspar 82

Market Trends - A Quantitative Analysis by Mineral 82

Bentonite, Fuller's Earth & Allied Clays 82

Bentonite Production on the Rise in the US 82

Table 36: Leading Markets for Bentonite in the US (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Type 83

Coal 83

Some Interesting Coal Facts 83

Overview 84

Table 37: Volume Production (in Tons) of Coal in the US

(2005-2010) 84

 

Table 38: Leading Coal Mines in the US (2008): Production

in Millions of Tons for North Antelope Rochelle, Black

Thunder, Jacobs Ranch, Cordero Ranch, Antelope, Caballo,

Belle Ayr, Buckskin, Eagle Butte and Spring Creek 84

Power: A Major End-Use Sector 85

Asian Coal Consumption to Drive Production in the US 85

Feldspar & Nepheline Syenite 85

Feldspar Mine Locations and Producers 85

Gold 86

Rising Gold Prices Increase Mining Activity 86

Gold Output Grows in Nevada 86

Environmental Concerns 86

Soda Ash 86

US Companies Seek New Markets 86

US Soda Ash Producers Witness Recovery in Operating Rates 87

Sulphur 87

Table 39: Sulfur Market in the US (2005-2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Volume Production for Recovered

Elemental and Other Forms 87

 

1b. CANADA 88

The Largest Producer of Nepheline Syenite 88

Table 40: Canadian Feldspar, Fluorspar; Leucite; Nepheline

and Nepheline Syenite Market (2008 & 2009): Exports Value in

US$ Thousand by Country for US, Italy, Spain, Germany,

Netherlands, Australia, Taiwan, China, Japan, Indonesia, and

Others 88

 

Table 41: Canadian Feldspar, Fluorspar; Leucite; Nepheline

and Nepheline Syenite Market (2008 & 2009): Imports Value in

US$ Thousand by Country for China, Spain, Mexico, US, and

Others 89

Canadian Mining Sector 89

Outlook 89

Future Trends in the Canadian Mining Industry 89

Effect of the Recession on the Canadian Mining Industry 90

Trade Statistics 90

Table 42: Canada Mineral Exports (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Exports by Destination Country 90

 

2. EUROPE 91

Overview 91

Exploration Expenditure 91

Consolidation - Ongoing Process 91

Regulatory Environment 91

Key Statistics 92

Table 43: European Metal & Mining Industry by Geographic

Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest

of Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 92

 

Table 44: European Metal & Mining Industry (2011 & 2015):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region 93

 

2a. ARMENIA 94

 

2b. GERMANY 94

Overview 94

 

2c. RUSSIA 95

Overview 95

Financial Structure of the Mining Industry 95

A Review of the CIS Mining Market 95

Key Statistics 97

Table 45: Metal and Mining Market in Russia and CIS (2010):

Percentage Breakdown of Revenue Share by Segment 97

 

2d. SPAIN 97

 

2e. TURKEY 98

 

2f. UKRAINE 98

 

3. ASIA 99

Overview 99

Growth Prospects in the Asian Mining Industry 99

Table 46: Asia-Pacific Metal & Mining Industry by Geographic

Region - Japan, China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 100

 

Table 47: Asia-Pacific Metal & Mining Industry (2011 & 2015):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region 101

 

3a. AUSTRALIA 102

Overview 102

Australian Minerals Industry: A Glimpse Into Recent Past 102

Mining Industry Surges in Australia 102

Reduced Australian Coal Output Causes Black Out in India and

China 103

Demand from Asian Nations Drives Growth 103

Industry Performance 103

Exports on Rise 103

Mineral Prices Take Upward Swing 104

Production Goes Up 104

Exploration Expenditures on Higher Side 104

Major Challenges and Trends in Australian Mining Industry 104

Insolvencies, Restructuring, Project Interruptions and Shutdowns 105

Increased Mergers and Integration Activity 105

Rising Foreign Investment and Alternate Financing Options 105

Responsibilities towards Stakeholders and Regulatory Authorities 105

Feldspar Deposits 106

Gold Mining 106

Diamonds 106

Kaolin 106

Kaolin Exports in Australia to Witness Sharp Growth 106

Nickel 107

Table 48: Annual Production Capacity of Major Nickel Mines in

Australia (In Metric Tons) 107

Trade Statistics 107

Table 49: Australian Uranium Exports (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country-EU, Japan,

the US, China, South Korea, Canada, Taiwan and Others 107

 

3b. JAPAN 108

 

3c. CHINA 109

Overview 109

Chinese Mining Industry to Show Robust Growth Amidst

Uncertainties 109

Coal Production Continues to Increase 110

Coal Production Exceeds Demand 110

Coal Mining Industry: Threats Overrule 110

Table 50: Leading Coal Mining Machinery Manufacturers in

China (2009): Sales Revenues in Millions of Yuan for

Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Co., SANY Heavy Equipment

Co., China Coal Zhangjiakou Coal Mining Machinery Co., Coal

Mining Machinery Co., China Coal Beijing Coal Mining

Machinery Co., Chang Zhi Qinghua Machinery Factory,

Pingdingshan Coal Mine Machinery Corp. Ltd. and Sichuan

Shenkun Equipment Co. 111

Limited Technology Availability Restricts the Growth of

Chinese Mining Sector 112

Mining Industry Reforms and China's Growing Appetite for

Minerals Drives up Foreign Participation 112

China - A Major Producer of Fluorspar 112

Kaolin 112

Outlook 113

Copper 113

A Dominant Copper Producer 113

Chinese Look At Canada for New Copper Resources 114

Gold 114

Go for 'Gold' 114

Nickel 114

Chinese Nickel Industry: A Glance 114

Imports and Exports Scenario 115

Nickel Pig Iron Output Rises Three-Fold 115

Platinum 115

Overview 115

Platinum Group Metals to Witness Significant Growth 116

Driving Factors of Growing Demand 116

 

3d. INDIA 117

Overview 117

Turbulence in the Indian Mining Industry 117

Iron Ore 117

Bauxite 118

Endowed with Rich Reserves of High Quality Bauxite 118

Bauxite Export from India Doubles 118

Coal 118

Coal Mining in India 118

Table 51: Leading Producers in India (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Production for Coal India Ltd, Singareni

Colleries Company Ltd and Others 118

Gold 119

Domestic Gold Prices Expected to rise to record High 119

Soaring Gold Prices Dramatically Decrease Imports 119

Key Statistics 119

Table 52: Number of Reporting Mines by States in India

(2010) 119

 

3e. INDONESIA 120

Overview 120

Coal Mining 120

Table 53: Indonesian Coal Exports (2010): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country 121

Industrial Salt 122

 

3f. KOREA 122

 

3g. THE PHILIPPINES 123

Gold 123

Privatization of State-Owned Mining Companies 123

 

4. AFRICA 125

Overview 125

Diamonds 125

Gold 126

Manganese, Iron ore and Coal 126

Platinum Group Elements 126

Democratic Republic of Congo 126

Copper Production in Congo 127

Ghana 127

Gold Mining 127

Mali 127

Mining Sector - Characterized by Gold 127

Zimbabwe 128

Burgeoning Growth in Mining Industry 128

 

4a. SOUTH AFRICA 129

Overview 129

Mining Sector Growth Slows Down 129

Capital Intensive Technology for Hard Rock Mining Set to Grow 130

 

5. LATIN AMERICA 131

Overview 131

Mineral Wealth 131

Outlook 131

Potential Expansion Opportunities for the US Coal Exports 132

Table 54: Latin America Metal & Mining Industry by Geographic

Region - Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 132

 

Table 55: Latin America Metal & Mining Industry (2011 &

2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic

Region 133

 

5a. ARGENTINA 134

 

5b. BOLIVIA 134

 

5c. BRAZIL 135

Brazil: A Major Kaolin Producer 135

Demand for Iron Ore Remains Strong 135

Brazil: An Investors Hub 135

Brazilian Mining Industry amidst Challenges 136

 

5d. CHILE 137

Overview 137

Copper Production 137

Largest Global Producer of Copper 138

Key Statistics 138

Table 56: Chilean Mining Industry (2010): Volume Production

in Millions of Tons by Segment 138

 

Table 57: Leading Copper Mines in Chile (2009): Percentage

Share Breakdown by Production-Escondida, Codelco Norte,

Collahuasi, El Teniente, Los Pelambres, Los Bronces and

Andina 139

 

5e. COLOMBIA 140

 

5f. ECUADOR 141

 

5g. PERU 142

Major Mineral Deposits in Peru 142

Copper Dominates Metal Extraction Market in Peru 142

Major Equipment Suppliers 143

 

5h. MEXICO 143

Overview 143

Metal Production Shines 143

 

6. THE MIDDLE EAST 144

Gold Demand Declines in The Middle East 144

 

 

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

 

 

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