1. Market Research
  2. > Mining and Quarrying Market Trends

Industry Scorecard for the Global Mining Industry

  • June 2014
  • 200 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2200849


Table of Contents

Strategic Analysis of the Top Industry Trends and Evaluation of Key Growth Opportunities

This industry scorecard for the global mining industry provides an overview of key trends and tectonic shifts that are expected to take place in the mining market. Key growth opportunities are also explored. The various mining segments have been considered (base metals, energy minerals, and precious metals). An outlined analysis of the next game-changing markets of the future and what impact they could potentially have on the overall industry has been provided. Diverse business models, partnership ventures, economic impact analyses, competitive perspectives, and key integrated industry trends have been analyzed to bring a CEO 360 perspective to the study.

Executive Insights—The Next Big Trends Emerging in the Mining Industry

%—Chinese consumption of aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin, and zinc rose by % per annum over the past years, compared to flat consumption globally.
$ Billion—The mining industry has contributed about $ billion to South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) and export earnings over the past years.
$ Billion—The EU27 environmental protection expenditure in the mining and quarrying sectors increased from just over $ billion in 2001 to $ billion in 2013. X2—The new tunneling system should allow for meters a day to be gained, more than double the current amount.
$ Billion—Total spending on information and communication technologies (ICT) in the mining sector is on the rise. In 2010, the global market stood at $ billion and, by 2018, this is forecast to reach $ billion.
$Million—The Glencore-Xstrata merger is thought to have saved about $ million in the first year just through synergies.
Projects—About 200 companies are developing rare earth mineral projects outside China.
X—Compared to onshore mines, offshore mines can produce as much as 10 times the quantity that can be mined on land.
%—Approximately% of OPEX cost is attributed to the processes of extraction, materials handling, comminution, and separation.
Million Tons—The aluminum market is expected to double in size to more than million tons by 2020.

Supply and Demand—Executive Insights

The base metals market is set to experience double-digit growth of % between 2013 to 2018. China will Become the Largest Consumer of Base Metals in the World in 2020.

-Attracting capital
-Infrastructure developments
-Environmental issues
-Technology innovation
-Services and equipment

In 2017, the World Demand for Rare Earth Elements is Forecasted to Increase by 36%.

-Strategies to reduce dependence on a single source of supply
-Development of substitutes
-Project management
-Inefficiencies of alternate substitutes
-Infrastructure developments
-Optimization systems in re-opened mines

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Veronica helps you find the right report:


The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Mining Chemicals Market by Product Type, Mineral Type, Application, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • June 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Mining chemicals market projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.60%.” The mining chemicals market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.60% during the forecast period of 2017–2022 and reach USD 7.54 ...

Resin Capsules Market by Catalyst Type, Resin Type, End-Use Industry, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • August 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

“Resin capsules market to grow at a CAGR of 4.46% between 2017 and 2022” The resin capsules market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.46% during the forecast period and reach USD 1,256.2 million ...

Global Mining Chemicals Market

  • $ 4250
  • Industry report
  • July 2017
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

The global mining chemicals market was valued at USD XX in 2016 and is projected to reach USD XX billion by 2022, at a CAGR of XX% over the forecast period (2016-2022). The major trends driving the market ...


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.