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Metals and Minerals Market Research Reports

Metals and Minerals Research

Investors have kept away from the metals and minerals sector in the last couple of years as the short term outlook of the industry has failed to inspire confidence. Metal prices are falling and yet, demand has remained surprisingly below expected levels. These factors have translated to a lackluster performance of the global metals and minerals industry.

However, experts are strongly of the opinion that the global metals and minerals industry outlook in the long run remains positive. This indicates that the trickle of investments in the metals and minerals sector will gradually gather force, with emerging nations receiving a substantial share of these investments. The demand and prices of metals such as gold, silver, copper, steel, aluminum, and iron are the key indicators of the performance of the global metals and minerals industry. However, if the metals, minerals, and mining industry is to truly reclaim lost ground, it cannot do so without achieving a certain degree of product differentiation and addressing the issue of resource scarcity.

Metals and Minerals Market Research Reports

  • Metal Coatings Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    Environmental concerns regarding the use of plastic have become much more pronounced over the last few years. This is prompting various end-user industries to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with environmentally safer alternatives for applications such as coatings, thereby paving way for the use of metal coatings. The global metal coatings market is gaining significant traction owing to their superior properties such as malleability, high adhesion, thermal protection, wear resistance, color, and optical properties.

  • Steel Processing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    The application of steel and related products is currently increasing in our daily life. Due to its high mechanical properties such as strength, ductility and weldability, steel is widely used in construction of building and rails, automobiles and ships. Steel is produced through combination of iron, alloy and carbon melting together under right proportion. Steel can be classified as alloy and carbon steel according to material properties.

  • Tungsten Oxide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2023

    Tungsten has several oxidation states and oxides. Each tungsten oxide has a specific characteristic and feature. Tungsten (III) oxide is grown as a thin film by atomic layer deposition at temperatures ranging from 130 to 250 degree Celsius using a precursor compound. Tungsten (IV) dioxide is a bronze-colored solid with chemical formula WO2. 

  • Mining Metals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    The mining industry contributes significantly toward the economic and industrial growth of a nation. Major mining metals include lead, copper, tin, zinc, nickel, cobalt, and aluminum. Gold, platinum, palladium, and silver are among the precious mining metals. The global mining metals market has been among the fastest growing. However, in recent years, the market has witnessed slow growth due to the economic slowdown across nations.

  • Structural Health Monitoring Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2023

    Structural health monitoring is an important tool for engineers to assess the safety of critical architectural structures. Structural health monitoring systems comprise of a number of sensing technologies with an integrated measurement controller to capture and analyze a vast amount of real-time data. These systems are designed to monitor as well as test the health and performance of structures such as buildings and stadiums, bridges and dams, air frames, wind turbines, vessels and platforms, and large machinery and equipment. 

  • Stainless Steel Round Bar Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 – 2024

    The swift growth in the automotive sector owing to the increasing vehicle production is predicted to fuel the stainless steel round bar market. Within the industry of construction, stainless steel round bars are highly utilized in structural parts that are exposed to bridge pins, tie rods, heavy load, and other load transfer devices. The rising penetration of stainless steel (SS) round bars within the construction industry is stimulating the development of the global stainless steel round bar market.

  • Cobalt Powder Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023

    Cobalt is a hard, grey metal and is generally found in association with nickel in the Earth's crust. Cobalt has many industrial uses due to its unique properties such as retaining its strength at a high temperature, high melting point (1493°C), high thermo-stability, being ferromagnetic, and being multivalent. All these properties of cobalt make it effective for enhancing catalytic action.

  • Barium Oxide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2023

    Barium oxide is a hygroscopic compound majorly used for ceramic coating, glass, optical applications. It is a non flammable compound prepared by heating barium carbonate with coke, carbon black or tar. Other method by which barium oxide can be produced is by thermal decomposition of barium nitrate. It is cubical in structure. 

  • Boron Ore Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 - 2020

    Boron is a chemical element with atomic number 5 and symbol B. Boron is said to be a low abundance element in both the Earth’s crust and solar system, as it is produced directly by cosmic ray spallation and not by stellar nucleosynthesis. Boron is concentrated on Earth owing to water solubility of the naturally occurring compounds such as borate minerals. 

  • Gold Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

    Gold is a precious metal which is highly ductile and malleable. As a result of this, it is used for making jewelry and for investment purpose across the globe. Due to the escalating prices of gold, it is at present being oversold in the bearish market. In times of high inflation, currency fluctuations, and geopolitical crisis, gold is considered to be the safest investment. In countries such as Ukraine, Syria, Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, gold is sold lower than its actual cost due to geopolitical strife and rebellion in these countries. 

  • Tantalum Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019

    Tantalum is a hard, bluish grey, transition metal. Previously it was known as tantalium and is a rare earth metal. It is characterized by its incredibly high melting point which is bettered only by tungsten, rhenium, osmium and carbon. Tantalum along with similar metals such as Neobium, can be found in minerals such as coltan, columbite and tantalite. 

  • Potassium Hydroxide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    Potassium hydroxide, popularly known as caustic potash, is a liquid inorganic compound made by employing potassium and sodium hydroxide. Potassium hydroxide is used in several applications such as fertilizers, petroleum refining, precursors, and soaps. The fertilizer application segment has emerged dominant in the consumption of potassium hydroxide and it is expected that the trend will continue over the forthcoming years. 

  • Barium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

    The barium market is expected to register a moderate rate of growth over the remainder of the decade. The report on the barium market conducts a detailed analysis of the various market drivers, restraints, and opportunities to offer pin-point recommendations for growth. The quantitative and qualitative analysis contained in the report is used for obtaining reliable growth forecasts, 

  • Zirconium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    The global zirconium market, at present has been recovering from the waning, which it faced in the last few years. With the rising number of applications, the global zirconium market is expected to witness healthy growth throughout the forecast period. The rising focus of key players on new product development and innovations is likely to contribute extensively towards the development of the overall market in the next few years. The growing awareness regarding the benefits of zirconium is another factor projected to supplement the growth of the overall market in the coming years. 

  • Industrial Clay Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    Industrial clay is a chemical composition of minerals, metal oxides, and organic traces, which is widely acknowledged due to its property of staying rigid and hard even at extreme temperatures. The growing trend of 3D printing is boosting the demand for industrial clay as it is being increasingly used for designing 3D models of automobiles and consumer electronics. Kaolin minerals, bentonite, and palygorskite-sepiolite are some of the commonly used industrial clays. They are used in industries such as rubbers, catalysts, ceramics, refractories, cement, and paints.

  • Cobalt Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016-2024

    The application of cobalt in the industrial sector is in the form of a compound and it is rarely used as a free element. The key applications of cobalt are life sciences, binder materials, orthopedics, magnets, thermal spray coatings, water resistant alloys, super alloys, and reusable energy storage systems. Among all the application segments, reusable energy systems emerged dominant and are likely to retain a lead in the global cobalt market over the forecast period. 

  • Phosphorus Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    Phosphorous is a chemical element whose derivatives find application in several industries such as detergents, water treatment, flame retardants, batteries, chemical intermediates, and fertilizers among others. Although phosphorus has many allotropic forms, the ones which hold a commercial significance are white and red phosphorus. The chief industry which has exhibited a great desire for metal-based phosphates is the fertilizer industry for the purpose of increasing the production of crops. The derivatives of phosphorous which are used extensively across several sectors are phosphorous chloride, phosphoric acid, industrial phosphates, and phosphorous penta-oxide. 

  • Boron Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

    Boron, as a raw material, is used by major industries such as agriculture, glass, building and construction, detergents, ceramics, and pharmaceuticals. In day-to-day products, boron finds application as composites used in car body panels, in LCD screens, in insulation grade materials and in glass wool for loft insulation.

  • Bentonite Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    Bentonite is rising in popularity among industries as internal and external cleansers. With the demand from industries such as cosmetic, pharmaceutical, surfactants, and food rising at a rapid pace, growth witnessed by the global bentonite market is expected to remain steady through the course of the forecast period.

  • Medical Ceramics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

    A variety of bioceramics, materials especially developed for medical and dental applications, are finding a wide ranging set of applications across a number of medical fields. The biocompatibility of these medical ceramics makes them highly usable in prosthetics, surgical implants, and a number of invasive medical devices and tools. A number of medical ceramics have been approved for use across these and a variety of other applications by several national and international regulatory bodies such as the U.S. FDA. 

  • Nanoparticle Titanium Dioxide (Tio2) Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2016 - 2024

    The global nanoparticle titanium dioxide industry is a niche market and the demand for these materials is expected to gain a strong momentum in the coming years. The demand will especially arise from industries such as plastics, paints and pigments, printing inks, catalysts, paper, cosmetics, and glass. The demand for nanoparticle titanium dioxide is estimated to be more from Asia Pacific.

  • Ceramic Fiber Market - Global And China Forecast, Share, Size, Growth And Industry Analysis (2010 - 2017)

    Products such as board, paper, textile among others, made by ceramic fiber consume less energy and reduce production cost. These products can also withstand very high temperatures and corrosive environments. Thus the demand for ceramic fiber is on a constant rise in industries such as petrochemicals, iron, steel, aluminum and others. 

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