The large and diverse underground mining industry produces a significant proportion of various materials including nickel, copper, coal, lead, zinc, gold, uranium, tin, and diamond. The purpose of this research study is to understand the current market trends, industry growth drivers, and restraints of the underground mining market.
Essential and informative for both established players as well as new entrants into the underground mining market, this report provides future market projections for the upcoming years, till 2019. Based on pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics, the report also includes a review of micro and macro factors critical for the preexisting and new market players along with a detailed value chain analysis.
The goal of the report is to provide an overview of the underground mining sector, including explanation of the functioning and operations of some of the leading companies in the mining industry with specialist expertise. Through a six-year forecast assessed on the basis of how the market is anticipated to grow in the future, the report provides a forward-looking perspective on the numerous factors driving or restraining market growth. It also includes analysis of recent developments in mining technologies, products, and services to help miners comprehend the exact nature of the underground mining market and deal with various challenges of harsh and sometimes hazardous environments around the world.
Analytical tools such as Porter’s five force model analysis, value chain analysis, and SWOT analysis of major market segments have been used in the underground mining market report.
Overview of the Under Ground Mining Market
Ores such as shale gas, oil, metals, clays, and limestone’s rock salts are normally extracted through the process of mining. The underground mining market allows coal-extracting companies to explore untapped regions in the world and extract deeper and more complex ores and coal reserves for having maximum underground mines in the global market.
The high rate of population growth and growing urbanization in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in China and India, coupled with an ever-increasing demand for energy, oil, and other minerals in many other developed regions of the world, has created unprecedented demand for a wider range of industrial materials and natural resources in the global market. Geographically, Australia has some of the world’s most technologically advanced and productive underground mining equipment and expertise. Similarly, Ireland and Sweden are famous for their superior underground mines in the European market, followed by Canada in North America.
The underground mining market is segmented based on the types of techniques used in mining. Amongst several, the room and pillar mining is the one majorly used. Likewise, shaft mining, borehole mining, and automation also plays an important role in the surface and underground mines.
The need to maximize the efficiency of the extraction of underground minerals and bring new opportunities to the market has motivated the technological giant Rio Tinto to develop new mining techniques and discover new coal reserves worldwide.
Companies mentioned in the research report
The global market for underground mining is highly competitive. Some of the industry bodies involved in this market are Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold. Inc, Vale, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton Ltd., Anglo American, China Shenhua, Xstrata, Potash Corp, Barrick Gold Corporation, and Coal India Ltd, among others.
Major geographies analyzed under this research report are:
- North America
- Rest of the World
This report gives you access to decisive data such as:
- Market growth drivers
- Factors limiting market growth
- Current market trends
- Market structure
- Market projections for the coming years
Key highlights of this report
- Overview of key market forces propelling and restraining market growth
- Up-to-date analyses of market trends and technological improvements
- Pin-point analyses of market competition dynamics to offer you a competitive edge
- An analysis of strategies of major competitors
- An array of graphics and SWOT analysis of major industry segments
- Detailed analyses of industry trends
- A well-defined technological growth map with an impact-analysis
- Offers a clear understanding of the competitive landscape and key product segments