Surface Coal Mining Market, Revenue Share, Demands, Function, Major Players, and Forecast, 2022–2028

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Surface Coal Mining Market Size – USD 25.83 Billion in 2018, Growth - CAGR of 3.0 %, Trends –Growing demand for electricity and rising demand from various industries are responsible for the growth opportunities of the global market.

The global Surface Coal Mining Market is estimated to reach USD 32.92 Billion by 2026, according to a new report by Reports and Data. This can be mainly associated with the consumption of metals and minerals across the globe in several end-user industries such as electronic and electrical, and machinery industries. Also, increasing demand for electricity is expected to drive the growth of the market positively. According to the World Bank, global metal consumption observed a positive growth of about 1.80% in 2016. Additionally, the increasing use of metals across the globe is promoting the expansion of global market. Apart from this, an abundance of mineral and metal ores in the world is expected to impact the growth of the market positively. Growing consumption of electricity has raised the demand for coals in the world. This factor is expected to augment the growth of the global Surface Coal Mining market. Further, improvement in Surface Coal Mining technologies is also responsible for the growth of the market. Also, the market is observing the launch of new and innovative Surface Coal Mining solutions, which further enhances operational efficiency. This factor is expected to initiate current and future market growth prospects.

Surface Coal Mining is a kind of mining in which mineral deposits are collected by removing overlying rock and soil. The initial type of Surface Coal Mining methods includes open-pit mining, strip mining, and mountaintop removal. Surface Coal Mining offers several advantages over underground mining, such as less complexity and low operational cost.

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Key participants include Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold Corporation, Glencor, China Shenhua Energy, Coal India Limited, Vale S.A., Freeport-McMoran, Goldcorp Inc., Anglo America

Major Points Covered in the Global Surface Coal Mining Market Report:

  • Market Coverage: This section of the report provides significant details on key market aspects including the key market segments, product innovation scope, and macro-economic and micro-economic growth indicators. In addition, the report segments the global Surface Coal Mining market based on product type, technology landscape, and application range.
  • Executive Summary: Under this section, the global market growth rate, competitive landscape, drivers and constraints, trends, limitations, and the key market segments have been discussed.
  • Regional Analysis: In this section, the latest report highlights the extensive global presence of the Surface Coal Mining market. This section offers key insights into the latest trends in the regional markets including North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East Africa.
  • Competitive Landscape: This section of the report highlights the key players in the global Surface Coal Mining market. It further emphasizes the leading products and services offered by these companies.

For the purpose of this report, Reports and Data have segmented global Surface Coal Mining Market on the basis of Method, Mineral, End Users, and region:

Method Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; and Revenue, USD Billion; 2016-2026)

  • Strip Mining
  • Open Pit Mining
  • Mountain Removal Mining
  • Others

Mineral Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; and Revenue, USD Billion; 2016-2026)

  • Metallic Ore
  • Non-metallic Ore
  • Coal Mining

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End User Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; and Revenue, USD Billion; 2016-2026)

  • Metal
  • Electric power industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

Further key findings from the report suggest

  • Non-metallic ore accounts for a market share of 30.6% in 2018.
  • The rise in demand can be due to the growing use of lime, salts, and phosphate.
  • Metallic ore is valued at USD 12.87 Billion by 2026 and is estimated to reach USD 16.39 Billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 3.0% during the forecast period.
  • Strip mining method accounts for the largest share of 36.8% of the market in 2018.
  • Strip mining is implemented when the mineral deposits and the surface of the ground are adjacent to each other. It is likely due to increasing demand for metals such as zinc, gold, silver, and copper.
  • Among the End users, the metal segment accounts for the largest share of 39.3% in 2018.
  • Electric power industry end user is estimated to reach USD 7.41 Billion by 2016 at the highest CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period.
  • With the growing industrialization and urbanization across the globe, the demand for power generation has also increased.
  • The rising need has led to an enhanced demand for coal, which plays an essential role in energy production.
  • Coal is widely used for electricity generation purpose, and is anticipated to promote the Surface Coal Mining industry growth during the forecast period.
  • Coal mining is likely to develop as a high growing activity, and it involves the use of devices such as road headers, scraper conveyors, and coal winning machines.
  • Furthermore, the growing population, along with expanded economic activity, has boosted the market for coal significantly, for electricity production and heating purposes.

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Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; and Revenue, USD Billion; 2016-2026)

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • South-east Asia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • MEA

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