United States Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United States Mining Report

United States Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United States Mining Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
70 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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The US mining industry value will decline through ----, as elevated costs and structurally lower mineral prices weigh on growth. In particular, the declining coal sector, which accounts for nearly two thirds of the US mining industry value, will drag down mining industry value, which we forecast to contract by an average of -.- annually over ---------. ...The US mining industry value will decline through ----, as elevated costs and structurally lower mineral prices weigh on growth. In particular, the declining coal sector, which accounts for nearly two thirds of the US mining industry value, will drag down mining industry value, which we forecast to contract by an average of -.- annually over ---------. In absolute terms, we expect the US mining industry value to stagnate, totalling USD--.-bn in ---- and USD--.-bn in ----. ...The US lead industry will also face headwinds from increasing competition from recycled products, as environmental awareness translates into sustainable development. The November ---- presidential elections will result in either the continuation and possible expansion of Obama s environmental legacy, or an immediate end to and possible dismantling of antagonistic policies toward coal, dependent on the success of the Democratic or Republic nominee, respectively.

...We forecast US coal production to continue to plummet, averaging a --.- contraction in ---- and a steady rate of -.- over ---------. In terms of volume, we expect the US to produce --- million tonnes (mnt) of coal in ---- and only ---mnt by ----, compared to a peak of -.- billion tonnes in ----. ...We forecast US coal production to continue to plummet, averaging a --.- contraction in ---- and a steady rate of -.- over ---------. In terms of volume, we expect the US to produce --- million tonnes (mnt) of coal in ---- and only ---mnt by ----, compared to a peak of -.- billion tonnes in ----. As of July -- ----, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates the country s year-to-date coal production down y-o-y by --.- . ...According to Bloomberg data, as of July -- ----, approximately -- of all US-based coal producers have filed for bankruptcy since ----. In June, privately held Murray Energy reportedly alerted employees that up to -,--- positions (or --.- of the workforce) will be cut by September ----.

...Long-term trend of declining metal intensity per unit of economic growth, common among developed countries, will limit industry growth potential. Mining companies face among longest permitting times in the world. ...

  
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