Mining Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Category, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025
Global Mining Chemicals Market: Snapshot
Mining chemicals comprise a range of reagents and mineral processing specialty chemicals used in the mining industry. These chemicals are used for extracting various base and precious metals, industrial minerals, mineral sands, iron ores, and coal. The reagents may also be used for metallurgical processed such as dewatering and defoaming, The rising demand for the providers of specialty chemicals and related metallurgical services rides on the back of declining mineral concentration coupled with burgeoning demand for precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum. These chemicals are increasingly being used in metallurgical methods by end-use industries to recover commercially useful metals from complex ores. End users are increasingly inclined toward adopting inexpensive reagents for the recovery of base metals. The usage of sulfuric acid in recovery of copper and zinc from complex sulfide ores is a case in point. Constant advances being made in the chemistries are expanding the performance of mining chemicals helping the market to expand substantially.
Against the background of presence of lower-grade ores and the intensifying concern of the environmental and health impacts the mining industry makes in general, the market for mining chemicals will get a robust boost in the years to come. Recent industry efforts to commoditize specialty mining chemicals may act as a potential trend adversely influencing the competitive dynamics of the market. This is account of the reducing prices of mining chemicals unfavorably affecting the profit margins of producers and distributors. The growing consumption of construction materials, especially in developing economies, will bolster the uptake of mining chemicals. In the years to come, providers of service solutions in the market are likely to focus more on beneficiation technologies. The trend augurs well for the mining chemicals market. Industry initiative to explore of new mines might unlock promising prospects for chemical companies in the market in the not-so-distant future.
Global Mining Chemicals Market: Overview
The global market for mining chemicals is projected to grow by leaps and bounds on account of the venturous investment of multinational companies in the mining industry. The profit margins in the mining industry can be increased if the minerals are viably extracted from their ore. Mining chemicals are meant to facilitate this viable extraction of minerals from complex and low-quality ores. It is anticipated that a number of new companies would plunge into the market for mining chemicals to diversify their areas of operation. Hence, the global market for mining chemicals is prognosticated to expand at a robust rate over the forthcoming years. Several developing countries including India and China are making prolific efforts to fortify their national mining industry. Besides this, the reliance of several other industries on mining activities has also elevated demand within the global market for mining chemicals.
The global market for mining chemicals can be segmented based on the following parameters: type of product, application, and region. It is evident that the growth of these segments cumulatively decides the growth rate of the global market.
The report gives an illustrious account of the factors that have contributed to the growth of the global market over the past years. Furthermore, the report discretely mentions the trends that prevail in the global market for mining chemicals in the contemporary times.
Global Mining Chemicals Market: Trends and Opportunities
The mining industry has witnessed significant advancements with regards to revenues, new entrants, and government policies. This has given an impetus to the growth of the global market for mining chemicals which shall in turn benefit the market players. The occurrence of low-quality and complex ores necessitates the use of mining chemicals to extract important minerals. Hence, the market is expected to grow at an astral rate, thus conferring key advancements upon market players in the future. Mining is a significant economic activity that contributes to the GDP of a nation, which is another factor behind the growth of the global market chemical mining.
Despite the favorable factors for the growth of the market, the heavy expenses incurred on transportation could hamper the growth of the global market for mining chemicals. Furthermore, logistics are integral to the success of the mining industry and even a minute error could render a long-drawn process unprofitable.
Global Mining Chemicals Market: Regional Outlook
The market for mining chemicals in Asia Pacific has trodden a lucrative growth path over the past years. The success of mining operations in Asia Pacific has been the key reason behind the growth of the regional market. Apart from this, the quest of the countries in North America and Europe to battle the economic downturn has led them to strengthen key industries including mining.
Global Mining Chemicals Market: Competitive Landscape
Some of the key players in the global market for mining chemicals are AkzoNobel Performance Additives, Clariant AG, BASF SE, and The Dow Chemical Company.
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