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Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining in Canada: Market Research Report

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Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 21223CA | Jul 2014

Digging deep: Revenue will rise, though weak demand from China may constrain growth

IBISWorld’s Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 09-14
7.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
18,260
Businesses
22
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry supplies important metals for infrastructure construction and other products. The industry has grown during the past five years, though weakening demand from China is anticipated to constrain revenue. In the next five years, industry operators will continue to seek additional measures to reduce mine operation costs, effectively increasing profitability... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry is composed of companies that mine metal-bearing ores and sell them raw, or as concentrates, after successive steps of crushing, grinding and concentrating. The production from mines comes in the form of ores and concentrates. The industry's metals are produced from sulfide and oxide ores. These ores are mined through digging and blasting, typically at open-pit mines. Following extraction, the ores are crushed and ground into a powder. Oxide ores continue to leaching tanks, which is a process covered by refineries. Crushed sulfide ores are concentrated into slurry from which waste is removed, water is recycled and the remaining material is the metal in the form of concentrate... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining Industry?

This industry mines ores valued for their copper, nickel, lead or zinc content. Firms may covert mined ore into concentrates for further downstream processing.

Industry Products
Copper oreZinc oreNickel oreLead ore
 
Industry Activities
Copper ore mining and beneficiatingNickel ore mining and beneficiatingLead ore mining and beneficiatingZinc ore mining and beneficiatingRecovering copper concentratesExploring for and developing mine sites


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