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 | Feb 2016

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

The Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to fall due to plummeting prices of these minerals. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will stay relatively flat thanks to foreign demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry is highly capital intensive, as indicated by the large share of revenue that typically accrues to depreciation. For every dollar allocated toward labour costs, capital expenses absorb an estimated $0.53. This level has been relatively stable in the past five years, and IBISWorld anticipates that the industry will continue to be capitally intensive in the next five years.

High capital intensity arises from the nature of the mining process, which requires substantial investment in large-scale earth moving and processing equipment, such as electric shovels and conveyors... 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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