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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 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, about $0.57 will be absorbed by capital expenses. 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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