Global Coal Mining Market is likely to display a momentous growth in the coming future. Coal mining is termed as a process of extracting coal from underground and surface of the earth. It is the most copious fossil fuel present on earth and has been always used for producing heat energy. Coal is a solid fuel and is the most subjugated solid fuel for the making of electric energy in the world. The Coal Mining Market is estimated to grow at a significant CAGR over the forecast period as the scope and its applications are rising enormously across the globe.
High demand for the production of electricity, rising demand from several industrial sectors, and increasing demand from developing countries for electricity are documented as major factors of Coal Mining Market that are estimated to enhance the growth in the years to come. However, high cost of coal extraction may restrain overall market growth in the coming years. The Market is segmented based on type, mining technology, application, and region.
Anthracite, lignite, bituminous, hard coal or coking coal, and sub-bituminous are the types that could be explored in Coal Mining in the forecast period. Coking coal is exclusively used for power generation and steel production. On the other hand, combination of sub-bituminous and lignite is majorly preferred for on-site fuel. Underground mining and surface mining are the technologies that could be explored in Coal Mining in the forecast period.
The coal mining market may be categorized based on applications like cement manufacturing, thermal power generation, steel manufacturing, heating, and others could be explored in Coal Mining in the forecast period. Thermal power sector accounted for the substantial market share of Coal Mining and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. This may be because of its exclusive use for power generation across the world.
Globally, Asia Pacific accounted for the substantial market share of Coal Mining and is estimated to lead the overall market in the coming years. The reason behind the overall market growth could be presence of key manufacturers in the region and growing population, which is dependent on coal for energy. The developing countries like India and China are the major consumers of Coal Mining in this region.
Instead, Europe and North America are also estimated to have a positive influence on the future growth. Europe is the second largest region with significant market share. However, North America is estimated to remain moderate in the foremost period. As, the region has shifted to other alternatives of energy.
The key players of Coal Mining Market are Peabody Energy Corporation, Arch Coal Inc., Coal India Limited, CONSOL Energy Inc., and Cloud Peak Energy. These players are concentrating on inorganic growth to sustain themselves amongst fierce competition. As companies all over the world have to believe that alliance with a market would permit them proportional market existence and authority to declare the leadership position.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Coal Mining in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Coal Mining market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• BHP Billiton Ltd
• Cloud Peak Energy
• Jindal Steel & Power
• Vale SA
• Rio Tinto Group
• Mitsubishi Corporation
• Peabody Energy Corporation
• Anglo American plc
• Arch Coal
• Alpha Natural Resources
• Shenhua Group
• Arcelor Mittal
• Aurizon Holdings Limited
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Underground Mining
• Surface Mining
• Undersea Mining
On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Electricity Generation
• Coke Production
• Generating Heat Energy
Research Support Specialist, USA
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