The global mining explosives market is set to grow at an exponential CAGR by the year 2028. Mining explosives are chemical compounds when ignited, releases high pressure gases and heat to employee sufficient force for breaking underground rocks. The recent development of blasting agents of varying strength has overruled the use of cheap explosives that would deposit rock on the mine floor. Also, the growing restriction of using toxic or corrosive substances have compelled the use of genuine and reliable products. The advent of advanced technology has allowed the use of blast modeling to enhance accuracy and energy efficiency. All these factors are propelling the market expansion. Low performance of water-based explosive is adversely affecting the growth of mining explosives market. Also, the declining number of ore grades is hampering the use of mining explosives.
Based on industry products, the mining explosive market can be segmented into commercial explosives, accessories, initiating explosives, pyrotechnic products and other. Based on industry activities, the market can be categorized into blasting powder, dynamite, cellulose nitrate and ammonium nitrate, signal flare, detonator and fuse, fireworks, gun cotton, matches, and other pyrotechnic product, and propellant powder. Quarrying & non-metal mining, coal mining, and metal mining are the application segments of the mining explosive industry. Attributed to the growing number of tunnel construction activities, the quarrying & non-metal mining sector is holding the highest market share and is projected to maintain its dominance during the upcoming years.
Geographical segmentation has presented a detailed analysis of mining explosives market growth prospects across the regions of North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa, and Latin America. The Middle Eastern region is anticipated to hold the largest market share due to the presence of huge mineral oil reserves and the booming mining industry. Owing to the growing number of mining extraction activities in the Asia Pacific, it is regarded as the fastest growing region in the global market space.
Few of the major players dominating the industry includes Orica Limited, MAXAM, IPL (Dyno Nobel), Sasol, Solar Explosives, EPC Groupe, Anhui Jiangnan, BME Mining, NOF Corporation, AEL, Yunnan Civil Explosive, ENAEX, Gezhouba Explosive, Poly Permanent Union Holding Group, AUSTIN, Nanling Civil Explosive, Sichuan Yahua, IDEAL, Kailong Chemical, and Leiming Kehua among others. The resing investment in research and development (R&D) activities is transforming the overall safety assessment strategy and is, therefore, fashioning growth opportunities for the new entrants who are striving to establish themselves in this global market.
Orica has emerged as a leading company in delivering developed blasting technologies across quarrying, underground mining, surface mining, civil tunneling, underground construction and oil and gas industries. BlastIQ™ Platform is popular among end user industries for its cost-effective and sustainable pre-blast modeling and post-blast measurement solutions.
Leading players of Mining Explosives including:
• IPL (Dyno Nobel)
• Yunnan Civil Explosive
• Solar Explosives
• Gezhouba Explosive
• EPC Groupe
• Anhui Jiangnan
• Poly Permanent Union Holding Group
• Nanling Civil Explosive
• BME Mining
• NOF Corporation
• Sichuan Yahua
• Kailong Chemical
• Leiming Kehua
Market split by Type, can be divided into:
• Ammonium Nitrate Explosives (Powder)
• Emulsion Explosive
Market split by Application, can be divided into:
• Coal Mining
• Quarrying and Nonmetal Mining
• Metal Mining
Market split by Sales Channel, can be divided into:
• Direct Channel
• Distribution Channel
Market segment by Region/Country including:
• North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
• Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Spain etc.)
• Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia and Southeast Asia etc.)
• South America Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile etc.)
• Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia etc.)
Research Support Specialist, USA