Global Zinc Mining Market 2016-2020 – Research and Markets

June 15, 2016

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Zinc Mining to 2020” report to their offering.

The ‘Global Zinc Mining to 2020’ report comprehensively covers global reserves of zinc by country, the historic and forecast data on zinc production, prices and zinc smelters by major companies, and refined zinc consumption.

Australia, China, Peru, Mexico and the US have the largest zinc reserves and together accounted for 152 million tonnes (Mt), or 74.5% of the global total as of January 2016, although zinc ore deposits are found in more than 50 countries.

More than 30% of Australia’s zinc reserves are collectively located in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia, with smaller deposits in Tasmania and the Northern Territory. China’s Yunnan province accounts for 22.8% of the country’s total zinc reserves, followed by Inner Mongolia with 19.3%, Gansu with 10.7%, Guangdong with 8.15%, Sichuan with 6.95%, and Qinghai with 4.8%.

The global zinc mining industry has recorded steady growth since 2010, supported by demand from the construction and automobile sectors. In 2015, global zinc mine production was an estimated 13.4Mt in 2015, up by 0.4% over 2014 as a result of an increase in production from Australia, India and Peru.

Key Highlights:

– Approximately 80% of the zinc mines across the globe are underground mines, 8% are open-pit mines and the remainder is a combination of both.

– In terms of production, underground mines account for 64% of the world’s overall zinc mine production, combined underground and open-pit mines account for 21% and the remaining 15% is sourced from open-pit mines.

– Global refined zinc consumption is heavily dependent on the galvanized steel industry; galvanized steel is widely used in automobile production and infrastructure development.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Global Zinc Mining – Reserves, Production And Consumption

2.1 Reserves by type and country

2.1.1 Australia

2.1.2 China

2.1.3 Peru

2.1.4 Mexico

2.1.5 The US

2.2 Historical and Forecast Production

2.2.1 Production by country

2.3 Active Mines

2.4 Exploration Projects

2.5 Development Projects

2.6 Zinc Smelters by Major Companies

2.6.1 Glencore Canada Corp

2.6.2 Hindustan Zinc Ltd

2.6.3 Nyrstar NV

2.6.4 Boliden AB

2.7 Global Refined Zinc Consumption

2.8 Demand Drivers

2.8.1 Growing Chinese automobile production

2.8.2 Growing global construction industry

3 Major Global Zinc Producing Companies

3.1 Glencore Plc

3.2 Teck Resources Ltd

3.3 Hindustan Zinc Ltd

3.4 Nyrstar NV

3.5 Votorantim Metais Zinco S/A

3.6 Boliden AB

4 Appendix

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