The global dewatering aids for mining market is estimated to garner a moderate revenue by the end of 2031 by growing at a CAGR of ~7% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2031.
Further, the market generated a significant revenue in the year 2021. The market is estimated to grow on the back of raising demand for minerals and metals globally. According to the World Bank report, by 2050, the production of minerals including graphite, cobalt is projected to grow by 500% as a result of increasing demand for clean energy technologies, which requires around 3 billion tons of minerals and metals in the near future.
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The global dewatering aids for mining market is also estimated to witness growth on account of increasing mining waste globally. According to statistics by Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Project, about 98 billion tons of mining waste is generated every year from 3,500 large-scale mining operations around the world. Furthermore, rising awareness about mining sludge disposal and increasing advances in sludge management processes as well as strict government rules and regulations for the treatment of untreated mining sludge are expected to drive the global dewatering aids market for the mining market during the forecast period.
Increasing Number of Mines – According to statistics, in 2020, there were approximately 12,500 active mines in the United States, valued at over ~55 billion USD. An increasing number of mines are expected to eventually result in increased and sustainable production of minerals and metals in the industry, thereby increasing the waste/sludge ratio and to treat these sludges in an efficient manner, dewatering aids play an important role. Hence, increasing number of mines globally, is anticipated to drive the growth of the market in the coming years.
Growth of Chemical Industry – According to statistics, in 2019, the Indian chemical industry was valued at around USD 175 billion, which is projected to grow to ~USD 300 billion by the end of 2025.
Increased Research & Development Expenditure – As per data by World Bank, global research and development expenditure in proportion with gross domestic product (GDP) was around 2.63% in 2020, up from 2.2% in 2018.
Rising Government Support and Initiatives – According to the data, in 2022-25, the Indian government plans to monetize assets in the mining industry worth around USD 3.5 billion.
Rising Investment in Mining Sector – According to the data, in 2021, around USD 70 billion was invested in the mining industry by top leading companies globally, up from 55 billion in 2019.
The global dewatering aids for mining market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by application into sulfide mineral processing, non-sulfide mineral processing and coal cleaning. Out of these segments, coal cleaning segment is anticipated to garner the largest market share over the forecast period, owing to the increasing production of coal. As per data, in India, coal production stood at around 776 metric tons (MT) in 2022. Furthermore, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) data, the total coal production in the United States stood at around 640 MT in 2019. Hence, such a factor is anticipated to propel the segment growth in the coming years.
The chemical industry is a major component of the economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, in 2020, for the U.S., the value added by chemical products as a percentage of GDP was around 1.9%. Additionally, according to the World Bank, Chemical industry in the U.S. accounted for 16.43% to manufacturing value-added in 2018. With the growing demand from end-users, the market for chemical products is expected to grow in future. According to UNEP (United Nations Environment Program), the sales of chemicals are projected to almost double from 2017 to 2030. In the current scenario, Asia Pacific is the largest chemical producing and consuming region. China has the world’s largest chemical industry, that accounted for annual sales of approximately more than USD 1.5 trillion, or about more than one-third of global sales, in recent years. Additionally, a vast consumer base and favorable government policies have boosted investment in China’s chemical industry. Easy availability of low-cost raw material & labor as well as government subsidies and relaxed environmental norms have served as a production base for key vendors globally. On the other hand, according to the FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry), the chemical industry in India was valued at 163 billion in 2019 and it contributed 3.4% to the global chemical industry. It ranks 6th in global chemical production. This statistic shows the lucrative opportunity for the investment in businesses in Asia Pacific countries in the upcoming years.
Regionally, the global dewatering aids for mining market is studied into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. Out of these, the market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2031. This can be accredited to the increasing mining activity in the region. According to statistics, in 2020, mines in the United States produced about USD 81 billion in minerals. Moreover, increasing industrialization and rising investment in the management of sludge produced by the mining industry is also expected to boost the growth of global dewatering aids for mining market in the region.
Further, the market in Asia Pacific is estimated to garner significant growth during the forecast period, owing to the increasing mining investment and increasing awareness about the efficient disposal of sludge in the region. Moreover, rising mineral production is also estimated to drive the market growth in the region. As per the data, the total mineral production in China was around 4,427,140,000 metric tons in December 2020. Furthermore, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) data, the total coal production in Australia was around 500 metric tons in 2019.
The global dewatering aids for mining market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:
Our in-depth analysis of the global dewatering aids for mining market includes the following segments:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Increasing investments in mining sector along with rising awareness regarding proper sludge disposal are estimated to majorly boost the market growth.
The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~7% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2031.
High price associated with raw materials is estimated to hinder the market growth.
The market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2031 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
The major players in the market are ALFA LAVAL, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, GRIFFIN DEWATERING, Aqseptence Group GmbH, Hitachi Zosen Corporation , Kontek Ecology Systems Inc, Satyam Dewatering Systems and others.
The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.
The market is segmented by material, product, application, and by region.
The coal cleaning is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2031 and display significant growth opportunities.
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