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South Africa coal production projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.6%, says GlobalData

31 Aug 2017

South Africa coal production is set to increase from 255.6 (million tonnes) mt in 2016 to around 291.1 mt by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.

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Global coal production set to reach 8.5 billion tonnes by 2021, says GlobalData

31 Jul 2017

The global coal production is set to increase from 7.6Bnt in 2016 to around 8.5Bnt by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

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Indian coal consumption is expected to be buoyant in order to reach the domestic electricity demand

15 Jun 2017

Indian coal consumption is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.8%, to reach 1.4Bnt in 2021

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Long-term growth for South African uranium industry remains optimistic

31 May 2017

Although, South Africa’s uranium production declined by 7.8% in 2016 from that of 2015, mainly as a result of the continuous fall in the uranium spot price and lacklustre demand growth.

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Mine closures in the Philippines’ unlikely to Impact global nickel supply

30 Apr 2017

The uncertainty in the Philippines mining industry has de-motivated the foreign investors in February 2017.

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Timetric releases Global Coal Mining Costs

27 Sep 2016

Timetric has published its global coal mine cost curves, providing invaluable insight into the both the thermal and metallurgical coal industries.

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Komatsu enters underground equipment market with purchase of a top-rated supplier

12 Aug 2016

Japanese mining equipment manufacturer Komatsu has successfully made a bid for its US-based competitor Joy Global, which is valued at US$3.7 billion.

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Product trials and samples on demand across African mines

14 Jul 2016

Trialing a service or a product sample is the most important factor for African miners when choosing any new supplier; finds a new survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).

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Timetric reveals global iron ore mine costs

1 Jul 2016

Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) has published its global iron ore cost curve, providing fresh insight in the iron ore industry.

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The Outlook for Mining Equipment Suppliers in 2016

11 Apr 2016

A review of global METS sector opportunities.

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Supplier satisfaction is rising among Australian miners

29 Mar 2016

According to Timetric’s latest survey data, Australian miners’ satisfaction with their suppliers has improved since the beginning of 2014.

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Investment in drones and wearables is set to expand across African mines

23 Mar 2016

Environmental monitoring technologies have strong penetration rates in the African mining industry, with significant growth expected for drones and wearable technologies, finds a new report by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).

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Over one-third of Australian underground mines plan to cut spending in 2016

18 Feb 2016

A survey from Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) shows 35% of underground mines are expecting to decrease spending across their operations during 2016, whilst the majority (65%) of surface mines expect investment to stay the same.

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Maptek’s Vulcan identified as leading software used by Australian miners

20 Jan 2016

Maptek’s Vulcan emerges as the most widely used mining software across Australian mines, followed by GEOVIA's Surpac and RPM's XPAC, according to a recent survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).

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Equipment-related technology investment to grow significantly in Australian mines

7 Jan 2016

According to the latest survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC), Australian mines are planning to increase investment in equipment-related technology in the next two years.

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Latin America offers the best prospects for maintenance and aftermarket service providers

15 Oct 2015

A recent survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) has shown more mines throughout Latin America prefer to outsource their after-sales equipment support work than any other mining region globally.

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North American miners focus on critical areas for improvement

8 Oct 2015

A recent white paper from Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) looks at the key trends in the North American mining equipment market.

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Timetric survey identifies miners’ top-rated heavy equipment suppliers

7 Oct 2015

Comprehensive research by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) identifies the leading suppliers for different types of heavy mobile equipment, as perceived by miners across the globe.

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Mines in Latin America likely to spend more than any other region

22 Sep 2015

A recent global survey of over 630 mine managers by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) finds that more mines in Latin America are expecting significant increases in their spending over the next 12 months, in comparison to any other mining region.

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Latin American mines are most dissatisfied with the cost of maintenance and servicing

21 Aug 2015

A new survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC) has shown mines throughout Latin America are dissatisfied with their Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) over cost-related factors, in particular maintenance and servicing costs.

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Miners in Asia and Africa more likely to switch to different OEM within next five years

29 Jul 2015

Whilst miners are relatively loyal in Australia and North America to their current OEMs, over half of those in Asia are likely to seek out a new supplier within the next five years, finds Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).

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Safety and productivity fuel growth in vehicle-related technology investment in North American mines

15 Jul 2015

Mining companies across North America are focusing their investments towards a range of vehicle-related technologies in the next two years, finds Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).

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Suppliers wishing to expand life cycle management contracts should target US coal mines

13 Jul 2015

Timetric’s recent survey of over 100 mine managers and decision-makers working within Canada and the US has found that suppliers hoping to increase their customers through the provision of ‘life cycle management’ contracts for equipment should target US coal companies.

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OEMs in the US receive highest satisfaction ratings

25 Jun 2015

Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Centre (MIC) has found that mining companies in the US are extremely satisfied with their original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) compared to other countries.

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What is next for key technology investments in the mining industry?

17 Jun 2015

Nez Guevara, Senior Mining Analyst at Timetric, looks into major technology investments in the mining industry and identifies top areas for future investment by region.

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