Research and Markets: Analyzing the Mining Industry in the United States 2014 - Featuring 15 Leading Players and 65 Mines

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3qz586/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Mining Industry in the United States" report to their offering.

United States mining industry is an important contributor to the nation's economy and employs over millions of workers in this great endeavor to utilize the nation's resources for growth and fuelling industry demand for raw materials which they process in order to remain global leaders.

The United States produces a wide variety of commodities from gold to coal. It has a land area of over 9.6 million square kilometers, 19,924 kilometers of coastline, and a population of over 298 million people. It uses 25% of the world's energy reserves and spends more on maintaining its military might than most other country's entire GDP. It is with the support of the mining industry that the US has earned the coveted title of being the world's second largest producer of copper and gold, exporting over $26 billion worth of minerals and materials produced from minerals each year. Further, its mining industry employs over three million people directly and indirectly.

The US is split into ten provinces for geological purposes namely the: Pacific Mountain System; Columbia Plateau; Basin and Range; Colorado Plateau; Rocky Mountain System; Laurentian Upland; Interior Plains; Interior Highlands; Appalachian Highlands; and Atlantic Plain.

This report - Analyzing the Mining Industry in the United States - explains the historical lineage of mining as instincts to search for resources honed and passed down from earlier generations. The techniques deployed since then have changed far to more organized and systematic as explained in the reports about the Surface & Sub Surface mining techniques. The report further examines the environmental impact of the mining industry and some of the past cases worldwide wherein heavy pollution excesses were noted.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction

C. A Brief Profile of the Global Mining Industry

D. Looking at the US Mining Industry

E. Effect of Changing Markets on the US Mining Industry

F. Analyzing Mining Products

G. Overseeing Organizations Active in the Industry

H. Intensity of Competition in the US Mining Industry

I. Analyzing the Industry in the PEST Framework

J. Analyzing the US Mining Industry in Porter's Five Forces Strategy Analysis

K. Regulatory Framework

L. Major Industry Players

M. Major US Mines

N. Glossary of Terms

Companies Mentioned

  • Alcoa Inc.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc
  • Hecla Mining Company
  • Intrepid Potash
  • Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Nucor Corporation
  • Rio Tinto plc
  • Stillwater Mining Company
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • United States Steel Corporation
  • Vale S.A.
  • AngloGold Ashanti Limited

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Mining