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United States Mining Report Q2 2016

United States Mining Report Q2 2016

BMI View: The United States' mining sector will experience production declines in the coal, copper andlead industries due to structurally lower commodity prices and elevated operating costs in 2016. Thecountry's gold industry will experience slight production growth; however, low gold prices will curbgrowth.

Latest Updates & Structural Trends

The US, a top global coal producer, will experience a steady contraction over 2016 to 2020. We forecastUS coal production to decline from 813mn tonnes (mnt) in 2016 to 787mnt by 2020. This forecast periodwill see the US' share of global coal production drop from 9.5% in 2016 to 8.4% by 2019 as countrieswith lower operating costs gain market share.

BMI Industry View
Table: United States Mining Industry Value Forecast (2014-2020)
Industry Forecast
Coal: Downward Spiral To Persist
Table: Coal Production Forecast (US 2012-2020)
Table: United States - Key Coal Projects
Copper: New Projects Ready To Drive Growth After 2016
Table: Copper Production Forecast (United States 2012-2020)
Table: United States - Copper Mine Projects
Gold: Weak Prices To Curb Growth
Table: Gold Production Forecast (US 2012-2020)
Table: US - Major Gold Projects
Lead: Production Decline To Persist
Table: Lead Production Forecast (United States 2012-2020)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
United States Risk/Reward Index
Americas - Risk/Reward Divergence To Emerge
Key Takeaways
Latest Revisions
Table: Americas - Mining Risk/Reward Index
Regulatory Development
Commodities Forecast
Commodities Outlook
Table: BMI Commodities Price Forecasts
Competitive Landscape
Table: United States - Largest Mining Companies' Financial Data, 2014
Company Profile
Newmont Mining
Table: Newmont Mining - Key Financial Data
Table: Freeport McMoRan - Key Financial Data
Regional Overview
Industry Forecast Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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