Global Mining Equipment Market 2018-2022
About this market
Various technological advancements such as automation and artificial intelligence have been gaining traction in the mining industry. Owing to the increased need for improving the operational efficiency among the mining companies, manufacturers of mining equipment are focusing on incorporating modern technologies such as AI. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the growing use of advanced technologies with conventional systems will allow the mining equipment market to register a CAGR of more than 7% by 2022.
Increased demand for minerals used in clean energy products
Growing environmental concerns and rising deforestation has been alarming the mining industry players, resulting in the increased use of clean energy products. Such adoption of clean energy products will further proliferate the need for metals and minerals obtained from the rigorous use of several mining equipment. This will further augment the market’s growth in the forthcoming years.
Threat of cyber-attacks in mining technology
The use of software solutions and technologies such as Internet of Things may result in data and financial theft as well as loss of control over equipment. Such threats of cyber-attacks may hamper the market’s growth during the forecast period.
For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the mining equipment market during the 2018-2022, view our report.
The market appears to be concentrated owing to the presence of the few mining equipment manufacturers such as Metso, Caterpillar, and Komatsu. The market players are continuously focusing on adopting modern technologies for improving the quality of mining equipment used for different purposes in coal mining, metal mining, and mineral mining.
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Mining Equipment Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global mining equipment market: Atlas Copco, Caterpillar, Komatsu, Metso, Sandvik
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is the rising adoption of automation and Artificial Intelligence in mining. The use of these technologies will help the mining equipment or machines for ensuring seamless operations.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is the growing mining activity owing to the rising demand for mining equipment for extracting minerals and metals for clean energy products.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is the rising threats of cyber-attacks in mining technology. The use of software solutions for creating operational plans and mine designs might lead to data theft, in turn, impacting the market’s growth adversely.
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