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Mining Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report May–October 2016

Mining Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report May–October 2016

Summary

Amid growing market uncertainty, falling demand, and pricing pressures, organizations within the mining industry are planning to increase focus on improving operational efficiency, expanding in current market, and strengthening company finances. Mergers and acquisitions are expected to increase within the mining industry with emerging markets such as South Africa, India, and China offering prominent growth opportunities. Over one-third of mining industry executives indicate average expenditure of less than US$1 million for cranes. Furthermore, coal mining and metal mining are identified as the highest revenue contributors for the mining industry in Latin America over the next four years.

Key Findings

The top three key priorities as identified by respondents include improving operational efficiency, expand in current market, and stabilizing company finances

Developed markets such as Australia, the US, and Canada are identified as important regions for growth over the next six months by mining respondents

IT infrastructure development and new product development will record a significant increase or notable increase in capital expenditure over the next six months

The highest percentage of executives with companies operating in Europe expect to spend on the procurement of services in 2017

Overall, 60% of respondents highlight Latin America as the highest revenue contributing region for the mining equipment market in 2016

Synopsis

Kable’s Mining Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report examines executives’ opinion on the business outlook and procurement activities over May–October 2016. Organizations can know about key business priorities, supplier price variations, changes in capital expenditure, and the key equipment categories with the highest revenue contribution to the mining industry. Additionally, it provides information categorized by region and company type.

What else does this report offer?

Key business priorities: examines the mining companies’ important priorities for May–October 2016

Emerging and developed markets: provides information about key emerging and developed markets that will offer the most growth over May–October 2016

Change in M&A activity: analyzes mining industry executives’ opinion on changes in merger and acquisition activity globally

Business concerns: identifies major business concerns that are likely to impact mining companies

Change in capital expenditure: tracks the expected change in capital expenditure both globally and regionally

Purchase preferences: analyzing the purchasing behavior towards mining equipment and investment allocations in the mining equipment categories

Budget allocation: examining the total procurement budget split between capital expenditure and operating expenditure, and tracking the changes in the budget for 2016 and expectations for 2017

Equipment categories: highlights the key equipment categories with the highest revenue contribution to the mining industry from 2016–2020

Reasons To Buy

Highlights key business priorities thus helping mining companies to realign business strategy

Develop or adjust business expansion plans by knowing about significant growth offering emerging and developed markets

Make changes in procurement budget allocations through procurement budget projections anticipated by executives for May–October 2016

Helps to alter investment allocation by understanding key focus areas highlighted by survey respondents during May–October 2016

Enables organizations to make key decisions on purchase preferences and investments in mining equipment


Introduction
Definitions
Methodology and sample size
Respondent profile
Global Business Outlook
Strategic business priorities
Emerging markets with significant growth potential
Growth potential for developed markets
Mergers and acquisition
Leading business concerns
Capital expenditure projections
Procurement Budget, Expenditure Outlook, and High-yield Categories
Purchase preferences for mining equipment
Average expenditure per purchase
Distribution of procurement budget between capital and operating expenditure
Change in procurement budget expenditure
Variation in mining equipment budget from 2015–2016 to 2016–2017
Highest revenue contributing regions for mining equipment market, 2016–2020
Leading mining applications, 2016–2020
Top most mining equipment types, 2016–2020
Appendix
List of Figures
Figure 1: Organizations’ Top Priorities - Overall, May–Oct 2016
Figure 2: Organizations’ Top Priorities - By Region, May–Oct 2016
Figure 3: Organizations’ Top Priorities - By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 4: Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - Overall, May–Oct 2016
Figure 5: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Region, May–Oct 2016
Figure 6: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 7: Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - Overall, May–Oct 2016
Figure 8: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Region, May–Oct 2016
Figure 9: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 10: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Overall and Regional, May–Oct 2016
Figure 11: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 12: Major Concerns for Organizations - Overall, May–Oct 2016
Figure 13: Major Concerns for Organizations - By Region, May–Oct 2016
Figure 14: Major Concerns for Organizations - By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 15: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - Overall, May–Oct 2016
Figure 16: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Region, May–Oct 2016
Figure 17: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Company Types, May–Oct 2016
Figure 18: Purchase Preferences - By Region
Figure 19: Average Expenditure Per Purchase - Overall
Figure 20: Distribution of Procurement Budget - By Region
Figure 21: Change in Procurement Budget Expenditure - By Region
Figure 22: Change in Mining Equipment Budget - By Region
Figure 23: Highest Revenue Contributing Regions for Mining Equipment’s Market, 2016 - Overall
Figure 24: Highest Revenue Contributing Regions for Mining Equipment’s Market, 2020 - Overall
Figure 25: Highest Revenue Contributing Regions for Mining Equipment’s Market, 2016–2020 - By Company Types
Figure 26: Leading Mining Categories By Region, 2016 - A - Overall
Figure 27: Leading Mining Categories By Region, 2016 - B - Overall
Figure 28: Leading Mining Categories By Region, 2020 - A - Overall
Figure 29: Leading Mining Categories By Region, 2020 - B - Overall
Figure 30: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in North America, 2016 - Overall
Figure 31: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Europe, 2016 - Overall
Figure 32: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Asia-Pacific, 2016 - Overall
Figure 33: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Middle East & Africa, 2016 - Overall
Figure 34: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in North America, 2020 - Overall
Figure 35: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Europe, 2020 - Overall
Figure 36: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Asia-Pacific, 2020 - Overall
Figure 37: Top Most Mining Equipment Types in Middle East & Africa, 2020 - Overall

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