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Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020

Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Base Metals Mining in the US to 2020' report comprehensively covers the US reserves of base metals (copper, zinc and lead), reserves by country, the historic and forecast data on copper, zinc and lead mine production and price, historic and forecast data on copper, zinc and lead metal consumption, ores and concentrates exports, and exports by country.

The report also includes domestic smelting and refining facilities for copper and zinc, factors affecting demand for lead, profiles of major base metals (copper, zinc and lead) producers in the country, and information on the active, exploration and development copper, zinc and lead projects in the country.

The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.

It is an essential tool for companies active in the US mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

The US had the world’s fifth-largest reserves of copper and zinc, with 33 million tones (Mt) and 11Mt respectively and world’s sixth-largest lead reserves with 5Mt as of January 2016.

The US Copper, zinc, and lead mine or metal content in ore production measured 1.38Mt, 806,000 tonnes (t) and 368,300t in 2015 respectively.

Mexico, China and Canada have been dominant export destinations for US copper ores and concentrates, with Canada, South Korea and Japan being common export destinations for zinc ores and concentrates. The country’s lead ores and concentrates were chiefly exported to China, Canada and South Korea.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the US copper, zinc and lead mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.

It also provides information about the US base metals (copper, zinc and lead) reserves, historic and forecast data on base metals (copper, zinc and lead) mine production, metal consumption and ores and concentrates exports, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development copper, zinc and lead projects.

Reasons To Buy

Gain an understanding of the copper, zinc and lead mining industry in the US, copper, zinc and lead (base metals) reserves, historic and forecast data on copper, zinc and lead mine production, metal consumption and ores and concentrates exports, domestic smelting and refining facilities for copper and zinc, demand drivers for lead, active, exploration and development base metals (copper, zinc and lead) projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Key Highlights

  • In 2015, US copper, zinc and lead metal consumption respectively measured 1.8Mt, 931,000t and 1.5Mt, and is expected to reach 2Mt, 1.1Mt and 1.49Mt in 2020.
  • Most of the country’s copper is used in the construction sector, which accounted for 43% of the total consumption, while 80% of zinc is used for galvanizing.
  • Over the forecast period (2016–2020), copper production is projected to increase to reach 1.42Mt by the end of 2020 where as, zinc and lead production is projected to decrease to reach 660,500t and 364,840t respectively by 2020.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Global Ranking of Copper, Zinc and Lead by Production and Reserves, 2015
  • COPPER MINING IN THE US - RESERVES, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND EXPORTS
    • Reserves by State and Country
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Copper Reserves by Country (Million Tonnes), 2016
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Copper Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Copper Prices (US$/Tonne), 2000-2020
      • Production by state
    • Active Mines
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Active Mines, 2016
    • Exploration Projects
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Exploration Projects, 2016
    • Development Projects
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Development Projects, 2016
    • Consumption vs Exports
      • Table Copper Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Copper Metal Consumption (Thousand Tonnes) vs Copper Ores and Concentrates Exports (Thousand Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Consumption by sector
        • Table Copper Mining in the US - Consumption by Sector (Thousand Tonnes), 2015
      • Exports by country
        • Table Copper Mining in the US - Exports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2001-2015
    • Domestic Smelting and Refining Facilities
  • ZINC MINING IN THE US - RESERVES, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND EXPORTS
    • Reserves by State and Country
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Zinc Reserves by Country (Million Tonnes), 2016
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Zinc Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Zinc Prices (US$/Tonne), 2000-2020
    • Active Mines
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Active Mines, 2016
    • Exploration Projects
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Exploration Projects, 2016
    • Development Projects
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Development Projects, 2016
    • Consumption vs Exports
      • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Zinc Metal Consumption (Thousand Tonnes) vs Zinc Ores and Concentrates Exports (Thousand Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Consumption by sector
        • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Consumption by Sector (Thousand Tonnes), 2015
      • Exports by country
        • Table Zinc Mining in the US - Exports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2015
    • Domestic Smelting and Refining Facilities
  • LEAD MINING IN THE US - RESERVES, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND EXPORTS
    • Reserves by State and Country
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Lead Reserves by Country (Million Tonnes), 2016
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Lead Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Lead Prices (US$/Tonne), 2000-2020
    • Active Mines
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Active Mines, 2016
    • Exploration Projects
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Exploration Projects, 2016
    • Development Projects
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Development Projects, 2016
    • Consumption vs Exports
      • Table Lead Mining in the US - Historic and Forecast Lead Metal Consumption (Thousand Tonnes) vs Lead Ores and Concentrates Exports (Thousand Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Exports by country
        • Table Lead Mining in the US - Exports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2015
    • Demand Drivers
      • Increasing automobile production
        • Table Lead Mining in the US - Indexed Table for The US Lead Mine Production, Automobile Production and Sales, 2005-2016
  • MAJOR BASE METAL PRODUCERS IN THE US
    • Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
      • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Major Projects, 2016
    • Rio Tinto Plc
      • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Rio Tinto Plc Major Projects, 2016
    • Teck Resources Ltd
      • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Teck Resources Ltd Major Projects, 2016
    • Hecla Mining Company
      • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Hecla Mining Company Major Projects, 2016
    • Nyrstar NV
      • Table Base Metals Mining in the US - Nyrstar NV Major Projects, 2016
  • FISCAL REGIME
    • The US Mining Industry - Governing Bodies
      • Federal
      • State
    • The US Mining Industry - Governing Laws
      • Federal laws
    • The US Mining Industry - Mining Ownership, Licenses
      • Exploratory license
      • State permits
    • The US Mining Industry - Rights and Obligations
      • Rights
      • Obligations
    • The US Mining Industry - Key Fiscal Terms
      • Bonus
      • Rentals
      • Occupation tax
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Minne sota Occupation Tax Rates (%), 2015
      • Mining claim fees
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Mining Claim Fees (US$), 2015
      • State fee
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Tennessee Mining Fees (US$), 2015
      • State mineral resources severance tax and fees
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Alaska Mining License Tax on Net Income (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Nevada Mineral Resources, Net Proceeds Tax Rates (%), 2015
      • State real property tax
      • Corporate taxes
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - State Federal Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Arkansa s State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Kentucky State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Louisiana State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Mississippi State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US – New Mexico State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - North Dakota State Corporate Income Tax Rates (%), 2015
      • Alternative minimum tax
      • Deductions and allowances
        • Table The Mining Industry in the US - Percentage Mineral Depletion Rates (%), 2015
      • Depreciation
      • Branch profit tax
      • Withholding tax
      • Loss carry forward
    • Future Development
  • APPENDIX
    • Abbreviations
    • Bibliography
    • Secondary Research
    • Primary Research
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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