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Global Mining Waste Management Market 2018-2022 | Evolution of Waste Management Techniques is an Emerging Trend | Technavio


The latest market research report by Technavio
on the global mining waste management market provides an analysis of the
most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from

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According to Technavio market research analysts, the global
mining waste management market
is expected to grow to nearly 87
billion tons by 2022. The increasing demand for metals and minerals is a
major factor driving the market's growth. The consumption of metals and
minerals has risen due to the increase in global population. Markets for
mineral commodities are likely to expand, as new applications for
minerals and metals are found. For example, strontium was not used much
until the 1960s, when the metal found its use as a cost-effective means
to prevent radiation from escaping from color television picture tubes.
This leads to wide-ranging exploration and production of strontium from

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In this report, Technavio highlights the evolution of waste management
techniques to suit low-grade ores as one of the key emerging trends in
the global mining waste management market:

Global mining waste management market:
Evolution of waste management techniques to suit low-grade ores

The volume of waste generated at mining sites is driving the global
mining waste management market. The amount of waste generated at a mine
site is directly proportional to the quality of ore grades. The shift of
mining operations toward low-grade ores is a striking trend that has
surfaced in the recent past.

Over the last decade, the evolution of mining procedures indicates that
ore grades of the majority of mineral commodities are on a decline.
Low-grade ores have a low proportion of extractable minerals and metals
to waste rock, which results in high energy and water consumption and
generates large quantities of waste during the production process.

"The use of advanced water recycling technologies can decrease water
use and wastewater discharge. The high requirement of advanced and
energy-efficient technologies to reduce operation cost of waste
treatment is expected to drive the adoption of membrane separation,
sulfide treatment, and metal recovery systems. Over the forecast period,
underground mine sealing technologies are projected to develop and
promote acid mine drainage treatment in closed underground mining
facilities. Thus, the need for technological and process advances will
fuel the growth of the global mining waste management market,"
a senior analyst at Technavio for research on oil and gas.

Global mining waste management market

This market research report segments the global mining waste management
market into the following products (waste rock and tailing) and key
regions (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

The waste rock segment held the largest market share in 2017, accounting
for nearly 78% of the market. The market share for this product is
expected to decrease by 2022. The fastest growing product is tailing,
which will account for nearly 23% of the total market share by 2022.

APAC was the leading region for the global mining waste management
market in 2017, accounting for a market share of nearly 38%. By 2022,
APAC is expected to continue dominating the market and register the
highest growth.

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