SIC 1200 | NAICS 212100
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Mining Media International
Monthly trade journal features news and information for industry professionals, with special features including the "Annual Forecast" (January edition) which provides an assessment of current business conditions and future market trends based on survey of its readers and additional data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Edison Electrical Institute, and leading industry participants.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Statistical data and other information available from this organization include:
Short-Term Energy Outlook
The Coal Resource
International trade association publication provides a comprehensive overview of coal and its role in the global economy, with topics covered in the guide including mining, processing, and transportation; production, consumption, and trade; common uses (e.g., electricity generation, steel production, and other industrial processes); environmental impact; and its role in addressing future energy demands.
Global Coal Mining Industry
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the global coal market, with market segments analyzed by type of product (e.g., lignite, subbituminous, bituminous, and anthracite), type of mining operation (surface, underground), end-use application (e.g., power generation, steel manufacturing, cement manufacturing, and heating), and major geographic market (e.g., U.S.A., China, and India).
IHS McCloskey Coal Report
Platts / S&P Global, Inc.
Coal Market Data and Pricing Products
Subscription-based market research service provides detailed coverage of this product sector on a global basis, with information available from this service including daily news and price information, market data (e.g., production estimates and statistics, railcar loadings, stockpile levels, imports and exports, and fuel transactions), price assessments, market reports, and geospatial data and maps.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Mining Salaries, Wages, & Benefits Report
Annual survey provides compensation and benefits data for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel, with salary, wage, and benefits data broken out by state or geographic region, type of mining operation (e.g., surface, underground), size of operation in terms of annual tonnage produced, total number of employees (<100 employees, 100 employees +), and hourly workforce status (e.g., union, non-union).
Free online service provides salary and wage hourly data for selected job positions such as mining engineer, environmental manager, safety manager, production foreman, heavy equipment operator, mine worker, and welder, with employers for which salary or wage data is provided including Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., Peabody Energy, Inc., Consol Energy, Inc., and Cloud Peak Energy, Inc.
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