SIC 1200 | NAICS 212100
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Select from the following sections or scroll below for a complete listing of available resources:
▪ Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
▪ Financial Information and Financial Ratios
▪ Compensation and Salary Surveys
▪ Business Valuation Resources
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth 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 issue) which provides an assessment of current market 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 producers.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Information resources available from this organization include:
Short-Term Energy Forecast
Annual Coal Report
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 meeting future energy demands.
SNL Financial LC
Coal News and Data
Subscription-based research service provides in-depth coverage of this energy sector, with information available from this service including weekly and daily industry newsletters, producer operating statistics, holding company financial information, market prices, MSHA mine statistics (e.g., quarterly production, number of employees, hours worked), and fuel purchase contracts between mines and power plants.
IHS Global Inc.
IHS McCloskey Coal Report
Platts / McGraw Hill Financial
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.
Financial Benchmarking Data
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed financial benchmarking data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section provides income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios by company size for companies that extract lignite, sub-bituminous, bituminous, and anthracite coal from surface and underground mines and operate preparation plants that break, crush, grind, size, wash, and screen these minerals to meet specifications for use in metallurgical and thermal applications.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Coal Mine 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.
Business Valuation Resources