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:
National Mining Association
Information resources available free online from this trade association include:
Fast Facts About Coal
Coal Producer Survey
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:
Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy
Comprehensive data source includes reserve, production, pricing, employment and productivity data, import and export data, production and supply and demand analyses, and short-term and long-term forecasts for the industry. All data is available free online.
World Coal Institute
Extensive information on a global basis including production methods, usage, transportation, and other industry statistics. Accessible free online.
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.
Mining Cost Service
Comprehensive reference guide for mine costs including smelting, mining taxes, mine and mill equipment, electric power, transportation, labor; mine and mill supply, development, and natural gas costs. Selected data can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Coal Mine Salaries, Wages & Benefits
Report provides salary information for managerial, technical, and administrative personnel; hourly wage scales by job title; incentive and benefit plan information; and comparative statistical tables for compensation and benefits for union and non-union, eastern and western, surface and underground, and metal vs. industrial mineral mines. Selected data can be viewed free online.
National Mining Association
Employment - Coal Workforce
Section includes profile of U.S. coal miner with average hourly, weekly, and annual wages, and annual salaries by job title. Profile available free online; salary data available to members only.
Business Valuation Resources
Valuing Mining Companies
Kernot, Woodhead Publishing Limited
Publication provides historical background information and an overview of mining techniques and processes, with separate chapters addressing taxation, accounting, financing, and valuation topics. Detailed table of contents is available free online. Publication can also be purchased at Amazon.com.