The Norwegian Mining Sector – Market Opportunity and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015

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The Norwegian Mining Sector – Market Opportunity and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015
Synopsis
  • Top level overview of the Norwegian mining industry
  • A breakdown of the Norwegian mining industry by segments such as coal, metallic minerals and non metallic minerals
  • Details of top companies active across Norwegian mining industry
  • Emerging trends and opportunities in the Norwegian mining industry in the last 12 months

Summary

This report offers insights into market opportunities and entry strategies adopted to gain market share in the Norwegian mining industry. In particular, it offers in-depth analysis of the following:
  • Market opportunity and attractiveness: Detailed analysis of current market size and growth expectations during 2010–15. It highlights key drivers to help understand growth dynamics. It also benchmarks the sector against key global markets and provides detailed understanding of emerging opportunities in specific areas.
  • Procurement dynamics: Trend analysis of exports and imports, along with their implications and impact on the Norwegian mining industry.
  • Industry structure: Five forces analysis to understand various power centers in the industry and how they are likely to develop in the medium term.
  • Competitive landscape: Analysis of key companies in the public and private sectors of the Norwegian mining industry.
  • Market entry strategy: Analysis of possible ways to enter the market along with an understanding of how existing operators have achieved this, including key contracts, alliances, and strategic initiatives.
  • Business environment and country risk: a range of drivers at country level, assessing business environment and country risk. It covers historical and forecast values for a range of indicators, evaluating business confidence, economic performance, infrastructure quality and availability, labor force, demographics, and political and social risk.

Scope
  • Analysis of Mining industry production from 2004 through 2009 and forecasts till 2015
  • Analysis of market size and production trend analysis by coal, metallic and non-metallic segments
  • Mining Equipment market size and forecast
  • End use market dynamics
  • Benchmarking with key global markets
  • Market opportunities
  • Mining import and export dynamics
  • Industry dynamics: Five forces analysis of coal, metallic minerals, non- metallic minerals and mining equipment
  • Market entry strategy
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights
  • Business environment and country risk

Reasons to Buy
  • Gain insight into the Norwegian mining industry with current, historic and forecast production of coal, metallic minerals and non-metallic minerals
  • Get insight on market opportunity and attractiveness
  • Get insight on industry import and export dynamics
  • Gain insight on industry structure
  • Gain insight into the regulations governing the Norwegian mining industry and the potential market entry strategies with an expert analysis of the competitive structure
  • Identify top companies of the Norwegian mining industry along with profiles on those companies

Key Highlights

The Norwegian mining industry mineral production was estimated to be XX million tons, recording a CAGR of XX% during the review period. Expansion of key end markets such as construction and manufacturing will continue to drive demand for minerals. The Norwegian mining industry is estimated to produce XX million tons by 2015, featuring a CAGR of 2% during the forecast period.
1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 About this report
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Methodology
  1.3.1 Secondary research
  1.3.2 Primary research
  1.3.3 Conventions
1.4 About ICD Research Mining Intelligence Centre

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES

3.1 Mining Industry Market Size and Forecast
  3.1.1 Norway’s mining production to record a CAGR of 2.1% during the forecast period
  3.1.2 Value of mining output registered a CAGR of 9% during the review period
  3.1.3 Domestic demand from manufacturing, infrastructure and power generation will drive future growth in consumption of minerals
3.2 Market Share and Production Trend Analysis by Category
  3.2.1 Non-metallic minerals category expected to dominate the Norwegian mining market during the forecast period
  3.2.2 Coal production expected to remain flat in the medium term, in line with trend in the recent years
  3.2.3 Demand for titanium to drive growth of metallic minerals
  3.2.4 Crushed rock production set to increase with a CAGR of 3% during the forecast period
3.3 Mining Equipment Market Size and Forecast
  3.3.1 Mining equipment industry to grow over the forecast period
  3.3.2 Rising demand for minerals will create demand for productive, safe and efficient mining equipment
3.4 Benchmarking with Key Global Markets
  3.4.1 Norway is a major producer of non-metallic minerals and construction minerals
  3.4.2 Norway is a major producer of ilmenite in Europe
3.5 End Use Market Dynamics
  3.5.1 Manufacturing industry to record a CAGR of 2% over the forecast period driving the demand for minerals
  3.5.2 Coal’s role as a source of fuel for power generation to decline
  3.5.3 The steel and cement industries have been driven by a boom in the construction and infrastructure sectors
3.6 Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Drivers
  3.6.1 Mining exploration represents a key emerging area for investments
  3.6.2 Norway has emerged as an attractive destination for mining industry FDI
  3.6.3 Norway has attracted minor investment from mining firms

4 MINING IMPORT AND EXPORT MARKET DYNAMICS

4.1 Import Dynamics
  4.1.1 Bottlenecks in domestic supply makes Norway a net importer of coal
  4.1.2 Rising demand for steel makes Norway a net importer of manganese and zinc
  4.1.3 Increased packaged food consumption makes Norway a net importer of salt
4.2 Export Dynamics
  4.2.1 Norway produces steam coal
  4.2.2 Global demand for titanium makes Norway a net exporter of major metallic minerals
  4.2.3 Hard rock aggregate exports to increase at a CAGR of 2% during the review period

5 INDUSTRY DYNAMICS: FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS

5.1 Five Forces Analysis: Coal
  5.1.1 Bargaining power of supplier: medium to high
  5.1.2 Bargaining power of buyer: low to medium
  5.1.3 Barrier to entry: medium
  5.1.4 Intensity of rivalry: low to medium
  5.1.5 Threat of substitution: low
5.2 Five Forces Analysis: Metallic Minerals
  5.2.1 Bargaining power of supplier: medium to high
  5.2.2 Bargaining power of buyer: low to medium
  5.2.3 Barrier to entry: low to medium
  5.2.4 Intensity of rivalry: low to medium
  5.2.5 Threat of substitution: low
5.3 Five Forces Analysis: Non Metallic Minerals
  5.3.1 Bargaining power of supplier: low to medium
  5.3.2 Bargaining power of buyer: medium to high
  5.3.3 Barrier to entry: low to medium
  5.3.4 Intensity of rivalry: high
  5.3.5 Threat of substitution: low
5.4 Five Forces Analysis: Mining Equipment
  5.4.1 Bargaining power of supplier: low to high
  5.4.2 Bargaining power of buyer: low to medium
  5.4.3 Barrier to entry: medium to high
  5.4.4 Intensity of rivalry: medium
  5.4.5 Threat of substitution: low

6 MARKET ENTRY STRATEGY

6.1 Market Regulation
  6.1.1 Directorate of mining controls mining regulations in Norway
  6.1.2 Extraction area limited by mining legislations
  6.1.3 Extension of exploration license to attract foreign investment
6.2 Market Entry Route
  6.2.1 Policies promoting foreign and private sector participation
  6.2.2 A large number of foreign companies have entered the market by setting up subsidiaries
6.3 Key Challenges
  6.3.1 Reduced exploration spending by Norwegian mining firms hampering the development of future resources
  6.3.2 Lack of research and development remains a key challenge for the Norwegian mining industry

7 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE AND STRATEGIC INSIGHTS

7.1 Competitive Landscape: Overview
  7.1.1 Entry of foreign companies in the market leading to increased competition in the industry
  7.1.2 Mining equipment market is dominated by leading foreign companies
7.2 Key Foreign Companies
  7.2.1 Northern Iron: overview
  7.2.2 Northern Iron: recent announcements and strategic initiatives
  7.2.3 Northern Iron: products and services
  7.2.4 Northern Iron: reserves
  7.2.5 Northern Iron: alliances
  7.2.6 Northern Iron: recent contract wins
  7.2.7 Northern Iron: financial analysis
  7.2.8 Blackstone: overview
  7.2.9 Blackstone: recent announcements and strategic initiatives
  7.2.10 Blackstone: products and services
  7.2.11 Blackstone: reserves
  7.2.12 Blackstone: alliances
  7.2.13 Blackstone: recent contract wins
  7.2.14 Blackstone: financial analysis
  7.2.15 Sibelco Nordic AS: overview
  7.2.16 Sibelco Nordic AS: recent announcements and strategic initiatives
  7.2.17 Sibelco Nordic AS: products and services
  7.2.18 Sibelco Nordic AS: reserves
  7.2.19 Sibelco Nordic AS: alliance
  7.2.20 Sibelco Nordic AS: recent contract wins
  7.2.21 Sibelco Nordic AS: financial analysis
  7.2.22 Norcem: overview
  7.2.23 Norcem: recent announcements and strategic initiatives

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Norwegian Mining Mineral Production and Reserve Rankings, 2009
Table 2: Investments by key companies in 2009 –10
Table 3: Norwegian Mining Market Entry by Key Foreign Companies
Table 4: Norwegian Mining Industry Competitive Landscape
Table 5: Northern Iron – Recent Contract Wins
Table 6: Blackstone: Proven Reserves
Table 7: Blackstone: Probable Reserves – Norway
Table 8: Blackstone – Alliances
Table 9: Store Norske: Probable Reserves
Table 10: Nordic Mining ASA – Alliances
Table 11: Intex Resources: Proven Reserves
Table 12: Franzefoss AS – Alliances
Table 13: Atlas Copco– Alliances

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Norwegian Mining Industry Production and Forecast (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 2: Norwegian Mining Industry Production and Forecast (US$ Billion), 2004–09
Figure 3: Norwegian Mining Industry Market Share of Production Volume by Type of Mineral (%), 2009 and 2015
Figure 4: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Trend – Coal (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 5: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Trend – Coal (US$ Million), 2004–2009
Figure 6: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Volume Trend – Ilmenite (Thousand Tons), 2004–15
Figure 7: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Volume Trend – Iron Ore (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 8: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Volume Trend – Crushed Rock (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 9: Norwegian Mining Industry Production Volume Trend- Sand and Gravel (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 10: Norwegian Manufacturing, Power industry and GDP Growth (%), 2004–15
Figure 11: Norwegian Mining Coal Demand by Sector – 2009
Figure 12: Norwegian Construction Industry Turnover (US$ Billion), 2004–2009
Figure 13: Norwegian Mining Exploration Spend (US$ Million), 2006–2008
Figure 14: Trends in Norwegian Coal Imports (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 15: Trends in Norwegian Metallic Minerals Imports (Thousand Tons), 2004–15
Figure 16: Trends in Norwegian Zinc Imports (Thousand Tons), 2004–15
Figure 17: Trends in Norwegian Major Non-Metallic Mineral Imports (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 18: Trends in Major Norwegian Metallic Mineral Exports (Thousand Tons), 2004–15
Figure 19: Trends in Major Norwegian Non-Metallic Mineral Exports (Million Tons), 2004–15
Figure 20: Norwegian Mining Industry Dynamics – Coal
Figure 21: Norwegian Mining Industry Dynamics – Metallic Minerals
Figure 22: Norwegian Mining Industry Dynamics – Non-Metallic Minerals
Figure 23: Norwegian Mining Industry Dynamics – Mining Equipment
Figure 24: Northern Iron – Revenue Trend Analysis (US$ Million), 2007–09
Figure 25: Northern Iron – Operating Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Million), 2007–09
Figure 26: Northern Iron – Net Profit Trend Analysis (US$ Million), 2007–09
Figure 27: Store Norske – Revenue Trend Analysis, FY 2005-09
Figure 28: Store Norske – Net Profit Trend Analysis, FY 2005-09
Figure 29: Nordic Mining ASA– Revenue Trend Analysis, FY 2007-2009
Figure 30: Nordic Mining ASA – Operating Profit Trend Analysis, 2006-2009
Figure 31: Nordic Mining ASA – Net Profit Trend Analysis, 2006-2009
Figure 32: Intex Resources – Revenue Trend Analysis, FY 2007-08
Figure 33: Norwegian Industrial Confidence Indicator, Manufacturing 2008-10
Figure 34: The Oslo Stock Exchange (FWB) Market Capitalization (US$ Billion), 2003-09
Figure 35: Norwegian FDI Inflows (US$ Billion) 2003-08
Figure 36: Norwegian Deployment of Credit by Sector (US$ Billion), 2004-08
Figure 37: Norwegian GDP at Constant Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 38: Norwegian GDP Per Capita at Constant Prices (US$), 2003-15
Figure 39: Norwegian GDP at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 40: Norwegian GDP Per Capita at Current Prices (US$), 2003-15
Figure 41: Norwegian GDP Split by Key Segments (%), 2003 Vs 2009
Figure 42: Norwegian Agriculture Net Output at Current Prices (NOK Billion), 2003-15
Figure 43: Norwegian Agriculture Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 44: Norwegian Agriculture Net Output at Current Prices as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 45: Norwegian Manufacturing Net Output at Current Prices (NOK Billion), 2003-15
Figure 46: Norwegian Manufacturing Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 47: Norwegian Manufacturing Net Output at Current Prices as a percent of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 48: Norwegian Mining, Manufacturing and Utilities Net Output, at Current Prices (NOK Billion), 2003-15
Figure 49: Norwegian Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities Output, at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 50: Norwegian Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities Output, at Current Prices as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 51: Norwegian Construction Net Output, at Current Prices (NOK Billion), 2003-15
Figure 52: Norwegian Construction Net Output, at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 53: Norwegian Construction Output, at Current Prices as a percentage of GDP(%), 2003-15
Figure 54: Norwegian Crude Steel Production (Metric Tons), 2003-15
Figure 55: Norwegian Crude Oil Consumption (Million Tons), 2003-15
Figure 56: Norwegian Inflation Rate (%), 2003-15
Figure 57: Norwegian Fiscal Balance as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 58: Norwegian Trade Balance as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-09
Figure 59: Norwegian Exports as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 60: Norwegian Imports as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 61: Norwegian Exports Growth (%), 2003-15
Figure 62: Norwegian Imports Growth (%), 2003-15
Figure 63: Norwegian External Debt as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003 - 09
Figure 64: Norwegian Annual Average Exchange Rate US$ -NOK, 2003-09
Figure 65: Norwegian End of the Period Exchange Rate, 2003-09
Figure 66: Norwegian Airports and Ports (Number of), 2009
Figure 67: Norwegian Railways and Roadways (Kilometers), 2009
Figure 68: Norwegian Automotive Components Exports (US$ Million), 2003-15
Figure 69: Norwegian Automotive Components Imports (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 70: Norwegian Passenger Car Penetration (per 1000 people), 2003-15
Figure 71: Norwegian Total Installed Capacity for Electricity Generation (Million KW), 2003-15
Figure 72: Norwegian Installed Capacity for the Generation of Conventional Thermal Electricity (Million KW), 2003-15
Figure 73: Norwegian Electricity Production (Billion kwh), 2003-15
Figure 74: Norwegian Installed Capacity for the Generation of Hydro-Electricity (Million KW), 2003-15
Figure 75: Norwegian Installed Capacity for Generation of Renewable Electricity (Million KW), 2003-15
Figure 76: Norwegian Electric Power Consumption, 2003-15
Figure 77: Norwegian Electricity Exports (Billion kwh), 2003-15
Figure 78: Norwegian Electricity Imports (Billion kwh), 2003-15
Figure 79: Norwegian Healthcare Expenditure (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 80: Norwegian Healthcare Expenditure as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 81: Norwegian Per Capita Healthcare Expenditure (US$), 2003-15
Figure 82: Norwegian R&D Expenditure as a percentage of GDP (%), 2003-15
Figure 83: Norwegian Internet Subscriptions (Million), 2003-15
Figure 84: Norwegian Broadband Internet Subscriptions (Million), 2003-15
Figure 85: Norwegian Personal Computer Penetration (per 100 people), 2003-15
Figure 86: Norwegian Mobile Phone Penetration (per 100 people), 2003-15 126
Figure 87: Norwegian Size of Labor Force (in 15-59 age group)(Million), 2003-15
Figure 88: Norwegian Unemployment Rate (%), 2003-15
Figure 89: Norwegian Annual Disposable Income (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 90: Norwegian Annual Per Capita Disposable Income (US$), 2003-15
Figure 91: Norwegian Consumer Expenditure on Food (US$ Billion), 2003-15
Figure 92: Norwegian Annual Per Capita Consumer Expenditure on Food (US$), 2003-15
Figure 93: Norwegian Urban and Rural Population (%), 2003-15
Figure 94: Norwegian Female Percentage of Population (%), 2003-15
Figure 95: Norwegian Male percentage of Population (%), 2003-15
Figure 96: Norwegian Mean Age of Population (Years), 2003-15
Figure 97: Norwegian Median Age of Population (Years), 2003-15
Figure 98: Norwegian Population Density (Per Square Kilometer) 2003-15
Figure 99: Norwegian Population Distribution by Age (%), 2003-15
Figure 100: Norwegian Male Population Distribution by Age (%), 2003-15
Figure 101: Norwegian Female Population Distribution by Age (%), 2003-15
Figure 102: Norwegian Number of Households (Million), 2003-15
Figure 103: Global Terrorism Heat Map, 2009
Figure 104: Norwegian Transparency Index, 2003-09

COMPANIES MENTIONED

Northern Iron , Blackstone, Sibelco Nordic AS Norcem, Store Norske, Nordic Mining ASA, Intex Resources, Metallica Mining, Elkem, Franzefoss AS, Atlas Copco Norway, Pon-Cat

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