Mining Collectors Market

Mining Collectors Market: Declining Quality of Ores to Drive Demand: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018 - 2027

  • 2018-12-24
  • REP-GB-8179
  • 145 pages
  • Format: PDF/PPT/Excel

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Mining Collectors Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Mining Collectors market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Mining Collectors market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

The Mining Collectors market report covers comprehensive information about market volume (tons) and value (US$ Mn) projections, market dynamics, market opportunities, competition and recent developments in the global Mining Collectors market for the study period 2018 to 2027.

The global Mining Collectors market is anticipated to reach a value of over US$ 10,681.1 Mn by the end of 2027 while registering a CAGR of 5.8% between 2018 and 2027. The performance of the global mining industry depends on the performance of numerous further down-stream end-use sectors. Moreover, the growth of the mining industry is also dependent on the economic scenario globally. Political turmoil, growing protectionism and slow economic growth are some of the factors influencing the mining industry negatively. Over the past few years, mining activities have progressed significantly, thus driving the overall economy. Expanding mining activities have resulted in growing demand for mining flotation chamicals and associated process and therefore, the demand for Mining Collectors has escalated in the last few years. Increasing foreign and local investments in the Middle East and Latin America mining industry are also expected to drive the Mining Collectors market over the years.

A Brief Overview of the Research Methodology of Mining Collectors Market

FMI used a triangulation methodology and modelling-based approach, which included hypothesis generation, fact collection, company analysis, pricing analysis, forecast development and competition mapping of key Mining Collectors market players and followers, to arrive at the conclusions drawn in this report.

To estimate the global volume (tons) consumption of Mining Collectors, the market data was further verified with supply-demand scenario wherein production capacities of the key market players were tracked to analyze the global scenario for Mining Collectors. The Mining Collectors pricing analysis has been done from the manufacturing side for product type segments, including xanthates, dithiophosphates, dithiocarbamates and others.

Report Methodology and Analysis

This report on the Mining Collectors market is a syndicated research report, structured on the basis of a predefined scope. The key intent of the report is to highlight the volume sales in terms of tons for Mining Collectors across key geographical regions. The Mining Collectors market report comprises numerous market analysis frameworks, such as year-on-year growth, market attractiveness, BPS analysis and incremental $ opportunity index. These market outlines provide clients with a detailed understanding of the Mining Collectors market, classifying the relatively broad scope of the market and also giving them an idea about the recent trends in the Mining Collectors market.

Increasing Mining and Exploration Activities to Drive Mining Collectors Market Growth

The global Mining Collectors market is expected to expand at a rate of 5.8 % during the forecast period. Developing economies, such as China, Brazil, Peru, South Africa and others, are estimated to exhibit high potential in the Mining Collectors market during the forecast period. Governments and mining firms in developing countries are focusing on tapping a majority of mineral resources through mining to drive economic growth to maximize development.

On the basis of product type, xanthates are the most commonly used Mining Collectors. Dithiophosphates and dithiocarbamates, on the other hand, are expected to grow at substantial CAGR over the forecast period. Manufacturers are focusing on the production of economical xanthates, such as sodium-based and other alternatives, such as dithiocarbamates and dithiophosphates, which are increasingly used as replacements for xanthates.

The Sulfide ores segment dominates the Mining Collectors market in terms of both value and volume. This trend is expected to follow throughout the forecast period. The growth of the segment can mainly be attributed to rapid urbanization and industrialization, particularly in developing countries, such as India and China. Increasing demand for high grade products and reducing the quality of ores is among the key factors contributing to the shifting trend from sulfide to non-sulfide ores.

Advancements and Innovations in Mining Collectors Product Types

Traditionally, ore processors prefer sodium based xanthates for the extraction of minerals. However, in the recent past, consumer preference has shifted towards potassium based xanthates Mining Collectors. Potassium based xanthates are stronger and more selective as compared to conventional sodium based xanthates (ethyl xanthates), which are cheaper but inefficient in the extraction of minerals from low-grade ores with mineral content <1%.

The major players in the Mining Collectors market are focusing on providing customized specialty Mining Collectors which are suitable for particular mines. They are using this as a differentiating strategy in order to win an edge over the other players in the market. A series of different types of xanthates are tested according to ores extracted from particular mines and then the best suited xanthate is used as a mining collector.

Key Market Players in Mining Collectors Market

Some of the players operating in the Mining Collectors market and covered under the scope of this study are Senmin International Limited, Coogee Chemicals Pty Limited, SNF FloMin Inc., Orica Ltd, CTC mining and Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC.

China-based players in the Mining Collectors market include Tieling Flotation Reagents Co., Ltd, QiXia TongDa Flotation Reagent Co., Limited,   Hainan Huarong Chemical Co., Ltd, Yantai Humon Chemical Auxiliary Co Ltd and others.

Mining Collectors Market: Report Description

This FMI study offers a nine-year analysis and forecast for the global mining collectors market between 2018 and 2027. The mining collectors study acknowledges 2017 as the base year with market volume and value estimated for 2018 and a forecast developed for the duration of 2019 to 2027. The CAGR (Compound Average Growth Rate) has been represented from 2018 to 2027. The mining collectors study covers various viewpoints of the market, comprising market segmentation, value chain analysis, market dynamics and pricing analysis, regional growth comparison, competition analysis, macro-economic factors and industry growth analysis, along with section-level analysis and forecast in a comprehensive manner. As per the findings of the study and viewpoints of industry players, the global mining collectors market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% between 2018 and 2027, in terms of value. Worldwide growth of the mining industry over the forecast period is projected to create opportunities for growth in the consumption of mining collectors such as xanthates, dithiophosphates and others.

The FMI report on mining collectors carefully examines the market at a regional and global level through market segmentation on the basis of key considerations such as product type and ore type. The report also highlights an overview of the mining collectors market by region wherein the consumption of mining collectors has been tracked for various countries across each region. The data obtained has been studied across each of the countries. The key objective of the report is to offer fundamental insights on market updates, current trends, and competition positioning market potential, growth rates and other relevant information and statistics in an apt manner to the stakeholders and readers of the mining collectors market.

Mining collectors are a group of chemical compounds used to increase the floatability of a mineral. They can be segmented on the basis of product type, ore type and region.

FMI analysts follow a methodology that encompasses the demand-side and supply-side analysis of key trends and events over a given period. This methodology is based on the use of standard market structures, methods and definitions. FMI’s global market structure, methodology and definitions are based on inputs from local sources in over 6 regions, i.e. Europe, Asia/Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Latin

America, North America and China. Characteristics and variances are collected at a regional level, aggregated at the same level and then synthesized at a global level to create global market measurements.


Mining Collectors Market: Segmentation

Product Type

Ore Type


  • Xanthates

  • Dithiophosphates

  • Dithiocarbamates

  • Others

  • Sulfide

  • Non-Sulfide

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • APEC (Asia Pacific Excluding China)

  • China

  • Middle East and Africa

The mining collectors market report begins with a market overview, market introduction, product definitions and market taxonomy. In the subsequent section, the mining collectors market report describes macro-economic factors, other forecast factors, value chain, regional weighted average pricing analysis, overview covering approximate margins for the base year considered for the study.

The next section of the mining collectors market report includes market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, trends, opportunities impacting the market growth at a global level. Market potential for manufacturers has been presented in the consequent section of the same chapter in the mining collectors market report. This section also includes the impact assessment of market dynamics on the global mining collectors market at a qualitative level, based on analysis insights and facts.

The next sections of the mining collectors market report provides volume (consumption in tons) and value (US$ Mn) projections for the global mining collectors market. The global mining collectors market values characterised in these divisions have been collected by accumulating information and data at a regional level. The mining collectors market data, along with key insights and facts, covers exclusive analysis frameworks such as market share analysis, year-on-year growth, absolute $ opportunity analysis, Y-o-Y trend comparison, and attractiveness analysis for each of the sub-categories covered in each segment.

The market analysis sections of the mining collectors market report cover weighted average pricing and market forecasts for each segment, including incremental $ opportunity assessment, Y-o-Y growth trends, market attractiveness and market share analysis.

Additionally, for market forecasting, we considered the mining industry global scenario and collected data related to mining chemical applications in the industry. Further, we extracted data about mining collectors’ usability in processing of gold and copper ores. Growth in copper and gold production is expected to have a direct impact on the demand for mining collectors. We triangulated the data from three different types of analysis, based on secondary research, primary research and our own analysis.

In order to comprehend the prime market segments in terms of the consumption of mining collectors and growth across concerned regions, FMI has developed an attractiveness graph index, which further identify real opportunities in the mining collectors market.

In the final segment of the mining collectors report, a competitive landscape of the mining collectors market has been included to offer report audiences with a market dashboard view, segmented on the basis of market players present in the value chain, their presence in the mining collectors market and vital differentiating factors and strategies. The primary category of providers covered in this report includes the manufacturers and suppliers of mining collectors. This section is mainly designed to offer clients with an objective and thorough comparative assessment of the top market providers specific to a market segment in the value chain of the mining collectors market. Examples of some of the key competitors covered in this mining collectors market report include Senmin International (Pty)Ltd, Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd, SNF FloMin Inc., CTC mining, Orica Ltd, Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC, Yantai Humon Chemical Auxiliary Co Ltd, Hainan Huarong Chemical Co., Ltd and Tieling Flotation Reagents Co., Ltd.

COVID -19 : Impact Analysis

Request the coronavirus impact analysis across industries and markets

Request Covid -19 Impact

Get in touch

Harish Tiwari

Global Head - Business Development

Akshay Godge

Client Partner - Global Business Development

Our Clients


See how our work makes an impact.

At FMI, we design strategies that are adaptive, impactful, and implementable.

Request Sample Ask An Analyst Request Special Price Request Methodology