United States mining industry

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Statista dossier on the United States mining industry

This dossier provides some of the most interesting facts and figures relating to the mining sector in the United States. Numerous industries depend on the supply of commodities from underground - such as minerals and metals. This document provides an overview of the key figures, major commodity mining, and the top mining companies in the U.S. mining industry (excluding coal mining). The dossier closes with some information on the employment figures in the U.S. mining industry.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Value added by the mining industry U.S. 1998-2018

    • Value added by support activities for mining U.S. 1998-2018

    • Number of mining suppliers in leading mining countries globally 2017

    • U.S. production index of the mining industry 2014-2018

    • U.S. mining industry capacity utilization 2013-2018

    • Active mines in the U.S. 2006-2017

    • Active mines in the U.S. by commodity 2017

    • U.S. import reliance on critical minerals 2018

  • 2. Leading companies
    • Leading U.S. mining companies based on revenue 2019

    • Leading U.S. mining companies based on market capitalization 2019

    • Newmont Mining's revenue 2007-2018

    • Peabody Energy's revenue 2005-2018

    • Arch Coal's revenue 2009-2018

  • 3. Metals
    • Active metal mines in the U.S. 2007-2017

    • Iron ore mine production - U.S. 2014-2018

    • Copper mine production in the U.S. 2006-2018

    • U.S. beryllium mine shipments 2011-2016

    • U.S. uranium mine production 2003-2018

  • 4. Precious metals
    • U.S. gold mine production 2005-2018

    • U.S. silver mine production 2005-2018

    • U.S. mine production of platinum in kilograms 2008-2017

  • 5. Non-metallic minerals
    • Active nonmetal mines in the U.S. 2007-2017

    • U.S. sulfur production volume 2014-2018

    • Sodium carbonate production in the U.S. 2010-2018

    • U.S. crushed stone production 2011-2018

    • U.S. cement production: Portland and masonry 2007-2018

    • Industrial sand and gravel production in the U.S. 2014-2018

  • 6. Exploration
    • U.S. mineral exploration by commodity 2015

    • U.S. mineral exploration by state and method 2015

  • 7. Employment
    • U.S. mining industry total employment 1998-2018

    • Employment in the U.S. mining industry excluding oil and gas 1998-2018

    • U.S. employment in support activities for mining 1998-2018

    • Employees in the U.S. mining industry by sector 2017

  • 8. Miscellaneous
    • U.S. land reclaimed from mining by type 1975-2018

    • U.S. mining fatalities 2004-2018

    • U.S. mining disasters number of casualties 1839-1972

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