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Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying

Overview of the U.S. Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying by state

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 31%
Construction Trades Workers 14%
Construction Equipment Operators 11%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 11%
Extraction Workers 13%
Mining Machine Operators 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 12%
Other Production Occupations 9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28%
Motor Vehicle Operators 11%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 11%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 11%
Material Moving Workers 15%
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators 9%
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Harrison Gypsum trademarks "ACG" - Anhydrides; Dolomite; Dolomite for industrial purposes; Granulated limestone for agricultural purposes; Gypsum for use as a fertilizer; Pulverized limestone for agricultural purposes - 01/06/2018
  • Imerys Usa patents A Process For Treating A Sulfurous Fluid To Form Gypsum And Magnesium Carbonate - 01/04/2018
  • Amcol International trademarks "HI-FLOW" - filtration media in the nature of water filtering unit for commercial and industrial use in the removal of crude oil from aqueous streams - 10/20/2017
  • Lixivia patents Processed Slag And Methods For Producing Same - 10/19/2017
  • Mitchell Products trademarks "GC-350" - Dry topdress sand for golf courses - 10/13/2017
  • Applied Minerals raises $13 million in funding. - 09/05/2017
  • Imerys Talc America patents Blends Of Microcrystalline And Macrocrystalline Talc For Reinforcing Polymers - 07/13/2017
  • Lixivia raises $1 million in funding. - 05/22/2017
  • Barton Mines raises $5 million in funding. - 07/14/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Amcol International197
    Compass Minerals America96
    Molycorp Minerals49
    Imerys Filtration Minerals Usa17

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Mining fiscal regime up for inclusion in 5th Train package - Agabin recently told reporters that the interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council was ... already doubled the excise tax rates on non-metallic minerals and quarry resources, and metallic minerals (including chromite, copper and gold) to 4 percent ... (12/27/2017)
    • Mining sector 'to contribute $64bn to Saudi GDP by 2030' - The Big 5 Heavy, to be held from March 26 to 28, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, will feature a dedicated ‘mining and quarrying ... minerals such as bauxite, copper, gold, iron, lead, silver, tin, zinc and a number of non-metallic minerals. (12/19/2017)
    • Semirara Mining and Power : bucks steep hike in coal excise tax - Dec. 01--SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp. has expressed disapproval over the proposed increase in the excise tax on coal and the doubling of tax rates on nonmetallic minerals and quarry resources, saying that those who profit more should instead be taxed more. (11/30/2017)
    • SR Metals, Coral Bay bag mining awards - This year’s overall winners for Best Mining Forest Contest are the following: Aglubang Mining Corp. (exploration category), Holcim Mining and Development Corp. (nonmetallic ... Quarry), OceanaGold Philippines Inc., Agata Mining Ventures Inc., SRMI, FCF ... (11/26/2017)
    • Factcheck: Scott Pruitt and coal jobs - But “mining” refers to gas, oil, metal ores, coal and nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying. It also includes jobs created in a category called “support activities for mining.” As for coal mining jobs, BLS says there were 51,000 jobs in May ... (06/06/2017)
    • British Columbia issues Canadian Mining quarry permit - TORONTO ( – The British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines has issued TSX-V-listed Canadian Mining with ... be moved from the quarry to the staging area as required. "Zeolite is a natural nonmetallic volcanic mineral that exhibits ... (07/28/2015)
    • Mining minister focuses on limestone - The PIOJ has identified mining and quarrying as one of the strategic priority areas ... By contrast, the Jamaican non-metallic minerals sub-sector is still in the early stages of its economic development and growth. Jamaica’s most abundant mineral ... (03/27/2012)
    • Oman mining and quarry sector poised for growth - Tiny Oman, the Sultanate perched on the southeast tip of the Arabian peninsula, is setting up for a quantum leap in mining ... (both in the metallic and non-metallic sector) are currently underway in Oman. In the metallic minerals sector, a concession ... (01/28/2012)
    • Analyse The Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Industry In The U.S - When receipts cannot be broken out between mining and manufacturing, establishments that mine or quarry nonmetallic minerals, beneficiate the nonmetallic minerals and further process the nonmetallic minerals into a more finished manufactured product are ... (08/17/2007)
    • Strickland Quarry Played Vital Role - Between 1942 and 1945, they were especially interested in mica, a nonmetallic mineral ... went into mining mica. "You had to pump the water out, blast out the mine, scrape the mica from the rocks and then try to pull the sheets out of the quarry without ... (10/19/1992)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $56,058,573 on Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying. It has awarded 1,636 contracts to 446 companies, with an average value of $125,692 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount