The outlook for the blasting stem plugs market looks good for the near-term and long-term future. The CAGR for the industry is projected to be 4.97% until December of 2023. The market is expected to be worth 646.9 million US Dollars by 2023.
Blasting stem plugs are used heavily in mining operations. Mining companies love them because they allow miners to mine more raw materials. Blasting stem plugs do this by making blasting equipment much more efficient. They also enhance the efficiency of fragmented raw materials and contain more (deadly) gases. This helps to reduce overall mining costs.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Key companies
Global Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Revenue, by Material Type, 2023 (USD Million)
Sources: MRFR Analysis
COVID-19 has adversely affected the Blasting Stemming Plugs Market. Many nations have implemented quarantines and lockdowns. Some of these have been indefinite. This is the case in India. Though they have had limited success in containing the spread of the virus, they’ve had a negative consequence.
Many of the raw materials needed to make blasting stem plugs are in short supply because these manufacturers have found their operations either halted or interrupted because of COVID-19 imposed quarantines and lockdowns. However, the outlook for the blasting stem plugs market looks bright in the post-COVID-19 world.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Dynamics
The primary driver behind blasting stems plugs amazing market growth is the fact that mining operations are experiencing phenomenal growth worldwide. The growth in the mining industry is primarily driven by greater investments in mineral exploration by global mining majors.
Many industries that use metals are also experiencing extraordinary growth. This is another secondary factor that is driving growth in the Blasting Stemming Plugs Market. For example, the automotive, electronics and electrical, and building and construction industries have been experiencing insatiable demand for many metals (these are mined from the ground!)
Breakneck (oftentimes double-digit) growth in developing economies like Peru and Botswana is presenting amazing opportunities for the blasting stems plug industry. Companies in these markets increasingly demand metals and other raw minerals that are capable of merging with the latest in technology to create innovative and useful solutions.
Concern for the environment is holding the blasting stems plug industry from realizing its true growth and potential.
Environmental groups around the world and activists (like the Swedish Greta Thunberg) have been increasingly vocal about the damage that mining operations cause to the environment. These environmentalists are putting increasing pressure on governments around the world to regulate where and how companies in the mining industry can operate.
Mining companies can overcome this challenge only by finding innovative mining solutions and practices that are environment and regulation-friendly. They often need to turn to the latest technological advancements to do this.
Cumulative growth analysis
The CAGR for the Blasting Stemming Plugs Market is huge. It’s also growing every year. The industry alone is expected to be worth more than 307.1 million US Dollars by December 2023. Many industries and companies around the world need highly efficient stemming materials. These make blasting operations more efficient and drive down total mining costs. This also allows companies in the mining industry to make more money in general.
New technologies have enabled blasting stems plug manufacturers to develop and bring an entirely new generation of blasting stems plugs to market. The new peri-stem plugs help reduce the overall waste that is generated during blasting operations. This allows miners to extract more of the valuable metals and less waste. It also allows mining companies to make much more money while saving millions.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Segment overview
Of all of the types of blasting stems plugs the crushed stone chip ones are the most popular in the mining industry. Perhaps this is the reason why it’s currently the leader in the blasting stems plugs industry. Indeed, its CAGR is high until December of 2023.
The mining and construction industry use blasting stem plugs the most. Therefore, demand and CAGR are the greatest in this industry. The Blasting Stemming Plugs Market share was greatest for the mining industry in 2017. its CAGR is expected to be 5.32% by the end of 2023. Its market worth will be 449.1 million US Dollars by then.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Regional Analysis
The blasting stemming plugs market share was highest in the Asia-Pacific region at 44.1%. This was in 2017. China is expected to be the leader in the Asia-Pacific region given its high economic growth and strong and increasing demand for various metals. This is largely spurred by amazing growth in the building and construction industry.
India comes in second place in terms of market share and CAGR. in fact, its CAGR for the period is expected to be 5.96%. Its market is expected to be valued at 117.1 million US Dollars by the end of 2023.
The CAGR in the North American market is expected to be 4.32%. The total market worth in North America is expected to be 117.1 million US Dollars by the end of 2023. Major industries like the automotive and electrical and electronics industries are experiencing fast growth. This is creating a strong and growing demand for raw minerals and metals.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will have a CAGR of 4.87% during this time period. The entire market is expected to be worth 59.8 million US Dollars by the end of 2023. The gulf states had the second-highest blasting stemming plugs market share. Turkey had the highest at 28%.
Global Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Share, by Region, 2017 (%)
Sources: MRFR Analysis
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Competitive landscape
There is substantial competition in the blasting stem plugs market. This is largely attributed to a high overall CAGR and a global market that is lucrative in general. Companies are surviving by investing in R&D to bring new and innovative products to market. They are also forming partnerships and entering into joint ventures with other companies around the world.
A key player in the blasting stem plugs market is Advanced Blasting Technology Inc. This is an American company. It has come up with a new generation of blasting stem plugs known as RockLock. It’s a flexible plastic plug that doesn’t melt easily even when subjected to very high temperatures. This promises to make mining operations more efficient, safer, and more productive.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Recent Developments
Max-Blast stem plugs increase fragmentation during mining by as much as 40%. It also reduces the incidence of materials ‘flying away!’
Blasterstol has introduced a new line of products that will make mining operations safer, more productive, and more efficient.
Stemming plugs are the brainchild of Idealblasting. These plugs will produce more fragmentation. This results in less slag (waste) from mining.
Blasting Stemming Plugs Market Report overview
The blasting stems plugs industry is experiencing phenomenal CAGR, at least until the end of 2023. This is largely driven by increased usage of raw minerals and metals by major industries. Mining produces these metals and raw minerals. The future of the blasting stems plug industry is bright in spite of increased environmental regulation. The reason why is because there are no real and affordable substitutes. A new generation of blasting plugs is driving growth in the market and industry.
|CAGR||4.97%(2022 to 2030)|
|Forecast Period||2022 to 2030|
|Historical Data||2019 & 2020|
|Forecast Units||Value (USD Million)|
|Report Coverage||Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends|
|Segments Covered||By Material Type, End-Use Industry and Region|
|Geographies Covered||North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)|
|Key Vendors||Advanced Blasting Technology Inc (US),MOCAP (US),Stemlock, Inc (US),AMA Group (India),Paraplug (US),Superplug SA (South Africa),AECE (South Africa)Vala Stemming Systems (South Africa)|
|Key Market Opportunities||Breakneck (oftentimes double-digit) growth in developing economies like Peru and Botswana is presenting amazing opportunities for the blasting stems plug industry.|
|Key Market Drivers||The growth in the mining industry is primarily driven by greater investments in mineral exploration by global mining majors.|
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