Global Market for Surface Mining Equipment Reverses Late-2014 Gains; Posting New Cyclical Low in First Quarter of 2015

According to industry research specialists The Parker Bay Company, the market for the largest mobile equipment utilized by the world’s highest-producing surface miners retraced modest gains achieved at the end of last year and fell below the lowest levels recorded for the current market contraction. Parker Bay’s Surface Mining Equipment Index fell more than 10…

Underground Mining Equipment Database

Parker Bay has partnered with Raw Materials Group of Sweden (www.rmg.se) to develop a database of underground mining equipment to be available in 2012. This will be the first known source for such data, developed jointly by two companies with a wealth of expertise in mining market research, data and analysis.

Report on Cat/Bucyrus Merger

Parker Bay is developing a report regarding the recently announced merger between Caterpillar and Bucyrus. This study will examine the equipment populations of both companies, their combined share by market and product, and the position of this new entity in the competitive landscape. We will take a closer look at the creation of a one-stop…