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Molybdenum - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: September 2006
  • Region: Global
  • 170 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Molybdenum in Metric Tons. The Major end-use Segments Analyzed are Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, and Catalysts. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2010. The report profiles 40 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Antamina, Antofagasta Plc, Brush Engineered Materials, Inc., Codelco, Collahuasi Copper Mine, Endako Mines, Eureka Mining, Golden Phoenix, Highland Valley, Imperial Metals Corporation, Molycorp Inc., Molymet (Molybdenos y Metales), Phelps Dodge Corporation, Henderson Mine, Rio Tinto Plc, Rios Bingham Canyon, Roca Mines Inc., Sierrita, Southern Peru Copper Corporation, Taseko Mines Limited, and Thompson Creek Mining Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions And Scope of Study I-3
Stainless Steels I-4
High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) Steel I-4
Tool Steel I-4
Molybdenum Base Alloys I-4
Super & Nickel Base Alloys I-4
Lubricants I-4
Pigments I-5
Catalysts I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. Industry Overview II-1
Molybdenum Demand on a New High II-1

2. Current & Future/ Historic Analysis II-2
Analysis by Geographic Region II-2
Analysis by End-Use Segment II-2
Historic Review II-2

3. Product Overview II-3
Definition II-3
Description and Features II-3
Uses of Molybdenum II-3
Table 1: World Molybdenum Market
Use by Major Application
Industries (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Molybdenum Products II-4
Ferromolybdenum II-4
Molybdenum Oxide II-4
Molybdic Oxide II-5
Molybdenum Trioxide II-5
History II-5
Properties of Molybdenum II-5
Physical Properties II-5
Solubility Factor II-6
Advantages of Molybdenum over Other Metals II-6
Limitations II-6
Extraction Process II-6
Mining II-6
Milling II-6
Roasting II-6
Production Scenario II-7
Table 2: World Molybdenum Mine Production by Country in
Metric Tons for Years 2004, 2005 and 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 3: World Molybdenum Mine Production by Country in
Metric Tons for Years 2001, 2002 and 2003 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Molybdenum Reserves II-9
Table 4: World Molybdenum Reserves and Reserve Base by
Country in Thousand Metric Tons for 2005 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

4. End-Use Applications II-10
Stainless Steels II-10
High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) Steel II-10
Tool Steel II-10
Molybdenum Base Alloys II-10
Super & Nickel Base Alloys II-11
Titanium Base Alloys II-11
Molybdenum Metal II-11
Molybdenum Compounds II-11
Catalysts II-11
Metal Products (Sinter) II-12
Lubricants II-12
Corrosion Inhibition II-12
Smoke Suppressants II-12
Pigments II-12

5. Price Issues II-13
Rising Demand Push Global Prices II-13

6. Recent Industry Activity II-14
Golden Phoenix Acquires Molybdenum Property of Northern Champion II-14
Marifil to Acquire Araucana Molybdenum Property II-14
Largo to Acquire Northern Dancer Tungsten- Molybdenum Project II-14
Galway Obtains Victorio Molybdenum Tungsten Project II-14
Roca Establishes Molybdenum Mine in British Columbia II-15
Michigan Gold Enters into Agreement with Broker for Sale of
Copper/Molybdenum Mine II-15
Mega Acquires Maureen Uranium-Molybdenum Property II-15
Radisson Acquires Dryden Molybdenum Showing II-15
PEARL Changes Name and Acquires Davidson Molybdenum Property II-15
Globex Obtains Gayhurst Molybdenum Property II-16
Eureka Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Kazatomprom II-16
Falconbridges Altonorte Commences Molybdenum Production II-16
Climax to Expand Henderson Mine’s Production Capacity II-16
Golden Phoenix Signs Agreement with Derek Raphael II-16

7. Focus on Select Global Players II-17
Antamina (Peru) II-17
Antofagasta Plc (Chile) II-17
Brush Engineered Materials, Inc. (USA) II-17
Codelco (Chile) II-18
Collahuasi Copper Mine (Chile) II-18
Endako Mines (Canada) II-18
Eureka Mining (UK) II-18
Golden Phoenix (USA) II-19
Highland Valley (Chile) II-19
Imperial Metals Corporation (Canada) II-19
Molycorp Inc. (USA) II-20
Molymet (Molybdenos y Metales) (Chile) II-20
Phelps Dodge Corporation (USA) II-20
Henderson Mine (USA) II-21
Rio Tinto Plc (UK) II-21
Rios Bingham Canyon (USA) II-21
Roca Mines Inc. (Canada) II-21
Sierrita (USA) II-22
Southern Peru Copper Corporation (USA) II-22
Taseko Mines Limited (Canada) II-22
Thompson Creek Mining Company (USA) II-22

8. Global Market Perspective II-23
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Molybdenum by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan,
China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 6: World Historic Review for Molybdenum by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons
for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-23

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995,
2001, 2006 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24
Market Analysis by End-Use Segment II-25
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Stainless Steel by Geographic
Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons
for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-25

Table 9: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Stainless Steel by Geographic Region
USA, Canada,
Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China)
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Stainless Steel by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada, Europe,
Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest
of World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel by
Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-
Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 12: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel by Geographic Region
USA,
Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan &
China) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada,
Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China)
and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Tool & High Speed Steel by
Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-
Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons
for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-29

Table 15: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Tool & High Speed Steel by Geographic Region
USA, Canada,
Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China)
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Tool & High Speed Steel by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada, Europe,
Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest
of World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Super Alloys & Other
Metallurgical Applications by Geographic Region
USA, Canada,
Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China)
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (
includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 18: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications by
Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-
Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons
for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-31

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications
by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption
for USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets for Years 1995,
2001, 2006 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Lubricant & Pigments by
Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-
Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons
for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) II-33

Table 21: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Lubricant & Pigments by Geographic Region
USA, Canada,
Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China)
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Lubricant & Pigments by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada, Europe,
Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and
Rest of World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Catalysts by Geographic Region -
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 24: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Catalysts by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe,
Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Catalysts by Geographic Region
Percentage
Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada, Europe, Japan,
China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of
World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Application of Molybdenum in Other Uses by Geographic Region -
USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan & China) and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 27: World Historic Review for Application of Molybdenum
in Other Uses by Geographic Region
USA, Canada, Europe,
Japan, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Application of
Molybdenum in Other Uses by Geographic Region
Percentage
Breakdown of Consumption for USA, Canada, Europe, Japan,
China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan & China) and Rest of
World Markets for Years 1995, 2001, 2006 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Strong US Demand for Molybdenum III-1
Production Scenario III-1
Table 29: US Molybdenum Mine Production in Metric Tons for
Years 2004, 2005 and 2006 (1Q) III-1

Table 30: US Molybdenum Mine Production in Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2003 III-1
Imports III-1
Table 31: US Molybdenum Market (2004): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Imports (Molybdenum Ore and
Concentrates (Including Roasted and Other Concentrates))
by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Exports III-2
Table 32: US Molybdenum Market (2005): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Exports (Molybdenum Ore and
Concentrates (Including Roasted and Other Concentrates))
by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
The Price Factor III-2
Current and Future Analysis III-2
Historic Review III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Focus on Select Players III-3
B.Market Analytics III-7
Table 33: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy
Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super
Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant &
Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 34: US Historic Review for Molybdenum by End-Use
Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel,
Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 35: US 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by End-Use
Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Stainless
Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed
Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications,
Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets for
1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/
Chart) III-8

2. Canada III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Current and Future Analysis III-9
Historic Review III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-9
Focus on Select Players III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 36: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy
Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super
Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant &
Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 37: Canadian Historic Review for Molybdenum by End-
Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel,
Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 38: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High
Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

3. Europe III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Current and Future Analysis III-14
Historic Review III-14
Strategic Corporate Development III-14
Focus on Select Players III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 39: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy
Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super
Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant &
Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 40: European Historic Review for Molybdenum by End-
Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy
Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other
Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 41: European 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High
Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

4. Japan III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Current and Future Analysis III-18
Historic Review III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 42: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy
Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super
Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant &
Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 43: Japanese Historic Review for Molybdenum by End-
Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel,
Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 44: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High
Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

5. China III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Increased Consumption of Molybdenum Concentrate Drives
Demand for Molybdenum in China III-21
Current and Future Analysis III-21
Historic Review III-21
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 45: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy
Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super
Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant &
Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 46: Chinese Historic Review for Molybdenum by End-Use
Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel,
Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 47: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High
Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

6. Asia-Pacific III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Current and Future Analysis III-24
Historic Review III-24
Australia
A Market Review III-24
Strategic Corporate Development III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 48: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless
Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed
Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications,
Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 49: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy
Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other
Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 50: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High
Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

7. Rest of World III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current and Future Analysis III-28
Historic Review III-28
Strategic Corporate Developments III-28
Focus on Select Players III-30
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 51: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Molybdenum by End-Use Segment
Stainless
Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool & High Speed
Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical Applications,
Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 52: Rest of World Historic Review for Molybdenum by
End-Use Segment
Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy
Steel, Tool & High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other
Metallurgical Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 1995 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 53: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Molybdenum
by End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption
for Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel/ Low Alloy Steel, Tool &
High Speed Steel, Super Alloys & Other Metallurgical
Applications, Lubricant & Pigments, Catalysts and Other
Markets for 1995, 2001, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

IV. COMPETITION

1. Adanac Moly Corporation (Canada) IV-1
2. Amerigo Resources Ltd. (Canada) IV-3
Table 54: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Can$
million) IV-3

Table 55: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In Can$ million) IV-4
3. Antofagasta Minerals SA (Chile) IV-4
4. Blue Pearl Mining Limited (Canada) IV-5
5. Brush Engineered Materials, Inc. (USA) IV-7
Table 56: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In
US$ million) IV-8

Table 57: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-8

Table 58: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-8
6. Cameco Corporation (Canada) IV-10
7. Central Metals & Alloys Ltd. (UK) IV-12
8. CM Chemistry Metal (Germany) IV-13
9. CODELCO
Corporación Nacional Del Cobre De Chile (Chile) IV-14
Table 59: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-15
10. Compañía Minera Antamina SA (Peru) IV-17
11. Endako Mines (Canada) IV-18
12. Eramet Group (France) IV-19
13. Ernst B. Westman Ltd. (UK) IV-21
14. Eureka Mining PLC (UK) IV-22
15. Falconbridge Ltd. (Canada) IV-24
Table 60: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (Q1)
(In US$ million) IV-27

Table 61: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005
-2006 (Q1) (In US$ million) IV-27

Table 62: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-28

Table 63: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-28

Table 64: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-28
Antamina (Chile) IV-31
Collahuasi Copper Mine (Chile) IV-32
16. Galway Resources Limited (Canada) IV-33
17. Globex Mining Enterprises, Inc. (Canada) IV-34
Table 65: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In
Cdn$ thousands) IV-35

Table 66: Six Months Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-
2006 (H1) (In Cdn$ thousands) IV-35

Table 67: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Cdn$
thousands) IV-35
Gayhurst Molybdenum Property (Canada) IV-37
18. Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (USA) IV-38
Table 68: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-39
19. Highland Valley Copper (Canada) IV-40
20. Huludao Hongda Moly Co., Ltd. (China) IV-40
21. Imperial Metals Corporation (Canada) IV-41
Table 69: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In
US$ million) IV-42

Table 70: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-42
22. International Molybdenum PLC (UK) IV-43
23. Jinduicheng Molybdenum Mining Guangming (Shandong) Co.,
Ltd. (China) IV-44
24. Largo Resources Ltd. (Canada) IV-44
25. Marifil Mines Limited (Canada) IV-45
26. Mega Uranium Ltd. (Canada) IV-46
Table 71: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (Nine
Months ended, June) (In Can$ thousands) IV-46

Table 72: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-
2006 (Nine Months ended, June) (In Can$ thousands) IV-46

Table 73: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Can$
thousands) IV-47
27. Michigan Gold Mining Investments, Inc. (USA) IV-49
28. Molibdenos Y Metales SA (Molymet) (Chile) IV-50
Sadaci NV (Belgium) IV-51
29. Molycorp, Inc. (USA) IV-52
Molycorp Sarl (France) IV-53
30. NAC Kazatomprom (Kazakhstan) IV-54
31. Phelps Dodge Corporation (USA) IV-56
Table 74: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (Q1)
(In US$ million) IV-57

Table 75: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-58

Table 76: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-58

Table 77: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-58
Climax Molybdenum Company (USA) IV-61
Henderson Mine (USA) IV-61
Sierrita (USA) IV-62
32. Radisson Mining Resources, Inc. (Canada) IV-63
Table 78: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-63
33. Rio Tinto Limited (Australia) IV-65
Table 79: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-66

Table 80: Annual Sales by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-66

Table 81: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-67
Rio Tinto PLC (UK) IV-68
Kennecott Utah Corporation (USA) IV-69
Rios Bingham Canyon (USA) IV-70
34. Roca Mines, Inc. (Canada) IV-71
35. Southern Copper Corporation (USA) IV-73
Table 82: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In
US$ million) IV-74

Table 83: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-
2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-74

Table 84: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Geographic
Region: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-75

Table 85: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-75

Table 86: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-75

Table 87: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-75

Table 88: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-76
36. Taseko Mines Limited (Canada) IV-77
37. Teck Cominco Limited (Canada) IV-78
Table 89: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In Can$
million) IV-80

Table 90: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In Can$ million) IV-80

Table 91: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In Can$ million) IV-81
38. Thompson Creek Mining Co. (USA) IV-82
39. U.S. Energy Corporation (USA) IV-83
Table 92: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In
US$ million) IV-83

Table 93: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Business
Operation: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ thousand) IV-84

Table 94: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
thousand) IV-84

Table 95: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Operation:
2004-2005 (In US$ thousand) IV-84
40. Ultimate Metals (UK) IV-86

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