Maintenance and Aftermarket Preferences in African Mining 2014

Maintenance and Aftermarket Preferences in African Mining 2014
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Overall trends in the data revealed - - African mines use OEMs for aftermarket service and maintenance over 75% of the time. OEM use is much higher for strategic parts with 95% in comparison to non-strategic parts with 80%. Processing equipment uses OEMs 75% of the time. - More than 50% of surface mining operations use independent third parties in some way. In comparison, less than 30% of underground mines use third party companies in their mining operations. - The most preferred service contracts are operation and maintenance with 38% of the responses. Life cycle management comes in next with 30%.


  • This report provides detailed analysis of maintenance and aftermarket preferences in the African mining sector. The analysis is based upon GlobalData’s survey of 108 mine managers, procurement managers, and other key decision-makers, and focuses in particular on the services provided by original equipment manufacturers and independent third parties.

Reasons to Buy

  • Understanding mining companies' use of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for equipment parts and for processing equipment needs. Also how these preferences vary by commodity, company size and region.
  • Gain knowledge of mining company preferences with their after-sales support structure, and identify services required based on mine type, company size and commodity.
  • Understanding the importance mining companies place on service and maintenance costs and capabilities. Then comparing the results with the actual rated performance of these equipment manufacturers.
  • Identify the service contract preferences of mines in Africa, then see the differences when compared across mine type, region and company size.

Date Published

January, 2015

Format / Pages

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