Connected Mining Market

Global Connected Mining Market Research Report: By Component (Solution(Asset Tracking and Optimization, Fleet management) and Services(Professional and Managed)), By Mining Type (Surface and Underground), By Deployment Mode (On-Premise, Cloud), By Application (Exploration, Processing and Refining, and Transportation), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2031.

Manufacturing & Construction | September 2023 | Report ID: EMR00140 | Pages: 217

The Global Connected Mining Market was valued at USD 11.16 billion in 2022 and is estimated to reach approximately USD 32.11 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 12.5% from 2023 to 2031. The term connected mining describes the use of current digital technologies and data-driven solutions in the mining sector. Improve operational effectiveness, safety, and sustainability in mining operations, it entails integrating a range of tools, machinery, procedures, and stakeholders within a networked ecosystem. The connected mining market offers chances for higher output, lower operating costs, better safety, and greener environmental practices.  A comprehensive strategy that takes these issues into consideration and maximizes the benefits of the mining sector's digital transformation is necessary for the successful deployment of connected mining. In connected mining, data is gathered and analyzed from various areas of a mining operation using technologies including the Internet of Things (IoT), sensors, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and communication systems. Following that, judgments are made using this information, procedures are optimized, and overall mining performance is enhanced.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

11.16 Bn

Projected Market Value (2031)

32.11 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Component, By Mining Type, By Deployment Mode, By Application, & Region

Segments Covered

By Component, By Mining Type, By Deployment Mode, By Application, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

Delivery Format

Delivered as an attached PDF and Excel through email, according to the purchase option.


Global Connected Mining Market Dynamics

A variety of factors are influencing connected mining's adoption and development in the mining sector. Technological developments, market forces, regulatory adjustments, and the industry's continual efforts to increase productivity, safety, and sustainability all have an impact on these dynamics. Mining corporations are implementing more sustainable practices in response to growing environmental concerns. Better environmental monitoring made possible by connected mining results in increased regulatory compliance and smaller ecological footprints. Also, The supply chain of the mining industry is impacted by the global economy's interconnectivity. The supply chain may be tracked with the use of connected mining, which increases traceability and transparency.


Global Connected Mining Market Drivers

  • Rapid Technological Advancements

The foundation for connected mining is provided by the quick development of IoT, sensors, data analytics, AI, automation, and communication technologies. Mining businesses are embracing these technologies at a faster rate as they become more advanced in order to acquire a competitive advantage. The digital revolution is sweeping all industries, including mining. The acceptance of Industry 4.0 principles and the desire for digitization are what propel the use of linked technology in mining operations. Connected mining technologies enable real-time monitoring of equipment performance, production processes, and resource utilization. This data-driven approach allows for optimized operations and reduced downtime.


  • Rising Demand for Minerals and Metals

The global demand for minerals and metals, driven by factors such as urbanization, infrastructure development, and the growth of renewable energy technologies, continues to spur mining activities. Connected mining solutions help mining companies extract resources more efficiently and sustainably, meeting the increasing demand while minimizing environmental impacts. The transition to renewable energy sources and the electrification of various sectors, such as transportation, requires substantial amounts of specific minerals and metals. For example, lithium, cobalt, and rare earth elements are crucial for manufacturing batteries used in electric vehicles and energy storage systems.



  • Integration Complexities and Data Security Issues

Mining operations frequently use a variety of outdated systems, gear made by different vendors, and digital maturity levels. It can be challenging and may require specialized solutions to integrate linked technologies into current procedures. A significant amount of private information on operations, personnel, and assets is produced through connected mining. A significant difficulty is ensuring reliable cybersecurity measures to safeguard sensitive data from breaches, hackers, and unauthorized access.


  • High Initial Investment

IoT devices, sensors, and data analytics platforms are examples of connected mining technologies that frequently demand substantial initial investment. Some mining firms, especially smaller operators or those with limited resources, may find it difficult to afford the expense of integrating and installing these technologies as well as the necessary infrastructure.



  • The Deployment of 5G Networks in Mining Operations

Several prospective potentials for connected mining are on the way as the mining industry continues to develop and adopt digital technologies. These opportunities are motivated by ongoing technological breakthroughs, shifting market trends, and the requirement for more effective and sustainable mining techniques. When 5G networks are implemented in mining operations, connectivity will be quicker and more dependable, allowing for real-time data transmission and supporting the use of cutting-edge technologies like remote-controlled machinery and augmented reality tools.


  • Collaborative Supply Chains and Transparency

Connected mining facilitates transparency and traceability throughout the supply chain. Mining companies can use these technologies to track the origin of minerals, ensure ethical sourcing, and provide verifiable information to consumers and regulatory bodies. This transparency can enhance trust and reputation in the industry. Transparency and sustainability in supply chains are becoming more and more in demand from investors and customers. Supply chain transparency reduces the danger of future reputational, financial, or legal problems brought on by unethical behavior. It enables businesses to spot possible problems early and fix them, lessening the possibility of expensive repercussions.


Segment Overview

By Component

Based on components, the global connected mining market is divided into solutions and services. Further, the Solution segment is divided into asset tracking and optimization and fleet management. And the service segment is divided into professional and managed. The services category dominates the connected mining market with the largest revenue share. In order to monitor and control mining operations from a central location while maximizing efficiency and safety, service providers may set up remote operation centers. These services include equipment monitoring, preventative and proactive maintenance, and technical assistance to guarantee the efficient operation of connected mining technology.


By Mining Type

Based on the Mining Type, the global connected mining market is categorized into surface and underground. The surface category leads the connected mining market. When compared to underground mining, surface mining typically has more visible and accessible operations since it involves the removal of minerals or other materials from the surface of the earth. Due to their open and accessible nature, which might ease the deployment of sensors, communication infrastructure, and data-gathering systems, surface mining operations may be more prepared to adopt connected technologies. Connected technologies can improve surface mining's safety and monitoring capabilities, making them a desirable technology choice. In surface mining operations, the capacity to remotely monitor employees and equipment is very valuable.


By Deployment Mode

Based on deployment mode, the global connected mining market is segmented into on-premise and cloud. The cloud segment dominates the market with the highest market share. Cloud platforms offer sufficient storage space for the vast amounts of data collected from connected devices in mining operations. This data can be organized, managed, and accessed easily through cloud-based services. Cloud-based solutions make it possible to access data and apps remotely, making it possible to monitor and manage mining operations in real time from any location with an internet connection.


Global Connected Mining Market Overview by Region

The global connected mining market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region, capturing the highest market share. Minerals and metals are in high demand in the Asia-Pacific area, especially in nations like China and India, to support the development of their industries and infrastructure. This need encourages the adoption of technology that can improve resource extraction and mining efficiency. Connected technology can aid the mining industry in the Asia-Pacific to adapt to stricter rules and reduce their environmental impact as the focus on environmental sustainability increases. Also, the region's ongoing infrastructure and urbanization initiatives fuel the need for building materials, which may expand mining activity and encourage the adoption of cutting-edge technology.



Global Connected Mining Market Competitive Landscape

In the global connected mining market, a few major players exert significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These leading companies remain committed to continuous research and development endeavors and actively engage in strategic growth initiatives, including product development, launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position, expand their customer base, and capture a substantial share of the market.


Some of the prominent players in the global battery management system market include Rockwell Automation Inc., Accenture, SAP SE, Cisco Systems Inc., ABB Ltd., IBM Corporation, Schneider Electric, Siemens AG, Trimble Inc., Hexagon, Hitachi, Wipro, GE Digital, Axora, and various other key players.


Global Connected Mining Market Recent Developments

In July 2023, Hexagon strengthens its mining automation and safety solutions with the acquisition of HARD-LINE. A fast-growing, global leader in mine automation, remote-control technology, and mine production optimization.


In June 2023, Hexagon introduces an autonomous mining portfolio. Hexagon’s Mining division introduced HxGN Autonomous Mining, a portfolio that protects people and equipment while addressing the challenges of operational productivity and decarbonization.


Scope of the Global Connected Mining Market Report

Connected Mining Market Report Segmentation



By Component

  • Solution (Asset Tracking and Optimization, Fleet management)
  • Services (Professional and Managed)

By Mining Type

  • Surface
  • Underground

By Deployment Mode

  • On-Premise
  • Cloud

By Application

  • Exploration
  • Processing and Refining
  • Transportation

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:


  • Global Connected Mining Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the global connected mining market segmented by component, by mining type, by deployment mode, by application, region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of connected mining between 2019 and 2031.


  • Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global connected mining market


  • Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of connected mining among consumers


  • Impact of COVID-19:

To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global connected mining market affected by the pandemic


  • Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.


Intended Audience

  • Government and Non-governmental Organizations
  • Software and Analytics Providers
  • Investors and Financial Institutions
  • Academics and Research Institutes
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Mining Companies

Research Methodology

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Data Collection

Data collection is the process of gathering, measuring, and analyzing accurate and relevant data from a variety of sources to analyze market and forecast trends. Raw market data is obtained on a broad front. Data is continuously extracted and filtered to ensure only validated and authenticated sources are considered. Data is mined from a varied host of sources including secondary and primary sources.

Primary Research

After the secondary research process, we initiate the primary research phase in which we interact with companies operating within the market space. We interact with related industries to understand the factors that can drive or hamper a market. Exhaustive primary interviews are conducted. Various sources from both the supply and demand sides are interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for a report which includes suppliers, product providers, domain experts, CEOs, vice presidents, marketing & sales directors, Type & innovation directors, and related key executives from various key companies to ensure a holistic and unbiased picture of the market. 

Secondary Research

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Market Analysis & size Estimation

Post the data mining stage, we gather our findings and analyze them, filtering out relevant insights. These are evaluated across research teams and industry experts. All this data is collected and evaluated by our analysts. The key players in the industry or markets are identified through extensive primary and secondary research. All percentage share splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified through primary sources. The market size, in terms of value and volume, is determined through primary and secondary research processes, and forecasting models including the time series model, econometric model, judgmental forecasting model, the Delphi method, among Flywheel Energy Storage. Gathered information for market analysis, competitive landscape, growth trends, product development, and pricing trends is fed into the model and analyzed simultaneously.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global connected mining market forecast period is 2023 - 2031
According to connected mining market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~12.5% over the coming years.
Asia-Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2023 - 2031
Asia-Pacific held the largest share in 2022
The major players operating in the global connected mining market include Rockwell Automation Inc., Accenture, SAP SE, Cisco Systems Inc., ABB Ltd., IBM Corporation, Schneider Electric, Siemens AG, Trimble Inc., Hexagon, Hitachi, Wipro, GE Digital, Axora, and various others.