Focus Germany

Why the international minerals processing supply chain is looking to Germany for continued growth

Summary: The comparative health of the German industrial sector is causing suppliers of heavy-duty processing equipment from across Europe to target the market with increased vigour.

Introduction

Whilst high commodity pricing is currently driving sustained growth in mining projects in Europe, the challenging economic conditions currently plaguing the Euro zone have had a powerful impact on the quarrying and general industrial sectors of many European nations. Economic uncertainty and the aversion to risk currently being shown by many financial institutions is causing difficulties for medium and smaller players within the mineral, aggregates and general industrial sectors in terms of obtaining credit for new projects and capacity expansions.  As well as this, the...

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