Scandium in Russia and world: Production, Market and Forecast (4th edition)
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This report is the fourth edition of the study of the scandium market in the world, the CIS countries and in Russia.
Market monitoring has been ongoing since 2001.
The purpose of the study is to analyze the market of scandium and its compounds - in the world and in Russia, as well as its processing chains in the aerospace industry and in the production of solid oxide fuel cells.
The objects of research are scandium-containing ores and man-made deposits and production wastes, various compounds of scandium (mainly oxide), Sc metal and aluminum-scandium ligatures and alloys.
This review is the most comprehensive among those presented on the information market on this topic, and claims to be a reference tool, since the scandium market is very closed and the statistics are incomplete.
The use of data without additional thorough analysis may lead to the adoption of erroneous management decisions by marketing services and specialists working on the scandium market.
A distinctive feature of this study is that it provides a detailed analysis of the market of scandium and compounds in the CIS, which helps to avoid errors made by the authors of similar studies conducted by other companies.
This work is a desk study. As sources of information, we used data from Rosstat, the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, statistics materials from the US State Geological Survey (USGS), data from the UNdata database, industry and regional press, annual and quarterly reports of issuers of securities, as well as websites of scandium producers and its compounds.
Chronological scope of the study: 2001-2019, forecast – 2019-2030.
Geography of the study: the global market is reviewed briefly, the market of the Russian Federation and the CIS countries - in detail.
The report consists of 9 chapters, contains 100 pages, including 20 Figures, and 23 Tables.
The first chapter is devoted to the mineral resource base and the production of scandium and its compounds abroad. It provides information on the world production, prices for scandium in the United States and its areas of application.
The second chapter of the report discusses the scandium mineral resource base in the Russian Federation and the CIS countries. The chapter gives a brief description of the balance sheet deposits of scandium, as well as promising raw materials.
The third chapter analyzes the foreign trade operations of the CIS countries with scandium and its compounds in 2001-2019. The data on the volumes of export and import of the studied products by countries, suppliers and recipients are given.
The fourth chapter is devoted to the Russian export-import prices for scandium, its compounds and scandium ligatures in 2004-2019.
The fifth chapter provides information on the production of scandium and scandium compounds in the CIS in 2001-2019. The main manufacturers are considered. GOSTs and TUs for produced scandium products are presented.
The sixth chapter is devoted to new projects for the extraction of scandium in the CIS from ore and industrial raw materials.
The seventh chapter analyzes the state of the main consuming industries: the aerospace industry and the production of solid oxide fuel cells.
The eighth chapter estimates the consumption of scandium in the CIS in 2001-2019.
The ninth chapter assesses the dynamics of the scandium production in Russia until 2030.
The Appendix contains the contact information on producers of scandium and its compounds.
The target audience of the study:
- Scandium market participants - manufacturers, consumers, traders;
- Potential investors.
The proposed study claims to be a reference tool for marketing services and specialists making managerial decisions working on the markets for these products.
1. Brief characteristics of the world market of scandium
1.1. Mineral resources base of scandium
1.2. World production of scandium in 2009-2018
1.3. Applications of scandium
1.4. World projects to obtain scandium
The Nungan project (Australia)
The SCONI project (Australia)
The Platina Scandium Project (Australia, New South Wales)
The Syerston project (Australia)
The Round Top Mountain project (USA, Texas)
The coal ash scandium mining project (USA, Pennsylvania)
The Elk Creek poject (USA, Nebraska)
The Orissa project (India)
The Taganito project (Philippines)
1.5. Prices for scandium and its compounds in USA in 2003-2018
2. Mineral resources base of scandium in the CIS
3. Export-import operations with scandium products in the CIS in 2001-2019
3.1.1. Exports of oxide and salts of scandium in 2001-2019
3.1.2. Imports of scandium oxide in 2001-2019
3.1.3. Exports of scandium metal in 2001-2019
3.1.4. Import of scandium metal in 2001-2019
3.1.5. Exports of aluminum-scandium ligatures (master alloys) in 2001-2019
3.1.6. Import of aluminum-scandium ligatures in 2001-2019
4. Export-import prices in Russia for scandium, its compounds and scandium ligatures in 2001-2019
5. Production of scandium and its compounds in the CIS countries in 2001-2019
5.1. Extraction and processing of scandium-containing raw materials, release of scandium products in the CIS countries
5.2. Main companies-producers of scandium products in the CIS
5.2.1. Enterprises carrying out the scandium production in the CIS
184.108.40.206. OAO Hydrometallurgical Plant/OOO Intermix Met» (Russia, Stavropol region, Lermontov)
220.127.116.11. ZAO Dalur (Russia, Kurgan region)
18.104.22.168. PAO VSMPO-AVISMA (Russia, Sverdlovsk region, Berezniki)
22.214.171.124. Ural Aluminum Plant (Sverdlovsk region, Kamensk-Uralsky)
126.96.36.199. Other manufacturers of scandium products in the Russian Federation
5.2.2. Enterprises of the CIS which have stopped production of scandium
188.8.131.52. SE Mining and Processing Plant Vostochnyi (Vostochnyi GOK) (Ukraine, Zheltye Vody)
184.108.40.206. OAO Kaskor (Kazakhstan, Caspian MMC)
220.127.116.11. AO Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium Magnesium Plant (UKTMP) (Kazakhstan)
18.104.22.168. Plant Crimean Titan (Armyansk, Crimea)
22.214.171.124. Other enterprises
5.3. Production of scandium in Russia in 2014-2019
6. Projects for the production of scandium and scandium products in the CIS countries
6.1. Project for the production of aluminum-scandium ligatures and alloys at the enterprises of OK RUSAL
6.2. Project of obtaining scandium from tailings of OAO EVRAZ Kachkanar MMC
6.3. Project to develop the Tomtorskoe deposit
6.4. Project for the extraction of scandium from red mud of Bogoslovsky aluminum plant
6.5. Projects for obtaining scandium from wastes of Ukrainian enterprises
6.6. Project of the associated production of scandium from productive waters of the underground leaching of uranium deposits in Kazakhstan
7. Analysis of the state of consuming industries
Solid oxide fuel cells0
8. Consumption of scandium and its compounds in the CIS in 2001-2019
9. Forecast of production and consumption of scandium in Russian Federation up to 2030
Appendix: Address directory of main manufacturers of scandium products in the CIS
Table 1. Scandium content of industrial waste
Table 2. Compositions of industrial deformable aluminum-scandium alloys
Table 3. Dynamics of prices for scandium and its compounds in the USA market in 2003-2018, $/kg, $/g
Table 4. Scandium deposits of Russia, accounted by the State balance on 01.01.2007
Table 5. Main Russian exporters of scandium oxide in 2001-2019, kg
Table 6. Destinations of export deliveries of scandium compounds from Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Table 7. Importers of scandium oxide from Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Table 8. Russian recipients of imported scandium oxide in 2004-2019, kg
Table 9. Companies supplying scandium oxide to Russia in 2004-2019, kg
Table 10. Russian companies exporting scandium metal in 2009-2019, kg
Table 11. Foreign companies-recipients of scandium metal from Russia in 2009-2019, kg
Table 12. Foreign companies-suppliers of scandium metal to Russia in 2007-2019, kg
Table 13. Russian recipients of imported scandium metal in 2007-2019, kg
Table 14. Exports of aluminum-scandium ligatures from Russia in 2001-2019, tons
Table 15. Destinations of the Russian deliveries of aluminum-scandium ligatures by countries in 2001-2019, tons
Table 16. Russian recipients of imported aluminum-scandium ligatures in 2013-2016, tons
Table 17. Foreign suppliers of aluminum-scandium ligatures in the Russian Federation in 2013-2016, tons
Table 18. Requirements to the quality of scandium metal, %
Table 19. Requirements to the quality of scandium oxide (TU 48-0501-373-92), %
Table 20. Quality of scandium oxide of OAO Hydrometallurgical Plant/OOO Intermix Met, %
Table 21. Quality of aluminum-scandium master alloy production of OAO Hydrometallurgical Plant/OOO Intermix Met, %
Table 22. Characteristics of aluminum ligatures produced by OOO Intermix Met (GOST R 53777-2010)
Table 23. Deliveries of Boeing and Airbus of new aircrafts to customers in 2007-2018, units
Figure 1. Dynamics of the world production of scandium oxide in 2009-2018, tons
Figure 2. The unit of Hunan Oriental Scandium Co. for the scandium recovery
Figure 3. Diagrammatic arrangement of solid oxide fuel elements SOFC
Figure 4. The storage of coal ash in Pennsylvania
Figure 5. Prices for aluminum-scandium ligatures in 2007-2018 in the US market, $/kg
Figure 6. The layout of the main scandium deposits in the CIS
Figure 7. Exports of scandium oxide from Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Figure 8. Imports of scandium oxide to Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Figure 9. Export deliveries of scandium metal from Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Figure 10. Dynamics of imports of scandium metal to Russia in 2001-2019, kg
Figure 11. Dynamics of export from Russia of aluminum-scandium ligatures in 2001-2019, tons
Figure 12. Dynamics of import prices for scandium oxide for Russian consumers in 2004-2019, $/kg
Figure 13. Dynamics of export prices for scandium oxide of Russian production in 2004-2018, $/kg
Figure 14. Dynamics of Russian import prices for scandium metal in 2014-2019, $/kg
Figure 15. Dynamics of Russian export prices for scandium metal in 2014-2019, $/kg (99.9% Sc)
Figure 16. The unit for extraction of scandium at ZAO Dalur
Figure 17. Dynamics of imports of scandium oxide to OOO Orion-Spetsplav-Gatchina in 2015-2019, kg
Figure 18. The evolution of the use of composite materials in Boeing airplanes
Figure 19. Forecast of the Russian production of scandium (in terms of metal) in 2019-2030, tons