However, all equipment needs to be durable, reliable, and to be able to perform efficiently and meet the demands of quarrying and mining. Growth in mining and quarrying. Global demand for underground mining machinery is forecast to increase % per year from 2018 to 2022, according to information provided by the Freedonia group.
What is the difference between a mine and a quarry? In the UK a 'mine' is defined legally as an underground working and a 'quarry' as a site of mineral extraction without a roof. In other parts of the world, the world, ‘mining’ is used interchangeably with ‘quarrying’.