Date Added: Jun 2010
China's mining and mineral processing sector has for years been one of the most significant markets for the world's technology leaders. Increasingly, however, the tables are turning. Innovations within China compel more exports of its mining and processing technology globally. In the process, China is regaining its lost position as the world's technology leader, to include in mining and minerals processing. India, Brazil have begun contributing much more to their respective industries globally by introducing innovations developed domestically. Emerging market innovators bring cost-savings and feature innovations that market leaders in the West frequently ignore.