The metals and mining industry comprises six sub-categories:Aluminum, Gold, Precious Metals, Other Metal Extraction, Coal mining and Steel.The largest segment of the global metals market is iron and steel followed by aluminum. The iron and steel segment comprises of more than half the industry in terms of volume. Regionally Asia-Pacific is the largest market for metal sand mining, followed by Europe. There is higher consumption of metals in the Asia-Pacific region, especially China and India. This is due to per capita consumption rising towards U.S. or European levels, which theoretically double metals could demand in these regions in the longer-term. A large number of Metal news, Mineral news, Mineral and metal news notices afloat from Mineral and Metal industry worldwide.