Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2462 | Apr 2015

Post-boom blues: As capital investment into new mining machinery dries up, industry revenue contracts

IBISWorld’s Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing industry has grown at a moderate pace over the past five years. The first phase of Australia's mining investment boom drove demand for mining machinery and equipment, until mining firms began to shift to resource extraction. This reduced investment weakened demand for mining machinery and subsequently constrained revenue growth. Demand for other industry products from downstream industries has been more subdued, highlighted by stagnant growth in building construction and modest public investment in infrastructure projects. Overall, revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2014-15. Weaker expenditure on local mining activities is expected to contribute to a 6.4%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is mainly concentrated in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. These states alone account for nearly 80.0% of total industry enterprises in 2014-15. This trend can be attributed to their large and highly skilled working populations, and relative proximity to downstream customers and major infrastructure projects. Being located close to a skilled workforce helps to mitigate labour shortages and transport costs, and improves customer contact with key clients.

New South Wales has a considerable portion of enterprises, reflecting the size and importance of the state’s construction activity and its large population. Joy Manufacturing and Bradken have operations in New South Wales... purchase to read more


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What is the Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture construction, earthmoving and mining machinery, equipment and specialised parts. Firms that mainly manufacture tractors for construction or earthmoving purposes are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Drilling rigs and equipmentUnderground mining equipmentMineral processing equipmentExcavators and mining shovelsLoaders and trucksConcrete mixers
Industry Activities
Back hoeConcrete mixerCrawler, construction and earthmoving tractorCrushing machineryDozer, angle dozer and bulldozerDrilling machineryEarthmoving machineryJackhammerMining machineryOff-highway truck

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