Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C2462 | Jul 2014

Shifting preferences: Gas and oil extraction will boost industry demand as mining boom fades

IBISWorld’s Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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

Slowing growth in the Mining division has adversely affected demand for industry products, and has prompted local players to decrease operating costs in light of shrinking sales. The Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing industry's revenue is forecast to decrease by 5.3% in 2014-15 to reach $5.1 billion, in contrast to the preceding period. Revenue is estimated to have grown at an annualised 2.6% over the five years through 2014-15, having been driven by the mining boom earlier in the period. The industry's performance reflects developments in downstream industries, including the mining, construction, and oil and gas sectors. Weak construction activity and volatile consumer sentiment have reduced demand for machinery... purchase to read more

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The industry exhibits moderate levels of barriers to entry. Production is highly capital intensive, requiring large amounts of expensive, technically advanced machinery and equipment. Research and development costs are high. While opportunities exist in niche markets, having access to the latest technology, either in-house or through links with global suppliers, is essential.

Industry operators, particularly in the construction machinery segment, manufacture a diverse range of products and take advantage of large economies of scale to minimise costs. Competition is high, with highly regarded, multinational and diversified companies such as Caterpillar and Joy Global dominating sales. Longstanding distribution networks between operators and customers are another barrier to entry... purchase to read more


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What is the Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily manufacture construction, earthmoving and mining machinery along with specialised parts for such equipment. Products include concrete mixers, front-end loaders, jackhammers and steamrollers. This industry excludes agricultural tractors and cranes.

Industry Products
Drilling rigs and equipmentUnderground mining equipmentMinerals processing equipmentExcavators and mining shovelsLoaders and trucksConcrete mixers
Industry Activities
Manufacturing backhoesManufacturing concrete mixersManufacturing crawler tractors, dozers, angle dozers and bulldozers Manufacturing crushing and earthmoving machineryManufacturing drilling rigs and equipment Manufacturing front-end loadersManufacturing jackhammers and pneumatic drillsManufacturing mining machineryManufacturing off-highway trucks

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