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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is mainly concentrated in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. These states account for an estimated 78.3% of industry establishments. This can be attributed to their respective large skilled working population and relative proximity to infrastructure and customers. Being close to skilled workforces helps to mitigate labour shortages and transport costs, and improves customer contact with key clients.

New South Wales has a considerable portion of establishments, reflecting the size and importance of the state's construction division and its high population. Joy Manufacturing and Bradken have operations in New South Wales. Many industry operators are located in Western Sydney and the Hunter Valley given their proximities to mine sites... 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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