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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid for capital, an estimated $5.29 is allocated for labour. Wages represent labour costs, and depreciation is used as a proxy for capital expenditure. There is inherently a large amount of machinery and increased automation of the industry's production lines due to the complexity of industry products. Continued technological improvements combined with the focus on curtailing variable operating costs have induced a decline in overall wages. Due to high local wages, companies attempt to streamline operations to be more competitive. Capital intensity has increased modestly in the past five years as firms have mitigated operating costs... 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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