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Bauxite Mining in Australia: Market Research Report

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Bauxite Mining Market Research Report | ANZSIC B0802 | Apr 2016

Well refined: Industry revenue grows due to steady demand and growing refinery capacity

IBISWorld’s Bauxite Mining 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Australia is the world’s largest producer of bauxite, and is expected to account for over one-third of global output in 2015-16. Bauxite production in Australia is estimated to reach 83.5 million tonnes in 2015-16, up from 67.3 million tonnes in 2010-11. Over this period, expansion projects at several bauxite mines have increased mine output to meet higher demand. While most bauxite mined in Australia is locally processed into alumina, over 42% of industry revenue is projected to be derived from exports in 2015-16. In contrast, competing bauxite imports are negligible.

There are just a handful of companies operating in the industry, operating or developing 11 bauxite mines. Of these, three are major multinational companies and the rest are small enterprises... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Bauxite Mining industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle, with both industry revenue and its contribution to the economy growing. The industry is dominated by three well-established companies with long-standing mining operations: Rio Tinto, Alcoa and South32 (previously BHP Billiton). These companies also operate downstream alumina production and aluminium smelting facilities. Industry production volumes are trending upwards, while pricing growth has generally been strong over the past five years.

Bauxite production volumes are projected to increase at a strong rate over the 10 years through 2020-21, with generally steady pricing growth on average over the period... purchase to read more


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What is the Bauxite Mining Industry?

Firms in the industry primarily mine bauxite, the raw material from which alumina and aluminium are produced.

Industry Products
High-grade bauxiteLow-grade bauxite
Industry Activities
Aluminium ores miningBauxite miningBasic bauxite processing

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