Bauxite Mining in Australia: Market Research Report

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Bauxite Mining Market Research Report | ANZSIC B0802 | Oct 2013

Steady growth: Industry growth is expected to slow but remain strong

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Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Australia is the world's largest producer of bauxite, accounting for about one-third of global output. Bauxite production in Australia is expected to total approximately 78.7 million tonnes in 2013-14, compared with 65.5 million tonnes in 2008-09 as major mining companies increased output and production. Most bauxite mined in Australia is locally processed into alumina, with approximately 17.7 million tonnes, valued at an estimated $412.6 million, destined for export in 2013-14. Bauxite imports are negligible.

There are just three companies in the industry that account for the majority of the industry's revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

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

Bauxite production volumes are expected to increase at a strong rate over the 10 years through 2018-19, with generally steady pricing growth on average over the period. Therefore, industry value added growth is expected to increase at an annualised 10.7% over the 10 years through 2018-19... purchase to read more


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What is the Bauxite Mining Industry?

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

Industry Products
High-grade bauxiteLow-grade bauxite
Industry Activities
Aluminium ores miningBauxite mining

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