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Gravel and Sand Quarrying in Australia: Market Research Report

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Gravel and Sand Quarrying Market Research Report | ANZSIC B0911 | Sep 2013

Concrete recovery: Increasing construction activity will allow revenue growth to continue

IBISWorld’s Gravel and Sand Quarrying market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$589m
Annual Growth 09-14
1.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
2,360
Businesses
422
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue growth across Australia's Sand and Gravel Quarrying industry has been limited in the five years through 2013-14 due to flat building construction growth and weak increases in demand from concrete manufacturing companies. Low industry growth has been the result of difficult operating conditions to 2010-11 as building activity slowed in response to the global financial crisis and some domestic economic uncertainty that limited investment in building and construction. However, a stronger economy in subsequent years, greater building activity and increased concrete demand contributed to improved operating conditions for sand and gravel quarries, driving industry output and investment in new quarry sites... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Gravel and Sand Quarrying industry is in a mature life cycle phase due to moderate industry revenue and value added growth rates in recent years. Over the ten years through 2018-19, industry value added is estimated to increase at an annualised 1.3%. This is almost half the expected growth rate of the whole economy over the same period, with GDP estimated to increase at an annualised 2.5% in the decade through 2018-19. The industry's lower growth in comparison to the overall economy is due to lower demand from a generally weak construction and building sector in the past five years.

The industry has, however, benefitted from steady growth in establishment numbers as the industry looks to expand and companies seek out high profit levels... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Gravel and Sand Quarrying Industry?

Firms in this industry operate sand and gravel quarries, and may also wash or screen the products recovered.

Industry Products
Specialty sandGravelFine sandConstruction sand
 
Industry Activities
Quarrying pebblesQuarrying, washing or screening river gravelGathering ornamental rocksQuarrying, washing or screening sand


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