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Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining Market Research Report | ANZSIC B0919 | Apr 2015

Rock solid: Greater construction activity drives revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining 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
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
7,653
Businesses
785
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry quarries and mines a wide range of rock, stone and related construction products. Crushed rock and stone, which is the industry's largest product segment, is projected to total 110.2 million tonnes in 2014-15 and account for almost half of the industry's revenue. Other key industry products include dimension stone (marble, granite, slate and sandstone), clay for tiles and bricks, and limestone. The bulk of output will be used by the local construction sector, either directly or as an input into other products such as cement and bricks. Other markets for the industry's products are building companies, and cement and concrete manufacturers.

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is expected to generate revenue totalling $3.5... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry's major products are crushed rock and stone; dimension stone (including marble, granite and slate); limestone and clay.

Crushed rock and stone

The largest industry product segment is for crushed rock and stone. These products are used by a wide range of construction and building companies for drainage, ballast, landscape use, erosion control, as a binder for concrete and asphalt, and other applications. IBISWorld estimates that these products will account for 48.0% of industry revenue in 2014-15, which is greater than the segment's share in 2009-10 due to increased road construction over these years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining Industry?

Firms in the industry quarry a range of construction materials, including rock, dimension stone (such as marble, granite and slate), clay, limestone and dolomite. Firms may also crush or screen broken rock.

Industry Products
Crushed rock and stoneDimension stoneLimestoneClayOther quarry products and minerals
 
Industry Activities
Aggregate quarryingBentonite quarryingBuilding stone, slate and sandstone quarryingClay, cement clay and tile clay quarryingConstruction materials crushing or screeningDimension stone quarryingEarth, soil or filling quarryingGranite, limestone and marble quarryingRoad fill quarryingKaolin, chalk, dolomite and other quarrying


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