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 Analysis Chapter
The performance of the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry depends greatly upon the overall level of construction and building activity across the economy, the mix of products quarried and mined each year, and the price of these products in the market. Industry products are used extensively within the Construction division, particularly crushed rock and stone for infrastructure projects and road construction. Building construction companies use dimension stone and other rock and stone products for building decoration and other internal uses, as well as for landscaping and drainage solutions... purchase to read more