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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 2013

A stone's throw away: After a rocky road, the industry is on its way to solid 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 08-13
0.5%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
7,922
Businesses
320
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is expected to generate revenue of $3.33 billion in 2012-13, compared with $3.25 billion in 2007-08. Industry revenue is expected to expand by 5.1% in 2012-13, building on the gains of the previous two years. The large increase in industry revenue expected for 2012-13 reflects the expected pick up in construction activity and growing demand for rock of various types. Non-dwelling construction is expanding particularly strongly. Despite this large gain, growth for the five years through 2012-13 is expected to be a slow 0.5% per year due to sharp declines in 2009-10 and 2008-09. The industry's share of GDP is expected to be about 0.1% in 2012-13 and it is expected to make a profit of $259.7 million... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry's major products are rock of various types (including marble, granite and other types of dimension stone), limestone and clay.

The production of rock accounts for the great bulk of industry revenue, with limestone representing a modest proportion and clay only a small share. Product shares have varied little during the past five years, although rock has grown somewhat in importance, while clay has declined slightly. The industry's main products are each affected by trends in construction activity... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining Industry?

Firms in this 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 stoneDimension stoneOther rockLimestoneClay
 
Industry Activities
Aggregate quarryingBentonite quarryingBuilding stone quarryingClay quarryingConstruction materials crushing or screeningDimension stone quarryingEarth, soil or filling quarryingLimestone quarryingRoad fill quarryingStone quarrying


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