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