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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 2016

Strong foundations: Infrastructure projects have been key drivers of demand for industry products

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
$4bn
Annual Growth 11-16
3.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
7,909
Businesses
806
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry firms quarry and mine a range of rock, stone and related construction products. Crushed rock and stone, which is the industry's largest product segment, is projected to total 113.9 million tonnes in 2015-16 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 is 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 include building companies, and cement and concrete manufacturers.

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is expected to generate revenue totalling $3.6... purchase to read more

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The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry has a low concentration level with the four major industry participants (Holcim, Boral, Hanson and Sibelco) estimated to account for 31.4% of industry revenue in 2015-16. The eight largest companies in the industry are estimated to account for 36.9% of industry revenue for the year. The industry concentration level has increased slightly in the past five years due to expansion by the major players and acquisitions of smaller firms. This trend is forecast to continue over the five years through 2020-21.

The major players have tended to grow developing new quarries and mines in the past five 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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