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