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Contract Mining Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Contract Mining Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC B1099 | Jul 2014

Insourcing: The end of expansion projects has reduced demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Contract Mining Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
21,832
Businesses
90
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Contract miners provide services that support mining production. Demand for industry services depends on the relative advantages that mining companies derive from outsourcing production, compared with controlling production in-house. Contract miners typically have access to a large pool of machinery and skilled employees that they leverage to win business. The strength of the Mining division is also a crucial factor in industry performance.

Over the past decade, demand for commodities has been strong. During these periods of strong demand, miners (the industry's client base) shift focus to planning new capacity. The core in-house functions undertaken by mining companies include exploration, supply chain management and marketing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Concentration in the industry is high. The top four industry players account for the bulk of industry revenue. To provide value to mining companies, contract miners need to achieve significant economies of scale and scope, which come with size. For example, equipment needs to be as fully utilised as possible. Industry structure is characterised by a small number of large players.

Concentration has increased as larger industry players have purchased smaller ones. For example, Ausdrill entered the ranks of the major players via not only organic growth, but also the acquisition of a number of smaller firms. .. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Contract Mining Services Industry?

Firms in this industry carry out stages of a mining operation as third parties on a fee or contract basis. Contract miners supply both machinery and skilled employees required to undertake activities on site.

Industry Products
Surface contract miningUnderground contract miningOil and gas extraction
 
Industry Activities
Surface contract miningUnderground contract miningOil and gas extraction on a contract basis


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