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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 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
$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 Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of the industry tends to reflect that of overall mining output, and hence is heavily weighted towards Western Australia and Queensland. Western Australia, with its large share of metallic mineral production, is by far the most important region for contract mining. Queensland and New South Wales have substantial coal and metallic mineral activity, and are growing in importance for contract miners... 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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