Falling apart: Industry revenue has plummeted due to weak demand from mining firms

The Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing industry has declined over the past five years. The mining investment boom initially drove demand for mining machinery and equipment until falling commodity prices forced mining firms to shift their focus from investment in new capacity to resource extraction. The fall in capital expenditure on mining has weakened demand for mining machinery and contributed to declines in industry revenue over the past five years. Several firms have significantly restructured their operations over the past five years, moving production offshore to take advantage of lower manufacturing costs...

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Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is mainly concentrated in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. These states account for nearly 80% of total industry enterprises in 2016-17. This trend can be attributed to their large and highly skilled working populations, and relative proximity to downstream customers and major infrastructure projects. Being located close to a skilled workforce helps to mitigate labour shortages and transport costs, and improves customer contact with key clients.

New South Wales has a considerable portion of enterprises, reflecting its large population and the size and importance of the state's construction activity. Joy Global and Bradken both have operations in New South Wales. Man..

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Industry Products

What is the Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing Industry?

Industry companies primarily manufacture construction, mining and earthmoving machinery, as well as equipment and specialised parts. Firms that mainly manufacture tractors for construction or earthmoving purposes are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Drilling rigs and equipment
Underground mining equipment
Mineral processing equipment
Excavators and shovels
Loaders and trucks
Industry Activities
Back hoe
Concrete mixer
Crawler, construction and earthmoving tractor
Crushing machinery
Dozer, angle dozer and bulldozer
Drilling machinery
Earthmoving machinery
Mining machinery
Off-highway truck

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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