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

IBISWorld’s Mining and Construction Machinery Manufacturing 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.


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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry exhibits moderate barriers to entry and this level has remained steady over the past five years. Production is capital-intensive and requires large amounts of investment in expensive and technically advanced machinery and equipment. Research and development costs are also high. While opportunities do exist in niche markets, successful industry firms need to have access to the latest technology, either in-house or through links with global suppliers. These initial capital requirements and research costs may be prohibitive for prospective companies.

Industry operators, particularly in construction machinery segments, manufacture a range of products and take advantage of large economies of scale to minimise costs. Com..

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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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