Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.6%

The Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry produces a range of products that are integral inputs in the construction, mineral processing, manufacturing and agricultural sectors. A combination of excess productive capacity in the local industry and the ongoing threat of low-cost imports has meant local operators have faced intense competition over the past five years. Additionally, declines in major downstream construction markets have contributed to challenging operating conditions over the period. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $3.7 billion. This trend includes an anticipated decline of 7.0% in the current year due to declines in almost all major building markets. Prior to...
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Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Conditions for the Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry are forecast to improve over the next five years as the Construction division returns to growth. The residential construction, infrastructure and mining markets are projected to continue declining in the short term, limiting the industry's performance. However, the major construction markets are all forecast to increase over the second half of the next five years, driving demand for cement. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Cement manufacturers are forecast to continue ceasing local clinker production in favour of importing supplies. Production of Portland cement, which is the industry's dominant pr...
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Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $4bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 79
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,551

Biggest companies in the Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia industry include Adelaide Brighton Ltd, Cement Australia Holdings Pty Ltd and Boral Limited.

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What is Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily manufacture functional beverages, such as health drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks.

Industry Products and Services

  • Energy drinks
  • Sports drinks
  • Health beverages
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Energy drink manufacturing
  • Sports drink manufacturing
  • Health-related beverage manufacturing

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Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture clinker, hydraulic cement (Portland, masonry, slag and pozzolan cement) and lime.

Main Activities

  • Cement manufacturing (except adhesive or refractory cement)
  • Hydraulic cement manufacturing
  • Portland cement manufacturing
  • Lime manufacturing from calcitic limestone, dolomitic limestone and other materials

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Cement is a primary input in most building and construction projects, and demand is particularly sensitive to investment trends in new residential buildin...
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Demand from residential building construction
Demand from non-residential building construction
Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction
Demand from road and bridge construction

Current Performance

Construction markets
Profit and job trends
Industry restructuring
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Recovering demand
International trade
 Table: Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing in Australia
Concrete Product Manufacturing in Australia
Construction in Australia
Concreting Services in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Gravel and Sand Quarrying in Australia
Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia
Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia
Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

The Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry's principal product is Portland cement, which is generally referred to simply as cement. Portland cement is a m...
Concrete product manufacturers
Other markets
Wholesalers, retailers and tradespeople



Demand Determinants

The principal determinant of demand for cement and concrete products is activity in the downstream construction markets. Construction activity is principa...
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Major Markets

Concrete product manufacturers
Other markets
Wholesalers, retailers and tradespeople




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Cement and Lime Manufacturing industry displays moderate market share concentration and exhibits strong vertical integration with the downstream concr...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Adelaide Brighton Ltd (ABL) formed in South Australia in 1960, and has since expanded operations to all states and territories. ABL trades as Adelaide Bri...
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Adelaide Brighton

 Table: Adelaide Brighton - financial performance

Cement Australia

 Table: Cement Australia - financial performance

Boral

 Table: Boral - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has a particularly high capital intensity of production due to the high level of sunken capital into large integrated production facilities. ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

CEMENT CLINKERS

FLY-ASH

HYDRAULIC CEMENT

PORTLAND CEMENT

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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