Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Black Coal Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.1%

Black coal is a key input into steelmaking and energy generation. Although black coal deposits are found all over the world, Australia is one of the world's lowest cost producers and a major black coal exporter. Domestic reserves exceed domestic demand, are high grade and economical to access. As a result, exports account for a large share of industry revenue. Imports are negligible in the industry, as total local production has been higher than domestic demand for black coal. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 10.4% over the five years through 2018-19. Volatile trading conditions have affected industry players over the period. World steaming and coking coal prices fell significantly over the three years through 2015-16, as global...
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Black Coal Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operating conditions will likely be difficult for Black Coal Mining industry operators over the next five years. Projected fluctuations in the world prices of coking and steaming coal will have a strong effect on industry revenue over the period. Other trends, such as the value of the Australian dollar and public concerns over environmental issues, are also likely to affect demand for steaming and coking coal. Industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X billion. Industry operators will likely focus on increasing production from existing assets over the next five years, in efforts to boost efficiency and productivity. Although the global prices of thermal and metallurgical coal increased...
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Black Coal Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $79bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 124
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 31,650

Biggest companies in the Black Coal Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Black Coal Mining in Australia industry include BHP Group Limited, Glencore Operations Australia Pty Limited and Yancoal Australia Limited.

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What is Black Coal Mining industry?

Industry Definition

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Industry Products and Services

  • Masonry waste collection services
  • Organic waste collection services
  • Paper and cardboard waste collection services
  • Metal waste collection services
  • Solid hazardous waste collection services

Industry Activities

  • Bin hiring and waste collection services
  • Garbage collection services
  • Solid hazardous waste collection services
  • Solid industrial waste collection services
  • Metal barrel and skip hiring and waste collection services
  • Night soil collection services
  • Portable toilet hiring and waste collection services
  • Solid waste collection services
  • Solid waste haulage services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily mine black coal using open-cut and underground mining methods. Mining operations include extracting coal and any associated activities such as washing and crushing coal.

Main Activities

  • Black coal mining
  • Black coal breaking
  • Black coal mine operation
  • Black coal crushing
  • Black coal washing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Most black coal is exported to overseas steel producers as a primary raw material. When coking and steaming coal prices increase, local miners generate mo...
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Domestic price of black coal
Demand from fossil fuel electricity generation
US dollars per Australian dollar
Public concern over environmental issues

Current Performance

Coking coal
Steaming coal
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Capacity expansion
Global demand
 Table: Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Iron Smelting and Steel Manufacturing in Australia
Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Contract Mining Services in Australia
Railway Equipment Manufacturing and Repair in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia
Rail Freight Transport in Australia



Products & Services

Operators in the Black Coal Mining industry extract two types of black coal: coking coal and steaming coal. The industry's major products are segmented ba...
Steaming coal export markets
Domestic electricity generators
Other domestic industries



Demand Determinants

Coking coal and steaming coal are used in different applications, and different supply-side drivers affect demand for each product. Export markets and dom...
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Major Markets

Steaming coal export markets
Domestic electricity generators
Other domestic industries




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Black Coal Mining industry displays moderate market share concentration. The industry's four largest companies are expected to account for less than 4...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Black Coal Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

BHP Group Limited, known as BHP Billiton Limited until November 2018, is a publicly listed Australian company that generates revenue from exploring, devel...
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BHP

 Table: BHP - financial performance

Glencore Operations Australia

 Table: Glencore Operations Australia - financial performance

Yancoal Australia

 Table: Yancoal Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry displays high capital intensity and this trend has remained unchanged over the past five years. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent on wages, ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Black Coal Mining 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 Black Coal Mining in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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, %

BORD AND PILLAR MINING

COKING COAL

LONGWALL MINING

OPEN-CUT MINING

SALEABLE COAL

STEAMING COAL

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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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