Copper Ore Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Copper Ore Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

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Copper is one of the world's most versatile and useful metals. It conducts heat and electricity and is widely used in electronic devices and electrical wiring. Computers and other digital devices require heat sinks to prevent overheating and these systems are often made of copper. Australia is one of the world's major copper mining countries, behind Chile, Peru, China and the United States. Chile alone represents more than one-quarter of global copper output. Australia's copper ore production is projected to grow in 2018-19 as the industry's major players increase their output in response to stabilising prices. In the current year, industry revenue is anticipated to increase by 12.2%, to reach $6.5 billion. Exports are expected to account for 90.6%...
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Copper Ore Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Copper Ore Mining industry is expected to expand at a largely steady pace over the next five years, driven by forecast growth in copper ore output, export demand and copper prices in US dollars. Stronger global economic growth is expected to increase demand for copper over the period. Industry revenue is anticipated to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $X.X billion. Growing global demand Over the next five years, stronger economic growth in OECD countries is expected to increase global demand for copper. In particular, demand for copper in Japan is projected to grow as construction and manufacturing activity increases. Rising manufacturing production in Germany and forecast growth in the United States will...
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Copper Ore Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $6bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 40
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,681

Biggest companies in the Copper Ore Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Copper Ore Mining in Australia industry include Glencore Holdings Pty Limited, BHP Group Limited, OZ Minerals Limited, Newcrest Mining Limited and Sandfire Resources NL.

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  • pie_chart OZ Minerals Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Copper Ore Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms mine copper ore and carry out beneficiation processes. These basic processes convert the copper ore into copper concentrate, which downstream processors then smelt and refine into copper products and copper cathodes.

Industry Products and Services

  • Copper concentrate
  • Electrowinning copper concentrate
  • Copper ore
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Copper ore leaching
  • Copper ore mining
  • Copper ore beneficiation processes
  • Electrowinning copper production

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms mine copper ore and carry out beneficiation processes. These basic processes convert the copper ore into copper concentrate, which downstream processors then smelt and refine into copper products and copper cathodes.

Main Activities

  • Copper ore leaching
  • Copper ore mining
  • Copper ore beneficiation processes
  • Electrowinning copper production

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The world price of copper (in US dollars) determines the revenue industry miners generate from selling their ore in world markets. Copper is used extensiv...
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World price of copper
US dollars per Australian dollar
Demand from building construction
Demand from copper tubes and wire manufacturing

Current Performance

Low output growth
Greater export demand
Copper uses
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Expanding output
Prices and exports
 Table: Copper Ore Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Mineral Exploration in Australia
Contract Mining Services in Australia
Mining Support Services in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

Industry output can be classified by mining method, either underground or open-cut. Approximately 93% of Australia's copper ore output is extracted from u...
Japanese copper manufacturers
Other foreign copper manufacturers
Indian copper manufacturers
Domestic copper smelters and refiners


Demand Determinants

Although copper prices are determined on world markets, pricing and availability of substitute metals influence copper demand. Copper is the third most us...
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Major Markets

Japanese copper manufacturers
Other foreign copper manufacturers
Indian copper manufacturers
Domestic copper smelters and refiners



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Copper Ore 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 Copper Ore Mining industry is highly concentrated, with the four largest companies accounting for an estimated 73.4% of industry revenue in 2018-19. I...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Glencore Holdings Pty Limited (Glencore) is the reporting entity and registered company name of Glencore plc in Australia. Glencore Coal Investments Austr...
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Glencore

 Table: Glencore - financial performance

BHP

 Table: BHP - financial performance

OZ Minerals

 Table: OZ Minerals - financial performance

Newcrest Mining

 Table: Newcrest Mining - financial performance

Sandfire Resources

 Table: Sandfire Resources - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Copper Ore Mining industry is highly capital intensive. A high proportion of the industry's capital is tied up in underground mining equipment and, fo...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Copper Ore 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 Copper Ore Mining 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)
Copper Content from Ore (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, %

BENEFICIATION

COPPER CATHODE

ELECTROWINNING

LEACHING

SOLVENT EXTRACTION

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    Industry Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • 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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