Gold Ore Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Gold Ore Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 5.7%

Global economic conditions and higher domestic gold prices have boosted revenue for the Gold Ore Mining industry over the five years through 2018-19. Gold ore mining is a well-established industry in Australia and has grown considerably over much of the past decade. Growth has stemmed from price increases in Australian dollar terms, and gold's status as a counter-cyclical commodity, which means that gold is widely viewed as a safe-haven asset during national and global economic uncertainty. Global expectations of higher inflation have kept global gold prices high by historical standards over the period. Gold's status as a safe monetary asset among global investors has also supported the gold price over the past five years. A weak Australian dollar h...
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Gold Ore Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Over the five years through XXX-XX, the Gold Ore Mining industry's performance will likely continue to follow trends in gold pricing, production volumes, and the value of the Australian dollar. Partly offsetting higher volumes, domestic gold prices are forecast to decrease over the period, leading to low industry revenue growth. Furthermore, higher gold output growth is likely to offset an improvement in global economic conditions, contributing to revenue increases. Revenue and profit Over the next five years, production growth is forecast to offset lower domestic gold prices, causing industry revenue to rise and profit margins to fall. The lower price of gold in Australian dollars is anticipated to coincide with higher industry output, increasing...
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Gold Ore Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $18bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 612
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 16,500

Biggest companies in the Gold Ore Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Gold Ore Mining in Australia industry include Newmont Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, Newcrest Mining Limited, Gold Fields Limited, Evolution Mining Limited and AngloGold Ashanti Australia Limited.

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What is Gold Ore Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Companies operating in the industry mine gold-bearing ore. Some firms also carry out gold ore beneficiation processes, which are basic and preliminary processes that occur prior to smelting and refining. Some firms process gold through flotation extraction methods. Some companies dredge for gold or rework tailings for gold.

Industry Products and Services

  • Archaean lode gold dore bars
  • Recent lode gold dore bars
  • Copper-gold dore bars
  • Iron oxide copper-gold dore bars
  • Other gold dore bars

Industry Activities

  • Open-cut and underground gold mining
  • Gold dore bar production
  • Gold dredging and mining
  • Roasting and flotation extraction of gold ore
  • Reworking of tailings for gold

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies operating in the industry mine gold-bearing ore. Some firms also carry out gold ore beneficiation processes, which are basic and preliminary processes that occur prior to smelting and refining. Some firms process gold through flotation extraction methods. Some companies dredge for gold or rework tailings for gold.

Main Activities

  • Open-cut and underground gold mining
  • Gold dore bar production
  • Gold dredging and mining
  • Roasting and flotation extraction of gold ore
  • Reworking of tailings for gold

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Domestic gold prices directly affect revenue generated by Australian gold mining operations. When the value of gold is high or increasing, gold mining fir...
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Domestic price of gold
Demand from gold and other non-ferrous metal processing
US dollars per Australian dollar
World GDP

Current Performance

Revenue and profit changes
Gold mining trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Production and projects
Mining trends
 Table: Gold Ore Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Gold and Other Non-Ferrous Metal Processing in Australia
Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Jewellery Manufacturing in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Contract Mining Services in Australia
Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling in Australia
Pipeline Transport in Australia



Products & Services

The Gold Ore Mining industry mines and processes gold ore to produce gold dore bars. These dore bars contain silver and other minerals and are between 80%...
Export markets





Demand Determinants

Demand for gold, either in ingot form or fabricated into jewellery and coins, generally relates to its traditional role as a store of wealth and investmen...
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Major Markets

Export markets






 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gold 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 Gold Ore Mining industry displays medium concentration, with the four largest companies estimated to account for 42.3% of industry revenue in 2018-19....
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

Newmont Australia Holdings Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, a global gold miner based in the United States. The parent company has a...
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Newmont Australia Holdings

 Table: Newmont Australia Holdings - financial performance

Newcrest Mining

 Table: Newcrest Mining - financial performance

Gold Fields

 Table: Gold Fields - financial performance

Evolution Mining

 Table: Evolution Mining - financial performance

AngloGold Ashanti

 Table: AngloGold Ashanti - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Gold Ore Mining industry is highly capital-intensive, due to significant capital and depreciation costs associated with establishing and developing go...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gold 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 Gold 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)
Gold Mine Output (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, %

CONCENTRATE

DORE BARS

HEAP LEACHING

OPEN-CUT MINING

TROY OUNCE

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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