Overview

Minor rise: Industry revenue forecast to grow over next five years due to stronger demand

IBISWorld’s Mining Support Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
-2.2%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
26,737
Business
1,592

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for industry services has been extremely volatile over the past five years
  • Weaker demand and modest competition have forced many smaller companies out of the industry
  • The Mining Support Services industry is expected to rebound over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Mining Support Services industry provides specialist drilling, cementing and water management services that help downstream mining industries build infrastructure, extract resources and manage mining sites. Oil and gas well cement casing services ensure the integrity and performance of oil and gas wells. Industry companies generally have strong skill bases that enable them to provide a range of specialist mining services that may not be economically viable for mining companies to develop or provide in-house. As a result, industry firms typically provide services to a range of different mining companies.

    Demand for industry services has been extremely volatile over the past five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Operators in the Mining Support Services industry provide a range of mining support services to companies in other mining industries. Industry services are divided based on the proportion of revenue that each segment generates.

    Directional drilling and redrilling services

    Industry operators generally offer two kinds of specialised drilling services, which are designed to explore for new resources and maximise the production of oil and gas wells. Redrilling or re-entry drilling techniques are used to access wells after they have been sealed, often with a cement plug. This process is used to restart or increase production from existing oil and gas wells.

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    Additional Insights for the Mining Support Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mining Support Services Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Economies of scope
  • Access to highly skilled and experienced staff
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    Industry Products

    What is the Mining Support Services Industry?

    Industry firms primarily provide mining support services that are integral to a range of mining processes. These services include drilling, cementing, water pumping and draining, and drill-site services.

    Industry Products
    Mine draining and pumping services
    Directional drilling and redrilling services
    Cementing services
    Other mining support services
    Industry Activities
    Oil and gas well casing cementing
    Directional drilling and redrilling
    Mining draining and pumping services
    Oil and gas field support services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • US dollars per Australian dollar
  • Demand from black coal mining
  • Demand from exploration
  • Demand from oil and gas extraction

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue fluctuations
  • Mixed fortunes
  • Gas expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Opportunities and challenges
  • Coal seam gas developments and legislation
  • Table: Mining Support Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mining Support Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Black Coal Mining
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Iron Ore Mining
  • Copper Ore Mining
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Mineral Exploration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Machinery and Scaffolding Rental
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling
  • Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental

  • Products & Services
  • Directional drilling and redrilling services
  • Cementing services
  • Mine draining and pumping services
  • Other mining support services
  • Chart: Mining Support Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exploration companies
  • Coal mining companies
  • Oil and gas extraction companies
  • Other mining companies
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mining Support Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mining Support Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mining Support Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mining Support Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Mining Support Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Conventional Gas
  • Conventional gas deposits are found in basins and can be accessed using traditional extraction techniques.
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is a process where pressurised water and a mix of chemicals are injected into rocks that hold gas deposits.
  • Open-Cut Mine
  • A type of mine in the shape of an inverted cone.
  • Unconventional Gas Resource
  • Unconventional gas resources such as coal seam gas are found trapped within rocks and minerals or are held in place by water.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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