Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.8%

Firms in the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry quarry and mine a range of rock, stone and related construction products. Crushed rock and stone output, which is the industry's largest product segment, is expected to total 109.1 million tonnes in 2019-20, and account for almost 70% of the industry's revenue. Other key industry products include limestone, dimension stone (marble, granite, slate and sandstone), and clay for tiles and bricks. A high proportion of the industry's output is used by construction services providers, building construction firms, and heavy construction companies. Manufacturers are also a key market for the industry's products, particularly cement, concrete and brick manufacturers. Industry revenue is expected to decline...
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Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry's performance will continue to be mainly influenced by demand from construction services, construction spending, and investment in infrastructure and resources over the next five years. Changes in the building and construction cycles and industry pricing will continue to greatly influence market conditions over the period. Furthermore, the major players in the industry are forecast to maintain or increase market share by further developing economies of scale and developing new mine sites. Revenue and pricing Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Despite this moderate revenue growth, industry profit is forecast to decline sli...
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Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,185
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,354

Biggest companies in the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia industry include Hanson Australia (Holdings) Proprietary Limited, Holcim (Australia) Holdings Pty Ltd, Boral Limited and Sibelco Asia Pacific Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart Hanson Australia (Holdings) Proprietary Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms quarry a range of construction materials, including rock, dimension stone (such as marble, granite and slate), clay, limestone and dolomite. Firms may also crush or screen broken rock.

Industry Products and Services

  • Crushed rock and stone
  • Dimension stone
  • Limestone
  • Clay
  • Other quarry products and minerals

Industry Activities

  • Aggregate quarrying
  • Bentonite quarrying
  • Building stone, slate and sandstone quarrying
  • Clay, cement clay and tile clay quarrying
  • Construction materials crushing or screening
  • Dimension stone quarrying
  • Earth, soil or filling quarrying
  • Granite, limestone and marble quarrying
  • Road fill quarrying
  • Kaolin, chalk, dolomite and other quarrying

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms quarry a range of construction materials, including rock, dimension stone (such as marble, granite and slate), clay, limestone and dolomite. Firms may also crush or screen broken rock.

Main Activities

  • Aggregate quarrying
  • Bentonite quarrying
  • Building stone, slate and sandstone quarrying
  • Clay, cement clay and tile clay quarrying
  • Construction materials crushing or screening
  • Dimension stone quarrying
  • Earth, soil or filling quarrying
  • Granite, limestone and marble quarrying
  • Road fill quarrying
  • Kaolin, chalk, dolomite and other quarrying

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

A large number of construction services industries require crushed rock, dimension stone and other industry products. These goods are used for site prepar...
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Demand from construction services
Demand from cement, lime, plaster and concrete product manufacturing
Demand from building construction
Demand from road and bridge construction

Current Performance

Revenue falls
Profitability

and structure
Low international trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Highly resourced
Securing gains
Low international trade
 Table: Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia
Cement and Lime Manufacturing in Australia
Plaster Product Manufacturing in Australia
Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia
Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in Australia
Site Preparation Services in Australia
Landscaping Services in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance in Australia
Road Freight Transport in Australia





Products & Services

Companies operating in the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry produce a range of rock and related products. The main product groups are crushed rock...
Road and bridge construction firms
Building construction sector
Cement, concrete and brick manufacturers
Other manufacturers and sectors


Demand Determinants

As there are relatively few major substitutes for the industry's products, and import competition is limited, pricing plays a relatively limited role in d...
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Major Markets

Road and bridge construction firms
Building construction sector
Cement, concrete and brick manufacturers
Other manufacturers and sectors



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Rock, Limestone and Clay 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 Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry has low concentration, with the four largest industry participants projected to account for 36.1% of revenue ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Hanson Australia (Holdings) Proprietary Limited is the subsidiary of German company HeidelbergCement AG. With approximately 57,300 employees across more t...
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Hanson Australia Holdings

 Table: Hanson Australia Holdings - financial performance

Holcim Australia

 Table: Holcim Australia - financial performance

Boral

 Table: Boral - financial performance

Sibelco Australia

 Table: Sibelco Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity across the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is moderate, reflecting the cost of establishing a new quarry or expanding an existi...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Rock, Limestone and Clay 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 Rock, Limestone and Clay 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)
Crushed Rock Output (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, %

BRICK CLAY

CRUSHED ROCK

DIMENSION STONE

KAOLIN

LIMESTONE

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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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