Time to clay: Revenue has grown over the past five years due to positive construction trends

IBISWorld’s Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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 116.8 million tonnes in 2016-17 and account for almost half of the industry's revenue. Other key industry products include dimension stone (marble, granite, slate and sandstone), clay for tiles and bricks, and limestone. Most of the industry's output is used by the local construction sector, either directly or as an input into other products such as cement and bricks. Other markets for the industry's products include landscaping companies, and cement and concrete manufacturers.

The industry's revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.5%...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry's major products are crushed rock and stone, dimension stone (including marble, granite and slate), limestone and clay.

Crushed rock and stone

The largest industry product segment is crushed rock and stone. This segment's products are used by a wide range of construction and building companies for drainage, ballast, landscape use, erosion control, as a binder for concrete and asphalt, and other applications. This segment has increased as a share of revenue over the past five years, and is expected to account for 49.2% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The rise is due to increased infrastructure construction over the period.
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What is the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining Industry?

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
Crushed rock and stone
Dimension stone
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

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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