Uranium Mining in Australia - Market Research Report

Uranium Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

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Australia has an estimated 31% of the world's uranium reserves, but accounts for only 12% of global uranium output. Government reluctance to establish new uranium mines has meant a considerable share of Australia's uranium resources has been left untouched. The Uranium Mining industry has displayed high revenue volatility over the past five years due to fluctuating prices and export volumes. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2019-20, to $620.8 million. A rise in uranium prices is anticipated to be counteracted by a decline in output in 2019-20, leading to a 6.3% decline in industry revenue. The industry's operating environment has gradually improved over the past five years. Following the Marc...
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Uranium Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Trends in output volumes and uranium prices are anticipated to continue driving the Uranium Mining industry's performance over the next five years. Despite ongoing environmental concerns, nuclear energy generation is projected to continue expanding, particularly in China, India and South Korea. This trend is forecast to boost uranium prices and encourage global mining companies to expand production, which will likely assist industry firms. However, Australian production and export volumes are anticipated to decline over the next five years due to the exhaustion of the Ranger mine. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X million. Global uranium prices are pr...
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Uranium Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $662m
  • business Number of Businesses: 3
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,185

Biggest companies in the Uranium Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Uranium Mining in Australia industry include BHP Group Limited, Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd and Energy Resources of Australia Ltd.

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What is Uranium Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies mine uranium-bearing ore and extract uranium compounds from the ground using chemical leaching processes.

Industry Products and Services

  • Underground uranium oxide mining and processing
  • Open-pit uranium oxide mining and processing
  • In-situ uranium oxide leaching and processing
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Uranium ore mining
  • Extracting uranium compounds from ore via chemical methods

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Industry Definition

Industry companies mine uranium-bearing ore and extract uranium compounds from the ground using chemical leaching processes.

Main Activities

  • Uranium ore mining
  • Extracting uranium compounds from ore via chemical methods

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Changes in the US dollar price for uranium oxide directly affect the Uranium Mining industry. Although lower prices typically boost industry demand, they ...
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World price of uranium
US dollars per Australian dollar
World price of steaming coal
Public concern over environmental issues

Current Performance

Prices and nuclear programs
Production, mine expansions and regulation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Power hungry
Greater output
 Table: Uranium Mining in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Metal and Mineral Wholesaling in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Contract Mining Services in Australia
Petroleum Product Wholesaling in Australia
Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia
Road Freight Transport in Australia
Water Freight Transport in Australia


Products & Services

The only product mined by the Uranium Mining industry is uranium oxide, which is a compound of oxygen and uranium. All mined uranium ore is processed onsi...
Energy generators in North America
Energy generators in Europe




Demand Determinants

Globally, uranium is primarily used as fuel for nuclear power stations. Most of the industry's uranium ore is therefore sold to global power utility compa...
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Major Markets

Energy generators in North America
Energy generators in Europe





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Uranium 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 industry is highly concentrated, as only three enterprises are currently operational as uranium miners. This is due to very high entry barriers to the...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

BHP Group Limited is an ASX-listed company that operates in mineral, oil and gas exploration and development, and production and processing industries. Th...
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BHP

 Table: BHP - financial performance

Heathgate

 Table: Heathgate - financial performance

ERA

 Table: ERA - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Uranium Mining industry is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar spent as wages in 2019-20, an estimated $0.49 will be invested in capital requir...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Uranium 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 Uranium Mining in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2019)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2019)
Establishments (2007-2019)
Businesses (2007-2019)
Employment (2007-2019)
Exports (2007-2019)
Imports (2007-2019)
Wages (2007-2019)
Export Volumes (2007-2019)

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, %

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

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