Coal Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Coal Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -7.7%

The Coal Mining industry services both domestic and export markets. Domestically, electricity generators and industrial users, such as steelmakers, use local coal resources to satisfy their energy requirements. Export markets also provide a significant source of revenue for the industry, particularly at the Stockton coal mine, the industry's largest producing mine. The industry exports primarily high-quality bituminous coal to steelmakers and electricity generators in key markets, such as China and Japan. The industry has struggled over the past five years. Exports have fallen significantly over the period on the back of mostly falling commodity prices and declining production volumes. Domestic demand has waned over the past five years as renewable...
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Coal Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Coal Mining industry is projected to continue declining over the next five years. Weaker domestic demand for coal will likely drive the industry's downturn over the period. The Huntly Power Station's planned closure, along with a structural shift away from fossil fuels as an energy source, will continue to weaken demand for coal in New Zealand. Exports are forecast to decline at a slower rate over the next five years, as global demand for high-quality coal for use in steelmaking provides an ongoing source of demand for the industry. As a result, exports are anticipated to rise as a share of industry revenue over the next five years. The shift to private ownership for many of New Zealand's major coal mines, particularly the Stockton coal mine oper...
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Coal Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $441m
  • business Number of Businesses: 14
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 682

Biggest companies in the Coal Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Coal Mining in New Zealand industry include Bathurst Resources Limited and Greenbriar Limited.

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What is Coal Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Industry players use open-cast or underground mining techniques to extract coal resources for domestic use or export. The industry also includes associated activities such as washing or crushing coal.

Industry Products and Services

  • Bituminous coal
  • Sub-bituminous coal
  • Lignite
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Underground coal mining
  • Open-cast coal mining
  • Lignite mining

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry players use open-cast or underground mining techniques to extract coal resources for domestic use or export. The industry also includes associated activities such as washing or crushing coal.

Main Activities

  • Underground coal mining
  • Open-cast coal mining
  • Lignite mining

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Coking coal is used alongside iron ore in steelmaking. New Zealand has large quantities of high-quality bituminous coal that is in high demand from intern...
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World price of coking coal
Demand from fossil fuel electricity generation
US dollars per New Zealand dollar
World price of steaming coal

Current Performance

Solid Energy's decline
Domestic demand
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Industry structure and participation
Long-term future
 Table: Coal Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Coal Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation in New Zealand






Key Selling Industries

Mining Support Services in New Zealand
Industrial and Mining Machinery Wholesaling in New Zealand





Products & Services

The Coal Mining industry's firms mine coal deposits in New Zealand. Coal is classified as high-grade bituminous, moderate-grade sub-bituminous, and low-gr...
Industrial firms
Other markets
Electricity generators



Demand Determinants

Domestic and international factors both determine demand for coal. The performance of the Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation industry primarily determines...
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Major Markets

Industrial firms
Other markets
Electricity generators




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Coal Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Coal Mining industry is highly concentrated, with the four largest firms expected to account for over 70% of total industry revenue in 2018-19. Market...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Coal Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Bathurst Resources Limited is a publicly owned coal miner based in Wellington. The company operates entirely in New Zealand, but is listed on the ASX. Bat...
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Bathurst Resources (New Zealand) Limited

 Table: Bathurst Resources (New Zealand) Limited - financial performance

Greenbriar

 Table: Greenbriar - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Coal Mining industry exhibits high capital intensity. For every dollar spent as wages in 2018-19, an estimated $0.90 will be spent on capital costs. T...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Coal Mining in New Zealand - 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 Coal Mining in New Zealand 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)
Domestic Demand (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, %

BITUMINOUS COAL

LIGNITE

METALLURGICAL COAL

SUB-BITUMINOUS COAL

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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • 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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