Iron Ore Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Iron Ore Mining industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Iron Ore Mining industry has faced a mixed operating environment over the past five years. Declines in capital expenditure have limited industry investment, while a weaker New Zealand dollar has made iron sand prices more competitive in foreign markets. The world price of iron ore has increased over the past five years, limiting industry revenue falls as exports have declined. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 3.9% over the five years through 2019-20 to $234.1 million. This includes an expected fall of 4.4% in the current year. New Zealand Steel Limited (a subsidiary of Australia-based BlueScope Steel Limited) and Taharoa Mining Investments Limited dominate the industry. Before 1 May 2017, New Zealand Steel Limited solely...
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Iron Ore Mining industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Iron Ore Mining industry is forecast to continue facing pricing pressures over the next five years as global demand growth for iron ore slows. However, additional offshore iron sand and other mining operations may commence towards the end of the next five-year period, benefiting the industry. Furthermore, the New Zealand dollar is forecast to remain relatively weak over the period, boosting industry exports and revenue. New mining operations Some new mining operations are anticipated to begin mining iron sand over the next five years, which will increase industry revenue. Two of these businesses are Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) and Cass Offshore Minerals Limited (CASS). TTR was granted marine consent by the Environmental Protection Authorit...
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Iron Ore Mining industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $245m
  • business Number of Businesses: 8
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 240

Biggest companies in the Iron Ore Mining industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Iron Ore Mining in New Zealand industry include New Zealand Steel Limited and Taharoa Mining Investments Limited.

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What is Iron Ore Mining industry?

Industry Definition

Industry players extract iron ore or iron sand resources, and carry out basic beneficiation processes. Firms that primarily produce sinter and other agglomerates are also included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • High grade Iron sands
  • Medium grade iron sands
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Iron sand mining
  • Iron ore mining
  • Iron sand and iron ore beneficiation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry players extract iron ore or iron sand resources, and carry out basic beneficiation processes. Firms that primarily produce sinter and other agglomerates are also included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Iron sand mining
  • Iron ore mining
  • Iron sand and iron ore beneficiation

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Global supply and demand factors influence the world price of iron ore. During periods of low demand or high supply, iron ore prices tend to fall, represe...
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World price of iron ore
Capital expenditure on mining
US dollars per New Zealand dollar
Non-residential construction capital expenditure

Current Performance

Revenue and profit
Enterprises and employment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Mixed revenue growth
Enterprises and employment
 Table: Iron Ore Mining in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Non-Ferrous Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand






Key Selling Industries

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





Products & Services

Although the Iron Ore Mining industry only produces iron sand, the iron content of this output can differ. The industry's two products are therefore high ...
Export markets





Demand Determinants

Downstream demand from steel products manufacturers and export markets mainly influences demand for iron sand. A high proportion of the industry's output ...
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Major Markets

Export markets






 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Iron Ore 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

Two firms dominate the industry: New Zealand Steel Limited and Taharoa Mining Investment Limited (TMIL). Together, these two firms are projected to accoun...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

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

Industry Globalization

New Zealand Steel Limited is the local subsidiary of Australia-based BlueScope Steel Limited, a large steel products manufacturing company that operates i...
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New Zealand Steel

 Table: New Zealand Steel - financial performance

Taharoa Mining Investments

 Table: Taharoa Mining Investments - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Iron Ore Mining industry is characterised by high capital intensity. Iron sand mining firms extensively use a range of capital plant, equipment and ve...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Iron Ore 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 Iron Ore 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)
Iron Sand 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, %

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