Australia Mining Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the mining.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, Industry Forecasts, BMI's Petrochemicals Risk Reward Index, Economic Forecasts, Company Profiles and Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews.

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Australia Mining Report
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The Australia Mining Report has been researched at source and features BMI Research's mining and commodity forecasts for metals, minerals and gems, covering all major indicators including reserves, production, exports and values. The report also analyses trends and prospects, national and multinational companies and changes in the regulatory environment.

BMI's Australia Mining Report provides industry strategists, service companies, company analysts and consultants, government departments, trade associations and regulatory bodies with BMI's independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the mining industry in Australia.

Key Benefits

  • Use BMI's independent industry forecasts on Australia to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and planning in this mining market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Australia's mining sector through our reviews of latest mining industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Australia.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. KPIs and latest activity), Key Projects Tables and Competitive Landscape Tables.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key forecasts and industry analysis, covering mining reserves, supply, demand and prices, plus analysis of landmark company developments and key changes in the regulatory environment.

Industry SWOT analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the mining sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series (2009-2013) and forecasts to end-2019 for key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:

  • Mining industry: Industry size (USDmn), real growth (%), % of GDP, employment (‘000), workforce as % of total workforce, average wage (USD).
  • Output: Production volumes (‘000 tonnes, carats etc.) for all major metals, minerals, ores and gems mined in each state, including bauxite, copper, gold, coal, lead, silver, tin, titanium, uranium, zinc etc.
  • Exports: Value of exports (USDmn) for all major metals, minerals, ores and gems mined in each state.
  • Commodity markets: Global demand, supply, stocks and benchmark prices (USD) for aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc, gold and steel.

BMI’s Mining Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (mining companies and support service providers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Competitive Landscape Tables & Analysis

Comparative company analyses and tables detailing USD sales, % share of total sales, number of employees, year established, market cap/NAV, ownership structure, production and % market share.

Key Projects

Details and analysis of all current and planned developments (new ventures, capacity expansion and other investments) across the sector broken down by metal/ore.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Mining reports are based on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations (UN, WB, IMF), national chambers of commerce and industry, national statistical offices, government ministries and central banks, and multinational companies.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

BMI Industry View
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Table: Australia Mining Industry Value
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Table: Australia Mining Industry Value
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Latest Developments & Structural Trends
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SWOT
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Industry Forecast
12
Bauxite: Amrun To Drive Growth
12
Latest Developments
12
Table: Australia - Bauxite Production Forecast
12
Table: Australia - Select Bauxite Projects
12
Structural Trends
14
Coal: Competition From South American Producers Ahead
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Latest Developments
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Table: Coal Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia: Select Coal Projects
17
Structural Trends
19
Copper: Strong Growth Despite Weak Prices
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Latest Developments
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Table: Copper Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia - Select Copper Projects
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Structural Trends
28
Gold: Strong Growth Ahead
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Latest Developments
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Table: Gold Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia - Largest Gold Mining Projects By Volume
31
Structural Trends
32
Iron Ore: No Long-Term Production Gains From Temporary Price Rally
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Latest Developments
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Table: Australia Iron Ore Production Forecast
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Table: Australia - New Iron Ore Projects
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Structural Trends
36
Lead: Dugald River To Drive Growth From 2018
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Latest Developments
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Table: Lead Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia Selected Lead Projects
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Structural Trends
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Nickel: Production To Slow
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Latest Developments
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Table: Nickel Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia - Select Nickel Projects
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Structural Trends
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Tin: Better Growth Ahead
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Latest Developments
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Table: Tin Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia - Tin Mining Projects
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Structural Trends
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Zinc: Dugald River Only Bright Star
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Latest Developments
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Table: Zinc Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia Selected Zinc Projects
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Structural Trends
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Industry Risk Reward Ratings
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Australia Risk/Reward Index
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Rewards
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Industry Rewards
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Country Rewards
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Risks
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Industry Risks
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Country Risks
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Asia Risk/Reward Index
57
Key Takeaways
57
Latest Revisions
58
Table: Asia - Mining Risk/Reward Index
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Regulatory Development
60
Key Regulation Facts
60
Trade & Investment Risk Analysis
61
Table: Australia - Mineral Taxes
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Commodities Forecast
65
Commodities Outlook
65
Table: BMI Commodities Price Forecasts
65
Competitive Landscape
67
Iron Ore Majors To Outperform
67
Table: Financial Data For Key Mining Firms Listed In Australia
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Company Profile
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Global Company Strategy - Rio Tinto
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Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
73
Company Analysis
73
Table: Select Companies - Key Data
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Table: Rio Tinto - Key Projects
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Table: Rio Tinto - Key Financial Data
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Global Company Strategy - Glencore
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Table: Selected Commodities - Price Forecasts
84
Company Analysis
84
Table: Glencore - Key Projects
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Table: Glencore - Key Financial Data
90
Global Company Strategy - MMG Limited - Q4 2016
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Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
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Table: MMG Limited - Key Financial Data
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BHP Billiton - Q4 2016
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Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
100
Latest Financial Results
102
Table: BHP Billiton - Key Financial Data
105
Regional Overview
106
Asia Overview
106
Slowing Iron Ore Production
106
Indian Coal Consumption To Outperform
107
China & India To Lead In Outbound Investment
108
Indonesian Ban Moderation Ahead
109
Chinese Coal & Steel Sectors To Consolidate Slowly
111
Methodology
112
Industry Forecast Methodology
112
Sources
113
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
114
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
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