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
7
Latest Developments & Structural Trends
7
SWOT
9
Industry Forecast
11
Bauxite: Growth To Accelerate
11
Latest Developments
11
Table: Australia - Bauxite Production Forecast
11
Table: Australia - Select Bauxite Projects
11
Structural Trends
13
Coal: Bleak Outlook Ahead
16
Latest Developments
16
Table: Coal Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
16
Table: Australia: Select Coal Projects
16
Structural Trends
18
Copper: Strong Growth Despite Weak Prices
25
Latest Developments
25
Table: Copper Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
25
Table: Australia - Select Copper Projects
26
Structural Trends
27
Gold: Strong Growth Ahead
30
Latest Developments
30
Table: Gold Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
30
Table: Australia - Largest Gold Mining Projects By Volume
30
Structural Trends
31
Iron Ore: Major Players To Drive Production Growth
33
Latest Developments
33
Table: Australia Iron Ore Production Forecast
33
Table: Australia - New Iron Ore Projects
33
Structural Trends
35
Lead: Growth To Stagnate
39
Latest Developments
39
Table: Lead Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia Selected Lead Projects
39
Structural Trends
40
Nickel: IGO To Drive Production
43
Latest Developments
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Table: Nickel Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
43
Table: Australia - Select Nickel Projects
44
Structural Trends
44
Tin: Metals X To Dominate
47
Latest Developments
47
Table: Tin Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
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Table: Australia - Tin Mining Projects
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Structural Trends
48
Zinc: No Recovery Ahead
50
Latest Developments
50
Table: Zinc Production Forecast (Australia 2012-2020)
50
Table: Australia Selected Zinc Projects
50
Structural Trends
51
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
53
Australia Risk/Reward Index
53
Rewards
53
Industry Rewards
53
Country Rewards
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Risks
53
Industry Risks
53
Country Risks
54
Asia Risk/Reward Index
55
Key Takeaways
55
Latest Revisions
56
Table: Asia - Mining Risk/Reward Index
57
Regulatory Development
58
Key Regulation Facts
58
Trade & Investment Risk Analysis
59
Table: Australia - Mineral Taxes
62
Commodities Forecast
63
Commodities Outlook
63
Table: BMI Commodities Price Forecasts
63
Competitive Landscape
64
Iron Ore Majors To Outperform
64
Table: Financial Data For Key Mining Firms Listed In Australia
65
Company Profile
68
Global Company Strategy - Rio Tinto
68
Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
70
Company Analysis
70
Table: Rio Tinto - Key Projects
76
Table: Rio Tinto - Key Financial Data
77
Global Company Strategy - Glencore
78
Table: Selected Commodities - Price Forecasts
80
Company Analysis
80
Table: Glencore - Key Projects
84
Table: Glencore - Key Financial Data
86
Global Company Strategy - MMG Limited - Q3 2016
87
Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
89
Table: MMG Limited - Key Financial Data
93
BHP Billiton - Q3 2016
94
Table: Select Commodities - Price Forecasts
96
Latest Financial Results
98
Table: BHP Billiton - Key Financial Data
101
Regional Overview
102
Asia Overview
102
Slowing Iron Ore Production
102
Indian Coal Consumption To Outperform
103
China & India To Lead In Outbound Investment
104
Indonesian Ban Moderation Ahead
105
Chinese Coal & Steel Sectors To Consolidate Slowly
107
Methodology
108
Industry Forecast Methodology
108
Sources
109
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
110
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
111