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Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining in Australia - Industry Market Research Report


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Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining in Australia

Industry firms smelt and refine copper, silver, lead and zinc. Ore concentrate for smelting and refining can be supplied from the same company, or from a third party on a contract basis for a fee. Industry firms may also recover these metals from waste or scrap and produce sulphuric acid as a smelting by-product.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Establishments
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Base metals price index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016-17)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016-17)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To
    • Table Business Locations 2016-17
    • Table Distribution of revenue vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalisation
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Glencore Holdings Pty Limited - industry segment performance**
    • Table BHP Billiton Limited - industry segment performance*
    • Table Sun Metals Holdings Limited - financial performance
    • Table Nyrstar Australia Pty Ltd - industry segment performance**
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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