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Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2020

Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2020

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2020' report comprehensively covers Australian reserves of iron ore, reserves by state, reserves by selected mines and Fe content, the historic and forecast data on Australian iron ore production, production by form and state, historic and forecast production of selected iron ore mines, iron ore prices, historic and forecast iron ore consumption and exports, consumption vs steel production and exports by country. The report also includes factors driving demand for the commodity, profiles of major iron ore producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development iron ore projects.

The fiscal regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country. It is an essential tool for companies active across the Australian mining value chain and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

Australia ranked first globally with 53 billion tonnes of iron ore reserves as of January 2015, accounting for 27.9% of the global total. Iron ore reserves are abundantly found in Western Australia and South Australia with minor deposits in Tasmania, Northern Territory and New South Wales (USGS, 2015). Globally, Australia ranked second in terms of iron ore production, producing 735.5Mt in 2014, higher by 20% over 2013 and accounting for 32.7% of global iron ore production.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Australian iron ore mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry. Further, it provides information about reserves, reserves by state, historic production and production forecast, production by form, production forecast by selected mines, historic and forecast iron ore consumption and exports, consumption vs steel production, iron ore prices, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development iron ore projects.

Reasons To Buy

Gain an understanding of the Australian iron ore mining industry, its reserves, and reserves by states, historic and forecast production, production by form, forecast production by selected iron ore mines, historic and forecast iron ore consumption and exports, iron ore prices, demand drivers, active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Key Highlights

  • Australian iron ore exports were 724.8Mt in 2014, up by 18.6% over 2013, accounting for 98.5% of production, with China being the most important market with a share of 79.8% of Australian iron ore exports.
  • More than 90% of the reserves are in Western Australia, with small amounts found in South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.
  • In 2014, Rio Tinto Plc produced 224.9Mt of iron ore from Australian operations, while BHP Billiton Ltd produced 193Mt and Fortescue Metals Group produced 104.4Mt and are the major mining companies in the Australian iron ore landscape.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • IRON ORE MINING IN AUSTRALIA - RESERVES, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND TRADE
    • Reserves by Geographical Region and Grade
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Chemistry of Iron Ore by Country, 2014
      • Reserves - by selected mines, type of ore and Fe content
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Reserves by Selected Mines and Fe Content (%), Australia 2014
    • Historical and Forecast Production
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Iron Ore Production (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Total production by form - fines and lumps
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Total Production by Form - Fines and Lumps (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Total production by state
      • Historical and forecast production by selected iron ore mines
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Iron Ore Production by Selected Mines, (Million Tonnes), 2015-2019
    • Active Mines
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Active Mines, 2015
    • Exploration and Development Projects
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Exploration Projects, 2015
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Development Projects, 2015
    • Australia Iron Ore Consumption and Trade
      • Domestic iron ore consumption vs steel production
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Australian Iron Ore Consumption* vs. Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Iron ore exports
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Iron ore Exports vs Australian Iron Ore Exports to China and Chinese Total Iron Ore Imports (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Exports by country
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Exports by County (Million Tonnes), 2014
    • Demand Drivers
      • Chinese iron ore imports support its pig iron and steel production
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Chinese Iron Ore Imports vs Pig Iron and Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020
      • Chinese construction industry
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Chinese Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Million), 2010-2019
      • Domestic consumption of iron ore in the Australian construction industry
        • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Australian Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Million ), 2008-2019
  • MAJOR IRON ORE PRODUCERS IN AUSTRALIA
    • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Comparative Analysis of Major Australian Iron Ore Producers, 2014
    • Rio Tinto Plc
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2015
    • BHP Billiton Ltd
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - BHP Billiton Ltd, Major Projects, 2015
    • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
      • Table Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Major Projects, 2015
  • FISCAL REGIME
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Governing Bodies
      • National level
      • Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
      • Department of Industry
      • Geo-science Australia
      • Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE)
      • Australian Uranium Association (AUA)
      • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO)
    • State/Territory Involvement
      • New South Wales
      • Northern Territory
      • Queensland
      • South Australia
      • Tasmania
      • Victoria
      • Western Australia
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Governing Laws
      • Offshore legislation
      • Onshore legislation
      • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
      • Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Mining Rights and Obligations
      • Rights
      • Obligations
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Key Fiscal Terms
      • Royalty
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - Queensland Mining Fees (AUD), 2014
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - Western Australia Ad Valorem Royalty Rates (%), 2014
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - South Australia Royalty Rates (%), 2014
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - South Australia Annual Rents (AUD), 2014
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - South Australia Mining Fees (AUD), 2014
      • Minerals resource rent tax (MRRT)
      • MRRT allowance
      • End of carbon tax
      • Corporate income tax
      • Capital gains
      • Deductions
      • Withholding tax
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2014
      • Depreciation
        • Table The Mining Industry in Australia - Depreciation Rates (%), 2014
      • Loss carry forward
      • Loss carry back offset
      • Goods and services tax
  • APPENDIX
    • Abbreviations
    • Bibliography
    • Secondary Research
    • Primary Research
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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