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Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Australia to 2020

Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Australia to 2020

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Australia to 2020' report comprehensively covers Australian reserves of gold, silver and diamond, reserves by major producing companies, the historic and forecast data on Australian precious metals and diamond production, estimated share of production by major producing companies and by state, production forecast by selected mines, precious metal prices and rough diamond exports.

The report also includes factors affecting demand for gold, silver and diamonds, profiles of major precious metals and diamond producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development gold, silver and diamond 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 in Australian mining, and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

  • Australia had the largest gold and diamond reserves in the world at the end of 2014 with 9,800 tonnes (t) or 17.8% share of the global total and 250 million carats (Mct) or 34.2% of global reserves respectively. Its silver reserves were 85,000t, the second largest globally with a 16% share of the total.
  • Significant gold and diamond reserves are found primarily in Western Australia, while silver reserves are located in Queensland and New South Wales.
Scope
  • The report contains an overview of the Australian gold, silver and diamond mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.
  • It also provides information about reserves, reserves by major producing companies, historic production and production forecast of gold, silver and diamond production, estimated share of production by major producing companies and by state, forecast production of gold, silver and diamond by selected mines, rough diamond exports, gold and silver prices, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development precious metals and diamond projects.
Reasons To Buy

Gain an understanding of the Australian precious metals (gold and silver) and diamond mining industry, its reserves, reserves by major producing companies, historic and forecast production, forecast production by selected gold, silver and diamond mines, estimated share of production by major producing companies and by state, precious metal prices, rough diamond exports, demand drivers, active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.Key Highlights
  • Australia is one of the world’s major producers and exporter of precious metals. It was globally the second-largest gold producing nation with 9.7 million ounces in 2014.
  • Silver production was 65.2 million ounces, the fourth-highest in the world while rough diamond production was 9.3Mct, the third-highest globally.
  • The Australian mining industry is governed by the Minerals Council of Australia, the Department of Industry, Geo-Science Australia, the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • GOLD MINING IN AUSTRALIA - RESERVES AND PRODUCTION
    • Total Reserves and Reserves by Grade for Selected Mines
    • Reserves by Major Producing Companies
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production (Thousand Ounces), 2000-2020
      • Historic and forecast gold mine production by selected mines
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production by Selected Mines (Thousand Ounces), 2008-2020
    • Location of Gold Mines in Australia
      • Gold mine production by state
    • Active Mines
      • Table Gold Mining in Australia - Active Projects, 2015
    • Exploration and Development Projects
      • Table Gold Mining in Australia - Exploration Projects, 2015
      • Table Gold Mining in Australia - Development Projects, 2015
    • Demand Drivers
      • Demand from export markets and end-use sectors
  • SILVER MINING IN AUSTRALIA - RESERVES AND PRODUCTION
    • Reserves by Grade for Selected Mines
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Silver Reserves by Ore Type and Grade for Selected Mines, 2015
    • Reserves by Major Producing Companies
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production (Thousand Ounces), 2000-2020
      • Historic and forecast production by selected mines
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production by Selected Mines (Thousand Ounces), 2009-2020
      • Silver mine production by state
    • Active Mines
      • Table Silver Mining in Australia - Active Projects, 2015
    • Exploration and Development Projects
      • Table Silver Mining in Australia - Exploration Projects, 2015
      • Table Silver Mining in Australia - Development Projects, 2015
    • Location of Silver Mines in Australia
    • Demand Drivers
      • China - a major market for Australian silver
  • DIAMOND MINING IN AUSTRALIA - RESERVES, PRODUCTION AND TRADE
    • Reserves by Geographical Region, Ore Type and Grade
      • Table Diamond Mining in Australia - Diamond Reserves by Ore Type and Grade for Selected Mines, 2015
    • Reserves by Major Producing Companies
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Diamond Mining in Australia - Historic and Forecast Rough Diamond Production (Thousand Carats), 2000-2020
      • Rough diamond production by state
    • Active Mines
      • Table Diamond Mining in Australia - Active Projects, 2015
    • Exploration Projects
      • Table Diamond Mining in Australia - Exploration Projects, 2015
    • Location of Diamond Mines in Australia
    • Rough Diamond Exports
      • Table Diamond Mining in Australia - Rough Diamond Exports (Thousand Carats), 2004-2020
  • MAJOR PRECIOUS METALS PRODUCERS IN AUSTRALIA
    • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Comparative Analysis of Major Producers, 2015
    • Newcrest Mining Ltd
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Newcrest Mining Ltd Projects, 2015
    • Barrick Gold Corp.
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Barrick Gold Corporation Projects, 2015
    • South32 Ltd
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - South32 Ltd Projects, 2015
    • Rio Tinto Plc
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Australia - Rio Tinto Plc 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
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Mining Rights and Obligations
      • Rights
      • Obligations
    • The Australian Mining Industry - Key Fiscal Terms
      • Royalty
        • 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
      • 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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