Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2020

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: Timetric | Format: PDF
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Synopsis
'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.
Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2 Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade
2.1 Reserves by Geographical Region and Grade
2.1.1 Reserves – by selected mines, type of ore and Fe content
2.2 Historical and Forecast Production
2.2.1 Total production by form – fines and lumps
2.2.2 Total production by state
2.2.3 Historical and forecast production by selected iron ore mines
2.3 Active Mines
2.4 Exploration and Development Projects
2.5 Australia Iron Ore Consumption and Trade
2.5.1 Domestic iron ore consumption vs steel production
2.5.2 Iron ore exports
2.5.3 Exports by country
2.6 Demand Drivers
2.6.1 Chinese iron ore imports support its pig iron and steel production
2.6.2 Chinese construction industry
2.6.3 Domestic consumption of iron ore in the Australian construction industry
3 Major Iron Ore Producers in Australia
3.1 Rio Tinto Plc
3.2 BHP Billiton Ltd
3.3 Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
4 Fiscal Regime
4.1 The Australian Mining Industry – Governing Bodies
4.1.1 National level
4.1.2 Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
4.1.3 Department of Industry
4.1.4 Geo-science Australia
4.1.5 Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE)
4.1.6 Australian Uranium Association (AUA)
4.1.7 Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO)
4.2 State/Territory Involvement
4.2.1 New South Wales
4.2.2 Northern Territory
4.2.3 Queensland
4.2.4 South Australia
4.2.5 Tasmania
4.2.6 Victoria
4.2.7 Western Australia
4.3 The Australian Mining Industry – Governing Laws
4.3.1 Offshore legislation
4.3.2 Onshore legislation
4.3.3 Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
4.3.4 Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
4.4 The Australian Mining Industry – Mining Rights and Obligations
4.4.1 Rights
4.4.2 Obligations
4.5 The Australian Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms
4.5.1 Royalty
4.5.2 Minerals resource rent tax (MRRT)
4.5.3 MRRT allowance
4.5.4 End of carbon tax
4.5.5 Corporate income tax
4.5.6 Capital gains
4.5.7 Deductions
4.5.8 Withholding tax
4.5.9 Depreciation
4.5.10 Loss carry forward
4.5.11 Loss carry back offset
4.5.12 Goods and services tax
5 Appendix
5.1 Abbreviations
5.2 Bibliography
5.3 Secondary Research
5.4 Primary Research
5.5 Contact Timetric
5.6 About Timetric
5.7 Timetric’s Services
5.8 Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Chemistry of Iron Ore by Country, 2014
Table 2: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Reserves by Selected Mines and Fe Content (%), Australia 2014
Table 3: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Iron Ore Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Table 4: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Total Production by Form – Fines and Lumps (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Table 5: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Historic and Forecast Iron Ore Production by Selected Mines, (Million Tonnes), 2015–2019
Table 6: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Active Mines, 2015
Table 7: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Exploration Projects, 2015
Table 8: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Development Projects, 2015
Table 9: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Australian Iron Ore Consumption* vs Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Table 10: 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
Table 11: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Exports by County (Million Tonnes), 2014
Table 12: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Chinese Iron Ore Imports vs Pig Iron and Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Table 13: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Chinese Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Million), 2010–2019
Table 14: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Australian Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Million ), 2008–2019
Table 15: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Comparative Analysis of Major Australian Iron Ore Producers, 2014
Table 16: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2015
Table 17: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – BHP Billiton Ltd, Major Projects, 2015
Table 18: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Major Projects, 2015
Table 19: The Mining Industry in Australia – Queensland Mining Fees (AUD), 2014
Table 20: The Mining Industry in Australia – Western Australia Ad Valorem Royalty Rates (%), 2014
Table 21: The Mining Industry in Australia – South Australia Royalty Rates (%), 2014
Table 22: The Mining Industry in Australia – South Australia Annual Rents (AUD), 2014
Table 23: The Mining Industry in Australia – South Australia Mining Fees (AUD), 2014
Table 24: The Mining Industry in Australia – Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2014
Table 25: The Mining Industry in Australia – Depreciation Rates (%), 2014

List of Figures
Figure 1: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Location of Iron Ore Deposits in Australia
Figure 2: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Location of Iron Ore Deposits in South Australia
Figure 3: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Iron Ore Production (Million Tonnes) vs Iron Ore Prices*, 2000–2020
Figure 4: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Total Production by Form – Fines and Lumps (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Figure 5: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Iron Ore Production by State (%), 2014
Figure 6: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Historic and Forecast Iron Ore Production by Selected Mines, (Million Tonnes), 2015–2019
Figure 7: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Australian Iron Ore Consumption* vs Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Figure 8: 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
Figure 9: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Exports by Country (%), 2014
Figure 10: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Chinese Iron Ore Imports vs Pig Iron and Steel Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Figure 11: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Australia Iron ore Exports to China vs Chinese Steel Production and the Chinese Construction Industry Output by Project Type, 2010–2019
Figure 12: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Chinese Construction Output by Project Type (%), 2019
Figure 13: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Australian Iron Ore Consumption vs Steel Production (Million Tonnes) and Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Million), 2008–2019
Figure 14: Iron Ore Mining in Australia – Top Companies Share in Australian Iron Ore Production (Million Tonnes), 2014

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