Research and Markets: Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mxv9n5/precious_metals) has announced the addition of the "Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020" report to their offering.
“Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020”
Australia is one of the world's major producers and exporters of precious metals with production of 8.5 million ounces of gold, 64.9 million ounces of silver and 11.5 million carats of diamond in 2013. Gold and diamond reserves are found mainly in the state of Western Australia, while the main silver reserves are in Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
The Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on gold, silver and diamond production to 2020, with production by region and reserves. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major precious metals mining companies, information on the major active, planned and exploration projects, and regulations governing the industry.
- Western Australia accounted for more than 70% of country's total gold and diamond production in 2013. Gold reserves are mostly found in the Olympic Dam in South Australia, Cadia East in New South Wales, and Boddington and Telfer in Western Australia.
- Australia exported 282,100 ounces of gold in 2012 mainly to India, the UK and Thailand. In 2013, diamond exports reached 11.6 million carats.
- The potential for growth in the country's precious metals mining industry is backed by upcoming and expansion projects, plentiful reserves and resources and growing demand from consuming countries such as China, India, Hong Kong and other Asian countries.
- A number of projects are expected to commence operations during 2014-2021. Gold projects such as the Camel Creek Project in Western Australia and Castle Hill Project in Western Australia are expected to start in 2014.
Key Topics Covered:
1 Executive Summary
2 Precious Metals Mining in Australia
3 Gold Mining in Australia - Production, Consumption, Reserves and Trade
4 Silver Mining in Australia - Production, Consumption, Reserves and Trade
5 Diamond Mining in Australia - Production, Consumption, Reserves and Trade
6 Competitive Landscape
7 Fiscal Regime
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