DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/853ksd/iron_ore_mining) has announced the addition of the "Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2020" report to their offering.
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.
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.
- 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.
Key Topics Covered:
1 Executive Summary
2 Iron Ore Mining in Australia - Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade
3 Major Iron Ore Producers in Australia
4 Fiscal Regime
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