Australia Construction Materials Market Data & Forecast to 2014 by WMIntelligence

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									       Australia Construction Materials Market
       Data & Forecast to 2014

       Reference code: WMCN0248MP
       Published: MAR-2010



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1       MARKET ANALYSIS .............................................................................................................. 4
    1.1 Overview .............................................................................................................................................................. 4
    1.2 Performance Analysis .......................................................................................................................................... 5
2       MARKET DATA ...................................................................................................................... 6
    2.1 Market Value 2004-2009 ...................................................................................................................................... 6
    2.2 Market Segmentation, By Project Type, 2004-2009 ............................................................................................ 7
    2.3 Market Value Forecast, 2009-2014 ...................................................................................................................... 8
    2.4 Future Market Segmentation, By Project Type, 2009-2014................................................................................. 9
3       LEADING COMPANIES ........................................................................................................ 10
    3.1 Boral Limited ...................................................................................................................................................... 10
        3.1.1       Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................. 10
        3.1.2       Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 10
    3.2 CSR Limited ....................................................................................................................................................... 12
        3.2.1       Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................. 12
        3.2.2       Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 12
    3.3 Crane Group Limited .......................................................................................................................................... 13
        3.3.1       Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................. 13
        3.3.2       Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 13
    3.4 Adelaide Brighton Ltd ......................................................................................................................................... 14
        3.4.1       Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................. 14
        3.4.2       Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 14
4       APPENDIX ............................................................................................................................ 15
    4.1 Research Methodology ...................................................................................................................................... 15
    4.2 Definitions .......................................................................................................................................................... 15
        4.2.1       Additional Notes ........................................................................................................................................ 16
    4.3 About World Market Intelligence ........................................................................................................................ 16




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List of Tables

Table 1: Australia Construction materials Market Value - US$ Million, 2004-2009 ............................................................. 6

Table 2: Australia Construction materials Market Segmentation by Project Type, US$ Million 2004-2009 ........................ 7
Table 3: Australia Construction materials Market Forecast - US$ Million, 2009-2014 ........................................................ 8

Table 4: Australia Construction materials Market Segmentation by Project Type, US$ Million 2009-2014 ........................ 9

Table 5: Boral Limited, Key Facts ...................................................................................................................................... 10

Table 6: CSR Limited, Key Facts ....................................................................................................................................... 12

Table 7: Crane Group Limited, Key Facts .......................................................................................................................... 13

Table 8: Adelaide Brighton Ltd, Key Facts ......................................................................................................................... 14



List of Figures

Figure 1: Australia Construction materials Market Value - US$ Million, 2004-2009 ............................................................ 6
Figure 2: Australia Construction materials Market Segmentation by Project Type, US$ Million, 2004-2009 ...................... 7

Figure 3: Australia Construction materials Market Forecast - US$ Million, 2009-2014 ....................................................... 8

Figure 4: Australia Construction materials Market Segmentation by Project, US$ Million, 2009-2014 ............................... 9




Construction Materials Market Data & Forecast - Australia to 2014                                                                   Published Mar 2010
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1 MARKET ANALYSIS
1.1 Overview

In 2008, the construction materials market value was A$21.6 billion (US$18.4 billion), representing a CARC of -0.14%
during the period 2004-08. Concrete, mortar & cement were the biggest contributors to the overall market, with more
than 40.7% of the overall construction material market.

The deteriorating global economic environment has affected the materials market across the world. In 2008, Australia
experienced 2.0% growth in materials sales over 2007. Going forward, the materials markets is expected decline due to
a reduction in general construction activities and is not expected to see growth until at least 2011.

The global financial crisis and subsequent credit crunch has affected the global trade of forecast products, affecting the
volume of Australia’s imports and exports. In 2008, the volume imports of wood-based panels fell by 15.0% and paper
and paperboard by 10.0%.

In 2008, world cement output growth was limited to 3.2%, compared to the registered 5.2% in the previous year. With
decline in cement consumption 2009, the stimulus plan adopted by the government is expected to have a positive
impact. The Australian concrete, mortar & cement category witnessed 7.0% growth in 2008.




Construction Materials Market Data & Forecast - Australia to 2014                                             Published Mar 2010
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