New Report Available: Precious Metals and Diamond Mining in Australia to 2020

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Mon Nov 23 2015

* 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.

Report 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.

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Report 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 Get this Report

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.

Companies Mentioned in this Report: Newcrest Mining Ltd, Barrick Gold Corp, South32 Ltd, Rio Tinto Plc

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