Contract miners provide services to mining companies to support mining production. Demand for industry services is driven by the relative cost and output advantages that mining companies derive from outsourcing these processes, compared with controlling production in-house. Contract miners typically have access to a large pool of mining machinery and equipment, and skilled employees to meet client needs. The strength of Australia's Mining division is a crucial factor in determining industry performance.
Firms in the industry carry out stages of a mining operation as third parties on a fee or contract basis. Contract miners supply both machinery and skilled employees required to undertake activities on site.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.