The industry manufactures a broad range of products used principally for construction and manufacturing applications. This includes the production of dimension stone for internal cladding, flooring, pavers and benchtops; glasswool and mineral wool insulation products; and abrasive materials.
The industry was a principal beneficiary of the Federal Government's Energy Efficient Homes program in the late 2000s, which subsidised the installation of ceiling insulation into existing dwellings under the Home Insulation Program (HIP).
Companies in this industry manufacture glasswool insulation products, processed stone products and other non-metallic mineral products such as agricultural or hydrated lime, and natural and synthetic abrasives.
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.