NAME OF COLLECTION
Price Indexes of Materials Used in Coal Mining
Producer Price Indexes Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5348
Facsimile: 02 6252 7060
To provide an indication of price movements of materials used in coal mining.
Samples of representative materials are priced each quarter from companies supplying materials to mine sites. Both underground and open cut mining operations are covered. The point of pricing is delivered on mine site or to the primary storage area for a group of mines.
As far as possible, actual transactions prices are used - that is, the prices actually paid by coal mines to suppliers for materials delivered on mine sites.
Method of collection
Data are collected by mail questionnaire.
Data detailPrice index of materials used in open cut coal mining
Price index of materials used in underground coal mining
Frequency of data availability
Quarters ending 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December.
Data are available from 1987-88.
PublicationsPrice Indexes of Materials Used in Coal Mining, Australia (cat. no. 6415.0)