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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Mining >> Capital expenditure

Total capital expenditure for the Tasmanian mining industry in 1999-2000 was $57.2m, some 93.4% of which was on plant, machinery and equipment.

Capital expenditure reflects the needs of individual operations at the time. In 1999-2000, major drivers included the need for new equipment (e.g. loaders, mine light vehicles) and development needed to bring new areas for mining into production (e.g. access development, mining construction).

After disposal of assets, net capital expenditure was $34.4m in 1999-2000.

FIXED CAPITAL EXPENDITURE, Coal Mining and Metal Ore Mining, Tasmania(a)

1998-99
1999-2000

Year
$m
$m

Capital expenditure on
- Land
0.1
-
- Dwellings, buildings and other structures
10.4
3.8
- Plant, machinery and equipment
33.3
53.4
- Total
43.8
57.2
Disposal of assets
0.4
22.8
Net capital expenditure
43.4
34.4

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Relates to establishments.

Source: Mining Operations, Australia (Cat. no. 8415.0).


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