8415.0 - Mining Operations, Australia, 2005-06  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/10/2007   
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The recorded value of mineral production for Australia was $91.8b for 2005-06 (subject to the qualifications described above). This is an increase of $24.3b (or 36%) on 2004-05.

In 2005-06 Fuel minerals accounted for 55% of the total value of Australian mineral commodities produced, followed by Metallic minerals (40%), Industrial minerals (3%) and Construction materials (2%).

The value of mineral commodities produced increased from 2004-05 to 2005-06 in all jurisdictions.

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