This infographic shows the present situation of mining industry in Australia. The biggest mining companies in the country mine for mineral sands, gold, bauxite, alumina, manganese, zinc, lead and uran...
ium oxide. Coal, iron ore, salt and phosphate rock are also being mined in different regions. These materials are of important uses in a vast range of industries all over the world.
From 2005 to 2011, the mining industry saw drastic growth in terms of total annual income and employment rate. In 2011, around 150, 000 people are enjoying stable income through mining and it is expected to rise even more in the coming years.
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