Australian Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Guide

Tailor made for the Australian mining industry; our Australian Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Guide provides you with the reliable data you need to make important decisions for your project.

Estimators worldwide have relied for years on Costmine’s guides to equipment capital costs. Now estimators have access to a convenient source of Australian-based hourly operating costs as well as capital costs for virtually every piece of equipment listed in our previous guides.

Included are capital and operating costs for over 3,000 equipment items most commonly found at mines and mills in Australia including mobile and stationary equipment for surface and underground mining, reclamation and processing of coal, metals, and industrial minerals. Productivity information is included for many items to aid in the equipment selection process. Manufacturer and model names are not listed.

Prices and costs are U.S. dollars, easily adjustable for currencies and conditions around the world.

What's Included


Who uses our cost guides?

  • Cost Estimators
  • Engineers
  • Purchasing Agents
  • Geologist
  • Appraisers

The Guide is ideal for

  • Determining project costs
  • Checing prices before you buy
  • Estimating capital and operating budgets
  • Establishing baseline prices for appraisals

Each equipment listing includes

  • Specification information to help you select the right size and type of equipment for your project.
  • Horsepower ratings to help you determine fuel or power requirements.
  • Current list prices to help you determine your capital budget for equipment.
  • Hourly operating costs itemized for overhead, overhaul parts and labor, maintenance parts and labor, fuel, electric power, lubricants, tires, and wear parts to give you instant estimates of operating costs.
  • Unit cost basis for hourly operating costs to allow adjustments for local wages and prices.

Capital and operating costs for more than 3,000 items of mobile, portable, and stationary equipment commonly required by mining and milling operations.

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Single User Access, 2016 Edition

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Bundle with the Australian Equipment Cost Calculator

Our equipment cost data also comes in a convenient online format. The Equipment Cost Calculator allows you to build your equipment fleet, tabulate its costs, adjust for local economics and conditions, and export the data into your own spreadsheet for further analysis.

Available as a standalone product or bundled with the Australian Mine & Mill Equipment Cost Guide!

The following is a partial list of equipment types included in the guide.

Surface Mining Equipment

  • Excavators
  • Dozers’ Drills
  • Shovels
  • Service Trucks
  • Scrapers
  • Haulers
  • Graders
  • Water Tankers
  • Draglines
  • Loaders

Milling Equipment

  • Crushers
  • Cyclones
  • Filters
  • Feeders
  • Jigs
  • Kilns
  • Thickeners
  • Pelletizers
  • Screens
  • Ball/Rod Mills
  • Classifiers
  • Bag Packing Equip
  • Dryers
  • Mixers
  • Scalpers
  • Gold Processing Equip.
  • Agglomerators
  • Flotation Equipment

Underground Mining Equipment

  • Locomotives
  • Drills
  • Coal Scoops
  • Loaders
  • Slushers
  • Rock Dusters
  • Mine Hoists
  • LHDs
  • Jumbos-
  • Roof Bolters
  • Longwall Equipment
  • Tunnel/Raise Borers-
  • Ventilation Equipment
  • Continuous Mining Systems

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Conveyors
  • Bag Filters
  • Generators
  • Car Dumpers
  • Diamond
  • Drills
  • Stackers
  • Electric Motors
  • Pumps
  • Dredges
  • Compressors
  • Tanks
  • Electrical Substations

The Benefits to You

Once you have determined your mine or mill equipment requirements, the rest is easy. In a matter of minutes, you can determine capital and hourly operating costs for every equipment item in your list. Never guess at costs or waste time trying to locate a manufacturer to give you prices. We’ve tabulated all the cost data you need in a convenient look-up format. Our capital costs are actual list prices or reliable approximations. Our operating costs are solid engineering estimates.

Have confidence in your equipment selection procedures, so you and others can have confidence in your cost estimates, with the Costmine Australian Equipment Estimator Bundle.

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