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8301.0 - Production of Selected Construction Materials, Sep 2012  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/10/2012   
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1 This publication presents estimates of production of selected manufactured construction materials for Australia.


2 Data presented in this publication are collected from ABS surveys of manufacturing production.

3 Production statistics sourced from ABS manufacturing production surveys are collected from businesses believed to be engaged in pre-mixed concrete manufacturing or the manufacture of other selected commodities in Australia.


4 ABS publications draw extensively on information provided freely by individuals, businesses, governments and other organisations. Their continued cooperation is very much appreciated: without it, the wide range of statistics published by the ABS would not be available. Information received by the ABS is treated in strict confidence as required by the Census and Statistics Act 1905.


5 Other ABS publications which may be of interest are:

      Australian Industry ( 8155.0)
      Manufacturing Industry, Australia ( 8221.0)


6 More detailed breakdowns collected by the ABS are available on request for a charge. Items for which additional production data are available are:
        Pre-mixed concrete

        Clay bricks (for structural purposes)
        Clay bricks (for other than structural purposes)
        Concrete bricks, blocks and pavers
        Terracotta and concrete roofing tiles

7 The value of sales for commodities produced (classified in accordance with the Manufacturing Input-Output Commodity Classification, ANZSIC 1993 basis) is available on request for a charge, as a historical time series (2001-02 to 2005-06) from the discontinued Manufacturing Industry publication (Cat No. 8221.0).

8 For further information, please contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

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