The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its latest edition of the Business Australia Top 100 companies, which has revealed some surprising and sometimes surprising results.
While the top 100 companies have a lot to celebrate, there is plenty of room for improvement.
Here are some of the most surprising companies to make the list:The number two company in the list is The Sydney-based construction firm Broke Bricks Brick Factory, which makes bricks for the construction industry and is based in Sydney.
Broke Brick is the largest company in Australia’s construction industry with a turnover of $1.2 billion in 2014.
The company is now one of Australia’s fastest growing construction companies, with a total revenue of $2.9 billion last year.
Its expansion into new markets has driven a lot of revenue growth, particularly in the past 12 months.
In addition, the company has been a strong performer in the global market, with revenues of $5.6 billion in 2015.
The third most popular company is Brisbane-based company Brookfield, which operates the world’s largest iron ore processing plant, Brookfield Mine.
Brookfield has been in business since 1902 and is the world leader in iron ore mining.
Brookfield is now based in Queensland and employs nearly 1,500 people in Australia.
It is also one of the world´s largest iron mining companies, operating one of Queensland´s biggest iron ore mines, the Wyndham, in the state.
Its turnover last year was $1 billion.
Broken Bricks is also a strong player in the Australian iron ore industry.
Its iron ore is the second largest ore in Australia, behind only South Australia.
The fourth most popular Australian company is the Victorian-based Perth-based Australian Energy Group.
This company operates a wide range of electricity and gas services including the electricity and natural gas distribution network, water, wastewater and power plants and transmission.
The Perth-headquartered company, which is owned by billionaire John Bracewell, is the sixth largest electricity utility in Australia with $3.8 billion in revenues in 2014, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).
It is a strong presence in Australia´s energy market.
The company had revenue of more than $1 trillion in 2013 and $1,926 billion in 2020, according the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
It has also expanded its business globally, and its annual revenue is estimated to be $4 billion.
Australia’s fifth most popular foreign company is Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.
SoftBank is the fourth largest shareholder in Australia after Rio Tinto and Warren Buffett.
SoftBank owns about 30 per cent of the company.
The top 10 Australian companies that make the top 200 include:The fifth-largest company in Australian history is Australian steel manufacturer Austrac, which produces more than 12 million tonnes of steel a year.
It also has an annual turnover of more a $9 billion.
It’s not only the Australian steel industry that is in the top ten companies, but the Australian construction industry is also very well represented.
The largest Australian construction company, CGT, is also in the rankings.
It is the fifth-biggest construction company in Australasia, with an annual revenue of about $30 billion.
The fifth most valuable company in Western Australia is the Australian-owned Goldfields Resources.
Goldfields is a joint venture between Austrac and Goldfields Properties, which are managed by the Austrac Group.
Goldfield Resources produces almost all of the state´s copper and gold, and has a turnover more than a billion dollars a year, according AEMO.
The sixth most valuable Australian company in Queensland is the Queensland-based mining company Glencore, which owns around 30 per 100 people.
Goldcore has a combined turnover of almost $10 billion and has been operating in Queensland for more than 50 years.