• Bucyrus Inc


  • DBT Gmbh


Bucyrus Inc proposed acquisition of DBT GmbH. Bucyrus supplies and services surface mining equipment. DBT supplies and services underground mining equipment.

Market definition

This merger was considered in the context of:
- the supply of surface mining equipment,
- the after sales service of surface mining equipment,
- the supply of underground mining equipment, and
- the after sales service of underground mining equipment.

Competition analysis

The parties have no overlap in the product markets that they service and so it appears unlikely that the acquisition will lead to a substantial lessening of competition.


Date Event

ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.

Commenced market inquiries

Closing date for submissions from interested parties

ACCC announced its decision not to oppose the merger