Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry contractors work across the gamut of infrastructure markets, on projects such as dams, electric power plants, iron ore mines and paper mills. The resources boom has supported unprecedented private investment into mines, railways and pipeline projects. As a result, industry revenue has been driven to record levels since the mid-2000s and is forecast to total $68.5 billion in 2012-13, despite contracting by 4.9% during the year.
Industry value added totals about $24 billion, representing 1.5% of Australia's GDP. The industry is expected to record accelerated revenue growth of an annualised 8.3%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Engineering construction contractors have been at the vanguard of the accelerated growth across Australia's infrastructure markets since the early 2000s. The industry's robust performance has been driven by the unprecedented growth of investment into all types of infrastructure, from desalination plants and gas pipelines to the broadband network and, particularly, infrastructure for mining and energy projects.
The larger contracting firms have adapted to the rapidly expanding demand conditions by restructuring and strategically acquiring smaller competitors. These firms have broadened their capabilities to capture a greater share of construction projects, taking a role in infrastructure design, project funding, procurement, operation and ownership... purchase to read more