Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia: Market Research Report

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Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3292 | Aug 2014

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IBISWorld’s Construction Machinery and Operator Hire market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry generates the bulk of its revenue from work in commercial building and apartment construction. These projects require cranes, pile-driving and pumping equipment to erect multi-storey buildings or install heavy structural components (e.g. steel girders, precast concrete panels and beams and concrete pours). However, since the late 2000s, the industry's largest players have generally focused on servicing the mining and infrastructure markets, including the erection of transmission equipment, pipelines and wind turbines.

The industry is projected to generate revenue totalling $2.9 billion in 2014-15, representing a decline by 1.7%... purchase to read more

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The industry's principal activity is the supply of construction equipment with operators. This typically involves the hire of cranes, elevated platforms, pumping equipment and hoists, but excludes the hire of earthmoving machinery with operators (which is included in the Site Preparation Services industry). Projects normally involve lifting components into position on a construction site, delivering construction materials, or lifting for industrial applications (e.g. cleaning and relocating).

Hiring a crane can be a relatively complex procedure. The lift preparation is integral to the project as it assures the safety of the operation, the suitability of the equipment and the transportation, assembly and dismantling issues... purchase to read more


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What is the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Industry?

Firms in this industry hire out construction machinery, plant and equipment (mainly cranes) with operators for use on a wide range of construction projects and industrial applications.

Industry Products
Subcontract lift servicesContract lift servicesDry-hire servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Crane hiring with operatorConstruction machinery hiring with operator (except earthmoving equipment)

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