Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry generates the bulk of its revenue from work on high-rise projects in the commercial building and apartment construction markets. These projects require cranes, pile-driving and pumping equipment to erect multistorey buildings or install heavy structural components (e.g. steel girders, precast concrete panels and beams and concrete pours). However, since the late 2000s, the largest players have tended to focus 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 $3.0 billion in 2014-15, which represents a decline of 2.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
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. Projects normally involve lifting components into position on a construction site, delivering materials, or lifting for industrial applications (e.g. cleaning and relocating). The hire of earthmoving machinery with operators is not included in the industry, but is in the Site Preparation Services industry (E3212).
Hiring a crane can be a relatively complex procedure. Lift preparation is integral to the project as it determines the safety of the operation, the suitability of the equipment, and the transportation, assembly and dismantling issues... purchase to read more