Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia: Market Research Report

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Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3292 | Jan 2015

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IBISWorld’s Construction Machinery and Operator Hire market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is considered to be in a mature stage of its economic life cycle, as the industry's performance is primarily determined by investment trends in the downstream building, infrastructure and mining markets. The industry has benefited from growth conditions on infrastructure markets since the mid-2000s, the emergence of new construction markets (notably wind turbines), and the long-term trend towards higher multi-storey apartments.

Industry value added (IVA) is projected to average moderate growth by an annualised 2.0% over the 10 years through 2019-20, lagging behind the projected pace of Australia's GDP growth (2.7% annualised). The industry's performance reflects the subdued demand in the downstream building construction market... 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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