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

Higher ground: Investment in high-rise office and apartment construction drives growth

IBISWorld’s Construction Machinery and Operator Hire market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 has a moderate level of capital intensity due to the heavy investment into large-scale construction equipment such as mobile cranes (e.g. truck mounted), fixed cranes (e.g. tower cranes), pneumatic concrete conveyors, pumps and construction site hoists. While capital equipment requirements are integral, the industry's value added is derived from the supply of skilled labour services with the hire of specialist construction equipment. Therefore, labour remains a vital input to the industry.

Total industry labour costs currently account for approximately 44.8% of revenue. Industry depreciation accounts for about 10% of annual revenue... 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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