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 Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low level of market share concentration. The industry comprises many small-scale businesses operating within narrow geographic markets. The four largest players are estimated to account for 19.5% of industry revenue in 2014-15.
The industry has a fragmented structure, containing many sole proprietors, which include working proprietors and partners. The majority of firms are small businesses with a workforce of fewer than 20 people (95.8% of enterprises), with over half the businesses having no paid employees (54.1%). Less than 5.0% of businesses employ more than 20 people, with a handful of businesses employing more than 200 people... purchase to read more