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Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Upswing: The unprecedented rise in investment in mining developments has driven revenue growth

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
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
15,200
Businesses
2,050
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 Investment Chapter

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 account for approximately 44.8% of revenue in 2014-15, and depreciation charges accounts for about 10.0% of revenue. This indicates that the industry spends $4.48 on labour for every dollar spent on capital equipment input to production... 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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