Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia: Market Research Report

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Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3292 | Mar 2016

Strong prospects: Demand from mining and infrastructure markets drives revenue growth

The Construction Machinery and Operator Hire market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 commercial building and apartment projects. These projects require cranes, pile-driving and pumping equipment to erect multistorey buildings or install heavy structural components. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is projected to increase by an annualised 3.7% to reach $3.1 billion. This performance has been supported by unprecedented demand from the mining and infrastructure markets, the swing towards the construction of high-rise apartments instead of traditional housing, and the solid recovery in commercial building construction.

Despite this solid performance, industry revenue is expected to fall by 3.0%... purchase to read more

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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 2015-16.

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 (95.6% of enterprises), with over half the businesses having no paid employees (54.0%). 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


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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 operatorHiring of construction machinery with operator (except earthmoving equipment)

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