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 2015

Goldmine: Robust investment in mining and infrastructure projects drives revenue growth

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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The 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. However, since the late 2000s, the largest players have focused much of their attention on servicing the mining and infrastructure markets, including the erection of transmission equipment, pipelines and wind turbines.

Over the five years through 2015-16, revenue is projected to increase by an annualised 3.5% to reach $3.0 billion, supported by unprecedented demand from infrastructure markets and strong growth in apartment construction... 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 43.9% of revenue in 2015-16, and depreciation charges accounts for about 10.0% of revenue. This indicates that the industry spends $4.39 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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