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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 | Sep 2016

Lifting profit: Demand from mining and infrastructure markets will drive 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry generates the bulk of its revenue from the supply of equipment and skilled operators for 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. The industry also rents out specialised construction machinery and personnel for work on mining and infrastructure projects.

Over the past five years, the industry's performance has been subject to divergent trends across key construction markets. Apartment construction surged to a record peak in 2015-16, while demand for work on mining and infrastructure projects climbed to record levels in 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry activity throughout Australia is focused primarily in Queensland, away from the more populous states of New South Wales and Victoria. However, over the five years through 2021-22, industry activity is projected to swing back towards the urban building markets, while the share of enterprises located in the mining states will likely continue to decrease.

Queensland has about 31.2% of industry enterprises, greatly exceeding the state's share of the national population. This reflects the substantial infrastructure developments (mainly mining and road construction projects) spanning the state. These have been largely concentrated near Brisbane, notably large toll-roads, bridges, tunnels and post-flood reconstruction... purchase to read more


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What is the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Industry?

Firms in this industry hire out machinery, equipment (mainly cranes) and operators for use on a range of construction and industrial projects.

Industry Products
Subcontract lift servicesContract lift servicesDry hire servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Crane hire with operatorConstruction machinery hire with operator (except earthmoving equipment)

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