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

IBISWorld’s Construction Machinery and Operator Hire market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is considered to be in a mature stage of its economic life cycle, as the industry's performance is primarily determined by investment trends in the downstream building, infrastructure and mining markets. The industry has benefited from growth conditions on infrastructure markets since the mid-2000s, the emergence of new construction markets (notably wind turbines), and the long-term trend towards higher multi-storey apartments.

Industry value added (IVA), an indicator of the industry's contribution to the total economy, is projected to average moderate growth by an annualised 2.2% over the 10 years through 2020-21, slightly behind the projected pace of Australia's GDP growth (2.6% annualised)... 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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