Hazardous Waste Hauling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Hazardous Waste Hauling Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | General Contractors | Sep 2015

Well disposed: Steady growth in pricing and volumes is driving growth

IBISWorld’s Hazardous Waste Hauling 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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for hazardous waste hauling services is relatively high, due to the dangerous nature of the waste and the harm that it can cause to people and the environment. The industry services a wide range of downstream industries that produce hazardous waste requiring collection and transportation. Industry revenue has increased at a steady rate as hazardous waste volumes from the medical, construction, and hospitality sectors have generally increased as economic conditions have remained relatively sound. Although demand from the Manufacturing division is high, this market has fallen as a proportion of industry revenue in the past five years due to declines across the division.

IBISWorld expects hazardous waste volumes to increase at an annualised 1.7%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Capital intensity within the industry is at a moderate level due to the high labour inputs and moderate capital requirements. Due to high labour requirements for staff to remove and transport hazardous waste, industry wage levels are high for the industry. In addition, capital inputs are required for the purchase of trucks, vehicles, pumps and other plant and equipment.

To calculate the capital intensity level, IBISWorld uses data from the industry cost structure. Depreciation is used as a proxy for capital, with wages used as a proxy for labour. In 2015-16, depreciation is estimated to account for 7.0% of industry revenue, with wages expected to make up for 33.4%... purchase to read more


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What is the Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry?

The industry provides hazardous waste collection and hauling services. Waste is classified as hazardous if it poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment. Four factors determine whether or not a substance is hazardous: ignitability, reactivity, corrosivity and toxicity. The industry excludes councils or municipalities that directly provide hazardous waste services.

Industry Products
Asbestos haulingContaminated soil haulingMedical waste haulingOther solid waste haulingSolvent haulingAcid and caustic waste haulingOil and chemical haulingOther liquid waste hauling
Industry Activities
Solid hazardous waste collection and transportationLiquid hazardous waste collection and transportationSolid hazardous waste collection and transportationLiquid hazardous waste collection and transportation

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