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 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
SembSITA Australia SembSITA Australia market share
Transpacific Industries Transpacific Industries market share
Veolia Environmental Services Veolia Environmental Services market share
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

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Entry barriers to the industry are high due to regulatory and licensing requirements to handle and transport hazardous waste, particularly chemicals, medical waste and asbestos. These licences are usually granted to companies that have experienced and trained staff to transport waste, as well as having required trucks and equipment. In addition, hazardous waste trucks are specialised vehicles that can be costly to purchase and fit-out. Therefore, vehicle and equipment costs for hazardous waste haulage companies are a further entry barrier to the industry.

There are several large companies operating in the industry that have a national presence or operate across several states and territories... 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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