Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Infrastructure Maintenance Services industry aims to prolong the life of major infrastructure assets. As most infrastructure is built with the intention of lasting a long time, the industry has low volatility and very stable growth. The number of infrastructure projects in Australia continues to increase in line with the development of the Australian economy and society. When a piece of infrastructure is abandoned or demolished, it is replaced with superior technology. Hence, the level of maintenance required is sustained in some way.
Over the past five years, industry firms have been able to take advantage of infrastructure construction occurring in the mining and energy sectors... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The industry exhibits medium barriers to entry for potential entrants. This is mainly due to the high-knowledge base required for operating within the industry and the presence of multinational corporations that have dominated large lucrative maintenance contracts. New entrants need to be highly knowledgeable in their respective fields to perform maintenance services and require capital such as computer hardware and peripheral equipment. While the capital requirement is relatively low, the requirement for knowledge is significantly high, especially for large-scale projects.
New entrants are readily able to enter into smaller markets, such as smaller local contracts, especially maintenance and repair work on existing infrastructure... purchase to read more