Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Infrastructure Maintenance Services industry aims to prolong the life of infrastructure assets. As most infrastructure is built to be long lasting, the industry has low volatility and tends to grow steadily. Industry growth is derived from the number of infrastructure projects in Australia, which are generally constructed in line with the country’s economic development.
Over the past five years, industry firms have taken advantage of the unprecedented investment into infrastructure construction, particularly in the mining and energy sectors. The Mining division has been building new infrastructure in response to high demand for resources from developing countries, while the energy sector has invested in renewable energy infrastructure partly funded by government incentives... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of industry establishments follows two main trends: the geographic spread of population and economic activity; and the locations of major infrastructure assets. Population and economic activity is principally concentrated along the eastern seaboard, and most firms therefore locate operations in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. This is because a large proportion infrastructure usage is located near high-density populations. As a result, almost 70% of industry establishments are located in the three most populous states.
The disperse location of other crucial infrastructure, such as railways across the entire nation and mining infrastructure in Western Australia, have increased business dispersion... purchase to read more