Overview

Hard-set: Current year revenue is expected to fall due to a drop in residential construction

IBISWorld’s Concreting Services 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
0.7%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
27,600
Business
11,650

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Divergent trends in downstream construction markets have influenced the industry's performance
  • Demand from work on heavy and civil engineering has fluctuated widely over the past five years
  • Demand from new housing and apartment construction is forecast to strengthen from 2018-19 onwards

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Contractors in the Concreting Services industry play an integral role in the construction of most types of buildings and structures. They pour, lay, place and shape concrete to form foundations, roads, structures and panels. The industry is one of the larger construction services industries in Australia with revenue totalling an estimated $7.7 billion in 2016-17. The industry is projected to grow by an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2016-17, despite a sharp contraction of 7.0% in the current year due to deteriorating demand from the residential building market and the winding back of work in the infrastructure and resources markets.

    The industry's performance over the past five years has been influenced by divergent trends in its downstream construction markets...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry is involved in concreting work and concrete pouring on construction projects. Contractors place, spread, compact, finish and cure concrete for construction projects including dwellings, non-residential buildings, roads, tunnels, bridges and marine structures.

    Foundation and paving concreting

    Approximately half of annual industry revenue is derived from the provision of foundation concreting services, such as the construction of slab flooring, foundations, steps, driveways and footpath paving. Foundation concreting activities span all segments of the construction market but are particularly prevalent in the residential and non-residential building construction markets. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Concreting Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Concreting Services Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to clearly specify requirements to suppliers/contractors
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial and industrial building construction and Demand from house construction in the Concreting Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Concreting Services Industry?

    Companies in this industry undertake concrete pouring or other concrete work on construction projects.

    Industry Products
    Foundation and paving concreting
    General concreting
    Other concreting and construction
    Industry Activities
    Concrete footpath construction
    Concrete foundation construction
    Concrete kerb and guttering construction
    Concrete pumping
    Concrete work on construction projects
    Repair of kerbs, gutters or other concrete structural products

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from commercial and industrial building construction
  • Demand from house construction
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction
  • year bond rate
  • Demand from institutional building construction
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction

  • Current Performance
  • Residential building markets
  • Non-residential building markets
  • Engineering construction markets
  • Profitability
  • Participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Residential building markets
  • Non-residential building markets
  • Engineering construction markets
  • Profit and job growth
  • Table: Concreting Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Concreting Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Road and Bridge Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement and Lime Manufacturing
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Machinery and Scaffolding Rental
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Foundation and paving concreting
  • General concreting
  • Other concreting and construction
  • Chart: Concreting Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential builders and property managers
  • Non-residential builders, developers and property managers
  • Heavy industrial engineering firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Concreting Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Subcontractor payments
  • Purchases
  • Motor vehicle expenses
  • Rent, depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Concreting Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Concreting Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Concreting Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Concreting Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Building Work Done (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Aggregate
  • Mineral materials, such as sand, stone and gravel, that are used for making concrete.
  • Concrete Placement
  • The placing of a concrete batch on the construction site, typically in a form or mold for consolidation.
  • Concrete Slurry
  • Also known ready-mixed concrete, this concrete is batched and mixed away from the site of use, typically transported in a special transit mixer vehicle.
  • Consolidation
  • This process compacts concrete slurry within a form, with embedded items (e.g. pipes), reinforced and often vibrated to eliminate trapped air.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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