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Lifting profit: Demand from mining and infrastructure markets will drive revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Construction Machinery and Operator Hire 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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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry generates the bulk of its revenue from the supply of equipment and skilled operators for high-rise commercial building and apartment projects. These projects require cranes, pile-driving and pumping equipment to erect multistorey buildings or install heavy structural components. The industry also rents out specialised construction machinery and personnel for work on mining and infrastructure projects.

Over the past five years, the industry's performance has been subject to divergent trends across key construction markets. Apartment construction surged to a record peak in 2015-16, while demand for work on mining and infrastructure projects climbed to record levels in 2013-14...

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The industry's principal activity is the supply of construction equipment and operators. This typically involves the hire of cranes, elevated platforms, pumping equipment and hoists by clients across various markets. Projects normally involve lifting components into position on a construction site, delivering materials, or lifting for industrial applications (e.g. cleaning and relocating).

Hiring a crane can be a relatively complex procedure. Lift preparation is integral to a project as it determines the safety of the operation, the suitability of the equipment and identifies any transportation, assembly and dismantling issues. The appropriate crane must be selected for each lifting project. The..

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Industry Products

What is the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire Industry?

Firms in this industry hire out machinery, equipment (mainly cranes) and operators for use on a range of construction and industrial projects.

Industry Products
Subcontract lift services
Contract lift services
Dry hire services
Other services
Industry Activities
Crane hire with operator
Construction machinery hire with operator (except earthmoving equipment)

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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