Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Environmental Science Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 4.3%

The Environmental Science Services industry provides a range of testing services to businesses. Mining firms are significant users of industry services, along with companies in other industries that invest significantly in research and development (R&D). Industry testing services include geotechnical modelling for stress analysis (typically provided to miners), meteorological services and weather station operation by the Bureau of Meteorology, and material testing services for the Manufacturing division. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 4.3% over the five years through 2019-20, to $6.7 billion. Despite annual fluctuations, overall solid growth in demand from the Mining division, a key industry market, has supported industry...
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Environmental Science Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Continued demand for a range of testing and analysing services is anticipated to support the Environmental Science Services industry's performance over the next five years. Industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Demand from the Scientific Research Services industry, the Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Services subdivision and the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing division is forecast to create revenue growth opportunities for the industry. Increased private research and development (R&D) expenditure is also likely to bode well for industry revenue growth over the next five years. Despite this, the weak performance by the industry's two largest markets, the Mining and Manufac...
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Environmental Science Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 6,600
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 30,360

Biggest companies in the Environmental Science Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Environmental Science Services in Australia industry include ALS Limited and Bureau of Meteorology.

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What is Environmental Science Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily provide scientific testing services to customers in the agricultural, mining, manufacturing and construction divisions. Industry firms also collect, analyse and forecast meteorological information. Other industry segments include pollution monitoring services, forensic sciences and general laboratory operations that may undertake testing for product safety and quality.

Industry Products and Services

  • Meteorological services
  • Forensic testing
  • Pollution monitoring
  • Mining technical services
  • Other testing and services
  • Material testing

Industry Activities

  • Forensic science consulting (other than pathology)
  • Geological and geophysical testing
  • Laboratory operation (providing chemical, food, electrical engineering or other technical services)
  • Materials strength testing
  • Weather station operation and meteorological services
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Pollution monitoring
  • Wool testing
  • Wine testing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily provide scientific testing services to customers in the agricultural, mining, manufacturing and construction divisions. Industry firms also collect, analyse and forecast meteorological information. Other industry segments include pollution monitoring services, forensic sciences and general laboratory operations that may undertake testing for product safety and quality.

Main Activities

  • Forensic science consulting (other than pathology)
  • Geological and geophysical testing
  • Laboratory operation (providing chemical, food, electrical engineering or other technical services)
  • Materials strength testing
  • Weather station operation and meteorological services
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Pollution monitoring
  • Wool testing
  • Wine testing

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Trends in domestic manufacturing activity influence demand for material and product testing, and for pollution monitoring. A rise in manufacturing activit...
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Demand from manufacturing
Demand from mining
Demand from agriculture, forestry and fishing
Demand from scientific research services

Current Performance

Other demand trends
Profit and employment trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit and industry structure
 Table: Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Petroleum Refining and Petroleum Fuel Manufacturing in Australia
Water Supply in Australia
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia
Scientific Research Services in Australia
Agribusiness in Australia
Police and Firefighting Services in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Measurement and Other Scientific Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in Australia
Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in Australia




Products & Services

The Environmental Science Services industry provides a range of scientific tests carried out at laboratories for various other industries. Tests include p...
Manufacturing division
Public Administration and Safety division
Other markets
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing division


Demand Determinants

Given the high degree of diversification in the industry, demand determinants vary considerably among markets and services supplied. The key determinant o...
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Major Markets

Manufacturing division
Public Administration and Safety division
Other markets
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing division



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Environmental Science Services industry has low market share concentration, with the top four players expected to account for considerably less than 4...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

ALS Limited (formerly Campbell Brothers Limited) provides laboratory and testing services. Incorporated in 1910, Campbell Brothers was publicly listed in ...
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ALS

 Table: ALS - financial performance

Bureau of Meteorology

 Table: Bureau of Meteorology - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Environmental Science Services industry exhibits medium capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in 2019-20, an estimated $6.40 is spent o...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Environmental Science Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Environmental Science Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

GEOTECHNICAL MODELLING

METALLURGICAL ANALYSIS

METEOROLOGY

SEISMICITY

STRESS ANALYSIS

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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