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The Infrastructure Maintenance Services industry aims to maximise the life of infrastructure assets. As most infrastructure assets require a program of regularly scheduled maintenance, the industry is supported by steady long-term demand from a range of assets across different industries. Demand for infrastructure maintenance on new and existing assets is closely correlated with the scale and type of non-building construction activity, as this type of construction adds to existing infrastructure stocks and helps determine future demand for industry services.Due to the long life of most infrastructure projects, past investment trends affect the industry’s current performance...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$22bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.6%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
77,900
Businesses
4,460
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Total infrastructure development has slowed over the past five years, limiting industry growth
  • Governments have sought to rein in budget deficits, which may reduce public spending on maintenance activities
  • The privatisation of public assets will likely increase the scrutiny on ongoing maintenance costs
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity, which is much higher than for the Construction division as a whole. Labour costs represent an important input into maintenance and repair activities and are estimated to absorb about one-third of industry revenue. However, the industry has a heavy reliance on specialist machinery and equipment and incurs depreciation charges of an estimated 5.2% of annual revenue. In 2018-19, the industry is estimated to allocate $6.60 on labour inputs for every dollar spent on capital equipment. Over the next five years, the industry is projected to become more capital-intensive, as infrastructure owners seek to upgrade and improve returns on investment by concentrating on operating efficiency...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services are:

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction and Capital expenditure by state and local government in the Infrastructure Maintenance Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry?

    Industry operators conduct preventive and reactive maintenance and alterations to existing infrastructure. Additional activities include major plant shutdown maintenance and sustaining capital works.

    Industry Products
  • Road, bridge and tunnel maintenance
  • Railway, tramway and harbour maintenance
  • Water network maintenance
  • Electricity network maintenance
  • Telecommunications network maintenance
  • Resources and heavy industry maintenance
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Oil and mining infrastructure maintenance
  • Road and rail infrastructure maintenance
  • Telecommunications and utilities infrastructure maintenance
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction
  • Capital expenditure by state and local government
  • Demand from road and bridge construction
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining

  • Current Performance
  • Profit and wages growth
  • Mining and energy maintenance
  • Government involvement
  • Funding public infrastructure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Wages, employment, and establishments
  • Mining and

    energy dip

  • Telecommunications and roads
  • Competition
  • Table: Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Road and Bridge Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Electricity Distribution
  • Wired Telecommunications Network Operation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling
  • Measurement and Other Scientific Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Resources and heavy industry maintenance
  • Road, bridge and tunnel maintenance
  • Electricity network maintenance
  • Other services
  • Water network maintenance
  • Telecommunications network maintenance
  • Railway, tramway and harbour maintenance
  • Chart: Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Government and public authorities
  • Resource companies
  • Utility and telecommunications firms
  • Other private clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Infrastructure Maintenance Services

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

  • Industry Globalization
    CIMIC Group Limited, Downer EDI Limited,
  • Table: CIMIC Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Downer EDI Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dry Hire
  • The hire or lease of plant and machinery without an operator.
  • Greenfield Project
  • The commencement of a project that is not constrained by previous work.
  • Public-Private Partnership (Ppp)
  • A contractual agreement between a public sector agency and a private company through which each party shares skills, assets and financial resources to deliver a service or facility for public use.
  • Wet Hire
  • The hire or lease of plant and machinery with a suitably qualified operator working under the direction of the prime contractor.
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