Mending bridges: A boost in road and bridge construction helps drive industry revenue

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.Demand for infrastructure maintenance on new and existing assets closely correlates with the growth of Australia's capital stock over time. Due to the long life of infrastructure projects, investment over previous decades continues to significantly affect the industry's performance more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Total infrastructure development has slowed over the past five years, limiting industry growth
  • Public spending on infrastructure has slowed as governments have sought to rein in budget deficits
  • Mining companies may struggle to adapt to weak commodity prices, affecting industry demand
  • 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 80% 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. Wes...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Infrastructure Maintenance Services Industry 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 maintenance
  • Road and rail maintenance
  • Telecommunications and utilities 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, wages, and growth
  • Mining and energy prosperity
  • 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
  • Other services
  • Road, bridge and tunnel maintenance
  • Electricity network maintenance
  • Water network maintenance
  • Railway, tramway and harbour maintenance
  • Telecommunications network 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
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

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