Striking gold: New projects and increased investment are anticipated to support industry growth

Revenue for the Mining, Construction and Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry has been relatively volatile over the past five years. Over the five years through 2018-19, industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 3.5% to reach £4.2 billion. Industry performance has been driven by changes in the economic climate and construction sector, and generally supported by numerous government schemes. Over the beginning of the period, improving economic conditions, buoyant business confidence levels and strong construction activity boosted revenue. Growth was also bolstered by the Help to Buy scheme and increases in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), which led to firms raising their expenditure on plants and machinery in 2014-15...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4.2bn
Annual Growth 14-19
3.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
9,941
Businesses
837

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth has been boosted by support such as the increased Annual Investment Allowance
  • Demand from the oil and gas sector was boosted by rising oil prices following a global cut in supply levels
  • The closure of the final coal-fired power stations will reduce demand from hard coal mining
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Mining, Construction and Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. Using depreciation as a proxy for capital and wages as a proxy for labour, IBISWorld estimates the industry to have a capital to labour ratio of 1:7.19. This indicates that for every £1.00 spent on capital, operators typically spend £7.19 on labour. Capital costs are relatively low for wholesalers as there is little need for heavy machinery or equipment. Capital costs can sometimes be high for industry operators that wholesale large and heavy pieces of equipment, which often require expensive specialised transportation devices to be moved. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Total value of construction in the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry?

    Firms in this industry distribute a range of machinery used in the construction, mining and oil and gas sectors.

    Industry Products
  • Drilling rigs and equipment
  • Underground mining equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Excavators, trenchers and shovels
  • Loaders
  • Other earthmoving equipment
  • Lifting equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling mining machinery
  • Wholesaling construction machinery
  • Wholesaling machinery for oil and gas extraction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Total value of construction
  • Business confidence index
  • World price of crude oil
  • Real effective exchange rate

  • Current Performance
  • Government schemes
  • Attracting investment
  • Oil and gas
  • Industry profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government support
  • Downstream demand
  • Mining for profit
  • Table: Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hard Coal Mining
  • Stone Quarrying
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Road & Motorway Construction
  • Demolition

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Mining, Quarrying & Construction Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Excavators, trenchers and shovels
  • Lifting equipment
  • Other earthmoving equipment
  • Drilling rigs and equipment
  • Loaders
  • Underground mining equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Chart: Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial construction industries
  • Residential construction industries
  • Public infrastructure and construction works
  • Mining sector
  • Oil and gas sector
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Finning (UK) Ltd, Komatsu Mining Corporation,
  • Table: Finning (UK) Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Komatsu Mining Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling 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 Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Adit
  • A horizontal or near-horizontal tunnel providing access to an underground mine.
  • Continuous Miner
  • A large, remotely controlled machine used to continuously remove coal underground.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • When the wholesaler is removed from the supply chain because retailers purchase goods directly from manufacturers.
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