Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Operators in the Dam, Harbour and Other Water Project Construction industry work on projects that facilitate water storage, containment and transport. Some firms specialise in dock, harbour and marina developments for commercial and recreational water transport, while others concentrate on maintaining water-related infrastructure, containing flooding and preserving natural waterways and coastal regions. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.1% over the five years through 2016-17 to £708.2 million. Revenue has been highly volatile in recent years due to the long-term nature of many projects causing sudden lulls and upsurges in activity. Furthermore, unstable economic conditions have affected investment in water-based infrastructure... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Those operating in the Dam, Harbour and Other Water Project Construction industry have been particularly busy in recent years due to landmark investment in harbour facilities to accommodate shipping and ongoing work on residential and industrial developments. Contractors have also done work to preserve the natural environment and protect citizens and their homes from flood damage and drainage overflows. However, the erratic nature of industry demand has weighed on profit margins at times.
Industry growth is generally limited by the long lifespan of water supply assets like dams, reservoirs and spillways. This means that large-scale investment in new water supply or storage projects is relatively rare. How.. purchase to read more