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Dam, Harbour & Other Water Project Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Dam, Harbour & Other Water Project Construction Market Research Report | SIC F42.910 | Oct 2016

Weathering volatility: Operators benefit from increased spending on flood defence projects

IBISWorld’s Dam, Harbour & Other Water Project Construction market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Balfour Beatty plc Balfour Beatty plc market share
Boskalis Westminster Ltd Boskalis Westminster Ltd market share
VolkerStevin Ltd VolkerStevin Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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

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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


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What is the Dam, Harbour & Other Water Project Construction Industry?

This industry comprises contractors that carry out water-based civil engineering projects. This includes dredging waterways, maintaining levees and riverbanks, and constructing infrastructure such as dams, harbours and marinas. The project management activities involved in civil engineering works are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Harbour, port and marina construction and maintenanceDam and reservoir construction and maintenanceInland and coastal waterway construction and maintenance
Industry Activities
Constructing and dredging waterways and riversConstructing harbours, marinas and locksConstructing dams and dykes

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