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Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

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Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Market Research Report | SIC F42.220 | Dec 2016

Electric performance: Increased demand for renewable energy has supported robust growth

IBISWorld’s Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Balfour Beatty Group Limited Balfour Beatty Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators construct electricity and telecommunications towers and lines, in addition to related buildings and structures. The power generation market is one of the best performing segments of the construction sector, and strong demand is expected to lift the performance of the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry to record levels in the current year. The convergence of telecommunication and utility transmission technologies over the past decade has resulted in structural changes for the industry and its client base. New technological developments and greater concern about the environment have also spurred investment in the industry. Over the five years through 2016-17, revenue is anticipated to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.6%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter


London is expected to account for 17.2% of industry establishments. The capital has the highest level of economic activity of all UK regions and also has the second highest population. Due to this demand for telecommunications and electricity from commercial and residential properties is high and rising. However, demand is lower in London for the construction or maintenance of electricity generation facilities than in other less populous and urban regions.


Scotland is expected to account for 11% of industry establishments, a higher proportion than its share of the UK population (8.3%). This is predominantly because of the large quantity of existing and proposed electricity generation facilities, particularly renewable sources. Rec.. purchase to read more


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What is the Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Industry?

Contractors in the Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction industry construct distribution lines for electricity and telecommunications providers, and the buildings and structures that are integral parts of these systems. The industry covers the construction of civil engineering infrastructure for long-distance and urban communication and power lines. Contractors also repair and maintain this infrastructure.

Industry Products
Constructing electricity generating capacity Erecting and maintaining power transmission lines Erecting and maintaining communications infrastructure Maintaining electricity generating capacity
Industry Activities
Constructing, maintaining and repairing power stationsConstructing, maintaining and repairing high- and low-voltage electric power linesConstructing, maintaining and repairing transmission lines and towers Constructing, maintaining and repairing TV and radio transmission and receiving facilities Laying telecommunication cables

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