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