Transmission Line Construction in the US: Market Research Report

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Transmission Line Construction Market Research Report | NAICS 23492 | Jul 2014

Main line: Infrastructure expansions and demand for high-speed data will fuel revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Transmission Line Construction market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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The Transmission Line Construction industry has declined during the past five years, primarily because the recession reduced downstream infrastructure investments. While new developments in transmission technology helped to shore up some demand, stagnant electricity consumption and prices have reduced infrastructure investments from electricity utilities. However, demand for electric power and telecommunications infrastructure is projected to grow steadily over the five years to 2019. The electricity sector is projected to undertake major infrastructure expansions as utilities further integrate renewable energy into the power grid, while telecommunications service providers are expected to further expand high-speed data services... purchase to read more

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The Transmission Line Construction industry provides transmission line construction, heavy construction, cable and conduit construction, building construction and other construction services.

Heavy construction

Contractors in this product segment provide infrastructure services for bridges, tunnels, utility structures and transmission towers. Despite the strong demand for new transmission infrastructure, this segment is expected to decline in 2014. IBISWorld estimates that heavy construction accounts for 44.0% of revenue in 2014 compared to 48.6% in 2009. Revenue has been decreasing steadily over the past five years as volatile public and private utility investments during the period reduced the construction of large-scale projects... purchase to read more


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What is the Transmission Line Construction Industry?

This industry provides comprehensive design, construction, maintenance and repair services for electric power and telecommunication transmission infrastructure, including transmission lines, towers, cables and other utility structures. Moreover, industry operators include general contractors, design builders, civil engineers and other specialty contractors.

Industry Products
Cable and conduit layingHeavy constructionTransmission line constructionOther construction services
Industry Activities
Electric power line constructionElectric power line reconstruction and repairCommunication transmission line constructionCommunication transmission line reconstruction and repairCommunication tower constructionCommunication tower reconstruction and repairRadio and TV transmission and receiving tower constructionRadio and TV transmission and receiving tower reconstruction and repairLaying communication cables

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