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 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

New players face few barriers to entry into the Transmission Line Construction industry because specialized equipment can be leased. As a result, firms require relatively low startup capital. There are no significant technological disadvantages or government regulations, and any firms that comply with safety standards can operate in this industry. Rapid technology change also generates demand for specialist services and provides opportunities for firms to enter the industry. However, competition is high, and new entrants without adequate technical expertise and industry relationships may have difficulty succeeding. A shortage of skilled labor and wide geographic dispersal of contracts also act as barriers to entry for prospective firms... 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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