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