Overview

Main line: Decreased demand from private electric power markets will affect the industry

IBISWorld’s Transmission Line 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As the US economy grows, so has demand for electricity
  • Operators have received a number of high-value contracts from energy companies
  • Government markets are forecast to contribute to a much greater share of industry growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Transmission Line Construction industry has performed well over the past five years, driven by an expansion in demand from private electric power companies, which is by far the industry's largest market. In the coming years, the industry is expected to grow at an even stronger rate over the five years to 2021. Demand from private electric power customers is expected to continue to expand as economic growth increases electricity demand and as power generation is increasingly shifted from coal to natural gas, requiring substantial infrastructure investment. In addition, demand from both government and private telecommunications customers is also forecast to grow, driven by improved government budgets and the need to update and expand existing telecommunications networks...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Transmission Line Construction industry performs construction, repair and maintenance services for a wide variety of electric power and telecommunications infrastructure. Demand for industry services from both government and private telecommunications companies has been relatively stagnant over the past five years. However, demand from private electric power companies, which are forecast to represent nearly 70.0% of the market for industry services in 2016, has grown strongly over this period, driving growth in industry revenue. As a result, the Transmission Line Construction industry is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 2.4% to $45.4 billion over the five years to 2016. In 2016, industry revenue is expected to decline 0.5%.

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    Additional Insights for the Transmission Line Construction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Transmission Line Construction Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from utilities and Local and state government investment in the Transmission Line Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Transmission Line Construction Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide construction, repair, rehabilitation and maintenance work for a variety of forms of electric power and telecommunications infrastructure, including power lines, power plants, radio and television towers and cable infrastructure. Industry operators, however, do not perform construction work on hydroelectric power stations, the construction of broadcast studios or electrical maintenance work within buildings.

    Industry Products
    Electric power transmission infrastructure construction and repair
    Power plant construction and repair
    Telecommunications infrastructure construction and repair
    Other construction services
    Industry Activities
    Electric power line construction
    Electric power line reconstruction and repair
    Power plant construction and repair, excluding hydroelectric
    Communication transmission line construction
    Communication transmission line reconstruction and repair
    Communication tower construction
    Communication tower reconstruction and repair
    Radio and TV transmission and receiving tower construction
    Radio and TV transmission and receiving tower reconstruction and repair
    Laying communication cables

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from utilities
  • Local and state government investment
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Price of electric power
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Government demand
  • Private telecommunications demand
  • Private electric power demand
  • Profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government demand
  • Private telecommunications demand
  • Private electric power demand
  • Profit
  • Table: Transmission Line Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Transmission Line Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Land Development
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Cable Networks
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers
  • VoIP
  • Telecommunications Resellers
  • Coal & Natural Gas Power
  • Nuclear Power
  • Hydroelectric Power

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling
  • Excavation Contractors
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Heavy Equipment Rental
  • Manufactured Home Wholesaling
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Steel Framing
  • Wire & Cable Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Electric power transmission infrastructure construction and repair
  • Other construction services
  • Power plant construction and repair
  • Telecommunications infrastructure construction and repair
  • Chart: Transmission Line Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Private power infrastructure markets
  • Private telecommunications markets
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Transmission Line Construction Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesMarketing, rent and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Transmission Line Construction

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Transmission Line Construction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Quanta Services Inc.
  • Table: Quanta Services Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Transmission Line Construction Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Transmission Line Construction Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Demand from utilities (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cherry Picker
  • A crane with a platform attached at its top, used to raise and lower workers.
  • Excavator
  • A piece of heavy construction equipment with a shovel or bucket attached to its front. Used to dig and move earth and other materials.
  • General Contractor
  • An individual or company that manages the construction of a structure for a property owner or developer. A general contractor may retain its own labor force or use subcontractors for projects.
  • Tendering
  • A written offer or bid to contract goods or services at a specified cost or rate.
  • Transmission Line
  • Cables and utility lines used to transmit electricity, data, voice, and video services.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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