High frequency: demand for new telecommunication infrastructure construction will boost growth

The Transmission Line Construction industry in Texas has experienced strong growth over the past five years. Growth has largely been driven by a strong electric power market in the state. The recovery of the state's economy has increased demand for electricity at the residential, commercial and industrial level, particularly in the energy-intensive manufacturing sector. Moreover, Texas has continued to shift away from coal-based electricity generation and towards more renewable energies like wind power. The growth of renewables has been a boon to the industry as these projects are typically higher-cost and thus more attractive to industry operators.The Transmission Line Construction industry is expected to grow at a slower rate over the five years to 2022...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.7%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
21,536
Businesses
837
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Uncertainty regarding regulations and borrowing costs are expected to limit industry investment
  • In Texas, the dominant providers of voice services are wireless providers
  • Natural gas is the most popular fuel source for electricity generation in the state
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Electric power transmission infrastructureOver the past five years, electric power transmission infrastructure construction has grown in market share alongside power plant construction. In 2017, IBISWorld expects this segment to be the largest source of revenue for the Transmission Line Construction industry in Texas, generating 42.7% of industry revenue. Services in the segment include new construction, renovation and repair work on utility lines, substations, power meters and other electric power transmission infrastructure. Thus, services in this segment relate to the transmission and distribution of electricity rather than the actual generation of electricity, which is part of the power plants service segment. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Transmission Line Construction in Texas 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 Number of broadband connections in the Transmission Line Construction in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Transmission Line Construction in Texas 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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from utilities
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Price of electric power
  • Local and State Government Expenditure in Texas
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Electric power demand
  • Telecommunications demand
  • Operational trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Private electric power demand
  • Telecommunications demand
  • Operations
  • Table: Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • 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
  • Power plant construction and repair
  • Telecommunications infrastructure construction and repair
  • Other construction services
  • Chart: Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

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

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Transmission Line Construction in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry

  • Dycom Industries Inc.Henkels & McCoy Group Inc.MasTec Inc.Quanta Services Inc.
  • Table: Dycom Industries Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Henkels & McCoy Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: MasTec Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Quanta Services Inc. - financial performance

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

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Demand from utilities (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    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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    IBISWorld’s Transmission Line Construction in Texas Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Transmission Line Construction in Texas industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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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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