Governing support: Government schemes have aided investment in construction activity

Revenue for the Mining, Construction and Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2% over the five years through 2018-19. However, industry performance has been highly volatile over the past five years. The industry grew strongly over the early part of the period, bolstered by government schemes including the Help to Buy scheme, rising business confidence and rising business capital expenditure. These factors aided demand from the construction and oil and gas sectors. The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) was also doubled in 2014, leading to firms increasing their expenditure on plants and machinery in 2014-15, to the benefit of industry demand...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3.9bn
Annual Growth 14-19
2.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
9,913
Businesses
837

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Plummeting commodity prices dampened activity in the oil sector and lowered demand
  • The oil and gas sector is expected to become more profitable, boosting equipment spending
  • Residential construction activity initiatives are expected to drive demand for construction machinery
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Mining, Construction and Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.9% over the 10 years through 2023-24. Over the same period, the UK economy is expected to increase at a slightly slower compound annual rate of 1.7%. This shows that the industry is expected to grow at a similar rate to the UK economy over the 10-year period, which is a characteristic of a mature industry.Merger and acquisition activity has increased over the past five years, another sign that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, as organic growth has become more difficult. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Total value of construction in the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry?

    Firms in this industry distribute a range of machinery used in the construction, mining and oil and gas sectors.

    Industry Products
  • Drilling rigs and equipment
  • Underground mining equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Excavators, trenchers and shovels
  • Loaders
  • Other earthmoving equipment
  • Lifting equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling mining machinery
  • Wholesaling construction machinery
  • Wholesaling machinery for oil and gas extraction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Total value of construction
  • Business confidence index
  • World price of crude oil
  • Real effective exchange rate

  • Current Performance
  • Government schemes
  • Attracting investment
  • Oil and gas
  • Profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government support
  • Downstream demand
  • Industry profitability
  • Table: Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hard Coal Mining
  • Stone Quarrying
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Road & Motorway Construction
  • Demolition

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Mining, Quarrying & Construction Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Excavators, trenchers and shovels
  • Lifting equipment
  • Other earthmoving equipment
  • Drilling rigs and equipment
  • Loaders
  • Underground mining equipment
  • Mineral processing equipment
  • Chart: Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial construction industries
  • Residential construction industries
  • Public infrastructure and construction works
  • Mining sector
  • Oil and gas sector
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Finning (UK) Ltd, Komatsu Mining Corporation,
  • Table: Finning (UK) Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Komatsu Mining Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling 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 Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Adit
  • A horizontal or near-horizontal tunnel providing access to an underground mine.
  • Continuous Miner
  • A large, remotely controlled machine used to continuously remove coal underground.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • When the wholesaler is removed from the supply chain because retailers purchase goods directly from manufacturers.
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