Dredging Companies and Contractors
SIC 1629 | NAICS 237990
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
The Waterways Journal, Inc.
Bimonthly trade publication features news and information for dredging contractors and related marine and material handling businesses, with topics covered in various issues including projects, equipment, hydrographic surveying, legislation, news, ports, inland waterways, environment, and safety. Selected articles from current and archived issues and digital editions of the magazine are available free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Clarksons Research Services Limited
Dredging News Online
Online news source features news and information for the industry on a worldwide basis, with topics covered including company news, contracts and tenders, project updates, equipment and technology, research and development, and environmental issues. Article archive section provides an extensive directory of articles categorized by topic and publication date, with all articles available free online.
Online news source features news and information for all sectors of the industry, with regional news areas covered including Americas, Europe, Eurasia, Middle East, Africa, South and Central Asia, and Asia Pacific, and topics covered in the free e-newsletter including contracts, tenders, project updates, new vessels, equipment, technology, company news, event news, and research and development.
Information available from this organization includes:
A Quick Guide: What Is Dredging?
Dredging in Figures
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Dredging Statistics Program
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program data includes contracts expected to be advertised in the current fiscal year and contracts awarded in the current and previous fiscal year, with information provided for awarded contracts including type of contract, Corps of Engineers district, type of equipment, quantity of material dredged in cubic yards, and estimated and winning bids. All information is available free online.
Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Data
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for firms that use dredging equipment to remove silt, sand, gravel, and other dredged materials from harbors, rivers, and other bodies of water on a contract basis for a variety of purposes (e.g., construction and maintenance, mineral extraction, and environmental remediation).
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Dredge Operators
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel who operate equipment used to remove sand, gravel, and other similar materials from harbors, waterways, and other bodies of water, with wage data reported by employment sector (e.g., mining and quarrying, heavy and civil engineering construction, and state and local government) and on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis.
BizMiner Financial Analysis Reports
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Five-year financial analysis provides salaries, wages, and officer compensation in both dollars and as a percentage of sales for contractors that use dredges and other equipment to remove sand, gravel, and other dredged materials from ports, harbors, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water for a variety of purposes (e.g., mineral extraction, construction and maintenance, and environmental remediation).
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Business Valuation Resources