Excavating and Demolition Contractors
SIC 1794 & 1795 | NAICS 238910
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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:
Forrester Media, Inc.
Grading & Excavation Contractor
Bimonthly trade journal features news and information for earthmoving and excavating professionals, with topics covered in each issue including industry news and events, business operations, project profiles, construction equipment, safety and training, and technology implementation. Articles from archived issues are available to subscribers only, with free subscription available to qualified parties.
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:
National Utility Contractors Association
Monthly publication features news and information for the excavation and underground utility industry, with topics covered in various issues including field operations, construction equipment, equipment financing and leasing, fleet management, insurance, software and technology, and legislative and regulatory developments. Selected articles from current and archived editions are available online.
Bimonthly trade magazine features news and information for the demolition and recycling industry, with topics addressed in each issue including industry news, site reports, equipment reviews, and trade events, and special reports including the "Top 100 Demolition Contractors" report (May/June issue) which ranks firms by revenue on a global and regional basis (e.g., North America, Europe).
National Demolition Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Demolition 101 / F.A.Q.
Demolition: Practices, Technology, and Management
Financial Benchmarking Data
Excavation Contractors / Wrecking and Demolition Contractors
https://www.bizminer.com Search for "238910"
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.
Excavating Contractors / Demolition & Wrecking Contractors
(see links for individual reports)
Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for firms that perform site preparation activities such as clearing, leveling, and grading land, preparing sites for building and structural foundations, excavating trenches for utility lines and drainage systems, demolishing buildings and other structures, and recycling and salvaging debris.
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Excavating and Loading Equipment Operators / Explosives Workers
https://www.bls.gov/oes/excavating / explosives
Annual employment and wage surveys provide hourly and annual wage data for equipment operators who operate earthmoving, excavating, and loading equipment such as excavators, scrapers, graders, bulldozers, backhoes, and front-end loaders, and explosives workers who use explosives to demolish buildings and other structures and to loosen, displace, or remove earth, rocks, and other materials.
Compensation information available from this organization includes:
Explosives Worker / Ordnance Handling Expert
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Business Valuation Resources
Small Business Valuation Multiples
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that use earthmoving and excavating equipment such as bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, scrapers, and graders to clear and grade land and prepare sites for buildings, roads, utilities, and other structures.