Toxic waste: Growth will be underpinned by increased industrial activity and demand from mining and energy markets

Consistent funding from federal and provincial governments in recent years, along with stable demand from most key markets has helped revenue grow for the Remediation and Environmental Cleanup Services industry in Canada over the five years to 2018. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is forecast to continue to increase, underpinned by anticipated increases in overall industrial activity and a rebound in demand from mining and energy more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The Investing in Canada plan has increased infrastructure investment significantly, which has boosted revenue
  • Environmental standards have steadily expanded, bolstering demand for remediation services
  • Moderate demand expansion in downstream markets is anticipated to benefit the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Remediation and Environmental Cleanup Services industry in Canada operates with a low to medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.13 to capital investment. Industry services are highly dependent on skilled labour, particularly in the form of engineers and subcontractors. Employees are needed to manage and perform all aspects of industry services.However, for remediation of oil spills and other toxic waste contamination, the industry does require specialized vessels, pumping equipment and other types of machinery. Other services, such as soil decontamination, also rely on technology to control air flow and pump contaminants out of soil...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidies and other grants
  • Ability to provide services in diverse locations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Government expenditure and investment and Demand from mining in the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that remediate and clean up contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil and ground water. The industry also encompasses companies pursuing mine reclamation activities, including demolition, soil remediation, waste water treatment, hazardous material removal, contouring land and revegetation. Industry operators also engage in the abatement of toxic materials, such as asbestos and lead.

    Industry Products
  • Site remediation
  • Building remediation
  • Environmental emergency response services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing site remediation services
  • Providing building remediation services
  • Providing environmental response services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Government expenditure and investment
  • Demand from mining
  • Industrial capacity utilization
  • Value of nonresidential construction

  • Current Performance
  • Demand conditions
  • Government’s substantial role
  • Industry structure
  • Growing demand and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Private sector demand trends
  • Public sector focus
  • Table: Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining In Canada
  • Manufacturing In Canada
  • Public Administration in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Canada
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Site remediation
  • Building remediation
  • Environmental emergency response services
  • Other
  • Chart: Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Federal and provincial governments
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationRent and utilities and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services 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 Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Government expenditure and investment  (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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