Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Site preparation Contractors - 23891

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in site preparation activities, such as excavating and grading, demolition of buildings and other structures, septic system installation, and house moving.

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    Earth moving and land clearing for all types of sites, except mine site overburden removal, are included in this industry. Establishments primarily engaged in construction equipment rental with operator (except cranes) are also included.

    Example Activities:
    Blast hole drilling (except mining)
    Building demolition
    Construction equipment (except cranes)
    Digging foundations
    Excavation contractors
    Foundation drilling contractors
    House moving contractors
    Land clearing
    Pile driving, for building foundations
    Power, communication and pipe lines, rights or way clearance (except maintenance)
    Septic tanks and weeping tile installation

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    dismantling tanks in oil fields (see 213118 Services to oil and gas extraction)
    drilling oil and gas field water intake wells (see 213118 Services to oil and gas extraction)
    overburden removal (see 213119 Other support activities for mining)
    earth retention or underwater trenching (see 237990 Other heavy and civil engineering construction)
    crane rental with operator (see 238990 All other specialty trade contractors)
    construction equipment rental without an operator (see 532410 Construction, transportation, mining, and
    forestry machinery and equipment rental and leasing)
    tree and brush trimming for overhead utility lines (see 561730 Landscaping services)
    nuclear power plant decommissioning and environmental remediation work, such as the removal of
    underground steel tanks for hazardous materials (see 562910 Remediation services)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

16,013

0-99 Employees

99%

View financial data for 2015 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$576.8
thousand

Profitable

75.9%

Salaries and wages

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