Mobile Construction Cranes Market

Mobile Construction Cranes Market Analysis Report By Product Type (Truck Crane, Rough Terrain Crane, All Terrain Crane), By Capacity (100 T-200 T, 200 T-300T), By End-Use, By Region - Global Insights 2022-2032

Analysis of Mobile Construction Cranes market covering 30 + countries including analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Global Mobile Construction Cranes Snapshot

The global mobile construction cranes market is estimated at USD 10.5 billion in 2022 and is forecast to surpass USD 15.5 Million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 4% during 2022-2032.

Report Attributes


Base Year Value (2021A)

USD 10.2 Billion

Estimated Year Value (2022E)

USD 10.5 Billion

Projected Year Value (2032F)

USD 15.5 Billion

Global Growth Rate (2022-2032)


East Asia Market Share in 2021


East Asia Growth Rate in 2021

CAGR 4.9%

Collective Value Share (US, China, Japan, Germany) 2022: Top 4 Countries


Top 5 Companies Market Share in 2021


Key Companies Profiled

  • Liebherr International AG
  • Terex Corporation
  • Manitowoc Co. Inc.
  • Tadano Ltd.
  • Kobelco Construction machinery
  • Palfinger AG
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries
  • Zoomlion Heavy Industries
  • XCMG Co. Ltd
  • Sany Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  • Konecranes
  • Manitex International Inc.
  • Link-Belt Cranes L.P.
  • Elliot Equipment Company

The global mobile construction cranes market accounts for ~5% of overall market valuation generated by global construction machinery market. It is projected to grow with the CAGR of 4% and generate an absolute dollar opportunity of nearly USD 5.4 billion by the end of 2032.

The fast growing requirement for construction machinery has driven the demand of mobile construction cranes globally. As per a recent industry analysis by Fact.MR - market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global construction machinery market has reached at the valuation of around USD 208 Billion by 2022. Further, global construction machinery market is likely to grow at 4.3% CAGR amid 2022 & 2032.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) defines mobile construction cranes as "a hoisting equipment including a hydraulic telescopic boom or wire suspended latticed boom designed to be transported over the road between operating locations." Mobile construction cranes are commonly used on construction sites to transport goods from one location to another. These cranes are used to safely and efficiently lift huge items.

These types of mobile construction cranes have compact dimensions for lifting materials from one place to another. Mobile cranes are mounted on rubber tire carriers/crawlers with a telescoping boom mounted on truck type carriers.

Moreover, from the regional analysis, the East Asia mobile construction crane market is the leading market shareholder acquiring nearly 1/3rd market share in the market in present time. Europe and North America mobile construction crane markets acquired about 1/4th and 1/5th market share respectively by 2021.

Further, the Chinese mobile construction cranes market is dominating the East Asian market with more than 2/3rd market share. It is projected to offer an absolute dollar opportunity of more than USD 1.4 billion and by losing around 60 BPS by the end of 2032.

In addition, in terms of value, the Japanese mobile construction cranes market is the 2nd market in the global as well as the East Asian market. It is likely to grow at a CAGR of 2% and provide tremendous absolute dollar opportunities over the forecast period.

From the segmental point of view, crawler cranes are cranes mounted on crawler undercarriage, for better mobility and stability, and are traditionally equipped with a lattice boom.

Further, the main advantages of crawler cranes are - outrigger-free work and better maneuverability. Owing to this, rough terrain cranes have acquired nearly 1/4th market share. It is projected to offer USD 1.1 billion as absolute dollar opportunity at a CAGR of 3.1% by 2032.

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Revenue of Mobile Construction Market from 2017 to 2021 Compared to Demand Outlook for 2022 to 2032

Historically, the value of the mobile construction industry witnessed a growth of 2.6% CAGR from 2017 to 2021. The global mobile construction cranes market has generated an opportunities of around USD 2.9 billion in the last half-decade. It is estimated to offer opportunities of around USD 4.4 billion by the mid-term (2022-2027).

The demand for mobile construction cranes has increased significantly owing to increased investment in construction technology. For instance, according to the reports nearly USD 8 billion were invested during 2009- 13 witnessing an increase by 3X between 2014-18 and reaching USD 25 billion. Solely in the year 2019, nearly USD 5 billion were invested.

However, increased per-capita earning as well as standings, increased technology, population, amplified number of nuclear families, and rapid augmented demand for infrastructure etc. have created significant demand for commercial as well as residential buildings.

Owing to the above factors, the global construction industry witnessed significant growth amid 2017 – 2021 which supported the mobile construction cranes market growth. South Asia & Oceania mobile construction cranes market witnessed the growth of around 4.4% CAGR and generated around USD 200 million in the last half-decade.

However, the SAO market is likely to grow at a 5.8% CAGR to gain 289 BPS. It is projected to provide an absolute dollar opportunity of nearly USD 1.1 billion by the end of 2032. In addition, India may acquire more than 1/3rd market share as it is growing significantly.

Further, the European mobile construction cranes market grew by 2.2% and offered an absolute dollar opportunity of nearly USD 241 million. It is projected to grow at the rate of 2.6% CAGR and offer absolute dollar opportunities of more than USD 876.6 million by losing 112 BPS amid 2022 – 32.

Based on the segmental analysis, all terrain crane, a sub-segment of product type, is the largest market shareholder which has acquired nearly 2/5th market shares in the last half-decade. It is projected to grow at 3.4% CAGR to offer absolute dollar opportunities of more than USD 1.9 billion by the end of the forecast period.

In addition, based on the end-use industry, the construction industry is the largest industry which has acquired nearly 55% market shares with 2.3% CAGR between 2017 & 2021. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% and generate opportunities of USD 2.3 billion by losing 220 BPS by the end of 2032.

How Construction Activities Offering Exponential Growth Opportunities to the Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

Increased building construction in urban cities coupled with rising rental demand will spur the demand for mobile construction cranes in the global market. With the economic recovery in markets, buildings and heavy loads are increasing on tight city sites that requires mobile construction cranes.

Manufacturers are also witnessing the growth of truck cranes models in mobile construction cranes. Growing efforts to build highways, dams, railway and roads are projected to drive the demand for the mobile construction cranes market.

Ongoing projects include:  HS2 – High Speed 2 Rail Link – U.K.; CRL – Cross rail Development – U.K.; LTF – Lyon-Turin High Speed Rail – France; Cargiant/LRP/QPR/GLA – Old Oak Common Regeneration –concrete building in Montreal (Canada) is undergoing a USD 100 Mn refurbishment for new occupant.

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Government’s Push to Promote Infrastructure and Manufacturing Projects in India, China and many others Countries

Today, nearly every sector, from manufacturing to FMCG to consumer durables, necessities material handling equipment, such as mobile construction cranes. Government initiatives, have made the countries an export hub to many countries across the globe.

However, migration of people to urban areas amid growing population has led to an increase in the demand for infrastructure facilities in cities. With the government providing support for providing loans, subsidies, investments, and FDI, the construction of commercial spaces is increasing day-by-day.

Consequently, there has been a significant increase in the urban infrastructure projects, which, in turn, is spurring the demand for mobile construction cranes in many Asian countries.

Robust Urbanization to Support the Growth of the Market:

Global urbanization is increasing at a good rate, particularly in rising economies such as India, China, Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina, are contributing to the growth of the construction industry.

The construction deeds in residential as well as commercial domains are rising due to growing demands and rising population for roads & transport infrastructure, which is expected to drive the demand for mobile construction cranes worldwide.

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Country-wise Insights

Which country accounts for more concentrated demand for Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

The Asia Pacific is likely to hold for 65% of the global construction spending by the mid-term, primarily driven by the growth in infrastructure development in China and India.

However, East Asia mobile construction cranes market dominates global market by contributing nearly 30% of overall market share. The increased flexibility in small sized and medium sized projects in East Asia region is contributing to the leading utilization of mobile construction cranes.

Escalation in year-on-year development in GDP, united with rising urbanization in countries such as japan, South Korea & China is projected to drive spending on public infrastructure. However, China mobile construction cranes market is likely to grow by 1.4X and offer year-on-year (incremental) opportunities of more than USD 900 million.

How United States Will Contribute to the North American Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

After a 2% reduction in 2020, United States construction output is estimate to rise more than 3% annually in 2022 and 2023. Residential construction performance is floating, driven by demand for single-family housing. Owing to additional flexible household income (an outcome of huge government stimulus), healthy demand for home renovation and improvement continues.

However, the commercial building construction likely to remain muted in short-term owing to low investment in last two year due to COVID-19 pandemic. Besides, United States mobile construction cranes market is the prominent market in the region. It is likely to boom in mid to long-term owing to government’s positive long-term view.

Congress in the country is planning approve a big infrastructure bill planned by the government. The bill targets at inclusive investments in aging infrastructure (including highways, roads, bridges, broadband and rail development).

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Category-wise Insights

Which Product Type will Provide Growth to the Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

Truck cranes, a product type, is widely preferred for short-term lifting assignments, especially for residential/commercial construction applications. Many manufacturers offer truck cranes with lattice or telescopic booms and its structure includes a counterweight, engine and an operator cab, which is mounted on a specialized carrier truck. Thus, truck cranes are also referred to as “truck mounted cranes”. Truck cranes also includes carry deck cranes and telescopic handler cranes.

However, truck cranes segment is projected to grow by 1.5X during the forecast period and offer tremendous growth opportunities to manufacturers as well as suppliers.

Which End-Use Industry will drive the Demand for Mobile Construction Cranes?

Growth of industrial and utility sector is expected to create opportunities for mobile construction cranes. The continuing boom in the industrial and utility sector, especially in emerging economies such as Brazil, China and India is driving the demand for various construction equipment.

Furthermore, initiatives taken by infrastructure planning commissions and policy makers are further supporting the growth of the sector in such countries. Rural and urban infrastructure projects associated with mining & roads, oil & refineries, highways, dams, railways & metros and power infrastructure development are likely to generate value propositions for mobile construction cranes market in the near future.

Competitive Landscape: Top Companies in Global Mobile Construction Cranes Market

The global mobile construction cranes market is quite fragmented and competitive owing to the presence of various regional and domestic manufacturers. Several marketing strategies have been adopted by prominent players such as collaborations, expansions, partnership mergers and acquisitions, etc.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about price points of top manufacturers of mobile construction cranes market positioned across regions production capacity, sales growth, and speculative technological expansion in the recently published report.

For instance:

  • On 4th August 2019, Liebherr International AG, launched L1-32 crane under its L1 series at Bauma 2019. The crane has the maximum load capacity of 4-tons and the radius of 30m.
  • On 7th July 2021, Terex acquired an Ireland based a multinational company MDS International. Through this acquisition, company will be able to expand its operations as well as consumer base.

Global Mobile Construction Cranes Market by Category

  • By Product Type :

    • Truck Crane
    • Rough Terrain Crane
    • All Terrain Crane
    • Crawler Crane
  • By Capacity :

    • <100 T
    • 100 T-200 T
    • 200 T-300T
    • >300 T
  • By End-Use :

    • Construction
    • Industrial
    • Utility
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia
    • Oceania
    • MEA

- FAQs -

What is the global Mobile Construction Cranes Market scenario?

The global value of mobile construction cranes market is estimated to be worth over USD 10.5 billion in 2022.

How far is the global demand expected to reach over the forecasted period?

The demand is anticipated to surpass USD 15.5 Billion by 2032 end.

What was the last 5-year CAGR for the demand in the Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

During 2017-2021, global mobile construction cranes market grew at 2.6% CAGR.

Who are the prominent players in the global Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

Some of the prominent players in mobile construction cranes market are Liebherr International AG, Terex Corporation, Manitowoc Co. Inc., Tadano Ltd., Kobelco Construction machinery etc.

Which is the most leading region in the Mobile Construction Cranes Market?

East Asia tops the global mobile construction cranes market accounting for 30% of global market share in 2022.

Which Capacity contributes maximum share in Mobile Construction Cranes Sales?

Less than 100 Tons contributes ~60% of market share in global mobile construction cranes market.

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