The global market for construction aggregates is expected to increase 5.2 percent annually through 2015 to 48.3 billion metric tons. The Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest, followed by Eastern Europe and the Africa/Mideast region. Recycled, secondary and other aggregates will grow the fastest from a small base.
This study analyzes the 37.4 billion metric ton world construction aggregates industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., sand, crushed stone, gravel), market (nonbuilding, nonresidential building, residential building), application (e.g., hydraulic concrete, road base and coverings, asphaltic concrete), world region and for 19 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 industry players, including HeidelbergCement, Lafarge and CRH.