Global construction aggregates demand will rise 4.7 percent annually through 2011. India, China, Indonesia and Thailand will lead gains. Infrastructure repair and maintenance will drive demand in developed areas. Land use concerns will benefit aggregates made of recycled and waste materials.
This study analyzes the $139 billion world construction aggregates industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006 and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by type (e.g., sand, crushed stone, gravel); market (nonbuilding construction, nonresidential building construction, residential building construction); application (e.g., hydraulic concrete, road base and coverings, asphaltic concrete); world region and for 23 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 major players including HeidelbergCement, CRH, Vulcan Materials, Holcim, Martin Marietta Materials, Granite Construction, and CEMEX.