Concise Analysis of the International Construction Aggregates Market - Forecasts to 2017

Feb 13, 2014, 15:00 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Construction Aggregates Market - Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering.

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The global construction aggregates market valued over US$99 billion in 2012, of which the Asia-Pacific region constituted a 42.5% share, making it the largest regional market for construction aggregates in the world. In terms of growth, the global construction aggregates market recorded a CAGR of 2.40% during the review period. A key factor for this low growth was a decline in the market by 9.8% in 2009.

The Asia-Pacific construction aggregates market valued over US$40 billion in 2012. China constituted the largest share of the regional market with 66.1% in 2012.Future growth will be driven by large-scale infrastructure development undertaken in emerging economies, and the easing of the economic crisis in Europe. However, the slowdown in Asia, the gradual US recovery and uncertainty in Europe will moderate growth.

Crushed stone was the largest category in the market during the review period. The category valued over US$44 billion in 2012, constituting a 44.8% share in the global market.Infrastructure networks in developed countries are well established, and many use lower amounts of aggregates and concrete in construction. The majority of construction work in these countries will be limited to repairs and upgrades of existing infrastructure, and demand for construction aggregates will be less than in emerging nations.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Construction Aggregates Market Analysis

3 Global Construction Aggregates Market

4 North American Construction Aggregates Market

5 European Construction Aggregates Market

6 Asia-Pacific Construction Aggregates Market

7 Latin American Construction Aggregates Market

8 Middle East Construction Aggregates Market

9 Company Profile: Vulcan Materials Company

10 Company Profile: CRH Plc

11 Company Profile: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

12 Company Profile: Holcim Ltd

13 Company Profile: HeidelbergCement AG

14 Appendix

Companies Mentioned:

  • CRH Plc
  • HeidelbergCement AG
  • Holcim Ltd
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • Vulcan Materials Company

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