Global Ready-Mix Concrete Industry

Jun 28, 2010, 11:16 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Ready-Mix Concrete industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0197218/Global-Ready-Mix-Concrete--industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ready-Mix Concrete in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for Europe, China, Middle East, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year Historic Analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 63 companies including Aggregate Industries Holdings Ltd., Buzzi Unicem S.p.A, Dyckerhoff AG, CEMEX, S.A. de C.V, CEMEX UK Operations Ltd., CRH Plc, HeidelbergCement AG, Hanson Cement Ltd., Holcim Ltd., Italcementi Group., Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete, Tarmac Limited, Texas Industries, Inc., U.S. Concrete, Inc., Vicat SA, and Vulcan Material Company Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

READY-MIX CONCRETE MCP-6326

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITION

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Primer II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Global Ready Mix Concrete Market Overview II-1

Demand Determinants for Ready Mix Concrete II-2

Ready-Mix Concrete Industry to Witness Growth II-2

Ready-Mix Concrete - Price Hike Comes with Riders II-2

Aspects Associated with Ready Mix Concrete II-3

At Production/Supply Point II-3

At Manufacturer's Point II-3

Factors Influencing Establishment of Additional Facilities II-3

Seasonal Nature of the Market II-4

Regulatory Environment II-4

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-5

Ready-Mix Concrete II-5

Ready-Mix Concrete Vs Precast Concrete Products II-5

Advantages II-5

Disadvantages II-6

End-Use Applications II-6

Process of Ready Mix Concrete Supply II-7

Delivery Process II-7

Truck Mixer for Delivering Ready-Mix Concrete II-7

Background II-8

Admixtures II-8

Types of Facilities II-8

Fixed Plant Facilities II-9

Portable Plant Facilities II-9

Factors Governing the Choice of Facility Type II-9

Types of Batches II-9

Wet Batch Plants II-9

Dry Batch Plants II-9

Ready-Mix Concrete Producers II-9

Environmental Concerns Related to Ready-Mix Concrete II-10

3. COMPETITION II-11

High Degree of Competition - A Major Attribute of the Industry II-11

Leading Players Look Up to Emerging Markets II-11

Cemex - Dominates Ready-Mix Concrete Market II-11

Table 1: Leading Players in Global Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Annual Sales Volume in Million Cubic Meters for Cemex, Holcim, HeidelbergCement, Lafarge, CRH, Buzzi Unicem, and Italcementi (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 2: Global Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Number of Plants by Company for Cemex, Holcim, Lafarge, Buzzi Unicem, and Italcementi (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-13

Prism Cement to Merge with H&R Johnson and RMC Readymix II-13

iCrete Signs Agreement with UNIBETON Ready Mix II-13

iCrete Enters into Licensing Agreement with Greco Bros II-13

China Advanced Construction Materials Receives Contract for French Embassy II-13

Arabtec to Establish Concrete Company II-13

JK Lakshmi Cement to Establish Concrete Unit II-14

Schwing Stetter to Expand Concrete Business II-14

Natal Portland Cement to Supply Ready Mix Concrete to King Shaka International Airport Project II-14

Cemex to Sell Australian Operations II-14

Lafarge Divests Assets in Chile II-14

Lafarge Divests Certain Turkish Operations to OYAK Cement Group II-15

St. Lawrence Cement Changes Name II-15

Mysore Cements Renames as HeidelbergCement India II-15

Holcim Spain Acquires Tarmac Iberia II-15

CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX II-16

Lafarge Takes Over L&T Concrete II-16

China Advanced Construction Materials Group Reverse Merges with Xin Ao Construction Materials II-16

Staker Parson Companies Buys Ready-Mix Concrete Facilities II-16

Unicon Completes Acquisition of Kudsk & Dahl II-17

Votorantim Cement North America Takes Over Prairie Material Sales II-17

Memphis Ready Mix Acquires City Concrete II-17

Hilal Cement Takes Over Gulf Readymix II-17

Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix II-18

Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group II-18

Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions II-18

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua Acquires Assets in Alliance Concrete II-19

MDU Resources Group Snaps Up Amador Transit Mix II-19

MDU Resources Group Takes Over Yarbrough's Dirt Pit II-19

Italcementi Fabbriche Riunite Cemento Purchases Crider & Shockey II-19

CRH Purchases JR Ready Mix and Dick Casey Concrete II-20

U.S. Concrete Inks Joint Venture Deal with Edw. C. Levy II-20

Aldar Properties and Readymix Abu Dhabi Establish Joint Venture II-20

Alamo Cement Company Signs Agreement with Dorsett Bros. Concrete Supply II-20

JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat II-20

ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business II-21

Aggregate Industries Opens Centennial Unit II-21

Sarjan Infracon to Build Readymix Concrete Facility II-21

Neptune to Establish Readymix Concrete Plant II-21

Era Group to Expand Construction Business II-21

Cemstone Products to Establish Ready-Mix Concrete Facility II-22

Lafarge Divests Italian Aggregates & Cement and Concrete Operations II-22

Cemex to Contribute and Sell Assets in Joint Venture with Ready Mix USA II-22

CEMEX Divests Canary Islands Business to Cimpor Inversiones II-22

Audax Group Sells Silver State Materials to California Portland Cement II-23

HeidelbergCement Takes Over Hanson II-23

CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition II-23

CRH Acquires Two Building Material Companies II-24

Votorantim Cimentos Snaps Up Prestige/AB Ready Mix and Prestige Gunite II-24

Oldcastle Materials Takes Over McMinn's II-24

Aggregate Industries Snaps Up Beltsville Business of Nazcon II-24

Ennstone Purchases Assets of Handyman Concrete II-25

CRH Purchases Assets of Baird Concrete Products II-25

CRH Purchases Assets of Tri-Son Concrete II-25

Ennstone Acquires Seven RMC Plants in Scotland II-25

Martin Marietta Acquires MCCI and Paladin II-25

Cemstone Product Company Takes Over Concrete Materials II-25

Titan America Acquires Mechanicsville Concrete II-26

MDU Resources Completes Acquisition of Ames Sand & Gravel II-26

Titan America Acquires S&W Ready Mix Concrete II-26

St. Lawrence Cement Completes Acquisition of Beton Lunick II-26

Essroc Cement Completes Acquisition of Arrow Concrete II-27

Nebco Acquires Overland Sand & Gravel Co. II-27

Italcementi Fabbriche Takes Over Cambridge Concrete II-27

Transit Mix Concrete Acquires Riley Moore Partners II-27

LYCON Takes Over M&M Concrete Division II-27

Park Avenue Equity Partners II Purchases Coastal Concrete II-28

CRH Buys Summit Stone & Consolidated Concrete II-28

Adelaide Brighton Purchases 50% Stake in Mawsons II-28

Lemminkainen Betonituote Snaps Up KM Repo II-28

MDU Resources Group Takes Over Quality Concrete & Materials II-28

CRH Snaps Up Eugene Sand & Gravel II-28

Aggregate Industries Buys Hardaway Concrete II-29

Boral Buys Assets of Schwarz Readymix and Davis Arbuckle II-29

Harrison Construction Acquires Ready Mix II-29

Cemstone Products Company Acquires Mankato Brick and Rochester Brick II-29

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-30

Aggregate Industries Holdings Ltd. (UK) II-30

Buzzi Unicem S.p.A. (Italy) II-30

Dyckerhoff AG (Germany) II-30

CEMEX, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) II-31

CEMEX UK Operations Ltd. (UK) II-31

CRH Plc (Ireland) II-31

HeidelbergCement AG (Germany) II-32

Hanson Cement Ltd. (UK) II-32

Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland) II-32

Italcementi Group (Italy) II-32

Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete (UK) II-33

Tarmac Limited (UK) II-33

Texas Industries, Inc. (US) II-33

U.S. Concrete, Inc. (US) II-33

Vicat SA (France) II-34

Vulcan Material Company (US) II-34

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-35

Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 4: World Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 5: World 13-Year Perspective for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Value for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Value Analysis III-1

Volume Analysis III-1

Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Demand for Ready-Mix Concrete Increases III-2

End-Use Consumption III-2

Table 7: US Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Value by End-Use Segment for Commercial & Industrial, Street & Highway, Residential, and Other Public Works (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-3

Table 8: US Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Cemex /Rinker, HeidelbergCement/Hanson and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Concrete Admixtures Market III-3

Table 9: US Concrete Admixtures Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment for Water Reducers, Retarders, Accelerators and Air-Entrainers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Production Statistics III-4

Concrete III-4

Table 10: US Concrete Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Product Segment - Ready-Mix Concrete, Precast or Prestressed Concrete and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Ready-Mix Concrete III-5

Table 11: US Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Million Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Trade Statistics III-5

Table 12: US Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Imports and Exports Statistics in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

B.Market Analytics III-6

Table 13: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 14: US Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. CANADA III-7

Market Analysis III-7

Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

3. JAPAN III-8

Market Analysis III-8

Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

4. EUROPE III-9

A.Market Analysis III-9

Current & Future Analysis III-9

Ready-Mix Concrete Production III-9

Table 19: European Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Country - Italy, Turkey, Spain, Russia, France, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Poland, Switzerland and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

B.Market Analytics III-11

Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 21: European Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 22: European 13-Year Perspective for Ready-Mix Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Value for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

4a. FRANCE III-14

A.Market Analysis III-14

Current & Future Analysis III-14

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-14

Table 23: French Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 24: French Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Company for Lafarge, Cemex, Italcementi, Holcim, Vicat and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

B.Market Analytics III-15

Table 25: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 26: French Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4b. GERMANY III-17

A.Market Analysis III-17

Current & Future Analysis III-17

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-17

Table 27: German Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 28: German Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Company for Heidelberg, Cemex, Dyckerhoff, Schwenk and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

B.Market Analytics III-18

Table 29: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: German Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4c. ITALY III-19

A.Market Analysis III-19

Current & Future Analysis III-19

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-19

Table 31: Italian Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 32: Italian Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Ready-Mix Concrete Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

B.Market Analytics III-20

Table 33: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 34: Italian Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-22

A.Market Analysis III-22

Market Outlook III-22

Table 35: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-22

Table 36: UK Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 37: UK Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Company for Hanson, Anglo American, Cemex, Lafarge, Tarmac and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 38: UK Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2005-2007): Annual Exports and Imports Statistics in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Concrete Industry Maintains Sustainability III-24

Construction of Schools and Hospitals III-24

Optimistic View III-24

B.Market Analytics III-25

Table 39: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 40: UK Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4e. SPAIN III-26

A.Market Analysis III-26

Current & Future Analysis III-26

Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-26

Table 41: Spanish Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Company for Lafarge, Hanson, Cemex, Valderrivas, Holcim, CRH and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

B.Market Analytics III-27

Table 42: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 43: Spanish Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4f. RUSSIA III-28

Market Analysis III-28

Table 44: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 45: Russian Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-29

A.Market Analysis III-29

Current & Future Analysis III-29

Turkey - Second Largest Ready-Mix Concrete Producer in Europe III-29

B.Market Analytics III-29

Table 46: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 47: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-31

A.Market Analysis III-31

Current & Future Analysis III-31

Select Regional Markets III-31

China III-31

Government Ban Benefits Ready-Mix Concrete Market III-31

India III-31

Ready-Mix Concrete Market in India on Growth Path III-31

Consumption of Ready-Mix Concrete to Grow III-32

Low Consumption - The Chief Characteristic of the Market III-32

Prospects Appear Bright for Ready Mix Concrete III-32

Booming Construction Sector Spur Ready-Mix Concrete Growth III-32

Construction Market Snapshots III-33

Taiwan III-33

Market Analysis III-33

Table 48: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Prices III-34

Table 49: Taiwanese Ready Mix Concrete Market (2004-2007): Price in NT$ per Cubic Meter (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Singapore III-35

Market Analysis III-35

Table 50: Singapore Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Cubic Meters for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart III-35

B.Market Analytics III-36

Table 51: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 52: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-37

A.Market Analysis III-37

Current & Future Analysis III-37

United Arab Emirates III-37

Ready-Mix Concrete Feels the Heat of Recession III-37

Concrete Price Fluctuates with Changes in Raw Material Prices III-37

B.Market Analytics III-38

Table 53: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 54: Middle East Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

7. LATIN AMERICA III-39

Market Analysis III-39

Table 55: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 56: Latin American Historic Review for Ready-Mix Concrete Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 78)

------------------------------------------

Region/Country Players

------------------------------------------

The United States 37

Canada 1

Japan 2

Europe 21

France 2

Germany 3

The United Kingdom 7

Italy 2

Spain 2

Rest of Europe 5

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 10

Middle East 3

Latin America 3

Africa 1

------------------------------------------

To order this report:

Building Material Industry: Global Ready-Mix Concrete industry

More  Market Research Report

Check our  Company Profile, SWOT and Revenue Analysis!

CONTACT:

Nicolas Bombourg

Reportlinker

Email: nbo@reportlinker.com

US: (805)652-2626

Intl: +1 805-652-2626



SOURCE Reportlinker



RELATED LINKS

http://www.reportlinker.com