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Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster Products

Abstract

The global outlook series on Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster Products provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird's eye view of the industry, highlights latest trends in the concrete, gypsum and plaster products market, and demand drivers, in addition to providing statistical insights. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with 69 fact-rich market data tables. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Hungary, Australia, China, India, South Korea, Thailand, Brazil, Mexico, Iran and South Africa, among others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1078 companies worldwide.

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Table of Contents

1. OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Industry at a Glance
  • Economic Crisis Derails Progress of the Global Construction Sector
  • A Historical Perspective
  • Evolution of the Industry
  • Concrete
  • Introduction
  • Current and Future Analysis
    • Table 1: World Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 & 2015
  • Concrete - A Preferred Material for Sustainable Construction
  • Concrete Admixtures Market - An Overview
  • Growth Prospects for the Concrete Additives Market
  • Ready-Mix Concrete
  • Demand Determinants for Ready Mix Concrete
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Industry To Witness Growth
  • Ready-Mix Concrete - Price Hike Comes with Riders
    • Aspects Associated with Ready Mix Concrete
      • At Production/Supply Point
      • At Manufacturer's Point
    • Factors Influencing Establishment of Additional Facilities
      • Seasonal Nature of the Market
      • Regulatory Environment
  • Gypsum
  • Global Gypsum Market
    • Table 3: World Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for Gypsum by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 4: World 5-Year Perspective for Gypsum by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 & 2015
    • Table 5: World Gypsum Market (2008-2010): Annual Mine Production Figures in Million Metric Tons
    • Table 6: Global Gypsum Market (2008, 2009 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Mine Production by Major Countries - China, Iran, Spain, US, Thailand, Japan, Canada, Italy, France, Mexico and Others
  • Market Structure
  • Gypsum Market Dented by Turmoil in Economy
  • Demand for Gypsum in Plasterboards and Cement in Select Regions: A Review
  • Japanese Earthquake Favors Global Gypsum Construction Materials Market
  • Gypsum Market in the Commercial Sector
  • Use of Synthetic Gypsum Gains Momentum
  • Gypsum Market - Freeze Frame
  • Comparison between Demand for Gypsum in Plasterboard and in Cement
  • Global Plasterboard Market
  • Plasterboard Consumption Stumbles
  • Emerging Markets Present Brighter Prospects
  • Transition in the Use of Plasterboard

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Concrete
  • Concrete Constituents
  • Cement
  • Aggregates
    • Crushed Rock
    • Sand and Gravel
  • Water
  • Concrete Manufacturing Process
  • Mixing
  • Workability
  • Curing
  • Concrete Admixtures
  • Types of Admixtures
    • Retarders
    • Accelerators
    • Air-Entrainers
    • Water Reducers
  • Benefits of Adding Admixtures to Concrete
  • Various Forms of Concrete
  • Regular Concrete
  • Precast Concrete
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • High-Strength Concrete
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Self-Compacting Concrete
  • Roller-Compacted Concrete
  • High-Performance Concrete
  • Rapid Strength Concrete
  • Pervious Concrete
  • Tilt-Up Concrete
  • Shotcrete
  • Textured Concrete
  • Cellular Concrete
  • Asphalt Concrete
  • Limecrete
  • Glass Concrete
  • Polymer Concrete
  • Green Concrete or Geo-polymer
  • Characteristics of Concrete
  • Physical Features
  • Elasticity
  • Strength
  • Cracking
  • Tension Cracking
  • Shrinkage Cracking
  • Creep
  • Damage of Concrete
  • Physical Damage
  • Bacterial Damage
  • Expansion of Aggregate
  • Fire
  • Consequences of Sea Water
  • Chemical Damage
    • Chlorides
    • Sulphates
    • Carbonation
  • Applications of Concrete
  • Concrete in Flooring
  • Self-Placing Concrete
  • Concrete in Building Houses
  • Development of Transportation Infrastructure Using Concrete
  • Concrete Screws
  • Glass Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
  • Concrete Pads
  • Economical Means of Construction Using Concrete
  • Framing System
    • Floor Framing
    • Fire Rating
    • Floor Vibrations
    • Building Layout and Plan
    • Scope for Future Modifications
  • Recycling of Concrete
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Producers
  • Truck Mixer for Delivering Ready-Mixed Concrete
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Vs Precast Concrete Products
  • Environmental Concerns Related to Ready-Mixed Concrete
  • Gypsum - Basic Definitions, Grades, and Specifications
  • Gypsum - Characteristics
  • Uses
  • Production of Gypsum
  • Basic Steps
    • Lime Milk Preparation
    • Flue Gas Washer
    • Gypsum Process
  • Production Process
  • Geology and Resources
  • Research and Technology
  • Mining
  • Gypsum Processing
  • Gypsum Products
  • Gypsum Plaster
  • Plaster Blocks
  • Plasterboard or Gypsum Wallboard
    • Production of Wallboard
  • Building Plaster
  • Decorative Plaster
  • Characteristics of Gypsum Products
  • Role of Technology
  • Lime
  • Plaster
  • Types of Plaster
    • Lime Plaster
    • Plaster of Paris
    • Cement Plaster
  • Properties of Plaster
  • Applications of Plaster
    • Fire Protection
    • Artistic Applications
    • Architectural Applications
    • Medical Applications

3. TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGHS

  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete
  • Wuhan University Scientists Invent Supramolecular, a Self-Sanitizing Plaster
  • Use of Synthetic Materials for Construction
  • Insulated Concrete Forming (ICF)
  • Fly Ash for Concrete Reinforcement

4. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

5. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES

  • A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1. NORTH AMERICA

  • Gypsum Market - An Overview
    • Table 7: North American Gypsum Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for USG Corporation, National Gypsum, Saint-Gobain, Georgia Pacific, Eagle Materials and Others
  • Gypsum Producers Employ Cost Cutting Measures

1a. THE UNITED STATES

  • Concrete
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 8: The US Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Cement and Concrete Market Faces Tough Times
  • Concrete Block and Brick Market Exhibits Future Growth Prospects
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
  • Demand for Ready-Mix Concrete Increases
  • End-Use Consumption
    • Table 9: US Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Value by End-Use Segment for Commercial & Industrial, Street & Highway, Residential, and Other Public Works
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market - A Recent Past Perspective
    • Table 10: US Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Cemex, HeidelbergCement and Others
  • Concrete Admixtures Market
    • Table 11: US Concrete Admixtures Market (2009 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment for Water Reducers, Retarders, Accelerators and Air-Entrainers
  • US Precast Concrete Market to Grow Faster Compared to Other Materials
  • Precast Concrete Market
    • Table 12: US Precast Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Application - Parking, Bridges, Offices, Schools and Others
  • Gypsum Market
  • Overview
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 13: US Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
    • Table 14: US Gypsum Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment for Wallboard and Plaster Products, Cement, Agriculture Uses and Others
    • Table 15: US Gypsum Products Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for USG Corporation, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, Koch Industries, Eagle Materials, Lafarge North America, Temple-Inland and Others
  • Demand for Gypsum to Bounce Back
  • Construction Industry: A Major Growth Driver
  • Gypsum Market - Key Statistics
    • Production Scenario
    • Table 16: US Crude Gypsum Market (2005-2010): Mine Production in Thousand Metric Tons
    • Competitive Climate
    • Table 17: US Gypsum Market (2009): Leading Manufacturers by Production Capacity in Millions of Square Meters
    • Exports and Imports Scenario
    • Table 18: US Gypsum Imports: 2005-2009
    • Table 19: US Gypsum Exports: 2005-2009
  • Wallboard Market
    • Table 20: US Wallboard Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity of Leading Players - USG Corporation, National Gypsum, Koch Industries, Certain Teed, American Gypsum, and Others
    • Table 21: US Wallboard Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment for New Residential, Residential Renovation, New Non-Residential and Non-Residential Renovation
  • Growing Use of Desulphurised Gypsum for Wallboard Production
  • Production Statistics
  • Concrete
    • Table 22: US Concrete Market (2007-2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Product Segment - Ready- Mixed Concrete, Precast or Prestressed Concrete and Others
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete
    • Table 23: US Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2008-2010): Annual Production Figures in Million Cubic Meters
  • Precast Concrete
    • Table 24: US Precast Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by End-Use Segment - Architectural/Structural, Utility and Architecture Wall Panels
  • Gypsum
    • Table 25: US Gypsum Market (2007-2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Product Segment - Calcined Gypsum, Mined or Crude Gypsum and Synthetic Gypsum
  • Trade Statistics
  • Ready Mixed Concrete
    • Table 26: US Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2006-2010): Annual Imports and Exports Statistics in US$ Million
  • Gypsum & Anhydride
    • Table 27: The US Gypsum & Anhydride Annual Exports (in US$ Thousands) by Country of Destination: 2009 Vs. 2010
    • Table 28: US Gypsum & Anhydride Annual Imports Statistics by Country in US$ Thousand
  • US Construction Sector - An Overview
    • Table 29: US Construction Market (2007-2010): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Value by Segment for Single Family Housing, Multifamily Housing, Public Works, Institutional Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Manufacturing Buildings, and Electric Utilities
  • Gloomy Housing Industry in the Recent Years
    • Table 30: US Residential Construction Market (2007-2010): Number of New Housing Starts in Thousand Units
  • Falling Demand for Products Used in Nonresidential Construction
    • Table 31: US Residential Construction Market (2007-2009): Annual Sales of Existing Homes in Thousand Units

1b. CANADA

  • Concrete Market - An Overview
    • Table 32: Canadian Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 33: Canadian Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
    • Table 34: Canadian Gypsum Market (2008-2010): Mine Production of Gypsum in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Regulations

2. EUROPE

  • Concrete
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 35: European Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for Concrete by Geographic Region -France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 36: European 5-Year Perspective for Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 & 2015
  • Investments Drive Precast Concrete Products Market
  • Concrete Admixtures Market - An Overview
  • Innovation - Key for Industry Players
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 37: European Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for Gypsum by Geographic Region -France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2015
    • Table 38: European 5-Year Perspective for Gypsum by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 & 2015
    • Table 39: European Gypsum Market (2007, 2008 & 2009): Mine Production of Gypsum in Million Metric Tons by Select Country - Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and UK
  • Plasterboard Market
    • Table 40: European Plasterboard Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Saint-Gobain, Lafarge, Knauf and Others
  • Favorable Signs for European Plasterboard Market
  • Plasterboard Demand to Grow Steadily Through 2015
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Production
    • Table 41: European Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2009 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Country - Turkey, Italy, Spain, Russia, Germany, France, Poland, Greece, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Others

2a. FRANCE

  • Analysis of the French Concrete Market
    • Table 42: French Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
    • Table 43: French Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2006-2010) Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters
  • French Gypsum Market
    • Table 44: French Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons

2b. GERMANY

  • Analysis of the German Concrete Market
    • Table 45: German Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
    • Table 46: German Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2006-2010): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters
  • German Gypsum Market
    • Table 47: German Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons

2c. ITALY

  • Analysis of the Italian Concrete Market
    • Table 48: Italian Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • A Historic Perspective
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
    • Table 49: Italian Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2006-2010): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters
    • Table 50: Italian Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Ready-Mix Concrete Consumption by End-Use Segment
  • Recession Hampers Italy's Construction Industry
  • Italian Gypsum Market
    • Table 51: Italian Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons

2d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • Concrete Market
    • Table 52: UK Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Production Statistics
  • Concrete Products
    • Concrete Blocks
    • Table 53: UK Concrete Blocks Market (2006-2010): Annual Production Figures in Million Square Meters
    • Concrete Roofing Tiles
    • Table 54: UK Concrete Roofing Tiles Market (2006-2010): Annual Production Figures in Million Square Meters
  • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
    • Table 55: UK Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2006-2010): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters
  • The UK Gypsum Market
    • Table 56: UK Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons

2e. REST OF EUROPE

  • Concrete Market
    • Table 57: Rest of European Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 58: Rest of European Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Overview of Select European Market
  • Spain
    • Ready-Mixed Concrete Market
    • Table 59: Spanish Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2008-2010): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters
  • Hungary
    • Concrete, Plaster, and Cement Products Manufacturing
  • Poland
    • Construction Sector Overview
    • Corporate Scenario: The Evolution
  • Turkey
    • Construction Sector - An Overview
  • Czech Republic

3. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Concrete Market
    • Table 60: Asia-Pacific Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 61: Asia-Pacific Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Mine Production Statistics
    • Table 62: Asia-Pacific Gypsum Market (2007-2010): Mine Production in Million Metric Tons by Select Country - China, Thailand, Japan, Australia and India
  • Overview of Select Markets in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Australia
    • Precast Concrete Market - An Overview
  • China
    • An Insight into the Chinese Concrete Industry
    • Government Ban Benefits Ready-Mix Concrete Market
    • Gypsum Market
      • Demand for Gypsum Products Increases
      • Plasterboard Consumption on Rise
  • India
    • Consumption of Ready-Mixed Concrete to Grow
    • Construction Sector
      • Market Snapshots
  • Indonesia
    • Gypsum Board Market
      • Overview
      • Pricing and Distribution
  • Thailand
    • Table 63: Thai Gypsum Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Siam Gypsum, Thai Gypsum and Others
    • Uncertainty Hits Housing Industry

4. LATIN AMERICA

  • Concrete Market
    • Table 64: Latin American Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 65: Latin American Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Overview of Select Latin American Markets
  • Brazil
    • Brazilian Production of Crude/Mined Gypsum
    • Table 66: Brazilian Gypsum Market (2006-2010): Mine Production in Million Metric Tons
    • Plasterboard Consumption in Brazil
  • Mexico
    • mexican Gypsum Market
    • Table 67: Mexican Gypsum Market (2007-2010): Mine Production in Million Metric Tons

5. REST OF WORLD

  • Concrete Market
    • Table 68: Rest of World Concrete Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Million Metric Tons
  • Gypsum Market
    • Table 69: Rest of World Gypsum Market (2010-2015): Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
  • Pricing Hogs Limelight in the Middle East Concrete Market
  • Select Global Markets
  • Iran
    • Iran - Third Largest Producer of Gypsum in the World
  • Kuwait
  • Iraq
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Jordan
  • Egypt
  • Syria
  • South Africa
    • South African Construction Sector - An Overview

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