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Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Overview

The natural and manufactured sand is an important product used in mortar and cement concrete. This mixture is used for construction. Natural & manufactured sand market covers all the products and application with the aim to improve the quality, and productivity of the construction. Increasing ongoing infrastructure development projects, growing urbanization and growth of middle class population propels the need of houses, roads, offices, malls, shops and basic infrastructure across the world. These factors are anticipated to drive the growth of the natural & manufactured sand market during the forecast period. Moreover, high investment by regulatory body for infrastructure is a major driving factor for the expansion of the natural & manufactured sand market. The global natural & manufactured sand market was valued at US$ 81.1 bn in 2016 and is forecasted to expand at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2017 to 2025, reaching a value of US$ 192.9 bn in 2025.

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Manufactured Sand to Gain Prominence as Stringent Rules Hamper Sale Natural Sand

The global natural & manufactured sand market has been segmented on the basis of product type, application and geography. On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into natural sand and manufactured sand. The natural sand market holds a highest share in terms of revenue and was valued at US$ 47.4 bn in 2016. The global market is expected to be attractive for manufactured sand during the forecast period. The reason for the growth of manufactured sand in this forecast is due to exhaustion of deposits of natural sand that is causing serious threat to environment. Additionally, loss of water retaining natural sand from river that affect to natural flora on the banks of rivers. Moreover, Due to government and regional bodies imposing stringent laws and regulation to overcome environmental issue for maintaining ecological balance of environment has boosted the manufactured sand market during the forecast period.

In terms of application, the market is classified into residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure. Infrastructure was the largest application segment of the natural & manufactured sand market in 2016. While others segments such as residential, and industrial of application are expected to grow at good pace during the forecast period.

Rapid Urbanization in Asia Pacific to Put Regional Market on Top

According to geography, the market is segmented into five regions namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South America. Asia Pacific led the natural & manufactured sand market with a value of US$ 44.4 bn in 2016. However, Asia Pacific expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% throughout the forecast period from 2017 to 2025. The primary drivers for the growth of natural & manufactured sand market in Asia Pacific region are growth in application of infrastructure, and residential projects, urbanization and growth of middle class population in emerging economies. Additionally, government and regulatory bodies in this region is having high investment for infrastructure and commercial sector. North America is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.1% during the forecast period due to the growth in residential and industrial application of natural and manufactured sand market. Furthermore, South America region is expected to show sustainable growth during the forecast period.

Over the last few years, companies have changed their business models in order to incorporate the changes in demand and regulations from construction industry. Major companies are focusing on innovations in crushing technology, modern grinders to produce high quality and well-graded sand to expand their business. Major natural & manufactured sand market players profiled in the report include Adelaide Brighton Ltd, CDE, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., CRH Plc, Heidelberg Cement AG, Hutcheson Sand & Mixes and Vulcan Materials Company.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Synopsis

Natural and manufactured sand plays an important ingredient in cement concrete and mortar. Construction industry uses this mixture. Market for natural and manufactured sand aims at improving the quality of construction. Ever-growing infrastructure and development creates a continuous demand for natural and manufactured sand. Global natural and manufactured sand market will see a boom in coming years. Manufactured sand is expected to attract more consumers during forecasted period. Increased demand for better infrastructure will remain the focus in global natural and manufactured sand market.

Transparency Market Research throws light on its growth, trends, regional demand, pros and cons. It also elucidates about regional spread of natural and manufactured sand market. This reports also gives insights on competitive forces on global natural and manufactured sand market. It also sheds lights on how key players are thriving in cut throat competitive market.  

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Marke:t Merits and Demerits

Increasing demand for infrastructure will lead to the market growth. Rising population will shoot up the demand for houses, malls, shops, schools, better roads. Thus, market for global natural and manufactured sand is likely to swell up. Government is anticipated to initiate the funding for better infrastructure, thereby pushing the market growth. Constructions of roads, highways, bridges are likely to take up. This will enhance the demand for natural and manufactured sand.

Growth for manufactured sand is likely to take place due to depleting natural sand deposits. Threat to flora and fauna and loss of natural sand will further push the market. Regulations pertaining to maintain ecological balance is likely to drive the market further. Constructions of buildings, offices, industries, shops, malls are likely to add up to the market during the forecasted period. Additionally, Government regulations of rapid urbanization is predicted during this period. There’s an ongoing demand for good quality of sand and mixes. With better technology, manufacturers can cover the global market. This will drive the market for manufactured sand further ahead.

Aforementioned factors will thrive the global natural and manufactured sand market to new heights. According to forecast, length and breadth of sand market will expand during predicted time frame.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Regional Division

Regionally, sand market is distributed into five zones namely, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, and Europe. Asia pacific is likely to expand during the forecasted period. Asia Pacific will see fast paced urbanization in coming years. This will remain a key reason for market expansion to meet the growing demands. End consumers will be middle class population at large. Also, Government will continue to remain the end consumer.

Thus, expansion is expected to take place in aforementioned regions as far as global and manufactured sand market is concerned.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Competitive Aspects

Global natural and manufactured sand market to see innovations by key players. Key players in the marketing are likely to change their working model. They are expected to integrate rising demand and changing regulations of construction industry. These companies are also thriving towards innovations in modern grinders, mixers, crushing machines to enhance quality. Better quality and good grade of sand will boost their position in global natural and manufactured market.

Therefore, during the forecasted period global natural and manufactured sand will see a boom.

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