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Natural & Manufactured Sand Market (Product Type - Natural Sand and Manufactured Sand; Application - Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Infrastructure) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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: Snapshot

This report on the global natural & manufactured sand market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data of 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the global natural & manufactured sand market growth during the said period. Global and regional trends that are playing a major role in driving the global natural & manufactured sand market have also been covered in the study. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of revenue estimates (in US$ Bn) and volume estimates (in Million Tons), across different geographies.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Segmentation

The natural & manufactured sand market has been segmented on the basis of product type, by application and geography. Based on product type, the market has been further classified into natural sand and manufactured sand. On the basis of application, the natural & manufactured market is classified into residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure. Geographically, the report classifies the global natural & manufactured sand market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA) and South America. The regions are analyzed in terms of revenue and volume generation. Furthermore, region wise prominent countries covered in the report include the following - U.S, Canada, U.K., Germany, Italy, France, China, Japan, India, GCC countries, South Africa and Brazil.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Research Methodologies

The report also includes industrial evolution in the natural & manufactured sand market. Porter’s Five Forces analysis which identifies bargaining power of supplier, bargaining power of buyer, threat from new entrant, threat of substitute and degree of competition in natural & manufactured sand market is also included in the report. Value chain analysis which identifies key stake holders in the natural & manufactured sand market is also covered in the report. Furthermore, policies and regulations aiding the natural & manufactured sand market are also covered in the report.

The report also covers market attractiveness analysis and market positioning of key players for all regions covered in the scope of study. Market attractiveness identifies and compares segment’s attractiveness in the market on the basis of CAGR and market share across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America.

The report also includes competition landscape which includes competition matrix, market share analysis of major players in the global natural & manufactured sand market based on the 2016 revenues and profiles of major players. Competition matrix provides information on leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors including market positioning, product offerings and innovation and development focus are attributed to company’s capabilities. Factors including top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook are attributed to company’s potential to grow.

Global Natural and Manufactured Sand Market: Competitive Landscape

Company profiling includes company overview, major business strategies adopted, SWOT analysis and market revenues for year 2014 to 2016. The major players profiled in the global natural & manufactured sand market are Adelaide Brighton Ltd, CDE, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., CRH Plc, DSMAC, Duo PLC, Heidelberg Cement AG, Hutcheson Sand, Holcim & Mixes, Johnston North America and Vulcan Materials Company.           
The global natural & manufactured sand market is segmented as below:

Global Natural & Manufactured Sand Market, By Product Type

  • Natural Sand
  • Manufactured Sand

Global Natural & Manufactured Sand Market, By Application

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure

Global Natural & Manufactured Sand Market, By Geography

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America


 
 
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