Ready-Mix Concrete: Market Research Report

Date: April 1, 2010
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Ready-Mix Concrete: Market Research Report
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.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITION

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Primer
Current & Future Analysis
Global Ready Mix Concrete Market Overview
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

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Ready-Mix Concrete
Ready-Mix Concrete Vs Precast Concrete Products
Advantages
Disadvantages
End-Use Applications
Process of Ready Mix Concrete Supply
Delivery Process
Truck Mixer for Delivering Ready-Mix Concrete
Background
Admixtures
Types of Facilities
Fixed Plant Facilities
Portable Plant Facilities
Factors Governing the Choice of Facility Type
Types of Batches
Wet Batch Plants
Dry Batch Plants
Ready-Mix Concrete Producers
Environmental Concerns Related to Ready-Mix Concrete

3.COMPETITION

High Degree of Competition – A Major Attribute of the Industry
Leading Players Look Up to Emerging Markets
Cemex – Dominates Ready-Mix Concrete Market

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)
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)

4.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Prism Cement to Merge with H&R Johnson and RMC Readymix
iCrete Signs Agreement with UNIBETON Ready Mix
iCrete Enters into Licensing Agreement with Greco Bros
China Advanced Construction Materials Receives Contract for French Embassy
Arabtec to Establish Concrete Company
JK Lakshmi Cement to Establish Concrete Unit
Schwing Stetter to Expand Concrete Business
Natal Portland Cement to Supply Ready Mix Concrete to King Shaka International Airport Project
Cemex to Sell Australian Operations
Lafarge Divests Assets in Chile
Lafarge Divests Certain Turkish Operations to OYAK Cement Group
St. Lawrence Cement Changes Name
Mysore Cements Renames as HeidelbergCement India
Holcim Spain Acquires Tarmac Iberia
CPC Acquires Business Assets of IMIX
Lafarge Takes Over L&T Concrete
China Advanced Construction Materials Group Reverse Merges with Xin Ao Construction Materials
Staker Parson Companies Buys Ready-Mix Concrete Facilities
Unicon Completes Acquisition of Kudsk & Dahl
Votorantim Cement North America Takes Over Prairie Material Sales
Memphis Ready Mix Acquires City Concrete
Hilal Cement Takes Over Gulf Readymix
Mitsubishi Acquires Robertson's Ready Mix
Vicat Group Takes Over Walker Group
Rinker Materials Completes Two Acquisitions
Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua Acquires Assets in Alliance Concrete
MDU Resources Group Snaps Up Amador Transit Mix
MDU Resources Group Takes Over Yarbrough's Dirt Pit
Italcementi Fabbriche Riunite Cemento Purchases Crider & Shockey
CRH Purchases JR Ready Mix and Dick Casey Concrete
U.S. Concrete Inks Joint Venture Deal with Edw. C. Levy
Aldar Properties and Readymix Abu Dhabi Establish Joint Venture
Alamo Cement Company Signs Agreement with Dorsett Bros. Concrete Supply
JK Lakshmi Cement Establishes 3 RMC Plants in Gujarat
ACC to Scale-Up RMC Business
Aggregate Industries Opens Centennial Unit
Sarjan Infracon to Build Readymix Concrete Facility
Neptune to Establish Readymix Concrete Plant
Era Group to Expand Construction Business
Cemstone Products to Establish Ready-Mix Concrete Facility
Lafarge Divests Italian Aggregates & Cement and Concrete Operations
Cemex to Contribute and Sell Assets in Joint Venture with Ready Mix USA
CEMEX Divests Canary Islands Business to Cimpor Inversiones
Audax Group Sells Silver State Materials to California Portland Cement
HeidelbergCement Takes Over Hanson
CRH Completes Cementbouw Acquisition
CRH Acquires Two Building Material Companies
Votorantim Cimentos Snaps Up Prestige/AB Ready Mix and Prestige Gunite
Oldcastle Materials Takes Over McMinn's
Aggregate Industries Snaps Up Beltsville Business of Nazcon
Ennstone Purchases Assets of Handyman Concrete
CRH Purchases Assets of Baird Concrete Products
CRH Purchases Assets of Tri-Son Concrete
Ennstone Acquires Seven RMC Plants in Scotland
Martin Marietta Acquires MCCI and Paladin
Cemstone Product Company Takes Over Concrete Materials
Titan America Acquires Mechanicsville Concrete
MDU Resources Completes Acquisition of Ames Sand & Gravel
Titan America Acquires S&W Ready Mix Concrete
St. Lawrence Cement Completes Acquisition of Beton Lunick
Essroc Cement Completes Acquisition of Arrow Concrete
Nebco Acquires Overland Sand & Gravel Co.
Italcementi Fabbriche Takes Over Cambridge Concrete
Transit Mix Concrete Acquires Riley Moore Partners
LYCON Takes Over M&M Concrete Division
Park Avenue Equity Partners II Purchases Coastal Concrete
CRH Buys Summit Stone & Consolidated Concrete
Adelaide Brighton Purchases 50% Stake in Mawsons
Lemminkainen Betonituote Snaps Up KM Repo
MDU Resources Group Takes Over Quality Concrete & Materials
CRH Snaps Up Eugene Sand & Gravel
Aggregate Industries Buys Hardaway Concrete
Boral Buys Assets of Schwarz Readymix and Davis Arbuckle
Harrison Construction Acquires Ready Mix
Cemstone Products Company Acquires Mankato Brick and Rochester Brick

5.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Aggregate Industries Holdings Ltd. (UK)
Buzzi Unicem S.p.A. (Italy)
Dyckerhoff AG (Germany)
CEMEX, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)
CEMEX UK Operations Ltd. (UK)
CRH Plc (Ireland)
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany)
Hanson Cement Ltd. (UK)
Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)
Italcementi Group (Italy)
Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete (UK)
Tarmac Limited (UK)
Texas Industries, Inc. (US)
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (US)
Vicat SA (France)
Vulcan Material Company (US)

6.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

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)
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)
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)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Ready-Mix Concrete Market
Current & Future Analysis
Value Analysis
Volume Analysis

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)

Demand for Ready-Mix Concrete Increases
End-Use Consumption

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)

Ready-Mix Concrete Market

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)

Concrete Admixtures Market

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)

Production Statistics
Concrete

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)

Ready-Mix Concrete

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

Trade Statistics

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


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

2.CANADA

Market Analysis

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)
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)

3.JAPAN

Market Analysis

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)
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)

4.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ready-Mix Concrete Production

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)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)
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)

4A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ready-Mix Concrete Market

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


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

4B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ready-Mix Concrete Market

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


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

4C.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ready-Mix Concrete Market

Table 31. Italian Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. Italian Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Ready-Mix Concrete Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Outlook

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)

Ready-Mix Concrete Market

Table 36. UK Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2006-2008): Annual Production Figures in Thousand Cubic Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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)
Table 38. UK Ready-Mix Concrete Market (2005-2007): Annual Exports and Imports Statistics in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Concrete Industry Maintains Sustainability
Construction of Schools and Hospitals
Optimistic View

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

4E.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ready-Mix Concrete Market

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)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

4F.RUSSIA

Market Analysis

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)
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)

4G.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Turkey - Second Largest Ready-Mix Concrete Producer in Europe

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Select Regional Markets
China
Government Ban Benefits Ready-Mix Concrete Market
India
Ready-Mix Concrete Market in India on Growth Path
Consumption of Ready-Mix Concrete to Grow
Low Consumption - The Chief Characteristic of the Market
Prospects Appear Bright for Ready Mix Concrete
Booming Construction Sector Spur Ready-Mix Concrete Growth
Construction Market Snapshots
Taiwan
Market Analysis

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)

Prices

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

Singapore
Market Analysis

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


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

6.THE MIDDLE EAST

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
United Arab Emirates
Ready-Mix Concrete Feels the Heat of Recession
Concrete Price Fluctuates with Changes in Raw Material Prices

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

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)
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)

7.LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

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)
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)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 78)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States37
Canada1
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle East
Latin America
Africa

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