Building Materials: Market Research Report

Date: February 1, 2013
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Building Materials: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Building Materials in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Aggregates (Sand & Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement & Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber, and Other Building Materials.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 459 companies including many key and niche players such as Aditya Birla Group, Asahi Glass Company Limited, Ashland Inc., Associated Materials Inc., Boral Limited, The US Tile Company Buzzi Unicem SpA, Dyckerhoff AG, CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V., Cimentos de Portugal SGPS S.A, Compagnie De Saint-Gobain, CRH plc, Oldcastle, Inc., CSR Limited, Dow Building Solutions, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Eczacibasi Group, Florida Tile Inc., GAF Materials Corporation, Granite Construction Company, HeidelbergCement AG, Hanson UK, Holcim Ltd., Holcim Australia Pty. Ltd., Italcementi S.P.A., James Hardie Industries plc, Lafarge SA, Martin Marietta Materials, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Dal-Tile International, Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Pilkington Group Limited, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, PPG Industries, Inc., RAK Ceramics (India) Pvt. Ltd., Sumitomo Corporation, Taiheiyo Cement Corporation, Trinity Industries, Inc., USG Corporation, Vulcan Materials Company, White River Hardwoods-Woodworks, Inc., and Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Aggregates
Cement & Concrete
Bricks
Tiles
Metal
Glass
Timber
Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW


A Quick Primer
Impact of Recession on Building Materials Market
Construction Activity Nosedives in the US
Developing Markets Withstand Recessionary Pressures
The World Beyond the Recession
Construction Sector Turns Focus onto Green Building Materials
Technology Advancements: A Key Influencing Factor
Inter-Segment Competition Influences Demand Trends
Factors Shaping Consumer’s Choice: Rating on a Scale 1 – 10 (10 – High Impact, 1 – Low Impact)
Online Marketplace - Far-off Goal
Distribution & Supply
Ready-Mixed Concrete: Price Hike Comes with Riders
Competitive Scenario

2.A MACRO VIEW OF KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

World Economy - A Key Growth Driver
Economic Growth to Slow Down Amid Global Headwinds

Table 1. GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2010-2013F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Current Account Imbalances Are Wide
Key Downside Risks for the Euro Area
US - Subpar Recovery with Heightened Policy Uncertainty
Construction Industry – A Review
Developing Markets to Drive Global Growth

Table 2. Worldwide Construction Spending by Country (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region - 2015E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regional Perspective
The Americas
Asia Pacific
Slowing Growth Momentum in Emerging Market Economies
Europe
European Sovereign Debt Crisis: A Cause of Concern
Middle East

3.A BRIEF REVIEW OF MAJOR SEGMENTS

Aggregate Materials
Overview
Improving Construction Activity to Spur Demand for Aggregates
Noteworthy Trends
Eco-Awareness & Sustainability Spurs Innovations
Localized Market Operations: The Result of High Land Transportation Costs
Development of Quarries: An Increasingly Difficult Proposition
Government Funding - Vital to Boost Aggregate Demand
Rising Energy Costs Sinks Producer Margins
Industry Structure
Concrete
Rising Use of Concrete in Interior Designing
Stamped Concrete Witnessing Popularity among Homeowners
Decorative Concrete Gaining Momentum
New Trends Decorative Concrete Usage
Cement

Table 4. World Cement Production (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ceramic Tiles
Tiles Demand on the Rise
Production Scenario

Table 5. World Tile Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Manufacturers Focus on R&D Activities
Carpet Tiles Market: An Overview
Latest Trends in Ceramic Tiles
Nanotechnology Finds Use in Tile Manufacturing
Bathroom Tiles: A Glance at Latest Trends
Top Tile Trends for Renovation
Growing Preference for Slim Tiles
Use of Advanced Print Resemblance
Consumers Favor Bright Colors and Big Textures
Kitchen Tiles: A Look at Trends in Vogue
Timber
Overview
Noteworthy Trends
Focus on Sustainability
Growing Popularity of Red Timber
Rising Use of Mass Timber in Construction Activity
Increase in Timber Imports
Quickening Construction Process with Cross-Laminated Timber
Global Timber Frame Market
Construction Timber Demand Set to Grow in BRIC Countries
Steel
Economic Uncertainty Plagues Steel Industry

Table 6. World Steel Demand by End-Use Industry (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Finished Steel Products Consumption Volume for Construction, Machinery, Transport, Appliances, Fabrication, Oil & Gas, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Aluminum & Copper
Growing Popularity of Aluminum Extrusions in Construction Sector
Glass
Healthy Growth on the Horizon for Flat Glass
Growth Drivers for Flat Glass Industry: On a Scale 1 –10 (10 - High Impact; 1 - Low Impact)
Growth Dampeners for Flat Glass Industry: On a Scale 1 –10 (10 - High Impact; 1 - Low Impact)
Increasing Usage of Glass in Building Construction
Glass: Key Role in Sustainable Building Construction
Energy-Saving Glass in Windows to Deliver Favorable Economic Returns
Consumers Recognize Energy Saving Properties of Low-E Glass

4.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Aggregates
Key Applications
Sand and Gravel
Crushed Rock
Cement & Concrete Products
Cement
Concrete
Applications of Concrete
Concrete in Flooring
Self-Placing Concrete
Concrete in Building Houses
Concrete Screws
Glass Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Concrete Pads
Types of Concrete
Precast Concrete
Ready-mixed Concrete
Bricks
Tiles
Glass
Metal
Steel – The Chief Construction Metal
Timber
Plastics
Wood Fiber Plastic Composites (WPC)

5.ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Cement Production: A Major Pollution Source
Environmental Issues of Aggregates Production & Usage
Recycling of Construction & Demolition Waste: A Discussion
Concrete
Timber
New Tiles Promise to Cut Down Wood Waste
Sanitary ware
Hardware and Plumbing
Glazing
Steel
Brick
Ceramic Tiles – Green Way
Plastics

6.TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGHS

Glass – Permeable to Sunlight but Not Heat
Ductal: An Innovative Composite Building Material
PPC Pipe Production Line: A Green Environment Friendly Building Material
Insulated Concrete Forming (ICF)
Fly ash - For Concrete Reinforcement
Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Cement Pulsation
The Process
Wire Mesh Products Expand Metal Applications
CanFibre Develops Barkboard from Waste
Tiles - In All New Natural Looks

7.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

CEMEX Introduces Insularis Ready-Mix Concrete Brand
Sarche Concrete Design Introduces Concrete Countertops for Households
CEMEX Introduces Ready-Mix Concrete Roof Element
ACC Concrete Unveils M100 Grade Ready Mix Concrete
Mt. Olive Concrete Works Unveils Concrete Walkways
SureCrete Design Launches Range of Terrazzo Concrete Cementitious Casting Product
USC Technologies Unveils Aridus® Rapid Drying Concrete
Lafarge Canada Unveils Aggneo High-Quality Recycled Aggregates
H&R Johnson Introduces New Range of Unique Stonex Wall Tiles in India
Interface Unveils New Tiles Collection and New Brand Look
Fireclay Tile Rolls Out New Collection of Glazed Thin Brick
British Ceramic Tile Launches New Range of Floor Tiles
Garage Flooring Introduces Two New Ranges of Eco-Friendly Rubber Floor Tiles
H & R Johnson Introduces Neo-Digital Range of Tiles
British Ceramic Tile to Launch The Colour Compendium
Laura Ashley Introduces Artisan Range of Tiles
Fireclay Tile and Kelly LaPlante Introduces The Runway Collection of Designer Tiles
Panariagroup Launches Antibacterial Porcelain Wall and Floor Tiles
Outwater Launches Stainless Steel Metal and Genuine Stone Tiles
DaVinci Unveils Bellaforté Shake Collection
DeckWise.com Launches Hardwood Deck Tiles
Jeffrey Court Launches Chapter 11- Align Tile Collection
RAK Ceramics Unveils Pavitron Vitrified Paving Tiles
Rocio Ceraglass India Launches Wall Fashion Wall Tiles
RAK Ceramics Launches Junior Tile Product Collection
Lexus Unveils Clear Crystal Tiles in the Indian Market
The Carpet Tile King Introduces Interstate Line of Carpet Tiles
New Glass Tiles Expands Stainless Steel Tiles Range
Somany Ceramics Introduces Somany Digital Tiles
Florida Tile Launches Gallant HDP: Stone-Inspired Tiles
RAK Ceramics Unveils NANOPIX TILES
Fireclay Tile Launches Crush Recycled Glass Tiles
Armstrong Launches New Range of Sahara Direct-Apply Residential Ceiling Tiles
PPG Industries to Introduce Self-Cleaning Sunclear® Glass and Sungate® 600 Glass
Asahi Glass to Launch ATTOCH™ Ecoglass for Commercial Applications
Asahi Glass Develops Sunbalance™ Triple Cool Glass
CENTRIA Introduces Allusion
CENTRIA Launches Custom Column Covers
CENTRIA Launches Zinc Panels
Utranazz Introduces New Mobile Concrete Batching Plant Technomix
Decorative Concrete Supply Launches Decorative Concrete Materials
Sarche Concrete Design Launches Concrete Countertops in Fort Worth
Sarche Concrete Design Launches Decorative Concrete Furniture
Seal-Krete Introduces GraniteFX Decorative Concrete Coating
Decorative Concrete Supply Launches Concrete Driveway Resurfacing Materials in Austin
High Concrete Group Launches High Solar Reflectance Pre-cast Concrete
CEMEX Introduces New Kompakton and Permatite Concrete Building Solutions in Croatia and UK
CEMEX Introduces Concrete NEXT in Malaysia
CEMEX Introduces New Concrete Technology Promptis®
CEMEX Rolls Out New Ready-Mix ESW Concrete
Abeo Introduces SL-Decks Light-Weight Concrete
Florida Tile Introduces Polished Travertine Line to PietraArt Range of Natural Stone
British Ceramic Tile Launches Dorchester Range of Large Ceramic Wall Tiles
Florida Tile Introduces Stellar Product Line to Expand HDP High Definition Porcelain Tiles Range
RAK Ceramics Introduces Opulence Range of Bathware Suites
British Ceramic Tile Introduces New Products
British Ceramic Tile Introduces New Products to Brighton and Creative Colours Range of Tiles
Florida Tile Unveils New Products
Florida Tile Introduces Grandeur Tile Collection
Laura Ashley Adds New Beige Color to Winter Garden Tile Collection
HSIL Launches 3D Travertino Tiles Range
China Ceramics Unveils WULIQIAO Brand Large Format Rustic Tiles
US Tile Introduces ClayMax Clay Roofing Tile
Florida Tile Launches Quartez Tiles Collection for Commercial and Residential Use
Fireclay Tile Introduces Claymonde Wall Tiles Collection
Florida Tile Launches New Collections of Tiles
Florida Tile to Introduce New Tile Lines in Contemporary Formats
Florida Tile Launches New Range of Ceramic Tiles
MonierLifetile to Launch SMOG-EATING Collection
Artistic Tile Launches the Vetromarmi Collection, a New Range of Glass and Stone Tiles
AERT to Launch New LifeCycle® Range of EcoDek® Deck Tiles
Pilkington Launches Pilkington K Glass™ S
PPG Industries Unveils SunClean® Self-cleaning Glass
CENTRIA Expands MetalWrap™ Insulated Composite Back-Up Panel
Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation Deploys Building Information Modeling
BSW Timber Introduces Easi-Stud
BSW Timber Introduces Timeless Timber Grip Deckboards
Pilkington Introduces Pilkington Solar-E™ Glass
PPG Industries Launches Sungate® 400 Glass for Commercial Applications
CENTRIA Unveils FormaBond II Metal Composite Wall System
CENTRIA Unveils Smart-RTM Wall Solution
United States Steel Introduces New ACRYLUME CF™ Coated Sheet
CENTRIA Launches FormaBond II Composite Metal Wall System
Sujana Metal Products Launches Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel
Jockimo Launches Glass Stair Treads and Anti-Slip Glass Flooring
Cheil Industries Develops New Artificial Marble
Italcementi Develops i.light® Transparent Cement to Construct Italian Pavilion
Pilkington Introduces Pilkington Cervoglass™ Sun and Pilkington Cervoglass Activ™
Boral Bricks Introduces New Bricks
USG Corporation Introduces SECUROCK® Glass-Mat Roof Board
Owens Corning Unveils AdVeil™
US Tile Introduces ClayMax Clay Roofing Tile

8.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST – A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

Celanese Introduces TufCOR™ Emulsion Polymer Brand
AGC Releases PairPlus Ecoglass in Japan
Lafarge Introduces Rapid Deco® L5® Gypsum Board Improved Version
Bouygues Construction and Lafarge Introduce Thermedia™ Insulating Concrete Range
Pilkington Introduces New Product Ranges
Pilkington Introduces Additions to Pilkington Activ Suncool™ Portfolio
Saint-Gobain Introduces QUANTUM GLASSTM
Saint-Gobain Solar Introduces Photovoltaic Solution Range
SCG Cement Introduces Environment-Friendly Elephant Marine Cement
Dal-Tole Corp. Launches Outstand Technology™
US Tile Adds Nine New CRRC Rated Cool Roof Colors
ANN SACKS Unveils Merge Collection
Zydex Industries Introduces a New Water Soluble Solution
CPAC Unveils Kite-Shaped Tiles
White River™ Expands the Adornments™ Portfolio
White River™ Introduces Elegant Additions™
Individual Tiles from Pilkington
AGC Launches New Line of PTFE Products

9.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Irving Materials Acquires Rock Industries
Summit Materials Acquires Aggregates Operations of Norris Asphalt Paving Company
Eagle Materials Signs Agreement with Lafarge North America
VantaCore Partners Acquires Laurel Aggregates
Eastern Concrete Materials Enters into Agreement with Multiple Companies
Anglo American and Lafarge to Divest Construction Materials Business to Mittal Investments
Eurovia Takes Over Carmacks
Eurovia Takes Over NAPC
Oberfields Acquires Wilson Concrete Products
Fujian Prominent Science New Materials Acquires Concrete Admixture Companies
Central Concrete Supply to Take Over Bode Concrete and Bode Gravel
Industrial Nanotech and Boral Roofing Ink Agreement
Anderson Group Takes Over Wilson Concrete Products and Wellnitz
Eagle Materials to Takeover Cement Facilities and Assets of Lafarge North America
Rust-Oleum Group Takes Over Synta
Clark Pacific Acquires Assets of Hanson Structural Precast
Oldcastle Precast to Take Over Assets of U.S. Concrete Precast Operations
Eastern Concrete Takes Over Ready Mixed Concrete Operations of Allen Newport
Eastern Concrete Materials Enters into Agreement with Multiple Companies
RPM International Takes Over Viapol
ESA to Distribute Terrazzo Concrete Products through Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores
Boustead Acquires Majority Stake in Johan Ceramics from LTAT
Kajaria Buys Majority Stake to Form JV with Vennar Ceramics
Somany Inks Marketing Deal with Fiandre Group
Tile Shop Holdings and JWC Acquisition Conclude Business Combination
Hamico Mineral Group to Divest Stake in Hamico II Construction Material
Cera Sanitaryware to Enhance Capacity of Gujarat Production Facility
Asian Granito and Panaria Group Form Joint Venture
Ziyang Ceramics Enters into Ten New Distribution Agreements
NCI Building Systems Takes Over Metl-Span
Russel Metals Takes Over Alberta Industrial Metals
Nippon Steel, Sichuan Southwest and Sumitomo to Form Stainless Steel Sheet JV in China
Sumitomo and Sumisho Tekko Hanbai Forms JV with SMC Steel
Melewar Announces Investment in Kazakh Steel Plant
Architectural Building Components Merges with McElroy Metal
Sumitomo Metal Merges with Nippon Steel to Establish Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
Sumitomo Establishes Joint Venture with Mukand
SCA Takes Over PLF
Grey Mountain Partners Acquires Interests in North American Specialty Glass
Guardian Industries Collaborates with Soladigm to Market Soladigm Dynamic Glass
Groot Group to Establish Glass Manufacturing Joint Venture in Namibia
Saint-Gobain Acquires Sage Electrochromics
Grey Mountain Partners Takes Over Assets of Flat Glass Business
Tarmac to Merge with Lafarge
Martin Marietta Signs Agreement with Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete
Trinity Industries Takes Over Select Aggregates Operations of Texas Industries
VantaCore Takes Over Limestone Quarry Operation from North American Limestone
Summit Materials Acquires Six Companies
CEMEX Takes Over Gravel Deposits in France and Germany
PPC Takes Over Aggregate Quarries from Quarries of Botswana
Lemminkainen Acquires Local Mineral Aggregates Firm
Aggregate Industries Takes Over Lattimore Materials
Texas Industries Acquires CEMEX USA
Grace Construction Products Takes Over De Neef Conchem Group
Rhino Linings Takes Over Concrete Solutions
Thu Duc Centrifugal Concrete, Flanders Concrete and 7N.G Form Joint Venture
Saudi Building Materials Inks Joint Venture with BRM Construction
W. R. Grace Establishes Manufacturing Unit in India
Silvi Group Acquires Manufacturing Facility in New Jersey
Metromont Acquires Majority Stake in Royal Concrete Concepts
Bornhoft Concrete and Pronk Ready Mix Merge
Boral Acquires Quarrying and Concrete Operations from Wagners Group
Cretex Companies Takes Over Quality Concrete Pipe and CSI Precast
Somany Ceramics Acquires Equity Stake in Vintage Tiles
Crossville Purchases Master Tile’s Building Products Locations
H&R Johnson (India) Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Small Tiles
British Ceramic Tile Acquires Ceramic Prints
RBP Acquires Russell Roof Tiles from CEMEX
Sun Tile Acquires California Operations of Morena Tile
Kajaria Acquires Majority Stake in Soriso Ceramic
JFE Steel Inks MoU with Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City
McElroy Metal and Green Span Profiles Forms Joint Venture
McElroy Metal Takes Over Met-Tile and Curveline
Metal Sales Manufacturing Enters into Partnership with AppliCad
Zamil Steel Industries and Severfield-Rowen Ink Strategic Alliance Agreement
Södra Timber Takes Over Romerike Trelast
Hartung Glass Industries to Take Over Personal Touch Glass
Sisecam to Commence New Facilities in Turgovishte
VantaCore Partners Acquires Clemons Aggregates Site of Lafarge North America
Weir to Acquire Linatex Group
CEMEX Finishes Sale of Non-Core Assets and Concrete Block
Summit Materials Acquires Altaview Concrete and Con-Agg of MO
Summit Materials Takes Over Cornejo & Sons
Summit Materials Takes Over Hinkle Contracting
Summit Materials Acquires RK Hall Construction, Buster Crushed Stone and Related Companies
Lafarge Divests Aggregates & Concrete Assets in Alsace, Switzerland and Portugal
Lafarge Divests Stake in Cimpor to Votorantim
Eurovia Takes Over Tarmac Quarries in Europe
U.S. Concrete Takes Over Ready-Mixed Concrete Plants
Holcim Acquires Ready-Mix Concrete Plants and Aggregate Quarries from Lafarge
Summit Materials Acquires Altaview Concrete and Con-Agg of MO
Team Elmer's Acquires Concrete Designs
Dolese Bros. Takes Over A&M Concrete
Advanced Drainage Systems Acquires Piedmont Concrete
Brickworks Acquires Sasso Precast Concrete
Sargent Materials Acquires Ready-Mix Concrete Plants of G.E. Goding
Mohawk Forms JV with Foshan Sanfi
Saint Gobain Acquires Solarwood
Nippon Steel, Kyoei Steel, Sumisho Tekko Hanbai, Sumitomo Form JV with Bacviet Steel
Metal Sales Manufacturing Expands Capacity at Rock Island and Nashville Branches
Genesis Worldwide to Form Joint Venture with Codding Steel Frame Solutions
Camargo Correa Cimentos Takes Over Majority Stake in Cimentos de Nacala
Bosowa Establishes Production Facility to Enhance Cement Production Capacity
Charlesbank Capital Partners Takes Over Majority Stake in Cedar Creek Lumber
PT Holcim Indonesia to Construct New Cement Production Facility
GPT Infraprojects Secures Supply Order for Concrete Sleepers
Lemminkainen to Unify Subsidiaries in Building Products Business
Wienerberger Acquires Rimmele
Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Independent Building Materials
CEMEX Joint Venture Divests Certain Assets
Minerals Corp Enters into MOU with Zhejiang Dadongwu Group to Set Up Joint Venture
Oldcastle Materials Acquires A.L. Blades & Sons
Siam Cement Group Purchases 51% Interest in Q-CON
BBMG to Acquire Majority Stake in 3 Beijing Companies
US LBM Takes Over Universal Supply Company
Wolseley Divests Irish Businesses
US LBM Holdings Takes Over Universal Supply Company
ASEC Holding Secures Stake in ASEC Cement
Scitus Cement Takes Over Sichuan Zhiquan Special Cement
BBMG Buys Stake in Lafarge China Offshore Holding Co
Aggregate Industries Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Dansk Natursten

10.CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST – A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

Keystone Tools and GranQuartz Merge
Grasim to Demerge Cement Operations
China National Building Material to Establish a Joint Venture
McKillican Purchases Assets of Panel Source International
EcoBlu to Merge with N8 Concepts
GAF Decking Systems Takes Over Correct Building Products
ABC Supply Takes Over Chesapeake Siding and Roofing
Atlas Holdings Takes Over Division of Weyerhaeuser
Saint-Gobain Solar Signs Partnership Agreement with Solaire France
Sisecam and Saint-Gobain Sign Agreement
Sekisui Chemical Signs Agreement with SCG Building Materials
Lafarge Introduces New Production Facility in Otalavo Cement Plant
Taiwan Cement Announces Acquisition of Cement Assets from PMH
Primoris Announces Juniper Flats Quarry Acquisition
CanWel to Takeover Broadleaf Logistics
Lafarge Divests Stake in Egypt Cement Company
Armtec Infrastructure Takes Over Pre-Con
iCrete enters into Agreement with Titan America
Jilin Yatai Takes Over Jinyuan Cement
Blackstone Consortium Invests in Summit Materials
Hanson to Divest Stake in Non-Core Businesses
Samrudhi and UltraTech to Merge Operations
Lafarge and Shui On to Spinoff Cement Venture
IFC Plans Investment in Sagar-Vicat Joint Venture
EcoBlu Becomes Exclusive Distributor for Luxor
Maschmeyer Concrete Acquires Inland Materials
Cemex Divests Stake in Australian Assets
Unifrax Acquires Alfatec
Bostwick-Braun to Takeover Moore-Handley
Sika Announces Jiangsu TMS Admixture Acquisition
BUA Takes Over Edo, Sokoto Cement Factories
Grange Fencing Acquires Metpost
Hexion Ties Up with TTS for Developing Green Construction Products
Johns Manville Acquires Corbond Corporation
Jaiprakash Associates Inks MoU with AMDC for Setting Up Cement Unit in Assam
BlueLinx Inks Deal with Xella Aircrete for Distributing Hebel Aerated Concrete Products
Holcim Disposes Off Caribbean, Panamanian Assets
Zahid and Schwing-Stetter to form Joint Venture
L&T Divests Stake in Cement Business
FL Smidth Announces EEL India Acquisition
Brescia Group Agrees to Acquire Cement Assets of Lafarge
R-INFRA Acquires Majority Interest in Reliance Cementation
SCG Distribution Opens New Home-Improvement Store
Walker Zanger Takes Over Majority Ownership Stake in Ceramica Antique
Vault Technology and EcoBlu Products Enter into Exclusive Distribution Agreement
Uganda Clay Ltd Opens New Production Plant
Heidelberg Cement and Republic of Bashkortostan Form Joint Venture
Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Lookout Supply
Beacon Receives Branches from Distributor of Commercial Building Products
Holcim Acquires CEMEX Australia
CSR Sells Glass Business to MH Group
Woodharbor Doors and Cabinetry Enters into Partnership with White River
Dangote Group Invests in Benue Cement Company
The Dow Chemical Takes Over Haas and Rohm
Hebei Taihang Cement to Buy BBMG Corporation's Cement Assets
China Runji Cement Obtains Sales Contract from Jiangsu Zhuben Concrete Mixing Limited
Serious Materials Takes Over Kensington Windows Assets
CRH Purchases Minority Share in Cement Business of Jilin Yatai Group
Boise Cascade's Building Materials Distribution Division Purchases Total Structural Systems
Aecon Group Acquires South Rock
Clal Industries and Investments Inks Agreement to Take Over Hanson Israel
Martin Marietta Materials Buys Cumulative Assets from CEMEX
Holcim Purchases Cemex Australia
STT Construction Group Snaps Up Koreteck
Shui On Construction and Materials Takes Over China Central Properties
The Gores Group Buys Majority Stake in Stock Building Supply Holdings
Ningxia Building Materials Group Establishes New Facility
China National Materials Purchases Ningxia Building Materials Group
Aggregate Industries UK Takes Over Atlantic Aggregates and Stone Haul
Sacci Takes Over Lafarge Finanziaria
AZEK® Building Products Enters into Partnership with Archadeck
CIMPOR Subsidiary Acquires Cemex Canary Islands Operations
CIMPOR Subsidiaries in Acquisition Deal
Italcementi and Heidelberg Cement Sign Licensing Agreement
Italcementi and Libyan Economic and Social Development Fund Establish JV to Construct Cement Facility in Libya
CNBM Enters into Equity Transfer Agreement with Inner Mongolia Power
CRH Took Over Pavestone Group
Macon Increases Stake in Simcor Oradea
Macon Deva Snaps Up Simcor Group
Bouygues' Unit Acquires The Gouyer Group of Companies
Norandex Building Materials Distribution Takes Over Area Vinyl Siding Distributors
Remos Beton Merges with Komars
Kharkov's Building Materials to Buy Stake in Three Building Materials Companies
Goldman Sachs Group Signs Contract with Hongshi Holding Group
Polyplank Snaps Up OFK Plast
White River™ and Keystone Wood Specialties Enter into Alliance
Texas Industries Buys Stake in TA Acquisition Group
Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and PAI Partners Acquires Xella Group
Serious Materials Purchases Alpen Windows
ByggHandlaren i Skane to Take Over Jarn & Tracenter i Kavlinge
Optimera Svenska to Purchase Bygg & Travaror
Cement Roadstone Holdings Buys Stake in My Home Industries
LSR Group Acquires to Take Over Betfor
Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman Acquires Palma Byggrossisten
MDU Resources Group Purchases Amador Transit Mix
Carter Holt Harvey Purchases Business of Weyerhaeuser Australia Group
MDU Resources Group Takes Over Yarbrough's Dirt Pit
TJS Wood Flooring Takes Over Xin Ao Construction Materials
Pro-Build Holdings Buys Khempco Building Supply
California Portland Cement Acquires Silver State Materials
Euclid Chemical Purchases Increte Systems
Votorantim Cimentos North America Acquires Prestige/AB Ready Mix and Prestige Gunite
Italcementi Fabbriche Riunite Cemento Takes Over Crider & Shockey
Pro-Build Holdings Buys Jasper Lumber
Memphis Ready Mix Purchases Businesses of US Concrete
MCC Development Purchases Robertson's Ready Mix Concrete
CEMEX to Sell Australian Assets
Martin Marietta Materials Purchases Businesses of Vulcan Materials Company
Saint-Gobain Acquires Minority Stake in MAG
California Portland Cement Purchases Business Assets of IMIX Group
U.S. Concrete Takes Over Ready-Mixed Concrete Plants
Vulcan Materials Company to Buy Florida Rock Industries
Wienerberger Buys Petrinja
Pipelife Takes Over Instaplast Praha a.s.
Wienerberger Acquires IGM Backa Nova
Wienerberger Purchases Interest in Sandtoft
Uralita Takes Over Glass Wool Insulation Business of Özpor
China Shuangji Cement Acquires Zhaoyuan Shuangji
Armtec Infrastructure Income Fund Acquires Stake in BURNCO Concrete Products
Dow Building Solutions Takes Over Geomembrane Systems and Stevens® Roofing Systems
Ljungberg Merges with HustvedtGruppen
Hubei Sanxia New Building Materials Buys Stake in Wuhan Daichunlin Commerce & Trade
Lafarge Purchases Ready Mix Concrete Business of Larsen and Toubro
Xin Ao Construction Materials Concludes Reverse Merger with China Advanced Construction Materials Group
CRH Roller Shutters & Awnings Takes Over SWS UK
Builders Merchants Botswana Merges with Timber City and PG Timber
Millman Lumber Purchases Kansas Lumberyards from Weyerhaeuser Lumber and Paper
Fiber Composites and Huttig Building Products Enter into Strategic Partnership

11.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Aditya Birla Group (India)
Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Ashland Inc. (USA)
Associated Materials Inc (USA)
Boral Limited (Australia)
The US Tile Company (USA)
Buzzi Unicem SpA (Italy)
Dyckerhoff AG (Germany)
CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico)
Cimentos de Portugal SGPS S.A (Portugal)
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain (France)
CRH plc (UK)
Oldcastle, Inc. (USA)
CSR Limited (Australia)
Dow Building Solutions (USA)
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (USA)
Eczacıbaşı Group (Turkey)
Florida Tile Inc. (USA)
GAF Materials Corporation (USA)
Granite Construction Company (USA)
HeidelbergCement AG (Germany)
Hanson UK (UK)
Holcim Ltd (Switzerland)
Holcim Australia Pty. Ltd. (Australia)
Italcementi S.P.A (Italy)
James Hardie Industries plc (Ireland)
Lafarge SA (France)
Martin Marietta Materials (USA)
Mohawk Industries, Inc. (USA)
Dal-Tile International, Inc. (USA)
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Pilkington Group Limited (UK)
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Japan)
PPG Industries, Inc. (USA)
RAK Ceramics (India) Pvt. Ltd. (India)
Sumitomo Corporation (Japan)
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation (Japan)
Trinity Industries, Inc. (USA)
USG Corporation (USA)
Vulcan Materials Company (USA)
White River Hardwoods-Woodworks, Inc. (USA)
Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG (Austria)

12.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 7. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Historic Review for Building Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Aggregates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World Historic Review for Aggregates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World 15-Year Perspective for Aggregates by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Aggregates by Product Segment - Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World Historic Review for Aggregates by Product Segment - Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World 15-Year Perspective for Aggregates by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sand and Gravel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World Historic Review for Sand and Gravel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World 15-Year Perspective for Sand and Gravel by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Crushed Rock by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Historic Review for Crushed Rock by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World 15-Year Perspective for Crushed Rock by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement and Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Historic Review for Cement and Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World 15-Year Perspective for Cement and Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement and Concrete by Product Segment - Cement, Concrete Products and Ready-Mixed Concrete Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Historic Review for Cement and Concrete by Product Segment - Cement, Concrete Products and Ready-Mixed Concrete Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World 15-Year Perspective for Cement and Concrete by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Cement, Concrete Products and Ready-Mixed Concrete Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cement by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World Historic Review for Cement by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World 15-Year Perspective for Cement by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Concrete Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World Historic Review for Concrete Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World 15-Year Perspective for Concrete Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready-Mixed Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. World Historic Review for Ready-Mixed Concrete by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. World 15-Year Perspective for Ready-Mixed Concrete by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bricks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. World Historic Review for Bricks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. World 15-Year Perspective for Bricks by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Tiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. World Historic Review for Tiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. World 15-Year Perspective for Tiles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. World Historic Review for Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. World 15-Year Perspective for Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metal by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. World Historic Review for Metal by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. World 15-Year Perspective for Metal by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Timber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. World Historic Review for Timber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. World 15-Year Perspective for Timber by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Building Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. World Historic Review for Other Building Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. World 15-Year Perspective for Other Building Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET1.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Building Materials Market: Steady Growth Prospects
Aggregates Market
Current Scenario
Major End Markets

Table 55. US Aggregates Market by End-Use Sector (2012 & 2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Residential and Non-Residential Sectors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Factors Affecting Cost of Construction Aggregates

Table 56. US Market for Aggregates (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Costs by Component - Labor, DD&A, Energy, Repair, Supplies, Contract Services, Raw Materials, Royalties and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Production Scenario

Table 57. Construction Aggregates Production in US (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Crushed Stone and Sand & Gravel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Crushed Stone & Sand and Gravel
Crushed Stone
Sand and Gravel
Regulations Governing Aggregates Market
Federal Regulations
State Regulations
Local Regulations
Competitive Landscape

Table 58. Leading Players in the US Aggregates Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Vulcan Materials Co., Martin Marietta Aggregates, CRH plc, Heidelberg Cement, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., Lafarge North America Inc., and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Concrete Market
Overview

Table 59. Concrete Demand in US by the End Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Public Works, Streets & Highways, Commercial & Industrial, and Residential Sectors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rise in Demand for Precast Concrete Products
Ready Mixed Concrete Market - A Sneak Peek
Competition

Table 60. Leading Players in the US Ready-Mixed Concrete Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemex, CRH, Heidelberg Cement, Holcim, Argos, Vulcan, Lafarge, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Cement Market
Construction Industry Dynamics Determine Consumption Trends

Table 61. Leading Cement Producers in the US (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Lafarge, Holcim, Cemex, Buzzi Unicem, Heidelberg Cement, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Bricks Market
Ceramic Tiles Market
Ceramic Tiles Market on Recovery Path
Distribution Channels
Product Innovation
Rising Demand for Decorative Tiles
Competition

Table 62. Leading Manufacturers of Ceramic Tiles in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Daltile/Mohawk, American Marazzi, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Imports: A Major Share of Overall Demand

Table 63. US Imports of Ceramic Tiles (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Source Country - Mexico, China, Italy, Brazil, Spain, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. US Imports of Ceramic Tiles (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Source Country - Italy, China, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. US Exports of Ceramic Tiles (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country - Canada, China, Mexico, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Architectural Glass Market
Advanced Flat Glass Demand on the Rise
Security Glass Market
Timber Market
Steel Demand in Construction Sector
Non-Residential Prefabricated Building Systems
Environmental & Regulatory Factors
Distribution & Supply of Building Materials: An Overview
Construction Market: A Review
US Housing Market Remains Sluggish

Table 66. Residential Construction Sector in the US (2007-2013F): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Building Permits in the US (2007-2013F) (In '000s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 68. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. US Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. US 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableCement Market: Recession Halts Progress
TableConstruction Market: An Insight

Table 71. Housing Starts in Canada (2007-2013F) (in ‘000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableStrategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 72. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Canadian Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
TableOverview
TableHousing Construction Practices: Overview
TableCommon Window & Door Types in Use
TableTimber
TableImports Scenario
TableCeramic Tiles Market in Japan

Table 75. Ceramic Tiles Market in Japan (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Category - Mosaic Tiles, Exterior Tiles, Floor Tiles, and Interior Tiles (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Concrete Recycling Technologies in Japan
Cement & Concrete Market
Steel Consumption in Construction Sector
Regulatory Environment
Laws Relating to Imports
Building Standards Law
Construction Market - A Quick Primer

Table 76. Annual Housing Construction Starts in Japan (2007-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 77. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Japanese Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableAggregates Production Scenario in Europe

Table 80. Aggregates Production in Europe (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Leading Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableEuropean Cement Industry
TableFalling Demand for Concrete in Europe

Table 81. Ready-Mixed Concrete Market in Europe (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableFloor and Wall Tiles Market in Europe
TableEU Imposes Duties on Chinese Tile Makers
TableGlass Usage in Construction Sector
TableConstruction Industry – A Brief Overview

Table 82. Construction Industry in Europe (2010, 2011 & 2012): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableStrategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 83. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. European Historic Review for Building Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. European 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. European Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. European 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableAggregates Market: Recovering Construction Activity to Foster Growth

Table 89. Leading Players in the French Aggregates Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Lafarge, Italcementi, Cemex, Holcim, Vicat, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableConstruction Timber: Slow Ongoing Recovery
TableStrategic Corporate Developments
TableKey Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 90. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. French Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. French 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableAggregates Demand Falls amidst Economic Uncertainty
TableCement Consumption: Affected by Recession
TableProduct Innovations/Introductions
TableKey Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 93. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. German Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. German 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableTiles Market Faces Challenging Times

Table 96. Italian Ceramic Tiles Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Leading Export Destinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableProduct Innovations/Introductions
TableKey Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 97. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Italian Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableAggregates Market
TableOverview
TableCompetitive Landscape

Table 100. Leading Players in the UK Aggregate Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Tarmac, Aggregate Industries, Hanson, CEMEX and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableReady Mixed Concrete Market

Table 101. Leading Players in the UK Ready Mixed Concrete Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Tarmac, Aggregate TableIndustries, Hanson, CEMEX, Lafarge and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableWood Demand Propels Growth in Timber Industry
TableTimber Frame Demand Continues to Grow Driven by Sustainability Factor
TableCeramic Tiles Market
TableSteel Usage in Construction Sector
TableConstruction Industry in the UK - An Overview

Table 102. Residential Construction in the UK (2007-2012E): Number of Housing Starts in ‘000 Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableProduct Innovations/Introductions
TableStrategic Corporate Developments
TableKey Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 103. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. UK Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. UK 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
TableCurrent and Future Analysis
TableCeramic Tiles – Demand from Export Markets
TableSteel Consumption in Construction Sector: Affected by Uncertainty
B. Market Analytics

Table 106. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Spanish Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F.RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Land of Potential Opportunities
Non-Metallic Construction Materials Production
Concrete Market on the Rise
Porcelain and Ceramic Tile Production in Russia
Steel Demand Witnesses Sharp Rise in Demand
Russian Construction Industry - A Brief Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 109. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Russian Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G.REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Concrete Market in Central & Eastern Europe
Poland
Ceramic Tile Market: An Overview
Turkey
Construction Steel Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 112. Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Rest of European Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Australia
Ready-Mix Concrete Market: Overview

Table 115. Leading Players in the Australian Concrete Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for BLD, Hanson, Holcim and TableOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

TableAustralian Timber Demand Set to Grow
China
A Major Cement Producer
Rising Demand for High Quality Concrete Mixtures
High Potential for Ready-Mix Concrete
Ceramic Tiles Market: Producers Look for Opportunities in Export Markets
Roofing Materials Demand Witnessing Robust Growth
Real Estate Sector Revival Drives Wood Flooring Sales
Glass Consumption: Upward Trend with Improving Economy
Chinese Steel Industry
Copper Market
Construction Market – Overview
Residential Construction in China
India
Construction Aggregates: Huge Potential for Growth

Table 116. Aggregate Market in India (2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Segment - Crushed Stone, Sand, Gravel, and Recycled Aggregates (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ready-Mix Concrete Market in India – An Overview
Tiles Market in India
Ceramic Tiles Emerges as a Cost-effective Product
Dominant Participation of Unorganized Sector

Table 117. Leading Players in the Indian Organized Tiles Market (FY2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for H&R Johnson, Kajaria Ceramics, Nitco Tiles, Somany Ceramics, Asian Granito, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Infrastructure Development Projects: Opportunities for Steel Market
Rising Popularity of Green Buildings
An Overview of Cement Industry
Portland Cement Market in India
Competitive Landscape

Table 118. Leading Players in the Indian Cement Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand for UltraTech, ACC, Ambuja, Jaypee, India Cements, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Indonesia
Indonesia Puts Stop to Sand Exports
Steel Consumption to Increase
Thailand
Ceramic Tile Market on the Path to Recovery
Construction Sector to Boost Steel Consumption
The Philippines
Government Efforts to Fuel Steel Demand from Construction Sector
Vietnam
Construction Steel Demand to Rises
Malaysia
Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 119. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6.THE MIDDLE EAST

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Construction Sector in the Middle East: A Review
Steel Demand in Construction Sector: On the Up
Saudi Arabia
Cement Market: Favorable Opportunities from Construction Projects
Rapid Growth in Steel Demand from Construction Sector
UAE
Rising Demand for Precast Concrete
Infrastructure and Construction Projects Bode Well for Steel Market
Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 122. Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123. Middle East Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 124. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Brazil
Aggregates Market

Table 125. Aggregate Consumption in Brazil (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Construction Timber Market
Cement Market
Peru
Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V. (Mexico) – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 126. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 127. Latin American Historic Review for Building Materials by Product Group/Segment - Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 128. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Building Materials by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aggregates (Sand and Gravel, and Crushed Rock), Cement and Concrete (Cement, Concrete Products, and Ready-Mixed Concrete), Bricks, Tiles, Glass, Metal, Timber and Other Building Material Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 459 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 516)
The United States (64)
Canada (6)
Japan (22 )
Europe (322)
France (23)
Germany (51)
The United Kingdom (34)
Italy (88)
Spain (20)
Rest of Europe (106)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (68)
Latin America (11)
Africa (9)
Middle-East (14)
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