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Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

The trend of recycling is on the rise in the Global Asphalt market. Asphalt is the most recycled product in the Americas with a recycling rate of 80 percent. The rising popularity of RAP along with the need to reduce cost and wastage of materials is resulting in the increased recycling rates.

According to a survey conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), more than 99 percent of recycled asphalt in the US was used for new construction projects, pavement preservation, and other paving projects. Government projects are adopting the usage of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt to ensure that they get high-quality, sustainable roads and save taxpayers money in the process.

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the growth in traffic which calls for the construction of new roads and maintenance of existing ones.

Further, the report states that one of the serious issues faced by this market is the unstable economic conditions. An economic slowdown can adversely affect construction activities and the demand for asphalt.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by Application

08. Market Segmentation by End-users

09. Geographical Segmentation

10. Key Leading Countries

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Trends and their Impact

18. Vendor Landscape

19. Key Vendor Analysis

20. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Aggregate Industries Ltd.
  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • Anglo American plc
  • Atlas Roofing Corp.
  • BP plc
  • CEMEX UK Operations Ltd.
  • CRH plc
  • CertainTeed Corp
  • Chevron Corp.
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.
  • Colas Danmark A/S
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • IKO Group Johns Manville
  • Imperial Oil Ltd.
  • Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.
  • Lafarge SA
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp.
  • Murphy Oil Corp.
  • Neste Oil Oyj
  • Owens Corning Corp.
  • Petroleos de Venezuela SA
  • RPM International Inc.
  • Shell Bitumen
  • Sinclair Oil Corp.
  • Total S.A.
  • United Refining Co.
  • Valero Energy Corp.
  • Ziegler Chemical & Mineral Corp.

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