|By PR Newswire||
|April 25, 2014 06:41 AM EDT||
DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7xvpl/global_asphalt) 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
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
- 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.
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7xvpl/global_asphalt
Media Contact: Laura Wood, +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]
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