The Future of Ferrous Slag to 2022

The Future of Ferrous Slag to 2022 from Smithers Apex provides in-depth and well-supported forecasts for the ferrous slag industry.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 26 Oct 2012
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 250
Forecast range: 2012-2022
The Future of Ferrous Slag to 2022
  • Per tonne prices will increase as end-use markets recover and regulatory constraints evolve
  • This reports forecasts ferrous slag supply and the main end-use categories, by world region and country for the period 2012-22
  • This new report analyses the impact of specific market development factors and broad economic influences on the ferrous slag industry to identify key drivers of regional and global markets as well as production, demand, economic and regulatory trends within the report's ten-year time frame.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • The types of ferrous slag, their production processes and differing uses
  • Structural and geographical changes in the iron and steel industry supplying slag
  • Key anticipated regional regulatory changes and their expected impacts on ferrous slag supplies, pricing and competitive positions

METHODOLOGY

This report is based on an extensive review of recent technical literature, conference papers, journals, company literature and annual reports, and company websites. Interviews were also held with industry experts and representatives of leading companies in the industry. Additional data has been obtained from international trade associations and statistics. Also analysed were international industrial data and statistics, including trends in raw materials, blast furnace technologies and production processes and iron and steel output forecasts from major producing countries. The Future of Ferrous Slag to 2022 provides a unique depth of information and analysis.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • Annual market supply volume data broken down by major end uses, regions and countries for the period 2012-22
  • An extensive perspective on the ferrous slag industry
  • Discussion of the key geographic and economic influences on ferrous slag demand
  • An up-to-date briefing of economic and market conditions that will shape the ferrous slag markets

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Use current insights into present and upcoming regional environmental regulation of related industries
  • Gain exclusive intelligence regarding the structure and strategies of leading industry players
  • Assess the key potential market impact of Chinese production and demand

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Ferrous slag end-use industries
  • Process equipment manufacturers
  • National and international environmental regulatory agencies and NGOs
  • National industrial policymaking bodies and advocates
  • Steel companies
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of the report sent to you on publication date
  • Electronic copy with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Objectives of this report
  • Methodology
  • Report scope
  • Geographical regions

TYPES OF SLAG 

  • Blast furnace slag (BFS)
  • Other ironmaking processes
  • Steel slags
  • BF and BOF/EAF dusts
  • Old bank slag heap material
  • Non-ferrous slags
  • Coal combustion products
  • Comparison of slag types

INDUSTRY DRIVERS AND DYNAMICS

  • Key user sectors
  • Cement
  • Road stone
  • Aggregate for concrete
  • Land reclamation, ground fill, ground improvement and other civil engineering uses
  • Mineral wool
  • Filter media
  • Fertilisers
  • Internal steelworks recycling
  • Landfill
  • Supply drivers and dynamics
  • Iron and steel technology: the problem of CO2 emissions
  • Iron and steel location and markets
  • Demand drivers and trends in each sector
  • Economic influences
  • Cement applications
  • Performance of slag cements
  • Potential demand
  • The economics of granulation
  • Aggregates
  • Pricing
  • Potential markets
  • Cost and price trends

REGULATORY ISSUES 

  • Codes, standards, technical regulations, and legislation on wastes
  • The emissions trading system EU-ETS
  • The Waste Framework Directive, revised 2008 (2008/98/EC of 19 Nov 2008)
  • REACH regulation on chemical substances
  • The Construction Products Directive (CPD 89/106/EC)
  • The proposed Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
  • The (non-harmonised) concrete standard EN206, and various supplementary national concrete standards
  • The harmonised standards for cement, GGBS and aggregates
  • Eurocodes
  • Building regulations
  • Public procurement legislation
  • Landfill taxes, aggregates taxes and quarrying taxes and licensing
  • Europe
  • US
  • Russia and the CIS
  • China
  • Japan
  • Other regions

TECHNOLOGY FORECASTS 

  • Iron and steel processes
  • Processing of slag
  • Physical handling
  • Transformation
  • Separation and chemical processing
  • Quality control
  • New applications and uses

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND STRATEGIES OF LEADING PLAYERS 

  • The major players
  • ↘↘ Harsco/Multiserv
  • ↘↘ Tube City IMS
  • ↘↘ Edward C Levy
  • ↘↘ Stein Inc
  • ↘↘ Phoenix Services LLC
  • Geography
  • ↘↘ US
  • ↘↘ Europe
  • >> Germany
  • >> France
  • >> Poland
  • >> UK
  • ↘↘ Japan and Korea
  • ↘↘ China
  • ↘↘ India
  • ↘↘ Brazil
  • ↘↘ Australia/ New Zealand

SUPPLY TRENDS AND FORECAST

  • Iron and steel market scenarios and slag generation
  • Slag production volumes by region
  • Slag stocks
  • Country breakdown
  • Annex: The slag supply forecasting methodology
  • World growth assumptions
  • Iron and steel production
  • Slag rates

TRADE IN SLAG AND AGGREGATES 

  • Major exporters and importers
  • Trends in trade

MARKET SIZES AND FORECASTS TO 2013

  • Current uses and trends
  • ↘↘ North America
  • ↘↘ Europe
  • ↘↘ Germany
  • ↘↘ France
  • ↘↘ Japan
  • ↘↘ CIS
  • ↘↘ India
  • ↘↘ Brazil
  • ↘↘ China
  • Summary of the demand for GGBS for cement
  • Forecast markets by use and geographical region
  • Annex: references

Tables and Figures

  • Typical compositions of slag types
  • Technical properties of steel slags and natural aggregates
  • Prices of slag in US ($ per tonne)
  • Comparison of GGBS production and cement production, selected countries, 2012 (million tonnes)
  • Comparison of cement and aggregates prices, 2012, selected steel producing countries ($ per tonne)
  • Summary of impacts of technology change
  • Leading slag operators in US by number of sites
  • Slag processors in US, 2012
  • Slag processors in US by site, 2012
  • Active members of the US National Slag Association
  • Members of Euroslag
  • Members of the Nippon Slag Association
  • Recent investments in slag processing in China reported in the press
  • Members of the Australasian Slag Association
  • Forecast production of blastfurnace slag, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast production of BOF slag, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast production of EAF slag, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast BF slag production by country, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast BOF slag production by country, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast EAF steel slag production by country, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast world steel production (million tonnes)
  • World iron and steel production by process route (million tonnes)
  • Reported data on specific slag generation
  • Slag generation in EU blastfurnaces, 2011 (kg slag/tonne hot metal)
  • Estimate of average slag rate for China
  • Slag rates in CIS countries (kg/tonne hot metal)
  • Assumed slag rates by region (kg/tonne hot metal)
  • Granulated slag imports, category 261800, 2011 (some 2010 data)
  • Granulated slag exports, category 261800, 2011 (some 2010 data)
  • Trade in slag and aggregates, selected countries, 2008
  • Uses of slag in US, 1995 and 2010 (million tonnes)
  • Uses of blast furnace and steel slag in Europe, 2010 (million tonnes/year)
  • Uses of blast furnace and steel slag in Germany, 2010 (million tonnes and % of total)
  • Uses of blast furnace and steel slag in France, 2009, 2010 (million tonnes and % of total)
  • Production and uses of slag in Japan, 1995 and 2011 (thousand tonnes)
  • Estimate of slag production in Russia by use (million tonnes and % of total)
  • Distribution of blastfurnaces in China by size
  • GGBS production ratio for selected countries (GGBS as % of total BF slag produced)
  • Assumed market breakdown by use, slag type and region, 2010 (% of total usage)
  • Summary of slag production forecasts by region and type of slag, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for cement by region, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for aggregates, road material and other civil engineering applications, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for other industrial uses, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast disposal of slag in landfill and slag piles, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast global uses of slag, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast global value of markets for ferrous slag, by end use ($ million 2012 prices)
  • US trends in ferrous slag prices ($ per tonne and average of all types and uses) and consumption (million tonnes)
  • World cement production and trends, by country, 2002-12
  • Harmonised EN standards and supporting standards for aggregate
  • Forecast blastfurnace slag production by region (million tonnes)
  • Forecast steel slag (BOF and EAF) by region (million tonnes)
  • Sensitivity analysis: blastfurnace slag production in low world growth scenario (million tonnes)
  • Sensitivity analysis: Forecast steel slag production in low world growth scenario (million tonnes)
  • Breakdown of blastfurnace slag production by country in Europe, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Breakdown of blastfurnace slag production by country in NAFTA, 2008-22 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast world steel production (million tonnes)
  • Steel intensity trends per capita and per $GDP, 2000-22
  • Blast furnace output in China and the rest of the world (million tonnes)
  • World steel production by process route: BOF/EAF (million tonnes)
  • Imports of granulated slag, US and China, 1998-2010 (thousand tonnes)
  • Exports of granulated slag, Japan and China, 1998-2010 (thousand tonnes)
  • Destinations of Japan exports of granulated slag, 1998-2010 (thousand tonnes)
  • Breakdown of blastfurnace slag usage in the US, 1995 and 2012 (million tonnes)
  • Breakdown of steel slag usage in the US, 1995 and 2007 (million tonnes)
  • US sales of slag cement, 1997-2012 (million tonnes)
  • US trend in sales and average price of ferrous slag (Million tonnes/year and $/ tonne at 2010 prices)
  • Long term trend in sales of ACS, GBS and steel slag in the US, 1975-2003 (tonnes per year)
  • Uses of blastfurnace and steel slag in Europe, 2012 (million tonnes)
  • Uses of blastfurnace and steel slag in Germany, 2012 (million tonnes)
  • Uses of blastfurnace and steel slag in France, 2009, 2010 (million tonnes)
  • Change in uses of blastfurnace slag in Japan, 1995-2012 (thousand tonnes)
  • Change in uses of steel slag in Japan, 1995-2012 (thousand tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for cement by region (million tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for aggregates, road material and other civil engineering applications, 2008-20 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast use of slag for other industrial uses, 2008-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast disposal of slag in landfill and slag piles (million tonnes)
  • Forecast global uses of slag, 2010-2022 (million tonnes)
  • Forecast global value of markets for ferrous slag ($ million 2012 prices)