The Future of Global Refractory Markets to 2017

Global Refractory Markets to 2017 provides statistics for and analysis of the global refractory market, breaking down the industry for your needs

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 16 Nov 2012
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 300
Number of tables: 150
The Future of Global Refractory Markets to 2017
  • The Future of Global Refractory Markets to 2017 provides statistics for and analysis of the size of the global refractory market by material, end-use application/process and region, and forecasts growth over the next five years to 2017
  • This new report also highlights regulatory issues, environmental impacts and patent applications, ensuring you have the information you need to make strategic decisions in the refractory industry.

Description

INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT

  • Quantitative market sizes and forecasts to 2017
  • Up-to-date forecasts based on extensive primary and secondary research gathered from multiple resources
  • Exclusive tables and figures showing global refractory market growth by region, type and volume and value data

METHODOLOGY

The data and analyses in The Future of Global Refractory Markets to 2017 are based on extensive primary and secondary research gathered from multiple resources. Primary research included discussions with industry participants, reviews of corporateand governmental publications and analysis of statistics. Secondary research was based on reviews of technical journals, scientific research journals, conference presentations, patent applications and industry associations. This report provides a unique depth of information and analysis.

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • The latest innovations in refractory materials, evaluation and testing, placement and applications
  • How the global refractory market will develop between now and 2017
  • Refractory markets broken down by material, application and region

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU ?

  • Learn about cutting-edge technological developments
  • Understand trends and nuances of the refractories industry
  • See how raw material supply and demand will shape the next five years
  • Receive updates on global legislative and regulatory issues

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Members of the refractory industry
  • Those affected by the refractory industry
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Refractory producers
  • End users

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 everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

  • Market indicators
  • Trends in the refractory industry
  • Cutting-edge technology
  • Innovations in refractory materials
  • ↘↘ Nanomaterials
  • ↘↘ Materials for gasification
  • Refractories market by application
  • Refractories market by region
  • Trends for the future
  • ↘↘ Consolidation
  • ↘↘ Monolithics
  • ↘↘ Raw material supply issues
  • >> Alumina
  • ↘↘ Environmental trends
  • End-user outlook

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY

  • Introduction
  • Objective
  • Scope
  • Methodology

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 

  • Introduction
  • Economics and global market issues
  • Refractory design and properties
  • Trends in the refractory industry
  • Industry challenges
  • Legislative and regulatory issues

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • Introduction
  • Innovations in refractory materials
  • ↘↘ Nanomaterials
  • ↘↘ Materials for gasification
  • Innovations in evaluation and testing
  • Innovations in refractory placement
  • Innovations for applications
  • ↘↘ General
  • ↘↘ Steel

REFRACTORIES MARKET BY MATERIAL

  • Introduction
  • Fireclay
  • Alumina
  • Silica
  • Basic
  • Insulating
  • Carbon-based
  • Zircon/zirconia
  • Alumina-chrome
  • Spinel
  • Non-oxides (silicon carbide)

REFRACTORIES MARKET BY APPLICATION

  • Introduction
  • Steel and iron
  • ↘↘ Steel
  • ↘↘ Iron
  • Other metals
  • ↘↘ Aluminium
  • ↘↘ Copper
  • Non-metallic materials
  • ↘↘ Glass
  • ↘↘ Cement
  • ↘↘ Other end-uses
  • Waste-to-energy facilities
  • ↘↘ Gasification
  • ↘↘ Aerospace

REFRACTORIES MARKET BY REGION

  • Introduction
  • Asia-Pacific
  • ↘↘ Australia
  • ↘↘ China
  • ↘↘ India
  • ↘↘ Japan
  • ↘↘ South Korea
  • North America
  • ↘↘ Canada
  • ↘↘ Mexico
  • ↘↘ US
  • Western Europe
  • Latin America
  • ↘↘ Brazil
  • Eastern Europe
  • ↘↘ Russia
  • Africa/Middle East
  • ↘↘ South Africa

OUTLOOK FOR REFRACTORIES

  • Introduction
  • Consolidation
  • Expansion
  • Monolithics
  • Raw material supply issues
  • ↘↘ Alumina
  • Environmental trends
  • Regional outlook
  • End-user outlook
  • ↘↘ Customisation

Tables and Figures

  • CAGR forecast for refractory market by region, 2012-17 (%)
  • CAGR forecast for type of refractory, 2012-17 (%)
  • Cement production forecast by country, 2010-20 (million tonnes)
  • Chinese raw materials exports as percentage of total production, 2012 (%)
  • Comparison of thermal expansion results determined by different apparatus
  • Cumulative number of ISO/TC 33 published standards
  • Exported volume and value of refractory raw materials, 2008-10, for top eight export countries
  • Global forecast for refractories consumption by major application, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Global growth of refractories production, 2000-10, and the share of China and PRE (Mt)
  • Global refractory market by region, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Global refractory market by type and region, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Global WTE market forecast, 2006-21 ($ billion)
  • Iron production forecast for BRIC countries, 2017 (million tonnes)
  • Japan's refractories industry: percentage of raw materials sourced from China, 2011 (%)
  • Main Chinese fused magnesia export destinations, 2011
  • Material flow from mine to mill to refined raw material product
  • Oxidation curves at 1,000°C of uncoated and TiO2-coated SNBSC
  • Physical properties of four commercially available class-23 IFBs
  • Projected increased world demand for copper to 2017
  • Refractories consumption forecast by application, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Refractories production in Japan by type, 2001-10 ('000 tonnes)
  • Refractory production by type, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Refractory production forecast by type, 2012 and 2017 (tonnes)
  • Schematic of developed thermal expansion measurement apparatus
  • Share of global crude steel production by region/country, 2012 (%)
  • Share of raw material sources for refractory production in Japan, 2010 (%)
  • Share of refractory demand by end use in Europe, 2012 (%)
  • Share of refractory market by application, 2012 (%)
  • Transition table for key leading technology developments to 2017
  • US trade of all steel mill products, monthly (June 2009-June 2012)
  • Wear and slag penetration resulting from rotary slag testing
  • World major chromite reserves, 2012
  • World production of alumina refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of carbon-based refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of chrome refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of fireclay refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of IFB refractories, 2012-17 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of magnesia-based refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of silica refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of silicon carbide refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World production of zircon-based refractories, 2012 and 2017 ('000 tonnes)
  • World refractory demand and value including percentage consumed by Asia, 2007 vs 2012
  • Year over year steel production and consumption, world vs BRIC, 2011 (%)