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28 Mar 2021

Feeding frenzy: an appetite for aggregates

Feeding frenzy: an appetite for aggregates

Demand for aggregates has been estimated at up to 3 billion tonnes over the next decade, representing significant growth compared with the last 10 years.

This appetite for aggregates is led by key drivers, including infrastructure, housing and post-COVID ‘Build Back Better’. 

By reviewing the recent trends and latest activity in planning consents for new reserves, in his ‘Feeding frenzy: an appetite for aggregates’ paper, Andy Sales, research director of BDS Marketing Research, will examine how the aggregates industry is positioned to feed this hunger in terms of its available resources, their geography and the implications for routes to market and product mix.

For more information about the Infrastructure stream click here.



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