Global Fly Ash Market

Global Fly Ash Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis, By Type(Class F Fly Ash, Class C Fly Ash), By Application(Cement & Concrete, Structural Fills) - Industry Forecast 2022-2028


Report ID: SQSG15F2006 | Region: Global | Published Date: December, 2022 | Pages: 165

Global Fly Ash Market Insights

Global Fly Ash Market was valued at USD 4.02 billion in 2021, and it is anticipated to reach USD 5.97 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period (2022-2028).

Fly ash, also known as flue ash, is a fine material that flies out of coal combustion chambers and is caught by emission control devices such scrubbers, electrostatic precipitators, and fabric filters. A significant environmental concern is how to dispose of the enormous amounts of ash that are produced by different thermal power facilities. Fly ash, which was once produced by burning coal in power stations, is now only usable for landfilling and is thought to be of extremely little value. Since it is utilized as a pozzolanic addition in cement, its utility in cement has emerged as a significant discovery. In the United States, coal ash is used as a partial replacement for traditional materials in more than half of the concrete that is now produced.

The development of the fly ash business has propelled in recent months because of an increase in the construction of concrete roads in developing nations. It has also become a desirable material for replacing cement in some applications. As a Portland cement alternative that is environmentally friendly, fly ash is widely employed in the construction sector. The fly ash business is being held back by a lack of global understanding of the advantages of employing fly ash as a building ingredient.

Market snapshot

Global Market Size

USD 4.02 billion

Largest Segment

Class F Fly Ash

Fastest Growth

Class F Fly Ash

Growth Rate

5.8% CAGR

Global Fly Ash Market 2022-2028 ($ Bn)
Country Share for Asia-Pacific Region- 2021 (%)
Global Fly Ash Market Size By Source 2022-2028 ($ Bn)
Global Fly Ash Market Size By Source 2022-2028 (%)

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Global Fly Ash Market Segmental Analysis

The Global Fly Ash Market is segmented based on type, application, and region. Based on type, it is categorized into Class F Fly Ash, and Class C Fly Ash. Based on the application, it is categorized into Cement & Concrete, Structural Fills, Mining, Waste Stabilization, Road Construction and others. Based on region, it is categorized into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa.

Analysis by Type

On the basis of type, Class F fly ash currently holds the largest market share in the fly ash market due to its high adoption. Bituminous and anthracite coal are the source of Class F ash. Compared to Class C, it has a reduced calcium content and is primarily composed of silica and alumina. Class F ash is substituted for 20–30% of the cementitious ingredients in Portland cement. Class F ash has advantages over other types of ash, including increased compressive strength, resistance to the alkali-silica reaction, resistance to sulphate attack, less heat generation, and a reduced need for water.

Class C ash is mostly composed of calcium alumino-sulfate glass, quartz, tricalcium aluminate, and free lime. It is also known as high calcium fly ash since it often contains more than 20% CaO. To prevent temperature increases, class C ash is primarily used in the concrete foundation.

Analysis by Application

On the basis of application, the cement & concrete segment currently dominates the global fly ash market. Ash is frequently utilized in cement applications because the demand for cement is rising quickly and the construction industry is seeing strong growth. The use of cement in concrete has various advantages and enhances the performance of concrete in both the fresh and hardened phases. Concrete that contains ash has stronger, more durable, and easier-to-work properties after hardening.

Global Fly Ash Market By Source, 2021 (%)

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Global Fly Ash Market Regional Insights

Based on region, Asia-Pacific currently dominates the fly ash market with respect to market share and it is anticipated to continue its dominance during the forecast period. Globally, China and India are the top producers of cement and cement-related goods. Cement is in high demand in the area as a result of the building and construction sector's explosive growth. Additionally, cement is a key export from both nations worldwide. Significant market growth is being contributed by Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asian nations. The expansion of the fly ash market is being fueled by significant causes such shifting demographics, rising disposable income in emerging & highly populated countries, and urbanization activities.

Additionally, North America is also a well-developed market. The market in North America is highly established. Manufacturers have profitable prospects to obtain a competitive edge in this market given the rising demand from applications like waste management and precast concrete products. The need for applications in precast concrete products from the cement and concrete industry is the main element driving the market in the United States. The region is the most technologically advanced in the building sector, and the current trend of environmentally friendly and speedy construction methods will significantly increase the demand for precast materials.

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Global Fly Ash Market Dynamics

Drivers

  • Increasing demand for fly ash in the construction sector: Ash is primarily utilized in the production of bricks and Portland pozzolana cement. In addition to protecting the soil, it also assists the environment because it doesn't produce any greenhouse gasses. Several parties, including government agencies, academic institutions, and R&D facilities, are working to promote the use of this ash in building materials. The central and state governments of India are in charge of developing and carrying out policies and programs utilized in that country. To encourage the expansion of construction applications, government buildings such as banks and financial institutions, research institutes, technology service providers, private builders, government offices, and civil society groups employ coal ash in their construction materials. In addition, rising commercialization is fueling cement use for infrastructure expansion fueled by economic growth. The market will expand because of the increasing need for non-residential structures such malls, airports, roadways, office buildings, industries & production plants, and warehouses.

Restraints

  • Insufficient ash quality to restrain market growth: The fly ash market may suffer as a result of poor quality of fly ash. Fly ash is mainly used in the concrete business where the quality is of utmost importance. Good quality ash has the main benefit of having less permeability at a cheaper cost, while on the other hand, poor quality might result in more permeability. Although some ash from the power plant cannot be sufficiently refined for use in concrete, it is still compatible with the material. High carbon ash compounds also frequently require more water and may color the concrete. When using an air-entraining agent, it is advised to use high carbon content ash, but it raises the cost.

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Global Fly Ash Market Competitive Landscape

The market's competitive landscape shows a condensed market with the top 10 businesses accounting for around half of the total revenue. Significant resources have been devoted by major market participants to the study and creation of various ash products. The market leaders' growth strategies include a broad portfolio, improved operational efficiency, and the development of new, safe technologies for the usage of composites. Additionally, in order to expand their service portfolio and other associated offerings, small and medium-sized businesses have adopted the strategy of mergers and alliances with larger corporations. Since smaller businesses may learn a lot from the expertise of the market leaders, this trend is anticipated to have a positive impact on the global market throughout the forecast period.

Top Players Company Profiles

  • Boral Ltd. (Australia)
  • Lafarge North America Inc. (US)
  • Cemex S.A.B. De C.V. (Mexico)
  • Aggregate Industries (US)
  • FlyAshDirect (US)
  • Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Separation technologies LLC (US)
  • Charah, LLC. (US)
  • Tarmac Holdings Limited (US)
  • Titan America LLC (US)
  • Southeastern Fly Ash Company (US)
  • Cement Australia Pty Limited (Australia)
  • Salt River Materials Group (US)

Recent Developments

  • In November 2021, Geocycle, a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim US, a global leader in innovation & sustainable building materials, received the first delivery of 2,000 tons of coal flue ash from CenterPoint Energy. LafargeHolcim and Geocycle formed a 6 Mt multi-year coal ash recycling contract to create a circular economy for power plants.
  • In September 2021, Charah Solutions, one of the top players in the fly ash market, formed a five-year sales and marketing contract for the beneficial recycling of fly ash from the Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio. As part of this agreement, Charah Solutions will be responsible for the sales and environment-friendly recycling of approximately 35,000 - 60,000 tons of specification grade Class Fash per year from this facility through 2025.

Global Fly Ash Key Market Trends

  • Growing ash use in ceramics is anticipated to support market growth: Fly ash has drawn the attention of producers of low-cost materials including glass-ceramics, ceramics, and glass materials because it contains oxides like Al2O3, SiO2, CaO, and Fe203. The thermal activation of unprocessed carbon ash with a range of temperatures and co-reagents determines the ultimate shape of glass or ceramics. Flue ash and kaolin clay are combined in a 60:40 ratio to create ceramic tiles. Ceramics' firing shrinkage would be reduced if carbon ash was combined with high CaO and smaller particle size. Ceramic tile use decreases landfill waste, boosts ash utilization, and lowers the cost of raw materials for the tile business.

Global Fly Ash Market SkyQuest Analysis

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According to the analysis, the global fly ash market is currently led by countries in the Asia Pacific region with cement & concrete currently dominating the market share and is anticipated to continue dominating the market, due to the countries in this region being top producers of cement and cement-based products. The market is also expected to rise during the forecast period due to the rapid growth in demand for fly ash in the construction industry.

Report Metric Details
Market size value in 2021 USD 4.02 billion
Market size value in 2028 USD 5.97 billion
Growth Rate 5.8%
Base year 2021
Forecast period 2022-2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments covered
  • Type
    • Class F Fly Ash, Class C Fly Ash
  • Application
    • Cement & Concrete, Structural Fills, Mining, Waste Stabilization, Road Construction
Regions covered North America (US, Canada), Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Latin America (Brazil, Rest of Latin America), Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC Countries, Rest of MEA)
Companies covered
  • Boral Ltd. (Australia)
  • Lafarge North America Inc. (US)
  • Cemex S.A.B. De C.V. (Mexico)
  • Aggregate Industries (US)
  • FlyAshDirect (US)
  • Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Separation technologies LLC (US)
  • Charah, LLC. (US)
  • Tarmac Holdings Limited (US)
  • Titan America LLC (US)
  • Southeastern Fly Ash Company (US)
  • Cement Australia Pty Limited (Australia)
  • Salt River Materials Group (US)
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Table Of Content

Executive Summary

Market overview

  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market Overview
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Data Table on Market Overview
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Global Fly Ash Market Characteristics
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market by Geography
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Incremental Growth
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Data Table on Incremental Growth
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Vendor Market Positioning

Parent Market Analysis

Market overview

Market size

  • Market Dynamics
    • Exhibit: Impact analysis of DROC, 2021
      • Drivers
      • Opportunities
      • Restraints
      • Challenges
  • SWOT Analysis

KEY MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Technology Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of technology and details)
  • Pricing Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of technology and pricing details)
  • Supply Chain Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Detailed Supply Chain Presentation)
  • Value Chain Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Detailed Value Chain Presentation)
  • Ecosystem Of the Market
    • Exhibit: Parent Market Ecosystem Market Analysis
    • Exhibit: Market Characteristics of Parent Market
  • IP Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of product/technology, patents filed, inventor/company name, acquiring firm)
  • Trade Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Import and Export data details)
  • Startup Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Emerging startups details)
  • Raw Material Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Mapping of key raw materials)
  • Innovation Matrix
    • (Exhibit: Positioning Matrix: Mapping of new and existing technologies)
  • Pipeline product Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of companies and pipeline products, regional mapping)
  • Macroeconomic Indicators

COVID IMPACT

  • Introduction
  • Impact On Economy—scenario Assessment
    • Exhibit: Data on GDP - Year-over-year growth 2016-2022 (%)
  • Revised Market Size
    • Exhibit: Data Table on Global Fly Ash Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Impact Of COVID On Key Segments
    • Exhibit: Data Table on Segment Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • COVID Strategies By Company
    • Exhibit: Analysis on key strategies adopted by companies

MARKET DYNAMICS & OUTLOOK

  • Market Dynamics
    • Exhibit: Impact analysis of DROC, 2021
      • Drivers
      • Opportunities
      • Restraints
      • Challenges
  • Regulatory Landscape
    • Exhibit: Data Table on regulation from different region
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Porters Analysis
    • Competitive rivalry
      • Exhibit: Competitive rivalry Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Threat of substitute products
      • Exhibit: Threat of Substitute Products Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Exhibit: buyers bargaining power Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Exhibit: Threat of new entrants Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Exhibit: Threat of suppliers bargaining power Impact of key factors, 2021
  • Skyquest special insights on future disruptions
    • Political Impact
    • Economic impact
    • Social Impact
    • Technical Impact
    • Environmental Impact
    • Legal Impact

Market Size by Region

  • Chart on Market share by geography 2021-2027 (%)
  • Data Table on Market share by geography 2021-2027(%)
  • North America
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • USA
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Canada
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Europe
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • Germany
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Spain
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • France
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • UK
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of Europe
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Asia Pacific
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • China
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • India
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Japan
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • South Korea
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Latin America
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • Brazil
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of South America
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • GCC Countries
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • South Africa
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of MEA
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)

KEY COMPANY PROFILES

  • Competitive Landscape
    • Total number of companies covered
      • Exhibit: companies covered in the report, 2021
    • Top companies market positioning
      • Exhibit: company positioning matrix, 2021
    • Top companies market Share
      • Exhibit: Pie chart analysis on company market share, 2021(%)

Methodology

For the Global Fly Ash Market, our research methodology involved a mixture of primary and secondary data sources. Key steps involved in the research process are listed below:

1. Information Procurement: This stage involved the procurement of Market data or related information via primary and secondary sources. The various secondary sources used included various company websites, annual reports, trade databases, and paid databases such as Hoover's, Bloomberg Business, Factiva, and Avention. Our team did 45 primary interactions Globally which included several stakeholders such as manufacturers, customers, key opinion leaders, etc. Overall, information procurement was one of the most extensive stages in our research process.

2. Information Analysis: This step involved triangulation of data through bottom-up and top-down approaches to estimate and validate the total size and future estimate of the Global Fly Ash Market.

3. Report Formulation: The final step entailed the placement of data points in appropriate Market spaces in an attempt to deduce viable conclusions.

4. Validation & Publishing: Validation is the most important step in the process. Validation & re-validation via an intricately designed process helped us finalize data points to be used for final calculations. The final Market estimates and forecasts were then aligned and sent to our panel of industry experts for validation of data. Once the validation was done the report was sent to our Quality Assurance team to ensure adherence to style guides, consistency & design.

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Global Fly Ash Market was valued at USD 4.02 billion in 2021, and it is anticipated to reach USD 5.97 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period (2022-2028).

The market's competitive landscape shows a condensed market with the top 10 businesses accounting for around half of the total revenue. Significant resources have been devoted by major market participants to the study and creation of various ash products. The market leaders' growth strategies include a broad portfolio, improved operational efficiency, and the development of new, safe technologies for the usage of composites. Additionally, in order to expand their service portfolio and other associated offerings, small and medium-sized businesses have adopted the strategy of mergers and alliances with larger corporations. Since smaller businesses may learn a lot from the expertise of the market leaders, this trend is anticipated to have a positive impact on the global market throughout the forecast period.'Boral Ltd. (Australia)','Lafarge North America Inc. (US)','Cemex S.A.B. De C.V. (Mexico)','Aggregate Industries (US)','FlyAshDirect (US)','Holcim Ltd. (Switzerland)','Separation technologies LLC (US)','Charah, LLC. (US)','Tarmac Holdings Limited (US)','Titan America LLC (US)','Southeastern Fly Ash Company (US)','Cement Australia Pty Limited (Australia)','Salt River Materials Group (US)'

Increasing demand for fly ash in the construction sector: Ash is primarily utilized in the production of bricks and Portland pozzolana cement. In addition to protecting the soil, it also assists the environment because it doesn't produce any greenhouse gasses. Several parties, including government agencies, academic institutions, and R&D facilities, are working to promote the use of this ash in building materials. The central and state governments of India are in charge of developing and carrying out policies and programs utilized in that country. To encourage the expansion of construction applications, government buildings such as banks and financial institutions, research institutes, technology service providers, private builders, government offices, and civil society groups employ coal ash in their construction materials. In addition, rising commercialization is fueling cement use for infrastructure expansion fueled by economic growth. The market will expand because of the increasing need for non-residential structures such malls, airports, roadways, office buildings, industries & production plants, and warehouses.

Growing ash use in ceramics is anticipated to support market growth: Fly ash has drawn the attention of producers of low-cost materials including glass-ceramics, ceramics, and glass materials because it contains oxides like Al2O3, SiO2, CaO, and Fe203. The thermal activation of unprocessed carbon ash with a range of temperatures and co-reagents determines the ultimate shape of glass or ceramics. Flue ash and kaolin clay are combined in a 60:40 ratio to create ceramic tiles. Ceramics' firing shrinkage would be reduced if carbon ash was combined with high CaO and smaller particle size. Ceramic tile use decreases landfill waste, boosts ash utilization, and lowers the cost of raw materials for the tile business.

Based on region, Asia-Pacific currently dominates the fly ash market with respect to market share and it is anticipated to continue its dominance during the forecast period. Globally, China and India are the top producers of cement and cement-related goods. Cement is in high demand in the area as a result of the building and construction sector's explosive growth. Additionally, cement is a key export from both nations worldwide. Significant market growth is being contributed by Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asian nations. The expansion of the fly ash market is being fueled by significant causes such shifting demographics, rising disposable income in emerging & highly populated countries, and urbanization activities.

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