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What does the report cover?
- Slag volume and value projections and the trends driving its growth
- Evaluation of technology behind the use of ferrous slag
- Regulatory programs affecting reuse of by-product materials
- Regional trends including Asia’s leading position in ferrous slag production
- Impact of COVID-19 on iron and steel production
Ferrous slag, a by-product of iron and steel manufacturing, is gaining increased acceptance as a substitute for natural aggregates in a variety of uses.
This major new report analyses the impact of specific market developments across the global industry. The study identifies the key drivers active in worldwide mineral markets and contextualises their influence on production and demand for ferrous slag on a global and regional level. A comprehensive dataset, covering all major industry metrics, is provided alongside insights into economic trends, the regulatory landscape and more.
What will you discover?
Who should buy the report?
- Qualitative and quantitative forecasts by process technology, end use and region
- Expert analysis of market development factors and broad economic influences on the ferrous slag industry to identify key drivers of growth
- Impact of regulatory developments favouring ferrous slag use
- Market and supply chain issues and opportunities
- Strategies of leading industry players
About the author
- Ferrous slag end-use industries
- National and international environmental regulatory agencies and NGOs
- Process equipment manufacturers
- Steel companies
- National industrial policymaking bodies and advocates
- Consultants and analysts
Michael A. Gardner is the President and Managing Member of MGardner Services, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in issues related to the building material industry, including building codes, standards development, product evaluations, legislative issues, and association management issues. Before establishing MGS, Gardner was Executive Vice President of Compliance Programs for the International Code Council (ICC).
The Smithers methodology
This report is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of interviews with targeted interviews with packaging material suppliers, converters and experts drawn from key markets. This was supported by secondary research in the form of extensive literature analysis of published data, official government statistics, domestic and international trade organisation data, company websites, industry reports, trade press articles, presentations, and attendance at trade events.