Dolomite Market to Hit US$ 4 Bn in 2026
Ahead of the global economic downturn, the mining sector has been undergoing fast-paced recovery, attributable to mounting investments in mining exploration projects to meet the ever-growing energy demand. Amidst this resurgence, the global dolomite market would value over US$ 4 Bn during the latter half of the forecast period of 2019-2029. Rise in construction & infrastructure activities as well as demand upheaval in the steel industry for coking applications are key factors catalyzing the market growth. Further, adoption of dolomite in the glass industry as a raw material for developing flat glass is likely to propel the market to new heights.
Frequently Asked Questions about Dolomite Market
Which region is expected to lead the global dolomite market?
East Asia remains in the vanguard of the dolomite mining market, whereas, Germany and India have been identified as emerging countries in the global dolomite market. Manufacturers in Germany are continuously working to achieve self-sufficiency of dolomite to reduce imports from overseas markets.
What are the market dynamics that will affect the global dolomite market?
Dolomite has numerous application in the steel & iron industry, for fluxing material, refractory lining protection, and refractory raw material. This factor is responsible for driving the global market of dolomite over forecast period. However, the increasing prominence of alternatives such as olivine can be a barrier to the growth of global dolomite market space.
Which end use holds potential growth opportunities for dolomite market player?
The mining & metallurgy segment is projected to hold a major share in the global dolomite market. Other than this, the dolomite market is gaining popularity in construction & infrastructure activities for road base material and as an aggregate in concrete and asphalt railroad ballast, rip-rap, or fill. Dolomite is also used for making building stones and chips & powder used in flooring tiles.
How will the dolomite market fare in the future?
Demand for the production of construction materials as well as from the steel industry in coking applications will drive the global dolomite market over the forecast period.
What is the degree of competition in the dolomite market?
The global dolomite market is understood to be primarily consolidated in nature, with a limited number of regional and local players operating in the landscape. Key players such as Imerys, Sibelco, RHI Magnesita, and Essel Mining are estimated to account for a prominent share in the global dolomite market.
Sintered Dolomite Accounts for Higher Revenue Share
Sintered dolomite finds utilization in the iron & steel industry for manufacturing refractory raw materials such as bricks and LD converter lining. The mineral would generate around 70% total return to stakeholders throughout the foreseeable timeframe. On the other hand, calcined dolomite is utilized as a fluxing material in iron production for manufacturing fluxed sinters. This FMI study reveals that, value creation of sintered dolomite will be over thrice that of its calcined counterpart by 2029.
Opportunities Emanate from East Asia
Capturing over one-third of total market value, market players continue to allocate their resources to East Asia. While an upsurge in steel production in countries such as China, Japan, and India is measurably contributing to the regional market value, swelling construction and infrastructure projects is further offering conducive ground for manufacturers. In similar fashion, market players are also targeting North America and Europe for meaningful business opportunities. Furthermore, both these developed regions will share almost identical divide in the global dolomite market.
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants to Expand Profit Windfall
Growing environmental concerns and stringent government regulations mandating the recycling of water, especially in the industrial sector, are increasing the deployment of various water and wastewater treatment equipment across the globe. Dolomite is an integral component in the filtration and processing of potable water, in order to optimize the pH of the distilled water after reverse osmosis (RO). In addition, it offers natural minerals, including magnesium, calcium, and carbonate, to the purified or RO water (remineralisation). Market players must capture this value-creation prospect to maintain competitiveness in the global scenario.
Sintered dolomite stays in-demand
Calcined dolomite to witness slight decline in adoption
Mining & metallurgy industry accounts for greater adoption
Usage in cement industry to surge
How Growth will Unfold
The mining & metallurgy sector would materially shape the global dolomite market, wherein, dolomite is used in the smelting of iron and steel. Procuring over 80% share of overall market stack, manufacturers cite this end-use sector as the immediate adopter of dolomite mineral. Going forward, dolomite will be increasingly used in the cement industry for manufacturing cement and asphalt aggregates. While market players are exploring potential opportunities in other industries - glass & ceramics, and agrochemicals - the mining & metallurgy industry would continue to attract huge capital investments.
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Dolomite Market Analysis 2019-2029
A recent market study published by FMI on the dolomite market includes global industry analysis of 2014-2018 and opportunity assessment for 2019-2029, and delivers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the dolomite market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
Dolomite Market Taxonomy
The global dolomite market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present a complete market intelligence approach to the reader.
- Mining Metallurgy
- Pharma & Healthcare
- Glass & Ceramics
- Water & Sludge Treatment
- Animal Feed
- North America
- Latin America
- East Asia
- South Asia
- Middle East & Africa
The report begins with the executive summary of the dolomite market, which includes summary of key statistics and findings of the market. It also includes the supply and demand-side trends related to the dolomite market.
Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the dolomite market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the dolomite market. Along with this, comprehensive information pertaining to dolomite and their properties are provided in this section. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which helps readers to understand the scope of the dolomite market report.
The dolomite market report provides key market trends that are projected to considerably impact the market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are also offered in this section.
This section includes key success factors and strategies adopted by key market players.
This section explains the global market volume analysis and forecast for the dolomite market during the forecast period of 2019-2029. This chapter also includes a detailed analysis of the historical dolomite market.
In this section, pricing analysis of the dolomite market by material type at regional level has been provided.
This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the dolomite market during the forecast period of 2019-2029. This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the historical dolomite market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute $ opportunity for the current year (2019), and an incremental $ opportunity for the forecast period (2019-2029).
This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are projected to influence the growth of the dolomite market during the forecast period. Along with the macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the value chain, forecast and relevance factors, and value chain analysis for the dolomite market. Moreover, in-depth information about the market dynamics and impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.
On the basis of material, the dolomite market is segmented calcined, agglomerated, and sintered. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the dolomite market and market attractiveness analysis based on material.
On the basis of end use, the dolomite market is segmented into cement, agrochemicals, mining & metallurgy, pharmaceuticals & healthcare, glass & ceramics, water & sludge treatment, and animal feed. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the dolomite market and market attractiveness analysis based on end use
This chapter explains how the dolomite market will grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, South Asia, East Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America dolomite market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the pricing analysis and market growth based on the material and end use in North America.
This chapter provides the growth scenario of the dolomite market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.
Important growth prospects of the dolomite market based on its application in several countries such as Germany, Italy, the U.K., France, Spain, Russia, and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
This chapter highlights the growth of the dolomite market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. This section also helps readers to understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the dolomite market in East Asia
India, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Rest of South Asia are the prominent countries in the South Asia region that are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the South Asia dolomite market. In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the South Asia Pacific dolomite market during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This chapter provides information about how the dolomite market is expected to grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period of 2019-2029
This chapter provides information about how the dolomite market is anticipated to grow in major countries of the Oceania region such as Australia and New Zealand, during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This section highlights growth prospects of the dolomite market for emerging markets of India, and Germany.
In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of key players in the dolomite market, along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the dolomite market, along with detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are Imerys, RHI Magnesita, Calcinor, Carmeuse, Lhoist, Vadmar Dolomit, Sibelco, JFE Minerals, and Omya AG, Essel Mining, among others.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the dolomite market report.
This chapter help readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the dolomite market.
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