Ready-mixed concrete is concrete that is manufactured in batching plants located near construction sites and projects. Ready-mixed concrete is a defined recipe mixture of Portland cement, sand, water, and aggregates. Each batch and batch of ready-mixed concrete is custom-made according to the needs of the construction company.
Preparation of ready-mixed concrete and its logistics by continuous mixer allows for precise execution and availability of concrete in a constructioprojectsct, making it durable, solid, and reliable. Ready-mixed concrete is particularly advantageous when small quantities of concrete or irregular concrete mixes are required.
Ready-mixed concrete is increasingly becoming a perfect solution for complex tasks where space is limited or there is no space for a mixing plant and storage. Ready-mixed concrete is preferred over traditional concrete mix because it is easy to handle, more economical, more convenient, and of better quality.
In addition, ready-mixed concrete allows for low waste, low storage costs, and competent use, leading to a reduction in the overall cost of capital expenditure leads, which expands the demand space for ready-mixed concrete in the long-term scenario.
Key Segments Profiled in the Ready-mix Concrete Industry Survey
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Ready Concrete: Smart Trends in the Region
China has had the largest share in the ready-mixed concrete market, expansion, and renovation of old structures such as airports, and railway stations to name a few along with the development and implementation ion new infrastructure projects are the underlying key forces behind the consumption of ready-mixed concrete.
Other Asian countries such as India, South Korea, and Indonesia, among others, are focusing on the development of smart cities. For example, in 2015, the Indian government will launch a smart city project plan with estimated funding of US$14 million.
Examples of some of the identified global ready-mixed concrete market players along the value chain are:
- Vicat SA
- Barney & Dickenson, Inc.
- CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V.
- Holcim Ltd.
- Heidelberg Cement
- Italcementi Group
- ACC Limited
- SIKA Group
- Ultra Tech Cement Limited
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