The growth in construction markets in Canada has been the major driver for growth in Sand and Gravel Mining industry over the past five years. Coming off a slight dip in activity in 2009, nonresidential construction has grown quickly in the past five years as the industry has recovered from the recession. In the coming years, the industry is expected to continue growing. IBISWorld expects demand from major markets to remain strong, and federal funding supporting infrastructure construction is slated to increase.
This industry mines or quarries sand and gravel, clays, ceramic and refractory minerals. Industry operators may also wash, screen and otherwise prepare the mined sand, gravel and clays.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.