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Global Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies

Global Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies

The global market for environmental remediation technologies was valued at about $59.5 billion in 2013. The total market is expected to expand from nearly $61.7 billion in 2014 to $80.5 billion in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% from 2014 through 2019.

This report provides:

An overview of the global markets for environmental remediation technologies.

Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019.

A detailed discussion of technological categories in their current state, as well as future developments.

Applications for these categories including soil remediation, groundwater remediation, and surface water remediation.

Insight into the regulatory framework in which the industry must operate.


SCOPE OF REPORT

This report examines the global markets for technologies used in the remediation of environmental contamination. In the scope of this report, natural resources affected by environmental contamination include surface water, groundwater and soils (to include soil vapors). Markets are examined in greater detail in later sections of the report that discuss markets from a regional perspective and from the perspective of remediation technologies’ applications to sites associated with certain industries.

The technologies considered to form the core market for remediation technologies are those that are included in the “Remediation Technologies” section of this report. Any technologies that are not included in the aforementioned section are not included in the market quantification, unless otherwise specifically stated. Also not included within the scope of this report or in the market size and growth estimates are technologies for cleaning/remediation of contaminated air and any technologies that are applicable solely for treatment (such as wastewater treatment) and not for remediation; however, technologies that can be dually applied and have seen significant use for remediation purposes are included.

Any services or equipment that do not directly support the furtherance of a site remediation project, or those that require only general knowledge such that most companies in the economy could provide them equally well have not been included in the market estimations. Direct equipment, materials, reagents, and sales and rentals of remediation technologies have been included, as well as the professional services required to assess a contaminated site; to develop a remediation plan for the specific site; and to implement, install, or continuously operate the remediation equipment over a defined space and time. Included in total dollar figures for market estimates are direct costs for design, fabrication, and assembly of remediation equipment; costs for materials and chemicals such as surfactants and cosolvents that are used in many remediation methods (electrokinetic remediation, for example); and costs for on-site professional services in assessment and remediation project design and ongoing monitoring of remediation projects.

Many of the technologies applied to remediation of contaminated sites are in fact technological systems or processes (many of which hold patents in various jurisdictions) rather than a single piece of equipment. As such, when considering technological processes, the entire value of the process has been considered. It is also important to note that a large number of remediation technologies use a significant portion of standard equipment such as off-the-shelf pumps or heavy construction equipment (for excavation) that are then built into an overall system, package, or process specifically for site remediation that customers can apply to their project’s specific needs.

A complicating factor in estimating the breakdown of market segments for environmental remediation technologies stems from the nature of the various liability laws in jurisdictions around the world. One fairly common practice in environmental remediation is for a governmental body to undertake and see to the complete remediation of a key contaminated site; and, while remediation is underway or once it has been completed, this governmental body will seek payment for the costs of remediation from the responsible party (if this party is still in existence—many times they are not). In instances where such a process has been used successfully, the value of the remediation equipment, services, materials and so forth are applied to that specific industry application.

In developing the market size and growth rate estimates, all regions and industries have been considered. However, this report seeks to provide particular insight into the markets for remediation technologies in emerging economies. The goal of this specific focus is to provide readers with a comprehensive resource for remediation technology companies based in developed economies such as North America, Western Europe, or Australia that seek to expand their client portfolios regionally through export, licensing, or some other transfer of technology or expertise. Moreover, there is already ample and readily accessible information about the markets and their structure in the developed economies of the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and other countries/regions. However, information on the markets in emerging economies can be more difficult to come by or to fully understand. Extra attention has been paid to markets in regions including China and the broader Asia-Pacific region; Latin America and the Caribbean region (especially Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico); and the Middle East and Africa region. Most of these regions, as will be discussed in further detail in this report, may see growth rates that outpace the global average during the next five years, providing ready markets for expansion.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY BACKGROUND
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
SCOPE OF REPORT
INTENDED AUDIENCE
INFORMATION SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY REGION, 2014 2019 (%)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
DEFINITIONS OF TERMS AND ACRONYMS USED IN THIS REPORT
GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS DEFINED IN THIS REPORT
FIGURE 1 GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS AS DEFINED IN THIS REPORT
CHAPTER 4 REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES
INTRODUCTION
OVERVIEW OF CONTAMINANTS AND SITE ASSESSMENT
COMMON CONTAMINANTS
Metals and Radionuclides
Arsenic
Cadmium
Chromium
Mercury
Radionuclides
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
Dioxins
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids (DNAPLs)
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE)
SITE ASSESSMENT AND INVESTIGATION
OVERVIEW OF CURRENT TECHNOLOGY TYPES
AIR SPARGING
BIOREMEDIATION
ELECTROKINETIC REMEDIATION
EXCAVATION
IN SITU FLUSHING
PERMEABLE REACTIVE BARRIERS
PHYTOREMEDIATION
PUMP-AND-TREAT
SOIL VAPOR EXTRACTION
SOLIDIFICATION AND STABILIZATION
THERMAL TREATMENT: EX SITU
THERMAL TREATMENT: IN SITU
THERMAL DESORPTION
EMERGING TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS
PATENT ANALYSIS
TABLE 1 GLOBAL PATENTS ISSUED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2014 (NUMBER OF PATENTS)
TABLE 2 GLOBAL PATENTS ISSUED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATI ON TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2014 (NUMBER/% SHARE)
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL PATENTS ISSUED FOR REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2010-2014 (NO.)
FIGURE 3 PATENT SHARES OF REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2011 (%)
FIGURE 4 PATENT SHARES OF REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2014 (%)
CHAPTER 5 INDUSTRY LANDSCAPE AND STRUCTURE
SIGNIFICANT INDUSTRY FACTORS
REGULATION
Regional Regulatory Schemes and Structures
Influence of Regulation
VOLUNTARY REMEDIATION AND COMPLIANCE
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
CAPITAL MARKETS, ACCESS TO CAPITAL, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, AND FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
SIGNIFICANT CATEGORIES OF INDUSTRY PLAYERS
CHAPTER 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION
TECHNOLOGIES
GLOBAL MARKET BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION
TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET SHARES BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2019 (%)
MINING AND FORESTRY
TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SITES ASSOCIATED WITH MINING AND FORESTRY INDUSTRIES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 5 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR MINING AND FORESTRY APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
OIL AND GAS
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 7 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR OIL AND GAS APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
AGRICULTURE
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SITES ASSOCIATED WITH AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 9 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTION/PROCESSING
TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SITES ASSOCIATED WITH MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTION OR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 11 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTION OR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
LANDFILLS AND OTHER WASTE DISPOSAL SITES
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SITES ASSOCIATED WITH LANDFILL AND OTHER WASTE DISPOSAL SITES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 13 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR LANDFILL AND OTHER WASTE DISPOSAL SITE APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
OTHER APPLICATIONS (INCLUDING MILITARY, NUCLEAR AND RADIOACTIVE WASTE, AND COMMERCIAL)
TABLE 14 MARKET SEGMENT PER-CAPITA GROWTH FACTOR FOR OTHER (MILITARY, NUCLEAR AND RADIOACTIVE WASTE, COMMERCIAL, ETC.) APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
GLOBAL MARKET BY REGION
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 16 LARGEST COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKETS AND SHARE OF REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES, 2019 ($ MILLIONS/%)
FIGURE 6 ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION MARKET GROWTH RATES (CAGRS) BY REGION, 2014-2019 (%)
TABLE 17 FASTEST-GROWING COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKETS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR EACH REGION, 2014-2019
FIGURE 7 PERCENTAGE SHARE OF TOTAL GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION MARKET GROWTH BY REGION, 2014-2019* (%)
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY BY REGION, 2019 (%)
TABLE 18 TOP COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKETS (>$1 BILLION) AND THEIR SHARES OF THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2019 ($ MILLIONS/%)
FIGURE 9 TOP FIVE SHARES OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2019 (%)
FIGURE 10 TOP COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKET (>$1 BILLION) SHARES OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2019 (%)
TABLE 19 REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY EXPENDITURES PER CAPITA FOR TOP COUNTRY-LEVEL MARKETS, 2019 ($)
TABLE 20 HIGHEST-PERFORMING APPLICATION-REGIONAL MARKET SEGMENT COMBINATIONS AS MEASURED BY GROWTH FACTOR, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
TABLE 21 MIDDLE ONE-THIRD OF APPLICATION-REGIONAL MARKET SEGMENT COMBINATIONS AS MEASURED BY GROWTH FACTOR, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
TABLE 22 BOTTOM ONE-THIRD APPLICATION-REGIONAL MARKET SEGMENT COMBINATIONS, AS MEASURED BY GROWTH FACTOR, 2014-2019 (RATIO)
NORTH AMERICA
TABLE 23 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN NORTH AMERICA BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 11 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SHARES BY COUNTRY, 2019 (%)
TABLE 24 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN
TABLE 25 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN REGION BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 12 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN REGION BY COUNTRY, 2014 AND 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, (%)
FIGURE 14 CAGRS OF LATIN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 15 CAGRS OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN COUNTRIES IN LATIN AMERICA AS A RATIO OF REGIONAL CAGRS TO GLOBAL CAGRS, 2014-2019
TABLE 26 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 16 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION TYPE, 2019 (%)
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Mexico
EUROPE
TABLE 27 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 17 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2014 AND 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 18 EUROPEAN MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2019 (%)
FIGURE 19 FORECAST EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES MARKET GROWTH BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 20 RATIO OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY CAGRS FOR COUNTRIES IN EUROPE TO REGIONAL CAGR AND GLOBAL CAGR, 2014-2019 (%)
TABLE 28 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
TABLE 29 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICAN REGION BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 30 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICAN REGION BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 21 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICAN MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2019 (%)
FIGURE 22 FORECAST CAGRS FOR THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICAN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES MARKETS BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 23 RATIO OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY CAGRS FOR COUNTRIES IN MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA TO REGIONAL CAGR AND GLOBAL CAGR, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 24 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICAN MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
CHINA
TABLE 31 CHINA'S MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($MILLIONS)
FIGURE 25 CHINESE MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY CATEGORY, 2014 (%)
FIGURE 26 CHINESE MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY CATEGORY, 2019 (%)
FIGURE 27 CHINA'S MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY CATEGORY, 2014 AND 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 32 ASIA-PACIFIC'S MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 28 ASIA-PACIFIC'S MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2019 (%)
FIGURE 29 FORECAST CAGRS OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 30 RATIO OF CAGR OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY TO REGIONAL CAGR AND GLOBAL CAGR, 2014-2019 (%)
FIGURE 31 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET SHARES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, 2014-2019 (%)
TABLE 33 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 7 COMPANY PROFILES
PRIMARY COMPANIES
AMBIOTEK SPA
ANGEL AMBIENTAL
ALTELA INC.
BAUER UMWELT GMBH
BIOPLANTA
BIOVANTAGE RESOURCES INC.
BRISEA GROUPS INC.
BTX GEOLOGIA E MEIO AMBIENTE LTDA.
CETCO
CH2M HILL
CLEAN HARBORS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC.
CREATIVE WATER TECHNOLOGY LTD.
CYPHER ENVIRONMENTAL LTD.
ECOLOTREE INC.
ECOMETALES LTD.
ENTACT LLC
ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION RESOURCES PTY LTD.
FLUOR CORP.
GENESIS WATER INC.
GEO-CLEANSE INTERNATIONAL INC.
GEODATA S.A.
GROUND/WATER TREATMENT & TECHNOLOGY LLC
IVEY INTERNATIONAL INC.
KURION INC.
MCMILLAN-MCGEE CORP.
MILLER CONSULTORIA AMBIENTAL LTDA.
NEWTERRA LTD.
ODEBRECHT AMBIENTAL S.A.
OXI AMBIENTAL
PHYTOREM S.A.
POWERCEM TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
PREMIER MAGNESIA LLC
REGENESIS LTD.
RESINTECH INC.
RESITER
SERVMAR AMBIENTAL E ENGENHARIA
SRL PLASMA PTY LTD.
TERRATHERM INC.
TETRA TECH INC.
TIGG CORP.
TRC COMPANIES INC.
URS CORP.
WEBER AMBIENTAL
XITECH INSTRUMENTS INC.
ZUBLIN UMWELTTECHNIK GMBH
PERIPHERAL ORGANIZATIONS
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
CHEROKEE INVESTMENT PARTNERS LLC
ENERGY CAPITAL PARTNERS
ENERTECH CAPITAL
EVERGREEN PACIFIC PARTNERS
FALCON INVESTMENT ADVISORS LLC
LUX CAPITAL
PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE OF CANADA
SORENSON CAPITAL PARTNERS

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