Global Limestone Market 2018-2022

Global Limestone Market 2018-2022

About this market

The increasing demand for PCC is extensively used in the paper and pulp industry to drive growth in the market. PCC is extensively used in the paper and pulp industry. It is used as a coating pigment, filler additive, brightening agent, and surface finish additive in the paper industry. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the limestone market will register a CAGR of almost 6% by 2022.

Market Overview

Increasing infrastructural activities

In the construction industry, limestone is an extensively used mineral in roadways, parking lots, embankments, airport runways, and buildings. The growth in the construction industry is fueling the demand for limestone.

Environmental hazards caused by limestone mining

Limestone mining can disrupt surface water levels and groundwater reservoir. The underground mining of limestone affects the natural layer of groundwater and its flow.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the limestone market during the 2018-2022, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including CARMEUSE and CRH the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the rising infrastructural activities and the increasing demand for PCC is extensively used in the paper and pulp industry, will provide considerable growth opportunities to limestone manufactures. CARMEUSE, CRH, Elliott Stone, Graymont, Lhoist, and SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Segments of the global mining market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Types of limestone
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global limestone market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Global limestone market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table Global limestone market segmentation by end-user- Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Global limestone market by construction - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global limestone market by construction - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Global limestone market by construction - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global limestone market by industrial manufacturing - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Global limestone market by industrial manufacturing - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022 (MMT)
      • Table Global limestone market by industrial manufacturing - Year-over-year growth 2018- 2022 (%)
    • Global limestone market by agriculture - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global limestone market by agriculture - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Global limestone market by agriculture - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global limestone market by others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global limestone market by others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Global limestone market by others - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global limestone market - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Limestone market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Limestone market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Limestone market in APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Limestone market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Limestone market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Limestone market in EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Limestone market in the Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Limestone market in the Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 (MMT)
      • Table Limestone market in the Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing demand for PCC in the paper and pulp industry
    • Infrastructure development projects increasing the use of limestone for cement production
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • CARMEUSE
      • Table CARMEUSE - Vendor overview
      • Table CARMEUSE - Market segments
      • Table CARMEUSE - Organizational developments
      • Table CARMEUSE - Key offerings
    • CRH
      • Table CRH - Vendor overview
      • Table CRH - Business segments
      • Table CRH - Organizational developments
      • Table CRH - Geographical focus
      • Table CRH - Segment focus
      • Table CRH - Key offerings
    • Elliott Stone
      • Table Elliott Stone - Vendor overview
      • Table Elliott Stone - Key offerings
    • Graymont
      • Table Graymont - Vendor overview
      • Table Graymont - Market segments
      • Table Graymont - Key offerings
    • Lhoist
      • Table Lhoist - Vendor overview
      • Table Lhoist - Market segments
      • Table Lhoist - Geographical focus
      • Table Lhoist - Segment focus
      • Table Lhoist - Key offerings
    • SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT
      • Table SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT - Vendor overview
      • Table SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT - Business segments
      • Table SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT - Geographical focus
      • Table SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT - Segment focus
      • Table SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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