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Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C23.630 | Dec 2016

A solid performance: Revenue is expected to continue to rise, despite economic uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Cemex UK Cemex UK market share
HeidelbergCement AG HeidelbergCement AG market share
Tarmac Services Ltd Tarmac Services Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.7%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
10,954
Businesses
208
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Ready-mixed concrete (RMC) is the principal material input for infrastructure, building foundations and panels cast on-site. RMC manufacturers batch, mix and deliver concrete for contractor use, competing with construction contractors who mix concrete on site. Demand for concrete has been changeable over the past five years. Downstream demand fluctuated broadly in line with the economy, contracting in the immediate aftermath of the downturn and rebounding more recently with the economic recovery.

In 2016-17, RMC manufacturers are projected to generate revenue of £2.7 billion, up 2.3% on the previous year. This is the expected result of heightened demand from a resurgent construction sector, a key source of industry demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is competitive and fragmented, with businesses spread across the country in line with major markets. RMC is batched at a plant and then transported to the market where it is poured. Under manufacturing specifications, the concrete has to be delivered within 90 minutes of batching, which makes the proximity to markets crucial. Therefore, the level of residential and commercial building construction activity in each region, as well as government projects, drives the spread of RMC revenue.

The South East, the North West, the West Midlands, Yorkshire and the East of England

The South East, North West, The West Midlands, Yorkshire and the East of England account for the largest chunks of revenue. The South East accounts for 11.4% o.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the Ready-Mixed Concrete manufacturing industry manufacture ready-mixed concrete(RMC) and mortars, anddeliver batches to customers in an unhardened state.

Industry Products
Standard ready-mixed concreteRapid-set concreteSelf consolidating concreteOther specialist products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing ready-mixed concreteManufacturing ready-mixed mortar


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