Long-Term Masonry Market Outlook

In this report, the masonry market – consisting of mortar grout, concrete masonry units, brick, interlocking pavers, and manufactured stone – is examined.  A long-term outlook for brick & block, interlocking pavers, mortar, and grout is provided, with expected volumes for each segment going out to 2040.  This report also includes an analysis of stucco and fiber-cement siding – two related markets that are considered to have healthy growth potential. 

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Railroad Tile

Railway-Related Cement Consumption Outlook

Whether it is a commute to work or the transportation of freight, railroads play an important role in the American economy. An increasing population and expanding suburbs will lead to growth in rail system miles and traffic on existing lines.

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Paving Long Term

Attitudes & Perceptions Study: Soil Cement, FDR and RCC Pavement Market

PCA’s Market Intelligence Group conducted a market research survey targeting decision makers’ attitudes and perception in the soil cement, FDR & RCC pavement markets. The study was performed in conjunction with Roads & Bridges Magazine.

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Trump Infrastructure: Potential Taxpayer Savings from the Use of Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)

Incorporating a life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) provision into the Trump infrastructure bill can save taxpayers and state DOTs billions of dollars.

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Tariff Tile

Tariffs Impact on Cement Consumption

The levying of tariffs could result in a bevy of economic scenarios – each offering differing adversities for the near-term health of the economy. 

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Long Term Cement Pavement Consumption Outlook

PCA’s Market Intelligence Group has engaged in a comprehensive research project that estimates long-term opportunities for cement consumption.  The latest report focuses on roadway paving.

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Energy-Related Cement Consumption

Market dynamics, technological advancements, and political policies have dramatically changed how the U.S. sources and consumes energy.  This report examines how these factors may shape future demand for cement consumption in the energy sector.  The report focuses on wind energy and pipeline construction as two energy segments that can provide long-term cement demand opportunities.  

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Bridges are a critical part of the nation’s infrastructure. Because they are an important ingredient in the United States’ logistical system, their condition can impact overall economic growth. There are more than 610,000 bridges in the United States, small and large, representing 369 million square meters in area. 

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