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The global concrete repair mortars market size is expected to reach USD 3.73 billion by 2028 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research.

Concrete Repair Mortars Market Size Worth $3.73 Billion By 2028

The global concrete repair mortars market size is expected to reach USD 3.73 billion by 2028 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Concrete Repair Mortars Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Mortar Type (Epoxy-Based Mortar, Polymer-Modified Cementitious Mortar); By End-Use (Utility, Roads & […]

Construction Industry’s Worker Shortage Hurts Housing Affordability and Supply

The construction industry faces a shortfall of workers, nearing 200,000 according to a new report released by the Home Builders Institute (HBI). The construction industry worker shortage wil hurt both supply and housing affordability nationwide. The first-ever HBI Construction Labor Market Report notes that shortages of skilled trade workers directly […]

2021 cement consumption forecast

PCA Releases Spring 2021 Cement Consumption Forecast

Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan recently presented their annual Spring 2021 cement consumption forecast, predicting an increase in cement consumption for 2021 and 2022. “Remarkably, U.S. cement consumption recorded 2% growth during 2020. It is remarkable because COVID-19 exerted a […]

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Construction Chemical Applications in Residential Initiatives Drive Demand

The essential nature of construction chemical applications in the construction and engineering sector is expected to support market growth for the duration of the assessment period from 2021 to 2031. In a new market report, an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm has stated the valuation of the market at […]

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High Demand for Water-based Polyaspartic Coatings from Construction Industry

The global polyaspartic coatings market is in the recovery phase with the construction and transportation sectors gaining momentum again after initial shocks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While manufacturers are gaining momentum again, high demand for water-based polyaspartic coatings is significantly surging from key end-use industries such as power generation, […]

As Wood Costs Increase, Recent Study Reveals Concrete Masonry Costs Remain Stable

When developers and REITs are defining the financial position of their multi-family investment opportunity, construction materials can be an afterthought in the overall planning process. And, when materials are factored into the equation, masonry construction is often overlooked. This due to the perception that concrete costs more and takes longer […]

2021 cement consumption forecast

PCA Releases Winter 2021 U.S. Regional Cement Consumption Forecast

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group released their cement consumption forecast for winter 2021. Additionally, they included their real put-in-place construction spending forecasts for the Northeast, Central, West, and Southeast United States. Northeast The Northeast has been hit hard by COVID-19, leading to cement consumption declining by a […]