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Global Granite, Marble and Stone Markets, 2024: Imitation Tiles - A Force to Reckon With for the Stone Industry



DUBLIN, October 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The "Granite, Marble and Stone - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

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The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Granite, Marble and Stone in Thousand Metric Tons. Also, the US market for Dimension Stone is analyzed in terms of Volume Consumption (Metric Tons) and Value Sales (US$). Additionally, the US Granite market is analyzed in terms of Value Sales (US$).

The report profiles 194 companies including many key and niche players such as:

 Key Topics Covered:

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Granite, Marble and Stone: Vital Building Materials Available in Varied Colors, Textures and Structures
Global Dimension Stone Industry
China, Brazil, and India: Leading Producers of Granite
India: A Niche Producer of Granite with Immense Growth Potential
Demand for Countertops Witnesses Steady Growth
Global Market Outlook
Asia-Pacific: The Dominant and the Fastest Growing Crushed Stone Market Worldwide
Noteworthy Granite, Stone & Marble Trends Summarized
Trends in Interior Design: Stone and Tile
Trends in Interior Design: Marble
Marble Cladding Trends
Natural Stone Trends
Design Trends: Natural Stone

2. MARKET DYNAMICS AND TRENDS
Expanding Home Applications of Granite beyond the Kitchen Drives Healthy Market Growth
Myriad Benefits of Natural Stone Drive Widespread Market Adoption
Antolini Vacuum Process (AVP): Significantly Enhancing Stone's Attractiveness and Applicability
Market Fortunes Intrinsically Tied to the Global Construction Industry
Building Renovations & Remodeling: A Key Revenue Contributor
Rising Investments in Infrastructure Projects Strengthens Market Prospects
Rising Commercial Real Estate Investments Offer Positive Outlook for Granite, Marble and Stone
Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Government Funding - Vital to Boost Aggregate Demand
Growing Prominence of Green Granite, Marble and Stone Benefit Market Expansion
Eco-Awareness & Sustainability Spur Innovations
Rising Energy Consumption Propels Demand for Green Materials
While Sand & Gravel Reserves Deplete, Crushed Stones Offer Promise
Granite Transform in to a High-Volume Low Margin Business
Growing Use of Granite in Major Projects
Granite Tile and Ceramic Tile - A Comparison
With Rising Competition from New Materials, Companies Acquiring Quarries to Remain Relevant
Imitation Tiles: A Force to Reckon With for the Stone Industry
Localized Market Operations: The Result of High Cost of Land Transportation
Population Growth & Urbanization Boosts Demand for Granite, Marble and Stone
Environmental Issues of Aggregates Production & Usage
Recycling of Construction & Demolition Waste to Reduce Environmental Desecration
Environment Safety: A Major Challenge in Granite Production

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Stone: A Prelude
Key Features of Stone
Durability
Grain Size
Color
Pattern
Relation between Stone Color and Composition
Surface Textures of Stones
Classification of Stones
Metamorphic Stones
Sedimentary Stones
Igneous Stones
Man-Made Stones
Popular Stone Names
Forms of Stone
Unpolished Tiles
Polished Tiles
Slabs
Decorative Objects
Chips
Maintenance of Stone's Reflectivity
Stone: Select Product Categories
Crushed Stone
Dimension Stone
Granite
Characteristic of Granite in Various Applications
Origin and Occurrence
Types of Granite
Granite Mining
Radon Emissions from Granite - A Non-Critical Issue
Applications
Engineering
Buildings
Sculpture and memorials
Rock climbing
Antiquity
Other Applications
Marble
An Overview
Types of Marble and Applications
Colorless Marbles
Construction Marble
Artificial Marble
White Marble
Physical Properties of Marbles
Color
Hardness
Acid Reaction
Supports Polish
Textures
Health Hazards of Marble Dust
Granite and Marble - Key Characteristics Compared
Limestone
Popular Varieties of Limestone
Major Applications of Limestone
Key End-Use Markets for Limestone Products
Slate
Uses of Slate
Sandstone

4. EXTRACTION, QUARRYING AND PROCESSING OF STONES
Stone Quarrying and Processing
Development of Quarries: An Increasingly Difficult Proposition
Extraction of Granite
Extraction of Marble
Marble Extraction Methods
Limestone Extraction
Formation in Marine Environment
Formation through Evaporation
Mining and Crushing of Limestone
Slate Extraction
Quarrying and Processing of Slate

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS
Cercom Launches Stone Box Collection
Walker Zanger Introduces Secolo Porcelain Slab Countertops
Ege Seramik Unveils Earthstone Collection
Marazzi Introduces Collection of New Tile
Marazzi Unveils New Tile Collections
Atlas Launches Collection of Marble and Stone-effect Tiles
Marble Systems Introduces Antique Mirror Collection
Silestone Unveils New Color Options in Quartz Surfaces
Caesarstone Introduces Granite-Inspired Collection
M S International Launches New Colour Natural Stone Slabs
Artisan Introduces Aventine Quartz

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Cosentino Inaugurates Two Strategic Plants
Saint-Gobain Takes Over Benchmark Supplies
TorQuest Takes Over Majority Stake of Polycor
Tene Acquires Shares of Caesarstone

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

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