Aggregates in growth mode

Published 04 June 2019

The scale and dynamics of the aggregates industry are often poorly understood. Now, thanks to the Global Aggregates Information Network (GAIN™), better macro-data is available, which points to a maturing global industry, poised for significant growth in the coming decade. Consequently, aggregates may provide an attractive and complementary new investment horizon for players in the cement industry. By Jim O’Brien, GAIN, Ireland.

Participants from six continents at the most recent GAIN meeting in Barcelona, Spain, May 2018

Founded in 2010, the Global Aggregates Information Network (GAINTM) is a unique voluntary non-commercial network of the major regional aggregates associations around the world. Its member countries, located on six continents, represent an impressive 70 per cent of global aggregates production (see Figure 1).

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