30 August 2022
Visiongain has published a new report entitled Coal Combustion Products (CCP) Market Report 2022-2032: Forecasts by Volume (Utilised Volume, Unutilised Volume), by By-Product Type (Fly Ash, Flue Gas Desulfurization Material, Bottom Ash, Boiler Slag, Other), by Application (Ponds/Landfills, Concrete/Cement Products, Land Reclamation, Wallboard, Road Construction, Other) AND Regional and Leading National Market Analysis PLUS Analysis of Leading Companies AND COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Pattern Analysis.
The global coal combustion products market was valued at US$111.2 million in 2021 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period 2022-2032.
Research and Development Initiatives for Advanced Coal Energy Systems Are Planned to Integrate With Carbon Capture Technologies
Some research and development initiatives for advanced coal energy systems are planned to integrate with carbon capture technologies, allowing for the continued use of coal in low-carbon energy systems. For instance, gasification systems create a mixture of hydrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2) gas from coal, oxygen, and steam under high pressure. The funding of research and development into both new and current uses of CCPs serves two purposes. First of all, this offers priceless knowledge and experience gleaned from the research itself. Second, it's equally important to educate and familiarize the next generation of civil engineers with CCPs and their potential applications in the construction industry. This is because the research is primarily conducted in the civil engineering faculties of several universities.
A Barrier To CCB Utilization Is The Perception Of CCBs As Wastes
Sometimes people insisted that they were hazardous wastes, which showed a lack of knowledge and comprehension of these materials. It has been noted in the CCB industry that this is occasionally an automatic, albeit incorrect, association between the terms "solid waste" and "hazardous solid wastes," which may be the source of the perception that these materials are generally hazardous in nature.
How has COVID-19 had a significant negative impact on the Coal Combustion Products Market?
The mining industry is not new to experiencing business cycles. The mining industry is an inflexible sector of the economy that is accustomed to market volatility. A strong culture of safety, health awareness, and disaster readiness exists in the mining industry. However, the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 caused an unprecedented decline in all economic activities, including mining operations. During the global pandemic, market capitalization lost more than a third of its value in a matter of weeks, and signs of a great depression began to loom.
In February 2020, all businesses began monitoring the pandemic's progression, and they all started responding to the virus's spread in early March. The way mining companies dealt with the crisis was facilitated by having a resilient infrastructure for market volatility and a higher level of safety- and health-awareness culture in their operations. One of the businesses that was talked to, for instance, had a presence in Africa and had dealt with the Ebola epidemic. As a result, they had learned valuable lessons that they applied to the management of risk associated with the new COVID-19 virus.
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Visiongain’s 285-page report provides 133 tables and 137 charts/graphs. Our new study is suitable for anyone requiring commercial, in-depth analyses for the global coal combustion products market, along with detailed segment analysis in the market. Our new study will help you evaluate the overall global and regional market for Coal Combustion Products. Get financial analysis of the overall market and different segments including volume, product type, application, and company size and capture higher market share. We believe that there are strong opportunities in this fast-growing coal combustion products market. See how to use the existing and upcoming opportunities in this market to gain revenue benefits in the near future. Moreover, the report will help you to improve your strategic decision-making, allowing you to frame growth strategies, reinforce the analysis of other market players, and maximise the productivity of the company.
What are the Current Market Drivers?
Utilizing Coal Combustion Products Will Prevent Land Degradation
The operation, upkeep, transportation, and on-site storage costs associated with the disposal of CCPs will be expensive for the power plants and the businesses that use them. However, the high cost of CCP disposal makes alternative uses viable from an economic standpoint. About 2.2 million tonnes of fly ash have been accumulated as of late. The needs for ash-sluicing water and land for storage will rise to about 10 million tonnes and 300 square kilometers, respectively, based on the current CCPs annual production amount.
CCPs Have Enormous Potential for Energy And Resource Conservation
Between 15 and 30 percent of the cement in concrete can typically be replaced by fly ash, with even higher percentages being used for mass concrete placements. Therefore, CCPs have enormous potential for energy and resource conservation. It makes sound economic sense to use CCPs appropriately in construction applications. In China, fly ash, which is the main component of CCPs, is frequently used as a cement substitute in the concrete industry. It typically costs less than alternative raw materials and aids in lowering raw material costs while maintaining or raising the quality of finished goods. Technically speaking, fly ash concrete is superior to regular concrete. Buildings made of fly ash and Portland cement have a higher performance and a longer lifespan than those made of other materials.
Where are the Market Opportunities?
Technical Acceptance by Appropriate Bodies: Entails the Incorporation of CCPs Into Standards and Specifications
The use of CCPs in various applications is being worked on in accordance with pertinent standards and specifications. Standards and specifications in this category include both national and, more recently, European ones. It is also necessary to define all testing requirements once more with reference to pertinent National and/or European Standards for the various CCP applications.
Ecological Acceptance of coal combustion products
Even if CCPs are technically acceptable, it is unlikely that their use will be fully accepted until any worries about potential environmental consequences have been addressed. In order to, for instance, show that the leaching of heavy metals from the material is not a problem, testing and research into the use of CCPs across a range of applications are required. In the projects where CCPs are being used, full scale testing will be done in addition to laboratory research.
The major players operating in the coal combustion products market are Ameren Missouri, American Electric Power, AshTech, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., Charah Solutions, Coal Ash Solutions, Duke Energy Corporation, FirstEnergy Corp, Lancester Products , Minerals Technologies Inc., Salt River Materials Group, Seperation Technologies LLC, Stanwell Corporation Ltd, Talen Energy, WM Intellectual Property Holdings L.L.C., . These major players operating in this market have adopted various strategies comprising M&A, investment in R&D, collaborations, partnerships, regional business expansion, and new product launch.
• 7 July 2022, Charah Solutions, Inc. a leading provider of environmental services and by-product recycling to the power generation industry, announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract from an Indiana regulated utility for the marketing and sustainable recycling of fly ash.
• 24 Feb 2022, CEMEX USA has announced as part of its efforts to cut CO2 emissions, the company has successfully introduced environmentally friendly, lower carbon Portland limestone cement (PLC) manufactured at its plants in Brooksville, Fla., and Demopolis, Ala., across the southeaster United States.
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