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Dolomite Powder Market Research Report Information By Type (Calcium Dolomite, Magnesia Dolomite), By Application (Steel-making, Cement Industry, Agriculture, Glass, Ceramic, Rubber, Others) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CnM/10430-HCR | 128 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar| July 2024

Global Dolomite Powder Market Overview

Dolomite Powder Market Size was valued at USD 26.8 Billion in 2022. The Dolomite Powder industry is projected to grow from USD 27.9 Billion in 2023 to USD 38.8 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.20% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Expansion of the building and transportation infrastructure, the steel industry, the agricultural sector, the glass and ceramics industry, the chemical industry, rising demand in emerging economies, rising demand for dolomite-based goods, are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Dolomite Powder Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Dolomite Powder Market Trends

  • Construction and Infrastructure Development is driving the market growth

The market for dolomite powder is significantly driven by infrastructure development and construction. Construction companies frequently employ dolomite, a sedimentary rock made of calcium and magnesium carbonate, for a variety of purposes. Due to its special qualities, it is a valuable material for construction of infrastructure projects including buildings, roads, bridges, and dams. Concrete aggregate is one of the main applications for dolomite powder in construction. In order to make a sturdy and long-lasting building material, it is combined with cement, sand, and water. Dolomite aggregates improve the strength and workability of concrete, enabling it to be used in a variety of construction applications. Dolomite powder is continually in high demand for the manufacture of concrete blocks, paving stones, and precast parts.

Additionally used as a filler in building, dolomite powder. To enhance the qualities of cement-based products like grout and mortar, it is added. Better adhesion and flexibility are provided by dolomite-filled mortars, which decrease cracking and increase the overall durability of constructions. Additionally, the performance and durability of pavement can be increased by adding dolomite powder as a filler to asphalt mixtures. Additionally, the fabrication of building supplies like plaster and stucco uses dolomite powder. These materials have it added to them to increase their workability, bonding power, and crack resistance. Plasters and stuccos made of dolomite have great adherence to a variety of surfaces, making them appropriate for both interior and outdoor applications.

The demand for dolomite powder is also fueled by the development of infrastructure projects like roads and bridges. Dolomite aggregates are frequently utilised as a base material and in the creation of asphalt mixtures when building roadways. Dolomite aggregates are used in road construction because they offer improved stability, drainage, and wear resistance. The same is true for the construction of bridges, where dolomite aggregates are used to create high-strength concrete for the decks and supports. Dolomite powder is also used in the manufacture of cement and lime. It is used as a raw material in the production of cement, along with other ingredients like limestone, clay, and gypsum. Cement made from dolomite is more durable and strong for constructions, making it a popular option in the building sector. Lime, which is commonly used for soil stabilisation, water treatment, and as a building ingredient, is produced using dolomite as well.

The demand for construction materials is influenced by the expanding world population, increased urbanisation, and rising infrastructure spending in both developed and emerging nations. The need for dolomite powder is growing as nations attempt to establish sustainable infrastructure, build homes and businesses, and enhance their transportation systems. Urbanisation and industrialization are driving considerable construction activities in emerging economies like China and India. These nations have big plans for infrastructure development, like building smart cities, transit systems, and industrial areas. In order to complete the construction requirements of these projects, dolomite powder is essential. Thus, driving the Dolomite Powder market revenue.

Dolomite Powder Market Segment Insights

Dolomite Powder Application Insights

The Dolomite Powder Market segmentation, based on application includes steel, cement, agriculture, glass, ceramic, rubber, and other materials. With 65.45% of market revenue coming from the steel catgeory, this sector dominated the market. This is due to the type's greater use in the production of steel. Another factor boosting the market demand is the growing use of calcium dolomite in products including cement, concrete, mortars, refractories, and rubber.

Dolomite Powder Type Insights

The Dolomite Powder Market segmentation, based on type, includes magnesium dolomite and calcium dolomite. The category of calcium dolomite brought in the highest money. The powder is primarily utilised as a slag flux during the production of steel and iron alloys in steel-making applications. Dolomite demand will rise as a result of the expanding usage of steel in sectors including construction and automobiles.

Figure 1: Dolomite Powder Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Dolomite Powder Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Dolomite Powder Regional Insights

By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia-Pacific Dolomite Powder Market dominated this market in 2022 (45.80%). This is a result of the growing metal and building and construction sectors in nations like China and India. Its use in the production of cement and steel is credited with driving up demand. The value of the dolomite market in Asia Pacific is also being driven by its application in animal feed. Moreover, China’s Dolomite Powder market held the largest market share, and the Indian Dolomite Powder market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Dolomite Powder market accounts for the second-largest market share. The market expansion potential in this area would be aided by the rising demand from the cement and steel & iron industries. Additionally, the use of dolomite particles in glass and ceramics is expanding due to their high rigidity and tensile strength, which is driving up demand for it in the regional analysis. Further, the German Dolomite Powder market held the largest market share, and the UK Dolomite Powder market was the fastest growing market in the European region

The North America Dolomite Powder Market accounts for the third-largest market share. One of the main consumers of steel for automotive and construction purposes is the United States, which will support market expansion in the area. Further, the U.S. Dolomite Powder market held the largest market share, and the Canada Dolomite Powder market was the fastest growing market in the North America region.

Dolomite Powder Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Dolomite Powder market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their global footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Dolomite Powder industry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the global Dolomite Powder industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Dolomite Powder industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Dolomite Powder market, including Sibelco (Belgium), Minerals Technologies Inc. (U.S.), Imerys S.A. (France), Beihai Group (China), Arihant MinChem (India), Omya Group (Switzerland), Lhoist Group (Belgium), Carmeuse (Belgium), Nordkalk Corporation (Finland), Longcliffe Quarries Ltd. (U.K.), and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

A firm that develops, produces, and markets a variety of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products as well as related systems and services is called Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI). The company also offers calcium metal and metallurgical wire products for high-temperature applications, as well as custom items, monolithic and shaped refractory materials, and application and measurement equipment. The paper, building materials, paints and coatings, steel, ceramic, polymer, food, non-ferrous metal, glass, pharmaceutical, automobile, and glass sectors all employ these goods. The business operates in a number of nations throughout Asia, EMEA, Latin America, and North America. US-based Minerals Technologies Inc. has its headquarters in New York.

Mineral-based solutions are provided by Imerys SA (Imerys). Kaolins, carbonates, mica, clays, abrasives, monolithic refractories, graphite powders, talc, mica, porcelain, raw materials for floor tiles, and other related products and minerals are all included in its product catalogue. Andalusite, ball clay, calcium aluminate-based binders, chamotte, electrically fused aluminas, fused zirconia, molochite, bentonite, sintered alumina, and sol-gel alumina are further products offered by the business. Numerous industries, including ceramics, paper, automotive, steelmaking, construction, agriculture, food, personal care, food, drinks, consumer goods industrial equipment, cosmetics, and mobile energy, rely on Imerys for high value-added, practical solutions. The business has operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. The head office of Imerys is located in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

Key Companies in the Dolomite Powder market include

  • Sibelco (Belgium)

  • Minerals Technologies Inc. (U.S.)

  • Imerys S.A. (France)

  • Beihai Group (China)

  • Arihant MinChem (India)

  • Omya Group (Switzerland)

  • Lhoist Group (Belgium)

  • Carmeuse (Belgium)

  • Nordkalk Corporation (Finland)

  • Longcliffe Quarries Ltd. (U.K.)

Dolomite Powder Industry Developments

January 2023 In Latin America, SONGWON International Inc. and Omya AG, a top producer of industrial minerals and speciality chemicals, will work together on distribution. This alliance will enable Omya to reach more people in the area and satisfy the rising demand for dolomite powder.

May 2022 The Lhoist Group, a leader in the manufacture of lime and other industrial minerals, recently announced plans to increase its capacity for lime production in the US. A new vertical kiln will be built as part of the expansion of the company's Kentucky facility. By 2024, when the new kiln is anticipated to be operational, Lhoist's ability to produce lime will have increased by 50%.

Dolomite Powder Market Segmentation

Dolomite Powder Type Outlook

  • Calcium Dolomite

  • Magnesia Dolomite

Dolomite Powder Application Outlook

  • Steel-making

  • Cement Industry

  • Agriculture

  • Glass

  • Ceramic

  • Rubber

  • Others

Dolomite Powder Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 26.8 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 27.9 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 38.8 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.20% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S., Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Sibelco (Belgium), Minerals Technologies Inc. (U.S.), Imerys S.A. (France), Beihai Group (China), Arihant MinChem (India), Omya Group (Switzerland), Lhoist Group (Belgium), Carmeuse (Belgium), Nordkalk Corporation (Finland), Longcliffe Quarries Ltd. (U.K.)
Key Market Opportunities ·       Obesity in children, healthier and more balanced diets
Key Market Dynamics ·       Increase in health difficulties and worries, leading in costly operations

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Dolomite Powder Market size was valued at USD 26.8 Billion in 2022.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.20% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share in the global market

The key players in the market are Sibelco (Belgium), Minerals Technologies Inc. (U.S.), Imerys S.A. (France), Beihai Group (China), Arihant MinChem (India), Omya Group (Switzerland), Lhoist Group (Belgium), Carmeuse (Belgium), Nordkalk Corporation (Finland), Longcliffe Quarries Ltd. (U.K.).

The Calcium Dolomite category dominated the market in 2022.

The Steel category had the largest share in the global market.

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