Gypsum Mining including mining of gypsum and its compounds that are used in manufacture of wallboard, cement, plaster of Paris, soil conditioning, a hardening retarder in portland cement.
Gypsum Global Market Size
The global gypsum mining market was valued at $2.4 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $0.9 billion or 37.76% of the global market. The USA was the largest country accounting for $0.4 billion or 19.09% of the global gypsum mining market.
Gypsum Global Market Trend
3D mapping technology is being adopted by the gypsum mining companies to create digital maps of underground mines. 3-D mapping systems provide significant improvements in mine safety and automatically map and measure production. Companies like Rio Tinto are utilizing the 3D mapping technology to improving the way they dig up commodities as well as cut cost.
The companies covered are USG, Beijing New Building Materials Public Limited Company, Knauf, Boral, and St Gobain.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
Gypsum Global Market Segmentation
The gypsum market is segmented into Construction; Agriculture; and Others.
Construction include mining of gypsum for construction.
Agriculture include mining of gypsum for agriculture.
Others include mining of gypsum for other gypsum products.