The US Lime Market to Exceed 22.4 Million Tons by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive US report on Lime market. The US market for lime is projected to exceed 22.4 million tons by the year 2015. This is primarily driven by a rapid growth in usage of lime in flue gas desulfurization end-use segment.

Lime: A US Market Report

Lime, usually referred to as quicklime, is a derivative of limestone. Lime can be of various industrial and mineral forms of calcium oxide with different proportions of water content and constituents such as alumina, silica, and iron. Lime possesses caustic characteristic and is a white crystalline oxide.

Metallurgical applications represent the largest end-use segment for lime, in terms of both volume and value consumption, in the US as stated by the new market research report on lime. Consumption of lime is expected to register fastest growth in Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) sector. In FGD, lime is principally used in utility power plants.

Key players profiled in the report include Carmeuse Lime & Stone Inc., Chemical Lime Company, Graymont Dolime (OH) Inc., Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties LLC, Mississippi Lime Company, Missouri Lime LLC, Pete Lien & Sons Inc., United States Lime & Minerals Inc., Western Lime Corp., and Wyoming Lime Producers.

The report titled "Lime: A US Market Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. provides a comprehensive review of market trends, competitive scenario, product overview, end-use applications overview, and recent industry activity. The study analyzes market data and analytics in terms of value as well as volume sales for the United States by the following end-use segments - Metallurgical, Industrial and Chemical, Water Treatment, Flue Gas Desulfurization, Construction, and Others.

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About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Global Industry Analysts, Inc., (GIA) is a reputed publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Founded in 1987, the company is globally recognized as one of the world's largest market research publishers. The company employs over 800 people worldwide and publishes more than 1100 full-scale research reports each year. Additionally, the company also offers thousands of smaller research products including company reports, market trend reports, and industry reports encompassing all major industries worldwide.

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