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Concrete Trends – Marketing Insights 2022 Edition

28 September 2021

Market Insights 2022 is Concrete Trends’ fourth edition and presents the inside track on public and private sector infrastructure, civils, transport, industrial , commercial and residential opportunities for 2022..

The rapid and still fluid changes to the structure of the construction sector, combined with the shifts in demand-side dynamics of both public and private sector have been demanding and challenging to all segments of the Concrete Value Chain.

The ability to adapt, re-imagine, and look in new places for opportunities characterises the agile response of the companies and organisation that make up the Concrete Trends’ community.

To connect, support and promote the concrete industry, Concrete Trends ‘Market Insights’ edition integrates the opportunities for the concrete sector, and positions it to the broader sector it operates in.

The Market Segment Division

The publication will have 4 divisions the Concrete Industries two primary sectors – Readymix and Precast, and two for the secondary support segments: Plants, Equipment and Trucks, – and Concrete and Structural Testing and Assessment.

With special positions, brand advert and marketing content packages and thought leadership interviews available to all the companies and organisations so critical to the success of our economic, the Market Insights 2022 edition provides perfect opportunity for both sides of the supply chain, providing the information suppliers need their private and public sector customers to know, side-by-side with the opportunities from the demand-side and the conditions to meet them.

Key Highlights

12 projects to be fast-tracked by government, with a feasible R340 billion expected in market funding.

Priority projects include 15 transport projects valued at R47 billion

18 Human settlement projects (representing over 190 000 houses)       valued at R138 billion

11 water and sanitation projects valued at R106 billion

3 energy projects valued at R58 billion

Second round of Strategic Infrastructure Projects to be released for market funding in October 2022.

With huge opportunities for the concrete industry, the R40 billion Embedded Generation Investment Programme is set to see projects awarded for the supply of 469 MW from wind and solar in 2022.

SANRAL’s success in rolling out its projects arising from these programmes will continue through 2022. There have been many significant reforms in infrastructure funding, procurement standards and governance.  And numerous sub-projects and policies that will see both challenges and opportunities. Sustainability is no longer optional climate change mitigation is being built into the systems and tools generating and approving projects and metro level. It is also driving investment in asset management, and this new reality provides its own clear opportunities across the concrete supply chain.

Concrete Trends ‘Market Insights’ edition integrates the opportunities for the concrete sector, and positions it to the broader sector it operates in.

Contact Publishing Editor, Nicholas McDiarmid, at [email protected] for further information, and how to book your place in this essential resource.

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