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The dust control systems market
The need for effective dust control systems has become a higher priority for municipalities and counties across the world. The evident risks of dust pollution recorded in Asia-Pacific countries such as India and China continue to fuel the use of dust control systems to reduce smog and dust haze. The market is expected to reach a achieve sales of US$ 12.3 billion by the end of 2016, and US$ 17.41 billion by the end of 2024.
The growth of mineral processing industries, construction of roads and buildings, and the excavation and mining activities are increasing the amount of dust present in the air. This continues affect millions of people, for example, in India, especially in New Delhi, and in China. Dust treatment measures are being adopted by municipal and county authorities in these regions, as well as in those on the brink of higher dust exposure. Maintaining dust control equipment has been a key priority of such measures.
Global leaders in mining and metallurgical industry such as Southern Peru Copper Corporation have began testing an advanced microbial dust control technology (EA1) which is developed by Earth Alive Clean Technologies, Inc., a leading Canadian manufacturer of microbial-technology products for eco-friendly mining and agriculture. Other prominent players in the market include; Quaker Chemical Corporation, Nederman Holding AB, Sly Environmental Technology Ltd., JKF Industri A/S, Global Road Technology, Donaldson Company, Inc., and Beltran Technologies, Inc..
Regionally, the growth of the market is classified into; North America, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan, Middle East & Africa (MEA), Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. Because of the presence of dust in several cities in India and China, and the excavation activities witnessed in several Southeast Asian countries, the APEJ region is expected to dominate the market through 2024, expanding the value of its dust control market at 4.5% CAGR.
Applications of dust controls systems include end-use industries such as; chemicals and processing, mining, oil and gas, power and utilities, construction, pharmaceuticals, and other niche industries such as food and metal & finishing.
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