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The Middle East and Africa explosives market size reached a volume of 1.32 MMTin2021. During the forecast period of between 2023 and 2028, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.70%, driven by the growing construction sector.
Explosives are objects or substances that can create an explosion because they contain a significant amount of expanding gas. When quickly released, this vast potential energy, which is typically accompanied by heat or pressure, has the power to explode in a very short amount of time. Explosives may contain nuclear material or chemical material. They come in a variety of types, such as high explosives and low explosives. Primary, secondary, and tertiary explosives, such as blasting agents, are subcategories of high explosives.
Based on type, the market is segmented into emulsion, dry blasting, non-electric capsule, and seismic, among others. On the basis of end use, the market is categorised into mining, construction, and defence, among others. Mining is further sub-divided into coal mining, metal mining, and quarrying and non-metal, among others. The major countries in the Middle East and Africa explosives market are Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, and Iran, among others.
The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis. The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the Middle East and Africa explosives market, covering their competitive landscape and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, investments, and expansion plans.
With the increasing need for metals and minerals around the world, the mining sector is anticipated to dominate the Middle East and Africa explosives market. Quarrying, metal, coal, and non-metal mining make substantial use of mining explosives like RDX, ANF, and PETN. Explosives used in mining are essential in the coal mining industry. The need for strong explosives is rising due to increased demand for coal, rare earth metals such as gold and silver, and earth minerals like iron ore and bauxite in industries like thermal, chemical, and automotive.
The demand for explosives is anticipated to be significantly impacted by the growth of the construction industry as a result of recent development projects in the Middle East and Africa region. Due to intense development operations for roads and railroads during the past few years, roadway construction the tunnel construction have expanded, benefiting the construction industry.
Developing countries in Middle East and Africa region are concentrating on construction growth, which is also increasing the country's sales of industrial explosives, thereby driving the Middle East and Africa explosives market. South Africa is one of the world's biggest markets for explosives. The country has considerable demand from the coal, metal, quarry, and non-metal mining industries.
The South African explosives market is expanding due to ongoing technological advancements in the mining sector that are reducing mining costs, raising blasting effectiveness, and driving explosives sales. Key market players such as AECI Limited and OMNIA Group (BME) are based out of South Africa, increasing the access of the country to high quality and specialised explosives.
AECI Limited, a South Africa-based company is a key collaborator in making mining safer and more effective for a better future. This is accomplished through virtual reality training, blast simulation, development of a ‘digital twin’ of the activities of clients, and on-site administration of the chemical mineral extraction processes of clients. The company is heavily investing in its future expansion in the mining and manufacturing industries.
Orica Limited is one of the top suppliers of infrastructure and mining solutions in the world, with its headquarters in Australia. Through the production and distribution of explosives, mining chemicals, blasting systems, and geotechnical monitoring as well as through its cutting-edge digital solutions and wide array of services, the company is responsibly supporting the mobilisation of the earth's resources.
OMNIA Group (BME), a diversified producer of specialised chemical goods and services used in the mining, agricultural, and chemicals industries, was established in 1984 and has its headquarters in South Africa. BME sells and produces a wide variety of emulsion products for use below and on the surface, as well as initiation systems, cartridge explosives, PGAN, emulsifiers, and related accessories.
Other market players include ENAEX Group, Saudi Chemical Company, Al Fajar Al Alamia Co. SAOG, Explosive Industries Ltd., and Nigachem Nigeria Limited, among others.
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Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment:
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*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.
2 Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3 Report Description
3.1 Market Definition and Outlook
3.2 Properties and Applications
3.3 Market Analysis
3.4 Key Players
4 Key Assumptions
5 Executive Summary
5.2 Key Drivers
5.3 Key Developments
5.4 Competitive Structure
5.5 Key Industrial Trends
6 Market Snapshot
7 Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8 Global Explosives Market Overview
8.1 Key Industry Highlights
8.2 Global Explosives Historical Market (2018-2022)
8.3 Global Explosives Market Forecast (2023-2028)
8.4 Global Explosives Market by Region
8.4.1 North America
8.4.3 Asia Pacific
8.4.4 Latin America
8.4.5 Middle East and Africa
9 Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Analysis
9.1 Key Industry Highlights
9.2 Middle East and Africa Explosives Historical Market (2018-2022)
9.3 Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Forecast (2023-2028)
9.4 Middle East and Africa Explosives Market by Type
184.108.40.206 Market Share
220.127.116.11 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
18.104.22.168 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9.4.2 Dry Blasting
22.214.171.124 Market Share
126.96.36.199 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
188.8.131.52 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9.4.3 Non-Electric Capsule
184.108.40.206 Market Share
220.127.116.11 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
18.104.22.168 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
22.214.171.124 Market Share
126.96.36.199 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
188.8.131.52 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9.5 Middle East and Africa Explosives Market by End Use
184.108.40.206 Market Share
220.127.116.11 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
18.104.22.168 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
22.214.171.124 Breakup by Type
126.96.36.199.1 Coal Mining
188.8.131.52.2 Metal Mining
184.108.40.206.3 Quarrying and Non-Metal
220.127.116.11 Market Share
18.104.22.168 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
22.214.171.124 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
126.96.36.199 Market Share
188.8.131.52 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
184.108.40.206 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9.6 Middle East and Africa Explosives Market by Country
9.6.1 Market Share
220.127.116.11 Saudi Arabia
18.104.22.168 United Arab Emirates
22.214.171.124 South Africa
10 Regional Analysis
10.1 Saudi Arabia
10.1.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.1.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10.2 United Arab Emirates
10.2.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.2.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10.3.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.3.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10.4 South Africa
10.4.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.4.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10.5.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.5.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10.6.1 Historical Trend (2018-2022)
10.6.2 Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
11 Market Dynamics
11.1 SWOT Analysis
11.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
11.2.1 Supplier’s Power
11.2.2 Buyer’s Power
11.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
11.2.4 Degree of Rivalry
11.2.5 Threat of Substitutes
12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Market Structure
12.2 Company Profiles
12.2.1 AECI Limited
126.96.36.199 Company Overview
188.8.131.52 Product Portfolio
184.108.40.206 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.2 Orica Limited
220.127.116.11 Company Overview
18.104.22.168 Product Portfolio
22.214.171.124 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.3 OMNIA Group (BME)
126.96.36.199 Company Overview
188.8.131.52 Product Portfolio
184.108.40.206 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.4 ENAEX Group
220.127.116.11 Company Overview
18.104.22.168 Product Portfolio
22.214.171.124 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.5 Saudi Chemical Company
126.96.36.199 Company Overview
188.8.131.52 Product Portfolio
184.108.40.206 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.6 Al Fajar Al Alamia Co. SAOG
220.127.116.11 Company Overview
18.104.22.168 Product Portfolio
22.214.171.124 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.7 Explosive Industries Ltd.
126.96.36.199 Company Overview
188.8.131.52 Product Portfolio
184.108.40.206 Demographic Reach and Achievements
12.2.8 Nigachem Nigeria Limited
220.127.116.11 Company Overview
18.104.22.168 Product Portfolio
22.214.171.124 Demographic Reach and Achievements
13 Key Trends and Developments in the Market
List of Figures and Tables
1. Middle East and Africa Explosives Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2028
2. Middle East and Africa Explosives Historical Market: Breakup by Type (USD Million), 2018-2022
3. Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (USD Million), 2023-2028
4. Middle East and Africa Explosives Historical Market: Breakup by End Use (USD Million), 2018-2022
5. Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use (USD Million), 2023-2028
6. Middle East and Africa Explosives Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
7. Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
8. Middle East and Africa Explosives Market Structure
In 2021, the market for explosives in the Middle East and Africa attained a volume of nearly 1.32 MMT.
The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.70% between 2023 and 2028.
The major drivers of the market include the growing focus of governments on acquiring rich mineral resources, rising usage of explosives in the construction industry, increase in development projects and tunnel construction, and improved safety of using explosives.
The rising demand for dynamite and ammonium nitrate in the mining industry, technological advancements in the mining sector, and increase in private and public investments, are the key industry trends propelling the growth of the market.
The major players in the Middle East and Africa explosives market are AECI Limited, Orica Limited, OMNIA Group (BME), ENAEX Group, Saudi Chemical Company, Al Fajar Al Alamia Co. SAOG, Explosive Industries Ltd., and Nigachem Nigeria Limited, among others.
The primary categories of explosives are high explosives, low explosives, and special explosives. High explosives examples are TNT, dynamite, hybrid charges, ANFO, slurries, and emulsions, low explosives include black powder, and special explosives comprise of seismic, trimming, legal, shaped charge, binary, LOX, and liquid, among others.
Combination of highly reactive materials result in a powerful gas release and a shock wave with a high speed. The rock close to the explosives is crushed and hundreds of fissures are made in the rock by the shock wave. The expanding gases are then forced into these fractures.
The different types of explosives in the market include emulsion, dry blasting, non-electric capsule, and seismic, among others.
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