Construction is a massive industry in Canada, employing approximately 1.2 million men and women, or approximately 7% of the Canadian workforce. That’s a 50% increase in jobs from the prior decade. As Canada’s economy and population continue to rise, the need for infrastructure and housing continues to expand as well.
Aggregate product, in building and construction industries, is used for many purposes. For mixing with cement, bitumen, lime, gypsum, or other adhesive to form concrete or mortar, just to name a few. The aggregate gives volume, stability, resistance to wear or erosion, and other desired physical properties to the finished product. An aggregate production site utilizes a variety of specialized equipment, such as crushers, screens, washers/classifiers, conveyors, and air separators.
The construction industry in Canada is expected to record a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 8.5% by 2024. That will make Canada’s construction industry worth a massive CA$431.5B.
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