Thursday, July 27, 2017

Argentina: cement sales in June up 16.1% year-on-year

Argentina: Asociación de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (AFCP) released its statistical data on the country’s cement sales during the month of June 2017. During the reviewed month,...

Brazil: cement sales in June down 8.7% year-on-year

Brazil: SNIC (Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento) has released its preliminary data on the country’s cement sales during the month of June 2017. According to the...

Chile: Cementos Bío Bío to stop producing clinker at Talcahuano cement plant

Chile: Cementos Bío Bío announced it will halt the production of clinker at its Talcahuano cement plant, opting for importing the raw material from Asia. The...

India: Dalmia Cement loses round in US $4.57 million dispute with Glencore

India: on July 3, 2017, the Delhi High Court maintained the US $4.57 million arbitral award that Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. must pay to Glencore...

United States: domestic cement sales continue slight decrease in April

United States: after domestic cement sales in March this year were slightly lower compared to the year-ago month, the trend continued in April. The US Geological...

Armenia: cement production in 4M17 down 19.7% year-on-year

Armenia: the National Statistics Service (ARMSTAT) released its data on the country's production volumes of building materials during the first 4 months of 2017. According to...

UK: cement exports from Belfast Harbour in 2016 exceed 200,000 tonnes

United Kingdom: last year, cement exports from Belfast Harbour exceeded 200,000 tonnes for the first time since 2007. In addition, the port handled 2.2 million tonnes...

Philippines: cement demand growth to double by 2021

Philippines: the Trade department expects domestic demand for cement to exceed 40 million metric tonnes by 2021, aided by the Government’s ambitious wide-scale infrastructure program "Build,...

Fiji: the country will need to import cement to meet demand

Fiji: due to the technical issues that the nation's 2 cement producers have been facing with in recent times, the country will need to...

Fiji: cement crisis deepens after Tengy Cement faces technical issues as well

Fiji: after several weeks ago Pacific Cement stopped production due to a mill-related breakdown, the shortage of cement around the country deepened as Tengy...

Philippines: cement imports account for 7% of domestic demand

Philippines: Ernesto Ordonez, President of the Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (CeMAP), announced that imports now account for 7% of the country's cement demand which...

Nepal: cement imports double in 10M17

Nepal: cement imports from India during the first 10 months of the current fiscal year have surged exponentially, as domestic production was insufficient to...
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Brazil: cement sales in May down 5.6% year-on-year

Brazil: Brazil: SNIC (Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento) has released its preliminary data on the country’s cement sales during the month of May 2017. According to the data,...

Canada: cement sales in March up 5.6% year-on-year

Canada: STATCAN, the governmental statistics agency, has released its monthly Cement Survey, with data regarding the country’s cement production and shipments throughout the month of...
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United States: domestic cement sales slightly lower in March

United States: the US Geological Survey (USGS) authority has published its figures on cement consumption during the month of March 2017. The report provides monthly data on the shipments...

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