Cement consumption down in May

Cement consumption down in May
Published: 17 June 2004

Spanish cement consumption in May dropped 1.17 percent from the same month a year earlier to 4.09Mt, the first fall in the month since 1996 when the current property boom took off, industry association Oficemen said. May is traditionally one of the most active months for the construction industry in Spain. Output in the five months to May was up 2.43 percent.