South African cement sales rise 3.2% in 2011

South African cement sales rise 3.2% in 2011
Published: 11 January 2012

South Africa closed 2011 with cement sales of 11.219Mt, up 3.2 per cent on the 10.87Mt recorded in 2010, latest data from the South Africa Cement and Concrete Institute showed.

December sales were 0.73Mt, down 1.8 per cent on the 0.75Mt registered in December last year, although this year had one less selling day (20 days compared to 21 days in December 2010).