Argentinan capacity at its limits?

Argentinan capacity at its limits?
Published: 07 November 2013


Cement production capacity in Argentina is reaching its limit, according to Sitio Andino. The rupture of  a filter that paralysed Loma Negra’s San Juan works for a month-and-a-half, at a time when the Mendoza construction sector enjoyed a recovery, has highlighted the tight fit between supply and demand in the South American country. Delivery lead times shot up to 30-45 days and prices surged at retail level to around US$58/50kg bag.

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