Texas cement shipments in August up 15.2%

Texas cement shipments in August up 15.2%
Published: 01 October 2014


August cement shipments in the US state of Texas advanced 15.2 per cent than in the same period of 2013, according to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Holcim saw its dispatches rise by 39 per cent in August and by 28 per cent in the first eight months of 2014. TXI saw its shipments advance by 26 per cent and Texas Lehigh by 21 per cent while Cemex sales flatlined and Alamo’s fell by 10 per cent. For 8M14, TXI, Cemex and Texas Lehigh dispatches increased by 18, six and five per cent, respectively while Alamo saw its sales cut by three per cent.