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A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016

Cementos Argos sees Honduras potential

This week it was announced that Cementos Argos was looking to expand its overseas cement capacity by upgrading its 0.3Mta Cementos del Sur (Cesur) facility in San Lorenzo Valley, southern Hondura...
News - 21 October 2016

Argos Honduras to add capacity at San Lorenzo

Colombia’s Cementos Argos has announced plans to construct a new cement plant in San Lorenzo, Valle, southern Honduras. The project represents an investment of US$25m. “Argos will consolidate i...
News - 20 October 2016

Cementos Argos 2Q16 US results remain strong

For the second quarter Cementos Argos' cement volumes decreased by 1.9 per cent, totalling 3.5Mt, as a result of a challenging market environment in Colombia. These results were compensated by the...
News - 17 August 2016

Seizing opportunities

Cementos Argos has expanded rapidly over the last decade from a local Colombian company to a multinational cement, concrete and aggregates player, competing successfully in a global business envir...
Articles - 08 August 2016

Honduras: 5.2% YoY rise in cement price in December 2015

The price of a 42.5kg bag of cement increased to HNL183 (US$8.09) in December 2015, up 5.2 per cent from HNL174 in December 2014, according to the Honduran Chamber of Construction (Chico). Howeve...
News - 07 March 2016

Honduras: Goldlake invests US$230m in 1.2Mta plant

Italy’s mining company Goldlake will invest US$230m in a new cement plant via its local subsidiary Five Star Mining. The 1.2Mta works in the Agalteca valley will produce sulphate-resistant cement ...
News - 07 August 2015

Honduras: cement price up HNL10.35 in past year

A 42.5kg bag of cement in Honduras has seen its price rise by HNL10.35 (US$0.48) in the past 12 months as the ex-works price was dollarised. In February 2014, the Ministry of Economic Developme...
News - 24 March 2015

Honduran cement price to hold

Following a suggestion by Silvio Larios, general manager of the Honduran Chamber of the Construction Industry (Chico), to revise the price of cement, representatives of the cement industry annou...
News - 16 January 2015

Honduras: Chico calls for lower cement prices

The Honduran Chamber of the Construction Industry (Chico) has requested cement producers to revise the price of bagged grey cement. Cement companies have maintained the price of HNL168.50 (US$8....
News - 14 January 2015