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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

Argos Board approves sale 20% stake in Argos Panamá

The Board of Cementos Argos has approved the sale of 20 per cent of shares of Argos Panama for the sum of US$126m. Buyer is the Grupo Provivienda, controlled by Federico Salazar, a Colombian-Pa...
News - 24 August 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

Cemex Latin American Holdings sees improved cement volumes in Colombia

Cemex Latin American Holdings' first-half turnover fell by 10.1 per cent to US$672.1m, while EBITDA came off by 4.4 per cent to US$226.1m. At the trading level there was a 4.3 per cent reduction t...
News - 28 July 2016

Panama cement production falls 6.1% 12M ending May 2016

Cement production in Panama fell 6.1 per cent in the last 12 months ending May 2016, when the country’s cement plants produced 812,616t, according to the General Controller of the Republic of Pana...
News - 18 July 2016

Cemex celebrates Panama Canal expansion inauguration

As the Panama Canal expansion was successfully inaugurated on Sunday, Cemex celebrated along with other suppliers and local dignitaries. The company supplied close to 1Mt of specially-developed c...
News - 28 June 2016

Panama’s cement production drops 8.6%

Cement production in Panama fell 8.6 per cent in 2015 as less product was required for the Panama Canal expansion. Total domestic output reached 1.996Mt, down from 2.184Mt in 2014. There was mi...
News - 24 February 2016

Cemex Panama recognised for environmental management

Cemex announced that its Panamanian operations were awarded the highest recognition in sustainable development and environmental management by the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC for its...
News - 21 October 2015

Cementos Argos

Following a 59 per cent increase in profits in 2014, compared to the previous year, Cementos Argos has announced plans to pay dividends of COP44.5/share to its shareholders. Those with preferentia...
Corporate - 18 August 2015