Betting on better times

Published 21 April 2020

Deeply hurt by the Great Recession once high-flying California, Arizona and Nevada cement markets are still cruising at relatively-low altitudes. Can these Southwest US cement markets return to past vitality and eventually to their top-tier status when compared to other states? By Rob Roy, ROI Economic Consulting, USA.

While Arizona is expected to see a further decline in cement consumption and California’s demand is showing only

moderate growth, Nevada is forecast to lead the recovery in the Southwest US cement market in 2020-22

Comprising the states of Arizona, California and Nevada, the US Southwest has historically been one of America’s most-dynamic regions in terms of economic, demographic, construction and cement activity.

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