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Chilean cement demand sees 21% hike in May

13 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Chile’s cement market expanded by 21.2 per cent YoY as 353,704t was sold in May 2021 compared with 352,817t in May 2020, according to the Chilean construction chamber, CChC. The January-May 2021 period saw an increase of 14.2 per cent to 1,789,995t when compared with 1,567,886t in the 5M20.

Chile’s cement market expands 32% in April

10 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile saw a 31.5 per cent hike to 352,817t in April 2021 when compared with 268,319t in April 2020, according to the Chilean Chamber of Construction, CChC. When compared with March 2021 they declined by 8.4 per cent. In the January-April 2021 period total dispatches increased 12.6 per cent to 1,436,291t from the 4M20, when deliveries were at 1,276,105t.

Chile’s cement demand increases 12% in March

19 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement consumption saw a 12 per cent YoY hike to 385,276t in March 2021 when compared with March 2020, when demand reached 344,098t, according to the Chilean Chamber of Construction (CChC). When compared with February 2021, consumption edged up by 9.5 per cent. In the first quarter of 2021 demand was up 7.5 per cent to 1.083Mt, compared with 1.008Mt in the 1Q20, which had seen a 6.7 per cent drop vs 1Q19.

Chile’s cement market expands 6% in February

27 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Chile increased by six per cent to 351,735t in February 2021 when compared with February 2020 when 331,905t were dispatched, according to the Chilean construction chamber, CChC. When compared with January 2021 the increase was 1.5 per cent from 346,463t.

INFORM forms joint venture with Chilean partner

20 April 2021, Published under Cement News

I NFORM , an internationally-known software development and business process optimisation specialist with US regional headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, has set up a joint venture with its Chilean partner, Workforce Solutions SpA. The new company has officially been operating as   Indorm Software SpA since 12 April   2021.   The aim is to continue the over 50 year-long success story of I NFORM 's Digital Decision Making technology based on Operations Research and Artificial Intelligence...

Chilean cement market expands 4% in January

17 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Chile’s cement demand increased 4.4 per cent to 346,463t in January 2021 when compared with January 2020, when demand reached 331,783t, according to CChC, the Chilean construction chamber. However, when compared with December 2020, consumption fell by 5.1 per cent from 364,925t.

Cemento Melón expects to bring online Punta Arenas plant by June

08 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cemento Melón expects to see its new US$30m Punta Arenas grinding plant to be commissioned by June 2021, reports La Prensa Austral. The plant is located 8.5km north of Punta Arenas in Chile’s most southern region and has a production capacity of 250,000tpa. If the market requires it, an expansion to double this initial capacity will be considered, according to Iván Marinado, Cemento Melón’s general manager. While the company has been present in the Magellanes region for some ti...

Melón and Enel Generación sign renewable energy contract

24 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cemento Mélon has signed a contract with Enel Generación for the supply of clean and renewable energy in four of Mélon’s operations: the La Calera, Ventanas and Puerto Montt cement plants and the San Bernardo aggregates facility. The signed agreement will run until 2043 and includes the supply renewable energy from wind, solar, geothermal or hydropower with the option to expand this to more Melón sites in the future, reports Electricidad. ‘We have state-of-the-art technologies...

Chile’s cement dispatches down 7% in 2020

03 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement deliveries increased by 14 per cent YoY to 389,488t in November 2020 from 341,721t in the equivalent month in 2019. This was followed by a 7.7 per cent uptick in December 2020 when dispatches rose to 364,925t from 338,720t in December 2019, according to the Chilean construction chamber, CChC. However, full-year data show a seven per cent decline in cement deliveries in the South American country with total dispatches at 3,796,976t, down from 4,081,896t in 2019. YoY losses pe...

Cbb makes 2025 growth plan

20 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cbb looks forward to 2025 with optimism, said the company’s Corporate General Manager, Enrique Elsaca Hirmas, after a year that saw the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In the first nine months of 2020, Cbb’s revenues fell 14 per cent YoY to CLP168.986bn (US$229.2m) but while full-year figures are expected to show a decline, this will be below the 9M20 drop. In addition, the company is completing the implementation of the current US$150m Transforma 2021 plan. A total of US...