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Chilean cement market contracts 2% in 1M20

05 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile slipped two per cent YoY in January 2020. Deliveries fell to 331,783t in the first month of the year from 350,122t in January 2019, according to the Chilean construction chamber, CChC. Dispatches in 2019 rose 2.2 per cent YoY to 4,081,896t when compared with 3,992,501t in 2018.

Chile's cement dispatches edge up 2% in 2019

27 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement dispatches fell by 8.3 per cent YoY to 338,720t in December 2019 from 369,291t in December 2018, according to the Chilean cement and construction chamber, ChCC. MoM there was a much more modest drop of 0.9 per cent. Deliveries in the full-year of 2019 edged up 2.2 per cent to 4,081,896t when compared with full-year volumes of 3,992,501t in 2018.

Chile's cement demand up 3% in 11M19

16 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Chile declined 2.5 per cent YoY in November 2019, according to the Chilean construction chamber, CChC. Consumption fell to 341,721t in November 2019 from 350,532t in the previous year. However, in the year to date the domestic cement market expanded by 3.3 per cent from 3.624Mt in the 11M18 to 3.743Mt in the 11M19.

Chilean cement demand declines 8% in October

02 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Chile’s cement market contracted by eight per cent in October 2019 to 337,959t from 367,167t in October 2018, according to the Chilean construction chamber (CChC). However, MoM demand advanced 8.6 per cent from 311,328t in September 2019. In the first 10 months of 2019 cement consumption advanced 3.9 per cent from 3.273Mt in 10M18 to 3.401Mt.

Chilean deliveries down 1% in September, up 5% in 9M19

18 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement dispatches declined 1.4 per cent YoY to 311,328t in September 2019 when compared with a volume of 307,015t delivered in September 2018, according to the Chilean Construction Chamber (CChC). When compared with August 2019, dispatches were down 15.7 per cent. In the first nine months of 2019, total dispatches increased 5.1 per cent from 3.948Mt in the 9M18 to 4.15Mt in the 9M19.

Cementos Polpaico sees 23% earnings rise in 9M19

28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cementos Polpaico, owned by the Hurtado Vicuña Group, reported earnings of CLP3869.19m (US$5.32m) in the 9M19, representing a rise of 22.8 per cent YoY. In the first nine months of 2018, the company’s earnings reached CLP3150.38m. The cement producers recorded income from ordinary activities of CLP132.68bn in the 9M19, a 9.4 per cent advance when compared with CLP121.321bn in the year-ago period. EBITDA increased 46.6 per cent YoY, explained by “a 9.4 per cent increase in reven...

Chilean cement dispatches up 7% in August

14 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile increased 7.3 per cent YoY to 369,337t in August 2019 when compared with August 2018, when they reached 344,084t, according to the Camara Chilena de Construcción (CChC), the country’s construction chamber. In the first eight months of 2019, dispatches advanced by 5.9 per cent to 2.752Mt from 2.599Mt in the 8M18.

CChC reports 11% YoY rise in Chile cement dispatches in July

12 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Chile increased by 11.3 per cent to 317,626t in July 2019 from 285,357t in July 2018, according to the Chilean construction chamber (CChC). MoM an 8.8 per cent rise was achieved, from 291,979t in June 2019. In the first seven months of 2019, total dispatches reached 2,382,831t, up 5.7 per cent when compared with January-June 2018 when deliveries were 2,254,729t.

Chilean cement plant faces local opposition

20 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The planned cement plant by Inversiones Orange in San Bernardo, Greater Santiago, Chile, is not welcome with the local population. While the project has not yet secured authorisation, the facility is expected to impact local transport and people’s health due to the number of trucks and the toxic effects of clinker, according to the environmental coordinator of El Bosque and San Bernardo. If the plant is approved, Inversiones Orange will be the third company operating in the area, in additi...

Chile’s cement deliveries fall 11% in June

13 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement dispatches in June declined 10.6 per cent to 291,979t from 326,681t in June 2018, according to the Chilean Construction Chamber (CChC). When compared with the previous month, the drop was 15.4 per cent. In the first half of 2019, total cement dispatches in the South American country reached 2,065,205t, representing a 4.9 per cent increase when compared with the 1H18, when 1,969,372t was delivered.