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Jan-August cement dispatches in Peru rise 9.9%

20 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement shipments in the Peruvian market totalled 6.701Mt between January and August 2013, reflecting a 9.87 per cent increase YoY, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Cement production during the period was 6.847Mt, up 9.81 per cent from 6.236Mt recorded in Jan-Aug 2012. Exports in August reached 125,027t, noting a significant advance of 36 per cent YoY. In August 2012, Peru’s cement producers exported 91,834t. Roberto Flores of the research house Inteligo Broke...

Peru: cement shipments rise

21 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Peru's ASOCEM cement association reports that in July its members delivered 88,277t of cement in the domestic market. The January to July shipments are up YoY for the same period by 11 per cent rise, while a total of 16,349t of cement were also exported during July 2013.

Peruvian seven-month dispatches rise 10.8%

16 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Peru increased by 10.8 per cent YoY to 5,785,150t between January and July 2013, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Output from Asocem-affiliated cement plants also saw an upward trend to 5,911,497t, representing a 10.9 per cent rise when compared with the same period the previous year. Exports in Jan-Jul reached 108,620t, up 42.8 per cent against the Jan-Jul 2012 figure of 76,058t.

Pacasmayo boosted by northern projects, Peru

06 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementos Pacasmayo, a leading Peruvian cement company, reported a 9.1 per cent increase in cement sales volumes for the 2Q13 as it benefits from strong demand in the northern region. During the second quarter, consolidated EBITDA rose 60 per cent to PEN91.5m (US$32.8m) compared to PEN57.2m in the same period the year before. Operating profit increased 72.9 per cent in 2Q13 to PEN77.8m compared to 2Q12. However, net income fell 21.7 per cent in the second quarter to PEN 23.4m, mainly due ...

Peru’s cement market expands 11.4% in 1H13

16 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement dispatches in Peru totalled 4,904,873t in the first half of 2013, representing an increase of 11.42 per cent when compared with 1H12, according to Peru’s cement producers’ organisation, Asocem. Cement production in the Jan-Jun period reached 5,020,162t, up 12.1 per cent YoY from 4,478,151t. June proved an excellent month for exports as local cement producers shipped 92,271t of cement across the country’s borders, noting a 37.4 per cent rise YoY.

Peru's five-month cement deliveries rise 12.7%

28 June 2013, Published under Cement News

In May, Peru’s Asocem members delivered 832,648t of cement to the domestic market and exported 12,460t. For the year to-date, deliveries increased by 12.7 per cent YoY.

Bío Bío and Votorantim to start work on Peruvian plant

25 June 2013, Published under Cement News

After two years, Chile’s Cementos Bío Bío and its Brazilian partner Votorantim have successfully obtained all permits to build their first plant in Peru, representing an investment of US$160m. In the past few weeks, the tender details for the equipment needed and the financing arrangement have been worked out. Hernán Briones, president of Bío Bío said funding would come from the cement company’s cash flow and rejected the possibility to emit shares or to realise a raise in capital. Wor...

Peruvian dispatches see double-digit gains

21 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Total cement dispatches by members of Peruvian cement association Asocem reached 3,345,226t in the first four months of this year, rising 12.42 per cent YoY. Domestic dispatches during the period amounted to 3,276,329t , showing a rise of 13.25 per cent on the same period of last year. ??Cement exports, meanwhile, were 68,897t (+41.69 per cent YoY). Production over the four months was 3,344,008t, up 13.15 per cent YoY. In April alone, total dispatches were 868,649t , of which domestic...

Cementos Yura opts for another Loesche mill, Peru

01 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Peruvian cement producer Cementos Yura has placed an order with Loesche America Inc for a clinker/additives grinding plant to installed at its Arequipa plant, Peru. Based on good and long-term experience with an existing Loesche Mill Type LM 56.2+2 C/S, Yura has once again selected this type of vertical roller mill to be installed at the plant, which is situated 2600m above sea level. The mill will be part of a clinker/pozzolana dry-grinding plant for which Loesche is supplying the main mec...

Cementos Pacasmayo 1Q13 cement sales rise 6.5 per cent

30 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Peruvian cement producer Cementos Pacasmayo reported a sales increase of 6.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2013. Net income rose 13 per cent in the first quarter to PEN45.1m compared to PEN39.9m (US$17m) in the same period of last year. Cement EBITDA rose by 15.1 per cent in the three months to the end of March 2013 reaching PEN84.5mm compared to PEN73.4m in 1Q12. Consolidated adjusted EBITDA margin went from 25.8 per cent in 1Q12 to 27.9 per cent in  1Q13. On February 1, 2013, the Com...