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US and Puerto Rican cement shipments increase in May

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico increased six per cent YoY to 9.7Mt in May 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. They received 39 per cent of May shipments. The top five cement-producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Michigan, which accounted for 39 per cent of cement production in May 2022. Masonry cement deliveries totalled...

Puerto Rican cement sales up 4% in June

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

In June 1.35m bags of 42.6kg,or 57,561t, were sold in Puerto Rico. This represents a 3.7 per cent increase when compared with June 2021, according to the country’s Institute of Statistics – the first increase in 13 months. When compared with June 2019, sales were up 19.6 per cent. Cement production advanced 31.5 per cent YoY in June to 860,000 bags, or 36,668t – the third consecutive increase.

US-Puerto Rican Portland and blended cement market contracts 5% in April

27 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Shipments of Portland and blended cement (including imports) in the USA and Puerto Rico declined by 5.3 per cent YoY to 9.2Mt in April 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).  The leading cement-consuming states – Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia – accounted for 41 per cent of total shipments. The leading cement-producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. Masonry cement shipments totalled 217,000t in April 2022, slipping from April 2021. ...

Puerto Rican cement market expands 5% in May

14 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Puerto Rican cement sales in May 2022 declined 4.9 per cent YoY to 1.32m bags of 42.6kg, or 56,282t, according to the Puerto Rican Institute of Statistics. While the drop represents the sixth consecutive fall, sales are 8.8 per cent higher than in May 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Cement production expanded 40.9 per cent in May 2022 to 32,831t, when compared with May 2021. This represents the second consecutive month of growth. In the past three years, output from the country’s cemen...

USA/Puerto Rico cement market expands 3% in March

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Portland and blended cement deliveries in the USA and Puerto Rico saw a 3.3 per cent YoY uptick in March 2022, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). A total of 45 per cent of deliveries were received by the five top consuming states – Texas, California, Florida, Arizona and Georgia. The leading producing states for Portland and blended cement were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. Masonry cement shipments totalled 228,000t in March 2022, representing a 2.7 per cent Y...

Puerto Rican market contracts 5% in April

20 May 2022, Published under Cement News

In April 2022 cement sales in Puerto Rico reached 1.3m bags of 42.6kg (94lb), or 55,250t, representing a five per cent drop when compared with April 2021, according to the country’s statistics office. However, sales were 13.2 per cent ahead of April 2019, before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the January-April 2022 period, cement sales in Puerto Rico reached 5.02m bags, or 213,852t.

USA and Puerto Rico Portland and blended cement shipments up 19% in February

09 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports,  in the USA and Puerto Rico saw a 19 per cent hike to 6.8Mta in February 2022 when compared with February 2021, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, which accounted for a combined share of 50 per cent of February shipments. The leading producing states in February 2022 were California, Texas, Florida, Missouri and Alabama...

Puerto Rican cement sales down 7% in March

19 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In March 2022 cement sales in Puerto Rico fell by 6.5 per cent YoY to 1.47m bags of 94lb, or 62,677t, according to the country’s Institute of Statistics. Despite the fourth-consecutive monthly fall, sales are 24.5 per cent above the pre-pandemic level. Cement production in March 2022 slipped 0.7 per cent YoY to 32, 618t (765,000 bags). Output from the country’s cement factories has fallen for nine of the last 11 months.

US Portland and blended cement market expands in January

08 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Portland and blended cement shipments in the USA and Puerto Rico, including imports, edged up to 6.6Mt in January 2022, according to the US Geological Survey USGS). The largest consuming states were Texas, Florida, California, Georgia and Arizona, who accounted for a total share of 51 per cent of these shipments. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and Alabama. Masonry cement shipments slipped to 175,000t in January 2022 when compared with January 2021. Fl...

Puerto Rican cement sales decline 13% in February

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In February 2022 cement sales in Puerto Rico declined 13.3 per cent YoY to 1.18m bags of 94lb, or 50,312t, according to Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics. However, cement output increased 4.1 per cent YoY to 26,478t. Production had been falling for eight of the last 10 months, reports Sin Comillas.