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Cement sales in Puerto Rico down 47% in October

21 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico fell 47.1 per cent in October 2017 when compared with the previous year as result of the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Cement sales have been declining since 2013 and fell by 12.3 per cent in 2016. Output from domestic cement plants has fallen by 52.9 per cent YoY in 2017, reflecting an acceleration of production contraction from 11.5 per cent in 2016.

Cement sales in Puerto Rico down 70% in September

06 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico fell by 70.2 per cent YoY in September. While sales have been declining since 2013, the size of the reduction in September has been attributed to the economic inactivity following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Cement sales fell 12.3 per cent in 2016, following a decline of 8.5 and 9.8 per cent in 2015 and 2014, respectively. Local cement output dropped 65.8 per cent in September after a 41.8 per cent rise in August. This compares with a 11.5 per...

US and Puerto Rico half-year shipments up slightly

30 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico for the year through June were 44.7Mt, up slightly from those during the same period of 2016, according to the latest figures from the US Geological Survey. Shipments in June 2017 were about 9.4Mt, essentially unchanged from shipments in June 2016. The leading producing states for Portland and blended cement in June 2017 were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Michigan, in descending order, and these accounted ...

US and Puerto Rico May shipments up 8.2%

03 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Portland and blended cement shipments in the US and Puerto Rico in May 2017 reached 8.8Mt, up by about 8.2 per cent YoY, according to data presented in the latest USGS Mineral Industry Surveys publication. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Michigan, in descending order, which together accounted for 42 per cent of the months’s total sales. The leading consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and New York, in descending order) received about ...

US and Puerto Rico shipments down slightly

05 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in April 2017 were about 7.6Mt, slightly less than sales in April 2016, latest data from the US Geological Survey shows. The leading producing states in April 2017 were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama, in descending order. The leading cement-consuming States (Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia, in descending order) received 41 per cent of the April shipments. Shipments for the yea...

US and Puerto Rico March shipments down slightly

06 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico in March 2017 were about 7.5Mt, slightly less than sales in March 2016, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported yesterday. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama, in descending order. The leading cement-consuming states received 46 per cent of the March shipments. Shipments for the year through March were nearly 19Mt, slightly higher than in the same period of 2016, Clin...

US and Puerto Rico February shipments unchanged

04 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico in February 2017 were about 6Mt, essentially unchanged from sales in February 2016, latest data from the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows. The leading producing states in February 2017 were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama, in descending order. The leading consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, in descending order) received 46 per cent of the February shipments. Ship...

US and Puerto Rico January shipments edge ahead

05 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in January 2017 totalled about 5.4Mt, up by 2.9 per cent YoY, latest data from the USGS shows. The leading cement-producing states for Portland blended cement in January 2017 were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and Alabama, in descending order. The leading cement-consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and New York, in descending order) received 47 per cent of the January shipments. C...

US/Puerto Rican shipments down 8.6% YoY in December, up 1.9% in 2016

13 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico in December were 6.04Mt, representing a 8.6 per cent YoY fall, according to the US Geological Survey. The total includes 617,045t of imports to supplement the 5.42Mt supplied by domestic producers. Texas was the leading cement-consuming state, followed by California, Florida, Georgia and New York. These states received 44 per cent of December shipments. The leading cement-producing states were Texas, California,...

Puerto Rico: cement sales dip 2.3% in February

13 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Puerto Rican cement sales in February slipped 2.3 per cent in February following a 0.2 per cent rise the previous month. Cement sales in Puerto Rica have been declining since 2013 and last year, they contracted by 12.3 per cent YoY. In 2015 the domestic market contracted by 8.5 per cent after a 9.8 per cent fall in sales in 2014. The decrease in cement sales has been attributed to the decline in the housing construction sector as well as the failure of the government to invest in infr...