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INSEE Cement starts shipments into Hambantota International Port

16 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Hambantota International Port has begun taking cement industry shipments in Sri Lanka, extending its bulk handling capabilities. INSEE Cement became the first cement producer to use the facilities at the port by unloading the Ithaca Patience, which discharged 27,150t of slag cargo. "The advantage of bringing in bigger ships provides economy of scale, and the efficiency with high productivity levels has made Hambantota Port the preferred option for the cement industry operating in the south,...

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 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...

Fiji: clinker shipment unloaded for Pacific Cement Ltd

13 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The vessel MV Festival, carrying 24,000t of clinker for Pacific Cement Ltd, has reached Lami Town, Fiji. The method of discharge has been changed due to a High Court ruling, meaning trucks must now be loaded in a barge and the clinker unloaded into the trucks onboard said barge. As this process takes longer than the previous method, the vessel’s crew had to apply for visa extensions, which were approved. The Suva High Court had banned Pacific Cement from offloading clinker from the barges...

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...

USA: cement shipments in November rose by 8.2%

03 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico in November 2016 were about 7.9Mta, up by 8.2 per cent from sales in November 2015. The leading producing states for Portland and blended cement in November 2016 were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida, and Alabama, in descending order. The leading cement-consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Ohio, and Illinois, in descending order) received 38 per cent of the November shipments. Sales for January through ...

USA: Portland and blended cement shipments fall in October 2016

26 January 2017, Published under Cement News

US Geological Survey (USGS) reports that the shipments of Portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in October 2016 were about 9Mt, down by 3.4 per cent from sales in October 2015. The leading producing states in October 2016 were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida, and Michigan, in descending order, and these accounted for about 41 per cent of the national total. The leading cement-consuming states (Texas, California, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio, in descendin...

USA: preliminary November shipments reach 7.82Mt

19 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Preliminary data from US Geological Survey for the month of November reports that total deliveries of Portland and blended cements reached 7.82Mt to give a total of 87.26Mt for teh first 11 months of 2016. The biggest producing states in decending order were: Missouri 812,043t, California 774,647t and Florida 498,198t. The largest producing district was Idaho-Montana-Nevada-Oregon which output 1.532Mt of cement.