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US-Puerto Rican cement shipments up 8% in July

17 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico advanced 7.7 per cent YoY to 10Mt in July, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois, which accounted for 38 per cent of July deliveries. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Michigan, which combined to account for 39 per cent of US cement output. Masonry cement shipme...

Cement shipments in USA slip to 9.3Mt

01 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico fell to 9.3Mt in May 2019, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading consuming states were  Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia , which combined account for 39 per cent of shipments in May. Leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. Masonry cement deliveries remained stable at 0.222Mt in May when compared with the year-ago period. Some 55 per cent of ship...

US and Puerto Rican cement shipments fall to 5.7Mt in February

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cements in the USA and Puerto Rico fell slightly to 5.7Mt in February 2019 when compared with February 2018, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The top-five consuming states were Texas, Florida, California, Georgia and North Carolina. Masonry cement dispatches totalled 160,000t in February 2019, down 5.2 per cent YoY. Leading masonry cement-consuming states were Florida, Texas, California, Georgia and North Carolina. The country’s leadin...

US Portland and blended cement market expands 11% in January

18 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico advanced 11 per cent YoY to 6.4Mt, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). A combined 49 per cent of these were accounted for by the five leading cement-consuming states – Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Arizona. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and Alabama. Masonry cement shipments in January 2019 totalled 192,000t, representing an increase of 14 per cent when comp...

US Portland and blended cement shipments slip 1% in December

02 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA reached 6.176Mt in December 2018, according to the latest data from the US Geological Survey (USGS). When compared with a volume of 6.244Mt in December 2017, this represents a 1.1 per cent YoY decrease. The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and New York, which accounted for 44 per cent of the December shipments. The total includes 838,444t of imports in addition to 5.337Mt delivered by US produce...

US cement demand up 3% in 2018

18 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Apparent domestic consumption advanced 2.9 per cent from 97.4Mt in 2017 to 100.2Mt in 2018, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The higher sales volumes were supported by an increase in the average cement price from US$121/t in 2017 to US$126.50/t the following year. The rise in cement sales was attributed to a modest increase in construction spending as housing and public construction saw higher spending. The leading cement-consuming states continued to be Texas, California ...

US cement market expands 5% in October

01 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Total Portland and blended cement deliveries in the USA and Puerto Rico advanced by 5.2 per cent YoY to 9.9Mt in October 2018, according to data by the US Geological Survey (USGS). Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Illinois were the leading states in terms of consumption, receiving a combined 36 per cent of these shipments.  The country’s leading producing states were California, Missouri, Texas, Florida and Michigan, which accounted for around 39 per cent of total output. Clinker outpu...

US/Puerto Rico Portland and blended shipments up 7% in May

09 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico advanced 6.5 per cent to 9.4Mt in May 2018, according to the US Geological Survey. Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Ohio were the leading states in terms of cement demand, receiving some 38 per cent of domestic USGS Cement stats 2017-10 shipments. The leading cement-producing states were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Michigan, which combined accounted for around 42 per cent of the domestic tota...

Cement shipments in USA-Puerto Rico up 9% YoY

09 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement (including imports) in the USA and Puerto Rico in April 2018 increased 8.9 per cent YoY to 8.2Mt, according to the latest data by the US Geological Survey (USGS).  The leading cement-consuming states were Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Ohio, which received some 44 per cent of total April shipments. Leading producing states were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama. Masonry deliveries reached about 209,000t in April 20...

US and Puerto Rican cement markets contract in February

16 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto rico in February contracted by 3.6 per cent YoY to 5.8Mt, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading cement-consuming states – Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and Arizona – received about 50 per cent of total shipments. The leading producing states were California, Texas, Florida, Missouri and Alabama (in descending order). Masonry cement shipments declined by 6.5 per cent YoY to 169,000t in Februar...