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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...

US and Puerto Rico cement shipments up 6% in January

06 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico increased 5.7 per cent YoY to 5.752Mt in January 2018, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The top five cement markets were Texas, California, Florida, Arizona and Georgia (in descending order), which accounted for around 51 per cent of total shipments. Total cement deliveries by US producers reached 5.165Mt, up six per cent YoY. The leading producing states were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and ...

US cement shipments reach 6.3Mt in December

08 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico grew by 3.5 per cent YoY to 6.3Mt in December 2017, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The largest state markets in the country were Texas, California, Florida, Georgia and New York (in descending order), which accounted for 43 per cent of total US shipments. The leading producing states for Portland and blended cement were California, Texas, Missouri, Florida and Alabama in descending order. In th...

US Portland and blended cement shipments up 4% in November

22 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement in the USA and Puerto Rico rose 4.2 per cent YoY to 8.2Mt in November 2017, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The leading producing states were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Alabama (in descending order). Around 39 per cent of these shipments were sold in Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and Georgia (the leading consuming states in descending order). Masonry cement shipments slipped to 196,000t in November 2017 whe...

US Portland and blended cement shipments up 5% in October

22 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Total Portland and blended cement shipments in the USA and Puerto Rico in October increased 4.9 per cent YoY in October 2017, according to data from the US Geological Survey (USGS). Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and New York were the five largest consuming states (in descending order) and accounted for around 37 per cent of national demand. To meet the total demand of 9.424Mt, some 8.284Mt was delivered from domestic plants while the balance of 1.14Mt was imported. The country’s lea...

USGS reports strong 2Q17 for US construction materials

19 September 2017, Published under Cement News

The US construction materials industry saw output increase by a considerable margin in the 2Q17, reports the US Geological Survey's Mineral Industry Survey. The combined production of construction materials (cement, construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, and gypsum) in 2Q17 was 46 per cent higher compared with that in the 1Q17. The USGS states that the results were due to cyclical seasonal fluctuations but was slightly lower than that in the second quarter of 2016.

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 ...