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South Africa: Cement sales up 7.7% in 2015

19 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Consumption of cement in South Africa rose by 7.7 per cent YoY in 2015 following a drop in sales the previous year. According to figures released by PPC, volumes reached 13Mt in 2015 thanks to strong demand from the construction sector. Responding to the news, Business Day pointed to the positive impact from projects to build new power stations and hydroelectric plants. Sales grew fastest in 1Q15, when they were up 15.6 per cent YoY. Growth in Q2 was slower at 1.5 per cent, with volume...

PT Semen Baturaja will open a new plant in 2017 and targets strong sales

13 April 2016, Published under Cement News

A major growth area for state-owned PT Semen Baturaja is South Sumatra, where the company has signed contracts with several firms to build a new plant called Baturaja II in anticipation of increasing construction projects in the province. Project developments and construction in South Sumatra continues to increase ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, including a light rail transit project, overpasses, sports facilities and hotels. Zulkifli Subli, PT Semen Baturaja 's corporate secretary, ...

Vietnam sales eight-month update

07 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Vietnam sold 46.92Mt of cement and clinker in the first eight months of this year, rising 10 per cent from a year earlier and fulfilling 65 per cent of the annual target, according to the country's Building Material Department of the Ministry of Construction. Of the total volume, 36.02Mt of cement were sold in the domestic market, up nine per cent YoY, while 10.9Mt were exported, rising 17 per cent YoY. In August Vietnam’s cement and clinker sales were down four per cent from July but u...

Indonesian July 2014 cement delivery fall 25%

11 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Indonesian cement dispatches dropped by a quarter YoY to 3.7Mt in July 2014. The slowdown is attributed to falling economic growth, the presidential election and the Idul Fitri/Lebaran holiday. Apart from business closures, the holiday also leads to the large-scale movement of workers to their hometowns, which results in trucks being banned from specific roads. According to Widodo Santoso, chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), cement sales are expected to recover and expand...

Pakistan: good FY14 with positive outlook for FY15

07 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement sales in the last month of FY14 jumped 14.32 per cent to 2.53Mt compared to 2.21Mt during June 2013. Exports were also up, although at a more modest rate of 2.9 per cent, reaching 685,000t, according to the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association. For the full-year, cement sales in Pakistan increased 4.32 per cent to 26.14Mt from 25.06Mt the previous year. Exports declined 2.87 per cent YoY from 8.37Mt to 8.133Mt. However, with total sales rising from 33.432Mt to 34....