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NCL Industries sees 50% rise in production

07 January 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s NCL Industries has announced a 49.5 per cent YoY increase in cement production to 632,746t in the third quarter of the FY20-21, rising from 423,199t in the year-ago period. Cement dispatches also climbed 45.1 per cent YoY to 625,162t from 430,861t in the 3QFY19-20.

Colombian cement consumption up 4% in November

06 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The Colombian cement market expanded 3.6 per cent to 1.122Mt in November 2020 when compared with 1.083Mt in November 2019, according to the country’s statistics office, DANE. Retail sales were up 7.1 per cent YoY while construction companies and contractors increased their offtake by 9.4 per cent. However, sales to readymix companies declined by 12.6 per cent YoY. Grey cement production increased 9.1 per cent YoY to 1.214Mt in November 2020. January-November 2020 In the January-Novembe...

Magnum Group seeks to increase production

06 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Georgia’s Magnum Group has announced plans to increase cement production in the future. Paata Nikvashvili, director of the company, noted that the company hopes to reach 12,000t of cement production per month from the current 6000t. The company also noted the difficulty of trading during last year. "We started working in June. We were suspended before due to the pandemic. Everything was paralysed. When we started functioning, we were satisfied with our work, however, the sales rate is dec...

Engineers rebuild Ghori cement plant

28 December 2020, Published under Cement News

With government support, local engineers and staff are rebuilding Ghori cement plant in northern Afghanistan. The factory had been badly damaged during the protracted war in the country. "The production capacity of the plant has been gradually increased and nowadays it produces some 700t in 24 hours," said Mohammad Zahir Ebadi, the plant’s managing director, predicting that the production capacity will further improve if peace and stability prevails. In addition, in the neighbouring Parwa...

Tajikistan produces 3.95Mt of cement in 11M20

22 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement plants in Tajikistan have produced 3.951Mt of cement in the January-November 2020 period. This represents an increase of 0.9 per cent YoY, according to Tajikistan Newsline. The Tajik cement production base currently has a cement production capacity of approximately 4.7Mta.

US-Puerto Rico Portland and blended cement shipments edge down in September

18 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Total shipments of Portland and blended cement, including imports, in the USA and Puerto Rico slipped to 9.4Mt in September 2020, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The largest consuming US states were Texas, California, Florida, Ohio and New York, which accounted for 37 per cent of shipments. The leading producing states in September 2020 were Missouri, Texas, California, Florida and Michigan. They produced a combined 39 per cent of domestic production. Masonry shipments remai...

Peru’s cement market expands 16% in November

17 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Peru rose 15.6 per cent YoY in November 2020 to 1.188Mt from 1.028Mt in November 2019, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. Of the total, 1.092Mt were supplied by Asocem members. Cement production in Peru slipped 1.6 per cent MoM but rose 22.1 per cent YoY to 1.129Mt in November 2020 while clinker output rose 2.1 per cent MoM and 21.4 per cent YoY to 0.664Mt. Domestic supply was supplemented by 108,200t of cement imports and 170,100t of clinker impo...

Sri Lanka sees production up 9% in 9M20

14 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Sri Lanka has seen domestic cement production rise 28.7 per cent YoY to 375,000t in September. In August production was up by 17.4 per cent YoY to 392,000t. Overall, cement production increased 8.5 per cent to 2.82Mt in the first nine months of 2020, compared to 2.6Mt in the same period of last year. Meanwhile, cement imports declined 19.7 per cent in September to 300,000t from 374,000t in the year-ago period. Cumulative imports for the 9M20 fell 33.1 per cent YoY to 2.54Mt from 3.8Mt....

Saudi Arabia saw cement sales rise 17% in November

10 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Saudi Arabia increased 16.5 per cent YoY to 4.75Mt in November 2020, driven by the Ministry of Housing’s programmes, according to NCB Capital Co. On a monthly basis, local cement sales edged up by 0.7 per cent in November, reaching the second-highest monthly figure since January 2017. Clinker production was down 0.8 per cent MoM to 4.3Mt, but cement production saw a modest rise of 1.1 per cent to 5Mt. Clinker exports surged 85 per cent YoY to 490,000t, while the coun...

Uzbekistan sees 3% rise in production

07 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Uzbekistan produced 8.8Mt of cement in the first 10 months of the 2020, up 2.6 per cent compared to the year-ago period. The largest volumes of cement were produced in the Tashkent region (46.7 per cent), followed by Navoi region (35.1 per cent) and Fergana region (12.8 per cent). The value of cement exported from Uzbekistan in the January-October period amounted to US$27.6m. Meanwhile, the value of cement imports reached US$105.5m.