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Lipetskcement output increases 27.9%, Russia

30 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Russia-based Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group Holding, produced a total of 1.33Mt of cement, an increase of 27.9 per cent (247,350t) compared to the the first three quarters of 2012. In September 2013 alone, the company produced 122,410t of cement, a rise of 46 per cent compared to the same period of last year. During the nine-month reporting period, Lipetskcement shipments reached 1.145Mt, a rise of 27.4 per cent YoY. A total of 753,281t of cement was by delivered by rail, up 4...

Colombia’s cement production increases 12.1% in September

29 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement producers increased their output in September by 12.1 per cent to 1.003Mt when compared with September 2013. During the month they also dispatched 0.981Mt, an advance of 13.7 per cent, according to the country’s statistics office DANE. Norte de Santander registered the largest increase in deliveries at 55.2 per cent, followed by Caldas (40 per cent), Cundinamarca (28.7 per cent and Antioquia (20.2 per cent). However, Nariño reported a 20.9 per cent fall in dispatches whil...

Akhangaracement 9M13 production and shipments rise, Uzbekistan

29 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Akhangaracement JSC, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 1.176Mt of cement and 853,503t of clinker in the first nine months of the year, up 1.61 per cent and 7.66 per cent YoY respectively. During the Jan-September period, the company said in a statement that it shipped 1.198Mt of cement, a rise of 0.97 per cent compared to the same period of the year before. It also observed an increase in bagged sales of 5.96 per cent as it dispatched 248,484t in 50kg bags over the first three quarter...

Vietnam October output rises YoY

29 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam produced 5.2Mt of cement in October, up 11 per cent from the month before and 13 per cent YoY, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said. The GSO also revised down the cement output in September to 4.7Mt from an earlier estimate of 5.2Mt. In the first 10 months of this year, companies in Vietnam are estimated to produce 46.4Mt of cement, up five per cent from a year earlier. The country’s cement sales are expected to rise by 4-5 YoY to 56Mt and 57Mt in 2013, including 48-49M...

Mexico: better times ahead?

16 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s cement market is at a watershed moment with leading operator Cemex firmly in control of events at the top of the scale, but new production and the growing need for cement is likely to boost sales. So how far away are these better times for Mexican cement producers? GCC operates a cement plant (pictured) in Chihuahua, the largest state in Mexico After being restored to power last year, the centre-left Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has been quick to galvanise Me...

Vicem sales rise 9.5% in first nine months

11 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) reported a 9.5 per cent YoY rise in sales for the first nine months of 2013 to 15.84Mt, meeting 72.3 per cent of its full-year target. Of the total, 14.35Mt of sales were destined for the domestic market, a rise of 6.2 per cent YoY (comprising 11.61Mt of cement and 2.74Mt of clinker). Meanwhile, 1.49Mt of cement and clinker were exported, representing a strong advance of 57.8 per cent on the same period of the year before. The corporation pro...

Polish monthly output declines 1.1% YoY

09 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement output in Poland slipped slightly on an annual comparative basis by 1.1 per cent to 1.616Mt in September, data from the country’s cement association, SPC, said. However, cement sales rose 2.1 per cent YoY to 1.604Mt.? For the first nine months of 2013, cement output declined by 13.3 per cent to 10.709Mt, while sales dropped by 12.6 per cent to 10.899Mt.

Iranian cement output continues to climb

07 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Iran has reported a four per cent rise in cement output in the first half of the current Iranian calendar compared to the same period of last year. The country has produced 38.3Mt of cement since 21 March 2013, IRNA news reported yesterday. During the sixth calendar month of Shahrivar (23 August - 22 September) total output reached 6.4Mt. Full year projections put total output for the current year at 80Mt, according to Abdolreza Sheikhan, Secretary of the State Cement Industry Employers...

Vietnam monthly output up 13% MoM

01 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement producers in Vietnam increased their output 13 per cent MoM and 17.6 per cent YoY to 5.2Mta in September, according to the country’s General Statistics Office (GSO). The GSO also revised down the national output figure for August to 4.6Mt from an earlier estimate of 4.9Mt. In the first nine months of 2013, Vietnamese cement makers are estimated to have produced 41.8Mt, up 5.5 per cent YoY. Cement sales are expected to rise by 4-5 per cent to 56-57Mt in 2013, including 48-49Mt...

Semen Baturaja expects higher 3Q output and sales

23 September 2013, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Baturaja anticipates third-quarter 2013 production and sales to rise by 14 and seven per cent YoY, respectively, but full-year sales are expected to fall short of an earlier target. The company’s corporate secretary, Zulkifri Subli, told local press that the company expects output to increase to 337,429t from a year earlier and dispatches to rise to 321,235t. However, full year sales are forecast to reach 1.37Mt, down from an earlier target of 1.5Mt due to slower sales in the f...