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Vietnam cement sales increase 38% to 7.62Mt in February

13 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Vietnam sold 7.62Mt of cement in February, representing a 38 per cent YoY hike and 22.9 per cent of the full-year target, according to the Vietnam Building Material Association, Ministry of Construction. The domestic market accounted for 5.02Mt, showing an 11 per cent expansion when compared with the year-ago period. This includes 1.96Mt sold by the Vietnam Cement Industry Corp (Vicem). Around 2.6Mt were exported in February, a 30 per cent YoY rise. In the first two months of 2018, di...

INC sales surpass 1m bags in January

14 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Paraguay’s Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) sold 1,003,000 bags of cement in January, of which 87 per cent was sold from its Villeta plant, according to Derlys Ortiz, the company’s commercial manager. Sales from Vallemí represented 13 per cent, or 133,000 bags. In January 2017 the company sold 1.1m bags and therefore, this year’s first-month sales were down eight per cent. In 2017 INC sold 13,344,580 bags, up from previous year’s 13,202,803 bags, and setting a new record. Sales in...

Cementos Argos marks record-breaking year

08 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos has reported a positive domestic performance in Honduras throughout 2017. The company sold over 1.1Mt of cement in a record-breaking year, representing a 15 per cent YoY growth. The majority, 80 per cent, of Cementos Argos’ sales are generated through general use cement, according to M-Brain. Specialised structural cement accounts for 15 per cent, with white cement contributing the remaining five per cent.

Gabon sees 6% market contraction

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Gabon reached 245,530t, a drop of 5.5 per cent YoY by the end of September 2017. The volume represents a revenue of XAF18.18bn (US$34.4m), down 9.9 per cent, according to the Ministry of Economy and Fiscal Policy. Output during this period stood at 250,058t, a decrease of 5.7 per cent following the stoppage of the Cimgabon plant and strong imports from China. However, the third quarter saw a robust increase in production when compared with the first half of the year after ...

Lipetskcement produces 0.684Mt of cement

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 684,000t of cement in 2017, representing a rise of 6.8 per cent YoY, and 600,000t of clinker, a YoY increase of 16.1 per cent. Bagged cement output grew by 2.7 per cent YoY to 160,500t. CEM I 42.5N high-quality cement accounted for 478,500t , an increase of 17.5 per cent when compared with 2016. The company’s cement sales advanced by 2.4 per cent YoY to 667,500t with more than 400,000t delivered by road, an increase of 13 per cent ...

Semen Indonesia

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has recorded a 10.2 per cent YoY increase in sales volumes to 15.34Mt in 2017, compared to 13.92Mt the previous year, according to data from the Indonesian Cement Association. December alone saw volumes jump 13.5 per cent to 1.31Mt, versus 1.16Mt in December 2016. Total domestic sales volumes for the company, including Semen Padang and Semen Tonasa, came in at 27.1Mt in 2017, 5.5 per cent up on the 25.68Mt reported in the previous year. Exports also grew with Semen Padang ...

PT Indocement

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement closed 2017 by being awarded Green Industry Level 5 status for all three of its factories for the third time in a row. The Green Industry Award is given by the Indonesian government in recognition of efforts made by the industrial sector to prioritise the efficient and effective use of sustainable resources in its production processes. Indonesia’s cement producers continue to face the challenges of increased competition and domestic oversupply. Despite this, 2017 produced so...

Voronezh Cement increases dispatches by 5%

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement-owned Voronezh Cement saw a five per cent YoY advance in its shipments to customers in 2017. Dispatches rose to 1.8Mt by the end of the year. The company increased its cement output by five per cent to 1.808Mt while its clinker production rose by 10 per cent to 1.717Mt when compared with the company’s production figures in 2016.

Nevjansky Tsementnik increases output in 2017

24 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Nevyansky Tsementnik, part of Eurocement, produced 823,339t of clinker and 1Mt of cement in 2017. This represents an increase by seven and 15 per cent, respectively, when compared with 2016. Production and shipment of cement at the plant reached an all-time high in July 2017. Output increased to 121,682t while deliveries were up to 127,284t.

Puerto Rican cement sales fell 11% in 2017

19 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico decreased by 11.2 per cent in 2017, seeing declines in September, October, November and December, reports Sin Comillas. The fall in sales has been attributed to a weak economy following the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria, but sales have declined since 2013. In 2016 they decreased by 12.3 per cent, following reductions of 8.5 and 9.8 per cent in 2015 and 2014, respectively. Output by the country’s cement producers contracted 14.2 per cent in 2017, foll...