- Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:56
- Written by Cement Americas News
Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in July 2018 were about 9.3 million metric tons (Mt), up by 9.4 percent from shipments in July 2017, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through July totaled about 55.2 Mt, up by 3.8 percent from those for the same period in 2017. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in July 2018 were Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Michigan, and these accounted for about 40 percent of the country total.