October Cement Shipments Fall Slightly

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in October 2021 were an estimated 9.9 million metric tons (Mt), a slight decrease from shipments in October 2020, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through October totaled an estimated 89.7 Mt, a 3.5% increase from those for…

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WCA Adds New Affiliate Member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) as an affiliate member. The ICT was established in 1972 and is the concrete sector’s professional development body, operating internationally to provide qualifications in concrete technology to people with a professional interest in the industry. “The cement and concrete…

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June Cement Shipments Remain Steady

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Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in June 2021 were an estimated 10.1 million metric tons (Mt), essentially unchanged from shipments in June 2020, according to the latest USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through June totaled an estimated 50.4 Mt, a 5.1% increase from those for the same…

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Votorantim Cimentos Net Revenue Up 50% in Second Quarter

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Votorantim Cimentos posted net income of R$692 million in the second quarter of 2021, reversing the R$153 million loss in the same period last year. The company’s global net revenue in the quarter was R$5.8 billion, an increase of 50% compared to the prior-year period, as a result of an increase in sales volume and favorable price dynamics in all…

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