Market Snapshot: Cement

Sales of cement increased by nearly 3% in 2018. The overall value of shipments was nearly $12.7 billion. Production of portland cement in 2018 in the United States increased slightly to about 85.4 million tons, and output of masonry cement continued to be stagnant at 2.4 million tons. Cement was produced at 98 plants in 34 states, and at two…

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GCCA Calls for Modernizing Construction Industry

Speaking at the annual World Built Environment Forum Summit, Dr. Andrew Minson, director of concrete and sustainable construction at the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), called on the importance of concrete and modernizing the construction industry. He set out the industry’s role in responding to the mega global trends of accelerating population growth, rapid urbanization and climate change.

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