- Published: Thursday, 12 December 2019 20:31
- Written by Cement Americas News
Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in September 2019 were 9.4 million metric tons (Mt), an increase of 13% from shipments in September 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through September totaled 76.3 Mt, an increase of 3.6% from those for the same period in 2018. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in September 2019 were, in descending order, Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Michigan, these states accounted for 41% of cement produced.