February Cement Shipments Drop Slightly

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in February 2019 were 5.7 million metric tons (Mt), a slight decrease from shipments in February 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through February totaled 12.1 Mt, an increase of 4.7% from those for the same period in 2018. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in February 2019 were, in descending order, Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and Alabama. 

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HeidelbergCement Reports Positive First Quarter Results

HeidelbergCement recorded increased sales volumes in all business lines in the first quarter of 2019 due to continued positive momentum in many of its markets and an improvement in weather conditions in Europe and North America.

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