- Published: Thursday, 19 April 2012 19:40
- Written by Cement Americas News
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Va.
Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico were 4.6 million mt in January 2012, according to the USGS. This was nearly 25 perfect higher compared with shipments for January 2011, and continued to reflect mild winter weather conditions and a trend of increased consumption that began in May 2011.