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US cement news

US cement industry steady

US cement shipments and clinker production appear steady with 2016’s figures, according to USGS figures.

 

CRH 3Q18 update shows continued earnings growth

CRH has reported continued growth in earnings over the first nine months of the year, despite weather-related disruption in the US and challenging market conditions in the Philippines.

 

CRH to buy Floridian cement plant

CRH continues its North American spending spree with the acquisition of a Floridian building materials operation from Votorantim Cimentos North America and Anderson Columbia.

 
 

Argos reports cement volumes up across the board

Cementos Argos has reported growth in cement sales in each of its three operating regions, including a 49.4% bounce in the US on the back of its acquisition of the Martinsberg cement plant.

 

Cemex USA opens Denver cement terminal

Cemex USA has opened its third cement operation in Colorado: a new rail-linked distribution terminal in Commerce City to serve the Denver Metro area.

 
 

Fairborn keeps Eagle sailing through 3Q17 storm

The additional business acquired with the Fairborn cement plant last year saw Eagle Materials’ cement business achieve record earnings in 3Q17, despite weather-related disruption in its other markets.