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US cement news


Vicat cement sales volumes jump 10.5%

Vicat’s reported strong growth in cement sales on the back of a return to growth in its French and Egyptian businesses, and improvements in the US.


CRH profits soar 69% in 2016

CRH has reported a jump in pre-tax profits in 2016 on positive market trends and the integration of past acquisitions into its results.


Argos reports lower cement volumes

Argos reported a fall in cement volumes in both 4Q16 and 2016 as a whole, as weakness in Colombia offset strength elsewhere. Full-year earnings rose, however, by 8.7% to COP1.65 trillion.


Summit’s cement business revenues jump in 2016

Summit Material’s cement business revenues jumped by 49.3% in 2016, following the purchase of the Davenport cement plant in 2015 and rising US demand for the building material.


Slag cement shipments up 12% in 2016

US shipments of slag cement were up 12% year on year in 2016 on growing appreciation of its benefits within the concrete sector.