Cement production improves in February
By Andrew Macklin
April 11, 2016 – Cement manufacturers produced 521,482 tonnes of cement products in February, up 5.5 per cent from January and up 5.3 per cent from the 495,272 tonnes produced in February 2015.
Shipments of domestic cement rose 0.7 per cent from January to 473,893 tonnes. Compared with February 2015, shipments of domestic cement were up 3.5 per cent (458,083 in 2015).
Including imports, shipments increased 4.2 per cent to 0.52 million tonnes in February, a gain of 9.0 per cent from the same month a year earlier.