April Cement Shipments Down Nearly 7%

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in April 2023 were an estimated 8.5 million metric tons (Mt), a 6.7% decrease from prior-year period, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Of total blended tonnage reported in April, 3.2 Mt (96%) was estimated to be portland-limestone cement (Type IL). 

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