The Cement Industry In Latin America Is Facing Difficulties

By Mauro Nogarin Cement production in most Latin American countries has stagnated for two main reasons: inflation, which in some cases, such as in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, caused prices to rise. On the other hand, lower investment by governments in large public works also generated a reduction in cement consumption. BrazilThe instability of the Brazilian economy, marked by a…

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Argentina and Peru Invest in the Cement Industry

By Mauro Nogarin Argentina and Peru have confirmed important investments in the cement industry, with the aim of diversifying the supply of products to strengthen the construction industry. In Argentina, Holcim recently inaugurated a new mortar plant at its Malagueño cement plant in the province of Córdoba in order to produce different construction products for the local market. Among the…

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Bolivia, Honduras Strengthen Their Cement Industries

By Mauro Nogarin The Bolivian vice minister of industrial production affirmed that the construction works of the new Potosí cement plant, which belongs to the Bolivian Cement Productive Public Company (Ecebol), continues unabated and, according to a new technical report, it will begin operations in November. “Currently, civil works present a 99% progress, the mechanical and electrical part 93%, that…

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