International Cement Information:
News, Statistics, Economic Data
PCA Library Reference Series No. 4 (LR04)
American Cement Directory. Annual. Bradley-Pulverizer.
Pocket-sized volume listing cement companies in the U.S., Canada, Central and South America and the
Caribbean area. Also contains alphabetical listing of personnel in the U.S. and Canada. Listings include
officers, annual capacity, kiln type. Order at http://www.bradleypulverizer.com/cement.html.
Cement Standards of the World, 8th ed., Cembureau, 1991.
A compendium of cement specifications from all countries. No updated edition is anticipated.
Global Cement Directory, 2007-2008. ProPublications International.
Annual listing of all cement plants worldwide. Includes contact information, kiln data, capacity, planned
upgrades, and maps. http://www.propubs.com/GCD/.
Global Cement Report, 6th ed., International Cement Review, 2005.
A one-volume overview of the cement industry in each of 220 countries; production, consumption, major
companies, economic conditions. Free with a subscription to International Cement Review magazine.
The Monitor. Monthly. Portland Cement Association.
This monthly electronic publication tracks trends in the construction, concrete, and cement industries.
Updates of cement consumption at the national and state levels, construction activity at the national and
state levels, semiannual forecasts for both U.S. and Canada, data on cement imports, updates on cement
plant modernizations and ownership changes. U.S. and Canadian editions are both available. Flash
Reports and Tracking Reports are included with a subscription. Contact: Karen Arneson, e-mail
North American Cement Directory. Annual. Primedia.
Directory of cement companies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America.
Includes plant-specific data such as kiln type, fuel type, and contact information. Order at
North American Cement Industry Annual Yearbook. Portland Cement Association.
The Yearbook provides long-term historical tables and graphs for indicators most relevant to the cement
industry. Sections include the economic environment, cement consumption and supply, industry
operating characteristics, and international. Detailed historical data is provided on construction activity,
company rankings, import trends, and energy consumption. The report is in pdf and may be purchased
and downloaded at http://www.cement.org/Bookstore.
U.S. Geological Survey, Cement Statistics and Information.
Monthly and annual data on U.S. cement production and consumption. Free at
U.S. & Canadian Portland Cement Industry: Plant Information Summary. Annual. Portland Cement
This annual volume contains comprehensive information on plant capacities and the types of cement
produced, capacity ranking tables by company, state, and plant, mill and kiln data, and detailed
information of fuel types used, including waste fuels. Plant locations, parent company listings, and
company ranking tables are included. A map of plant locations is located in the back of the book. The
volume may be purchased at http://www.cement.org/Bookstore.
World Cement Directory, 11th ed., Cembureau, 2002.
Available both in printed and CD versions, this is the most comprehensive directory of worldwide
cement plants. Data includes cement types produced, mill type, capacity, kiln type, cooler type, fuels,
number of employees, and other data. Order at http://www.cembureau.be.
World Statistical Review. Annual. Cembureau.
The information in this CD-Rom covers practically all the countries in the world and provides data on
cement production, imports, exports, total and per capita consumption and population. This edition was
issued in January 2007 and contains data from 1996 – 2005. Order at http://www.cembureau.be
The publications below are primarily technical journals that also cover current industry news and new
Cement Americas. Monthly. Primedia. See http://www.cementamericas.com.
Global Cement Magazine. Monthly. PRo Publications International. (http://www.propubs.com)
Subscriptions also include an electronic newsletter with industry developments.
Cement International. Monthly. Verlag Bau+Technik GmbH. (http://www.verlagbt.de)
International Cement Review. Monthly. Tradeship Publications Ltd. (http://www.cemnet.com)
Rock Products. Monthly. Intertec Publishing. (http://www.rockproducts.com)
World Cement. Monthly. Palladian Publications Ltd. (http://www.worldcement.com)
Zement-Kalk-Gips (section "News"). Monthly. German/English. Bauverlag GmbH.
(http://www.bauverlag.de; e-mail, mailto:email@example.com)
Association Reports (selected)
ARGENTINA. Asociacion de Fabricantes de Cemento Portland (Argentina). Suplemento Estadistico
GERMANY. Bundesverband der Deutschen Zementindustrie e.V. Zement-Jahresbericht
Suppl.: Zahlen aus der Zementindustrie, Ausg.
INDIA. Cement Manufacturers' Association. Annual Report
ITALY. Associazione Italiana Tecnico Economica Cemento. Cement and Construction in Italy: End Uses,
Specific Consumptions, Investments.
JAPAN. Japan Cement Association, Cement in Japan. Annual.
NEW ZEALAND. Cement & Concrete Association of New Zealand. Annual Report
SOUTH AFRICA. Cement and Concrete Institute. Cement and Concrete Review (annual)
(See links to cement associations worldwide at http://www.cement.org/library/lb_links.asp)
The annual reports of cement producers often include economic data for the industry and country. See links
to individual cement company web sites at http://www.cement.org/pca/pca_directory.asp,
http://www.cemnet.com or http://www.propubs.com.
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