Cement producers affirm capacity for boosts in public work, infrastructure
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 10:46
Written by Concrete News
Sources: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.; CP staff
U.S. cement manufacturers have ample production capacity to meet increased demand from infrastructure revitalization efforts the Trump administration and Congress are contemplating, a PCA analysis finds. The industry is operating at roughly 79 percent of capacity, estimated at 108 million metric tons per year; coupled with terminal storage and transfer capabilities, PCA estimates, it is capable of supplying more than 150 million metric tons annually.
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