TITLE

PCA forecasts 12% drop in cement use

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/1/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 35, Special section p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a 12% decrease in cement consumption and construction activity in the U.S. in 2008, as forecasted by the Portland Cement Association (PCA). The PCA attributes the decrease to increasing unemployment, rising inflation and low consumer confidence. According to PCA chief economist Edward Sullivan, real construction activity is anticipated to decline 9% in 2008, and another 7% in 2009.
ACCESSION #
34793991

 

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