Cement Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of cement. Cement is a powder composed of various minerals and other components that harden when combined with water; it is commonly used as a building material. There are a number of different types of cement available to buyers, including Portland cement, as well as various blends of masonry and mortar cement. Buyers can purchase cement in bulk or in individual bags from manufacturers and wholesalers, which are the main suppliers in the market. Typical buyers of cement include construction firms, tool and hardware wholesalers, concrete manufacturers and oil and gas extraction firms. This report excludes lime, which is a component of cement, and concrete.