Tag Archives: CEMEX

CEMEX introduces first CarbonNeutral concrete block in the UK

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Following customer requests, CEMEX has added a zero-carbon lightweight concrete block and common brick to its range. Combined with the existing ReadyBlock Zero dense block, this launch enables customers to meet the concrete block requirements for housing and commercial developments using solely CarbonNeutral products. CEMEX remains the only UK supplier …

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CEMEX invests in Swinderby Quarry

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CEMEX has completed a sizable investment into a new conveyor system at its quarry in Swinderby, Lincolnshire, which will make a significant contribution to reducing CO2 emissions and fuel use at the site. Supplied by Canning Conveyor, Swinderby’s new conveyor reaches one mile in length and will bring sand and …

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CEMEX expands logistics fleet


Building materials supplier CEMEX is helping to meet growing customer demand for its products by adding 10 new lower emission tippers to its own fleet. They boast upgraded safety features, a higher payload for increased efficiency and a step change in decarbonisation of its delivery fleet. The new Volvo FM …

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CEMEX switches to paperless delivery

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A new move to a paperless delivery system for its UK readymix business will eliminate the need for global building materials supplier CEMEX to print 120,000 readymix delivery dockets annually – saving 13 trees every year. This is the latest of the company’s efforts to enhance the sustainability of its …

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CEMEX expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers

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Global building materials supplier CEMEX is further developing its global pilot of electric, zero-emission concrete mixers. Tests of these vehicles were carried out in Poland, following initial trials in Germany and France, among others. CEMEX was one of the first in the building materials industry to complete a large-scale, multi-country …

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CEMEX aids construction of Aquatic Centre for Commonwealth Games

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Global buildings materials supplier CEMEX has provided over 3,000m³ of concrete for the development of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, due to be used for the diving and swimming competition in the Commonwealth Games this month. The Sandwell Aquatic Centre is the only brand-new building for the Games, which are being …

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CEMEX unveils next generation cement packaging

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At CEMEX UK’s Rugby Cement plant, a new bagging line is now operational. Two new lines are now working alongside a recently installed paper bagging line to pack 25kg of cement into weatherproof bags. The new bagging line investment is part of the company’s bolt-on investment strategy, and allows CEMEX …

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CEMEX signs UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

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CEMEX announced its commitment to gender equality by becoming a signatory to the UN Women and UN Global Compact’s Women’s Empowerment Principles (“WEPs”). The WEPs, along with the company’s existing diversity and inclusion guidelines, serve as further guidance for CEMEX to promote equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community. CEMEX …

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CEMEX and PLA officially open new dry discharge system

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A new, £3.8million dry discharge system at CEMEX’s Northfleet Wharf in Kent has been officially opened. The building materials supplier partnered with the Port of London Authority on the investment, which will ensure a more sustainable and flexible operation. Following this investment, CEMEX’s marine dredgers, which bring sand and gravel …

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Breedon snaps up slice of Cemex UK operations


Construction company Breedon has bought a slice of  the aggregate operations of global materials giant Cemex for £155m cash and liabilities of £23m. The sale consists of 49 ready-mix plants, 28 aggregate quarries, four depots, one cement terminal, 14 asphalt plants, and four concrete products operations, grouped across six divisions …

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