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Cemex helps Boy Scouts earn mining merit badge

Dec 20, 2015

Cemex helps Boy Scouts earn mining merit badge

The launch of the Boy Scouts Mining in Society merit badge in February 2014 spurred discussion among Cemex officials about hosting a summer camp that would enable scouts to earn the badge. Earlier this year, we made it happen. On Aug. ...

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Seven Cemex plants were recognized by the EPA for energy efficiency

Oct 19, 2015

Seven Cemex plants were recognized by the EPA for energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized the efforts to be more energy efficient at seven different Cemex USA plants from Florida, Georgia, Ohio, California and Texas. Four cement manufacturing facilities in Florida, Georgia, Ohio and California were all granted the Energy Star certification ...

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Operations Illustrated: Expert tips for lowering your energy costs

Oct 04, 2015

Operations Illustrated: Expert tips for lowering your energy costs

By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor Using Energy Wisely Energy efficiency and sustainability have become common words for industries, including the aggregates industry. Energy is one of the largest expenses for aggregate producers, so it is naturally one of the areas of focus ...

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CEMEX announces winners of innovation contest

Oct 01, 2015

GE Industrial Solutions took home the top prize in Cemex's "Integrate Your Ideas" contest for the aggregate producer's Global Sourcing Suppliers Innovation Program. Cemex announced that the America-based GE Industrial Solutions won first prize for its "Electrical Products Bundle for Construrama Stores" idea. ...

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Top Operations: Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

Sep 14, 2015

Top Operations: Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Balcones Quarry in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »   When Cemex looked for ways to improve company performance, ...

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Operations Illustrated July 2015

Jul 02, 2015

Operations Illustrated  July 2015

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Rethinking Reclamation Many of the most successful reclamation projects are ones that enhance the community surrounding the site, as well as ties between the operator and the community. An end use that suits the needs of the community ...

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PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

Jun 30, 2015

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

This spring, Aggregates Manager put out the call for entries into our second annual photo contest. While reclamation posed a bit of a challenge because fewer operators had projects that would allow them to enter, this year's entries did not disappoint. Our top ...

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VIDEO: CEMEX works with Syracuse students to create concrete architecture project

Jun 25, 2015

VIDEO: CEMEX works with Syracuse students to create concrete architecture project

A visit from two Syracuse professors to CEMEX's CRG Global Center for Technology and Innovation led to a collaboration between the concrete company and architecture students to create a unique project on the Syracuse campus. Julie Larsen and Roger Hubeli, architecture ...

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CEMEX concrete plant in Washington fined for water quality violations

Jun 10, 2015

CEMEX concrete plant in Washington fined for water quality violations

A concrete plant owned by CEMEX Construction Materials has brought the company fines for violating water quality rules. The Washington Department of Ecology fined CEMEX $21,000 because the concrete facility in Everett, Washington, allowed concrete wash water and muddy water to ...

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The nation’s top 25 crushed stone producers

Jun 04, 2015

The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. In 2013, a total of 1,457 companies produced or sold crushed stone from 3,688 operations with 3,837 quarries and 204 ...

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A Nazi bomb was detonated in a quarry in England

May 29, 2015

A British Army bomb disposal expert inspects the World War Two German explosion. (Unclassified photo from the Dunstable Gazette Herald and Post)

  A bomb dropped on England by a Nazi plane during the London Blitz finally detonated nearly 80 years later last week in quarry owned by Cemex. According to the Dunstable Gazette Herald and Post, construction crews found the World War II ...

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Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

May 20, 2015

Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

Cemex announced that it had a 7 percent bump in sales during the first quarter due in part to higher volumes moving in America and Mexico. Cemex's net sales hit $3.4 billion during the first quarter, and the company's EBITDA increased ...

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