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Cemex, Santa Cruz County to study idle Cemex plant

Mar 29, 2013

Cemex, Santa Cruz County to study idle Cemex plant

This month, Santa Cruz County officials gave permission for a year-long investigation of a 107-year-old Cemex plant in Davenport, California, Santa Cruz Sentinel reported. The plant dates back to 1906 and has remained idle since 2010. The investigation is part of ...

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Three operations recognized for exceptional performance

Mar 19, 2013

Three aggregate sites received the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) highest operational honor — the Star of Excellence Award. To receive the award, a site must have received at least two of the association’s top awards for community ...

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AGG1 Cemex’s Balcones Quarry and Cement Plant tour

Mar 15, 2013

This year, AGG1 will offer a tour of Cemex's Balcones Quarry in nearby New Braunfels, Texas. The tour is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 18. Buses will begin loading at 12:30 p.m. If you haven't already ...

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GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 2012

Mar 11, 2013

GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

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AGG1 Updates

Mar 01, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show. During the weeks leading up to the show, we are featuring AGG1 Updates in our Monday e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Video of the Week — Balcones Quarry’s screen plant

Feb 13, 2013

The video this week is of the new screen plant at Cemex's Balcones Quarry. The plant processes aggregates for use in the Eagle Ford Shale oilfields in south-central Texas. Be sure to read about the quarry in our February issue ...

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IMA-NA workshop approaches

Feb 11, 2013

IMA-NA workshop approaches

Registration for the Industrial Minerals Association-North America (IMA-NA) 2013 Technology Workshop is open. The meeting will be held at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs on March 4-6.  According to IMA-NA, it will include a strong line-up of topics and speakers, ...

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Video of the Week – Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

Feb 06, 2013

This week's video was taken at Cemex's Balcones Quarry...view it on our Facebook page or on YouTube. Be sure to read more about how the quarry works with the community and helps to improve the environment in this month's issue of Aggregates Manager magazine.   

2012 Closes with a Burst of M&A Activity

Feb 01, 2013

2012 Closes with a Burst of M&A Activity

By George H. Reddin   As expected, 2012 ended with a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. The outlook for deal activity in 2013 is good; however, there remains some concern and uncertainty about how Congress and the White House will deal ...

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Putting Core Values First

Feb 01, 2013

Putting Core Values First

When Cemex looked for ways to improve company performance, it turned to six core values determined by its employees.   by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor    Cemex’s Balcones Quarry is located in New Braunfels, right in the heart of Texas hill country and next ...

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State and Province News January 2013

Jan 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Alabama Decatur police arrested a man who was making false 911 calls in order to burglarize a business. According to Decatur WAFF, Christopher Stricklin made two false calls, including one reporting a shooting at Vulcan Materials in Trinity, before ...

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A Visit to Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

Dec 17, 2012

A Visit to Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

I drove down to the heart of Texas hill country in October to visit Balcones Quarry, a Cemex quarry, but it wasn't the first time I had been there. I made a brief visit to the quarry a year ago ...

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