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CEMEX UK achieves the ultimate FORS, the Gold standard nationwide


29 April 2014

CEMEX UK is one of only 22 companies out of 4915 registered members to achieve the Gold FORS standard nationwide. FORS is the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme, a voluntary certification scheme, run by Transport for London.

Just over a year ago the company received the Gold standard for its London operations which guaranteed standards in management, vehicles, drivers and operations based upon lawfulness, safety, efficiency and environmental protection.  

The nationwide Gold standard is more demanding and required CEMEX to provide evidence for all its operations covering over 400 vehicles operating throughout the country.  

Craig Williamson, Logistics Director CEMEX UK comments “Our vehicles cover over 15 million miles per annum and we aim to do everything we can to reduce the risk of accidents for the benefit of everyone on the roads.  Reaching the standards for the Gold level requires that our vehicles and drivers are operating to the highest standard and helping to improve road safety everywhere we operate.”  

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 For further information on CEMEX  UK contact Elizabeth Young; email: Elizabeth.young@cemex.com t: 01932 58321401932 583214.

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  • About CEMEX: CEMEX is a global manufacturer of building materials and the biggest Mexican investor in the UK, with 3,000 people employed across 450 sites nationwide. In this country, we are a leading provider of aggregates, cement, ready-mixed concrete and rail sleepers with annual sales of around £1 billion.
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