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CEMEX UK wins major award during Mexico Week

14th March 2012: Last night CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, received an award for its significant work in enhancing the relationship between Mexico and the UK. The award, Mexico-UK International Leader, is being given during Mexico Week in the UK 2012, an event organized on behalf of Mexican and British companies and institutions to promote trade and investment.

Mexico Week is organized by the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (BRITCHAM), the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in the UK (MCCUK) and the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE). One of the highlights of the week is a gala dinner and award ceremony.

The Mexico-UK International Leader award is for multi-national companies whose world-class operations have consolidated them as leaders in their sector and recognizes the contribution the company has made in strengthening Mexico-UK business relationships.

Jesus Gonzalez, CEMEX UK Country President:

"We are delighted to receive this award. CEMEX takes its role as an international company with its origins in Mexico very seriously.

"We have been operating in the UK since 2005 and will continue to promote the need for a competitive environment in which we can trade and invest, as well as develop closer ties with other businesses, academics and communities."


Notes to editors:

  • CEMEX is a global building solutions company and leading supplier of cement, ready-mixed concrete and aggregates. In the UK, CEMEX also produces asphalt, and has a significant share of the concrete-block paving, and concrete block sectors. Additionally, the company is the leading supplier of concrete sleepers to the rail industry and a supplier of PFA cement additives. CEMEX has a national supply network in the UK with over 360 locations, to ensure that quality building materials are available to customers locally. For more information, see,
  • For further information about Mexico Week in the UK 2012 see
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