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  • CEMEX holds its first ever Hackathon in the UK
    February 22, 2018
    Their task was to create a model to help the company innovate and mobilise its employees as part of the company’s digital transformation, with the result that innovation becomes part of the company’s DNA. With total prize money of £6000, the winning team received £3000 and the possibility to participate in the incubation of their ideas in co-ordination with CEMEX.
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  • Liverpool Mayor Officially Opens New Liverpool Docklands Asphalt Plant
    January 12, 2018
    Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool officially opened CEMEX UK’s new asphalt plant in Liverpool’s Docklands.This is the first CEMEX asphalt plant in the city and represents a total investment of approximately £4 million.
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  • CEMEX UK signs contract with Damen for first Marine Aggregate Dredger
    January 8, 2018
    CEMEX UK commissions first new dredger in 20 years representing a significant investment of approximately £30 million21st century designed vessel offering greater efficiency, environmental credentials and ability to transport 20% more load Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX Marine UK has signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of...
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  • CEMEX UK announces new Pedestrian safety campaign
    January 2, 2018
    2018 will see the start of a new safety campaign focussing on pedestrian safety by building materials supplier, CEMEX UK. Following on from their highly successful and market-leading cyclist safety campaign, the company is planning to engage with pedestrians to highlight the potential dangers around large goods vehicles and the part pedestrians can play in staying safe.
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  • Saved from the ‘chop’, an 800+ year old oak tree in Wickwar
    December 19, 2017
    One of the largest and oldest oak trees in Britain has been saved from being ‘chopped’ by CEMEX Wickwar’s Quarry Manager, Frank Hogg. The tree, which has a girth of 10.5 metres, is comparable in size to the famous Major Oak in Sherwood Forest making it between 800 and 1000 years old.
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  • CEMEX Go is the first-of-its-kind, fully digital customer integration platform.
    November 6, 2017
    CEMEX Delivers The Future: CEMEX Go offers a strong customer-centric approach, it allows its users to increase their productivity, make better business decisions, and have more control over their businesses.
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  • A great reception - the unique concrete desk
    October 30, 2017
    Visitors to AKTII in the White Collar Factory in East London cannot help but notice the unique, stylish reception desk as they enter the offices. The desk was conceived in partnership with CEMEX and incorporates cutting edge developments in concrete.
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  • UK celebrates 1000th hectares of restored land
    October 23, 2017
    Special partnership between conservation charity RSPB and building materials supplier, CEMEX UK results in the creation of 1000 hectares of remarkable priority habitats.The demanding 1000 hectares target has been delivered three years ahead of schedule, as part of the partnership’s Biodiversity Strategy.  46 threatened species of birds have been helped...
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  • It’s rocking, the new CEMEX brand, neogem
    October 10, 2017
    A new CEMEX brand of high performance aggregates, neogem has just been launched in the UK. neogem aggregates are specialist, high quality aggregates, whose intrinsic properties have been developed to meet the essential needs of five sectors in the market – Agricultural, Environmental, Industrial, Landscaping and Sport.
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  • The first jumbo train carrying building materials leaves Cardiff
    September 21, 2017
    History has been made with the first jumbo train of 34 wagons and 660 metres long departing from Associated British Ports rail terminal in Cardiff, South Wales and travelling to Acton in London.
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  • On the road, the latest high performance concrete mixer
    August 10, 2017
    Neil Corner, an independent contractor haulier has just taken delivery of a new 6-wheeler Volvo FM11 ready mixed concrete truck, one of 17 new Volvo vehicles with Hymix mixer unit to be branded in CEMEX livery and delivering concrete across the country on behalf of the company.
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  • Environmental Savings for construction, by barge
    July 25, 2017
    Last month was a record month for transporting aggregates by barge down the River Thames, saving approximately 320 road journeys. June saw record tonnages by barge of 10,300 tonnes sand and gravel loaded at Dagenham Wharf and transported along the River Thames to Fulham, to meet the increasing demand for concrete by the London construction market.
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