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  • CEMEX Paving Solutions Ltd, a new name for today’s market
    October 30, 2012
    From today, CEMEX Surfacing is changing its name to CEMEX Paving Solutions Ltd. As part of CEMEX UK, the new company will give customers and contractors cost effective solutions to their paving construction. The latest development in paving is cementitious products, such as Roller Compacted Concrete, which although not a new product it offers a modern solution.
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  • Collaboration is key at CEMEX Aggregates conference
    October 23, 2012
    The first ever CEMEX global Aggregates conference took place in Manchester with a visit to the largest CEMEX UK quarry, Dove Holes, in Buxton, Derbyshire. 38 delegates from 14 countries came to discuss key issues of health & safety, operations, commercial and trading, reviewing the global as well as the local market and the latest industry and CEMEX developments.
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  • New CEMEX tyre strategy gives economic and sustainability savings
    October 16, 2012
    With a fleet of 350 cement and aggregates vehicles covering over 15 million miles per annum, tyres are a key part of the economic equation for CEMEX UK. The company started work in 2011 to develop a new strategy with Continental Tyres aimed at maximising the utilisation of this important asset.
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  • Not the end of the line for CEMEX quarry loco
    October 5, 2012
    The future of the last remaining quarry train which is on display at the CEMEX Barrington Cement works has been secured following the company’s decision to donate the locomotive and two remaining wagons to Rocks by Rail, a local museum specializing in the preservation of the local area’s industrial heritage.
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  • New Microtech concrete, perfect for building a greater Britain
    September 19, 2012
    MicroTech, a new range of ultra-high performance concretes offering rapid strength gain, superb durability, low permeability and high flexural strength has been launched by CEMEX UK.
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  • Helping to Build a Greater Britain, introduced by Team CEMEX,   a new  marketing campaign
    August 6, 2012
    CEMEX UK has created a series of five advertisements introducing Team CEMEX, applauding the work of those within the company with direct day-to-day responsibility for delivering CEMEX’s service promises. The adverts are running through August in Construction News, a leading trade magazine.
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  • New carbon labelling for CEMEX UK bagged cement
    July 26, 2012
    Leading the way in its sector and providing much needed information for the building industry, CEMEX UK building materials provider has introduced a new CO2 labelling system on its bagged cement, externally assured by DNV Business Assurance, a world leading certification body.
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  • Major Investment at CEMEX UK's Jarrow Wharf Benefits Local Construction Projects
    July 25, 2012
    Major Investment at CEMEX UK's Jarrow Wharf Benefits Local Construction Projects Leading building materials solutions provider CEMEX UK has invested over £2 million at Jarrow Wharf site on the Tyne to upgrade and install new equipment for the processing of sand and gravel, used in the construction of homes, schools, offices, hospitals and roads.
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  • CEMEX UK launches new bedding mortar
    July 25, 2012
    Over 1500 tonnes of a new bedding mortar, CEMEX Readybase, has been used for the first time in the extensive paved areas around the iconic bus station in the £450 million ‘Heart of Slough’ development.
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  • CEMEX scoops top UK health & safety awards for reducing workplace injuries by 65%
    July 25, 2012
    CEMEX scoops top UK health & safety awards for reducing workplace injuries by 65% At a Health & Safety competition with more than 100 entries, global building solutions company CEMEX scooped two awards for reducing work place injuries among employees at the Quarry Products Association (QPA) Health and Safety Best Practice Awards 2006.
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  • What is the carbon footprint of your contract?
    July 13, 2012
    The subject of embodied carbon and ways of reducing it is of growing interest in today’s construction industry. Leading the way in its sector, CEMEX UK has introduced a new Carbon Footprint Calculator, a data modelling tool for calculating embodied carbon for the supply of building materials.
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  • CEMEX UK and RSPB cement their relationship for a further 5 years
    June 26, 2012
    CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, cementing their relationship for another five years.
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