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  • CEMEX Readymix achieves 1 year lti free
    June 1, 2011
    1st June 2011: For the first time in its history, CEMEX Readymix and Mortars, a business sector of CEMEX UK, building materials provider, has achieved one year lost time injury (LTI) free. This achievement is one of four major health and safety attainments celebrated by the company this month.
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  • New CEMEX Permatite is the choice for luxury leisure development
    May 25, 2011
    25th May 2011: Permatite, a new waterproof concrete solution from CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, is being used for the first time in a major UK project, the construction of a luxurious, below-ground leisure suite. Permatite is an effective waterproofing concrete manufactured by CEMEX UK used in conjunction with state-of-the-art moisture barrier technology developed by international waterproofing specialist, Fosroc.
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  • CEMEX appoints new UK country president
    May 5, 2011
    2nd May 2011: Global building solutions company CEMEX has appointed Jesus Gonzalez as the new UK president with immediate effect. Mr Gonzalez comes to the UK from Panama, where he was President for CEMEX in Central America, covering operations in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Panama.
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  • CEMEX UK drivers get on their bikes
    April 12, 2011
    12th April 2011: As part of CEMEX UK's commitment to cyclist safety, LGV drivers from different areas of the business got on their bikes and took part in cycle training, to see the road from the cyclist's perspective. The comprehensive training was devised and delivered by Greg Woodford, Senior Training Instructor at CTC, the UK's national cyclists' organisation.
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  • CEMEX launches new concrete in UK
    March 29, 2011
    29th March 2011: CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, has launched a new rapid-hardening, controlled set concrete which allows contractors to strip formwork much earlier than they could using traditional concrete. This is the first time this type of concrete is available in the UK and is branded, Promptis.
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  • UK cement plant sets new record
    March 9, 2011
    23rd March 2011: South Ferriby Cement Plant in North Lincolnshire, which is owned by building materials company CEMEX, has replaced 100% of the fuel used to heat its cement kiln with fuels made from wastes.
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  • EPod advances into CEMEX UK
    February 3, 2011
    9th March 2011: Epod, the innovative electronic proof of delivery system, is being extended into additional business areas of CEMEX UK. Highly successful and fully operational in the cement business, Epod is being introduced into CEMEX Asphalt this month. CEMEX Asphalt is the first company in its sector to introduce this revolutionary system.
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  • CEMEX quarries achieve quality management ISO 9001 certification
    January 31, 2011
    03rd February 2011: CEMEX Aggregates, a business division of CEMEX UK the building materials supplier, has achieved recognition for its quality management systems with the award of BS EN ISO 9001. The certification recognises the company’s commitment to quality management systems used in the production and supply of aggregates to its customers and to continuous improvement procedures.
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  • Use of more waste derived fuels at CEMEX’s Rugby cement plant shows further environmental gains
    January 6, 2011
    6th January 2011: Building materials company, CEMEX UK, has published a draft report for public consultation, which shows that more than doubling the levels of Climafuel (from 30% up to 65%) at its Rugby plant in Warwickshire has environmental benefits.
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  • 300th CEMEX vehicle to be fitted with sensors to keep vulnerable road users safe
    November 25, 2010
    25th November 2010: CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, is fitting its 300th vehicle with nearside proximity sensors to help cyclists and pedestrians stay safe around its vehicles.
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  • New siding and junction to increase rail capacity by 25%
    November 16, 2010
    16th November 2010: A new rail siding and junction at the entrance to CEMEX UK’s largest quarry, Dove Holes in Derbyshire, will increase the rail loadout capacity by 25% from 2 million tonnes to 2.5 million tonnes per annum.
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  • New conveyor bridge will aid release of valuable sand reserves for the South East
    October 27, 2010
    Click here to see video (.wmv) 27th October 2010: A new 21.6metre bridge, part of a £1.2million project has been lifted into place over the A30 at Bramshill Quarry, Eversley, Hampshire operated by CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier.
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