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  • On track, CEMEX creates one of its biggest rail crossing
    May 17, 2017
    The construction of one the biggest rail crossing by CEMEX Rail Solutions has just been completed and is awaiting installation outside Waterloo station in London, the busiest station in Britain. Constructed on behalf of Progress Rail, suppliers of rail parts, for Network Rail, the multiple crossing consists of 10 sets of switches through the 1800 metres of rail track.
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  • Swift Tower, new home erected at CEMEX asphalt plant
    May 10, 2017
    A new home for swifts, a swift tower, has been erected at CEMEX’s busy asphalt plant in Hope Street, Manchester to encourage this charismatic bird to come and nest. Over the coming weeks, swifts will be returning to our towns and cities and are a quintessential sign of the British summer.
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  • Mental health, top of the agenda in CEMEX’s new Health Essentials
    May 3, 2017
    It’s estimated that in the construction industry 400,000 days are being lost annually to work-related stress, anxiety and depression and in CEMEX this relates to around 15% of all absences. Mental health is a topic very much in the news at the moment and is one of the 12 topics in CEMEX’s new Health Essentials*.
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  • Cabinet Secretary for Education shows support for new Welsh Baccalaureate challenge
    April 26, 2017
    Wales’ comprehensive schools to undertake new community challenge looking at water safety to gain Baccalaureate qualification With around 400 accidental drownings happening each year in the UK, with almost 40 of those being in Wales, safety in and around water has become a priority for emergency services, charities, industry and...
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  • Thousands to make a change for healthier, safer sites
    April 18, 2017
    60,000 people from across UK infrastructure will join forces today to help drive better health, safety and wellbeing in the sector. From 10am today more than 1,000 sites, office and production facilities across the country will take part in Stop. Make a Change, a cross-industry stand-down to tackle some of the key health & safety challenges faced by the sector.
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  • CEMEX UK, the ‘waste eaters’
    April 11, 2017
    A bold target for diverting waste from landfill of 80% has been reached by CEMEX UK. Two years ago the business invested in a new strategy, Recycle R8, in partnership with waste provider Biffa, to drastically reduce the amount sent to landfill and increase recycling.
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  • Latest bio-monitoring scheme used in UK for 1st time reveals rare species in CEMEX site
    March 8, 2017
    For the first time in the UK, a nature monitoring scheme analysing the DNA of insects has been used to evaluate the natural condition and environmental ‘health’ of a site. It is hoped that the project will provide the next generation of solutions to improve habitats for wildlife across CEMEX UK’s 400 operational sites.
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  • CEMEX supports charity, River and Sea Sense, to take water safety message national
    January 10, 2017
    A mother whose son drowned 10 years ago at Lligwy Falls, Capel Curig, North Wales aims to take her water safety message across the UK with the support of CEMEX UK, building materials supplier.
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  • Home time for the cattle grazing on CEMEX sites
    December 13, 2016
    Hardy native breeds of cattle have been helping CEMEX to improve the ecology and biodiversity of land on two of their sites and now it’s time for the cattle to go back to their farms to be housed for the winter.
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  • Hot of the ‘press’ ....... new CEMEX ReadyBrick Facing range
    November 24, 2016
    A new range of bricks, the CEMEX ReadyBrick® Facing range is ‘hot off the press’ at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in West Calder, Scotland. The facing bricks offer builders and house developers an alternative solution to clay bricks, with a shorter production lead time and quick turnaround to keep up with the growing demand from new housing developments.
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  • Driving to success - CEMEX Logistics Apprentices graduate
    November 14, 2016
    Ten young drivers have graduated in the CEMEX Logistics Apprenticeship scheme and have become the latest aggregate tipper and cement tanker drivers at locations across the country.
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  • CEMEX UK transports more than ever by rail saving truck journeys
    November 9, 2016
    CEMEX has hit the 2 millionth tonne of material transported by rail earlier in the year than ever before and is on course for 2016 to be the best year for use by this mode of transport. It is the fourth successive year of increasing rail transportation of materials from CEMEX operations, primarily quarries.
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