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  • Time to build hotels
    April 20, 2016
    There’s still a nip in the air, but Spring is definitely here and with it comes Sand Martins, the cute bird that flies thousands of miles from the Sahara to breed in the UK. CEMEX quarries are all prepared for their arrival with sacrificial sand banks piled up, offering them the perfect home.
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  • Concrete and Masonry Pavilion at Ecobuild 2016
    January 20, 2016
    The Concrete Centre has come together with manufacturers, solution providers and industry bodies to offer a wealth of expert advice, seminars and practical demonstrations showing the many ways in which designers can use concrete and masonry construction to achieve true sustainability, long term performance and aesthetic goals.
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  • Great strides in haulier contractors’ standards in 2015 and more to come in 2016
    January 5, 2016
    Great strides were made in 2015 by CEMEX to ensure more subcontractors used by the company met the standards of the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS). By the end of 2015, 169 subcontractors in CEMEX Logistics, covering aggregates, asphalt, bulk cement and building products, were FORS registered or accredited.
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  • Job well done! Lee tunnel plant dismantled
    December 14, 2015
    The final pour and the dismantle of CEMEX’s Lee Tunnel concrete plant have taken place, having produced 220,000 cu metres of concrete for this part of London’s largest sewer upgrade scheme by Thames Water. The new £635million, 4 mile long tunnel will handle around 39 million tonnes of sewage a year.
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  • It’s looking all Twite! for the small bird close to extinction
    December 10, 2015
    Great news, the number of Twite birds at CEMEX Dove Holes quarry has increased and is looking all twite! Thanks to the flower-rich five hectare meadow planted on the edge of the quarry site which provides the young Twites with the sorrel seeds they need.
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  • The first woman Master in UK Dredging Industry joins CEMEX
    December 7, 2015
    The first woman Master in the UK Marine Aggregate Dredging Sector, Georgina Carlo-Paat has recently completed her first tour of duty aboard CEMEX UK Marine aggregate dredger, the Sand Heron.
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  • CEMEX’s 2nd cohort of apprentice drivers includes the first woman Logistics apprentice
    November 24, 2015
    The second cohort on CEMEX’s Logistics Apprenticeship scheme has started their one year course to become highly skilled large goods vehicle drivers. The 15 young people, all under 23 years old include the first woman Logistics apprentice, Christina Wilcox.
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  • CEMEX operates the first Econic tipper in the country, helping to save cyclists lives
    November 19, 2015
    CEMEX UK is the first company in the country to own and operate the new Econic tipper, designed by Mercedes-Benz and providing the driver with an unrivalled field of vision helping to protect vulnerable road users.
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  • New CEMEX Flooring Plant Could Help Government Achieve New Housing Target
    November 19, 2015
    CEMEX UK has opened a new flooring production plant at Rochester in Kent which could help the Government achieve its target of one million new homes by 2020.
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  • CEMEX UK awarded industry’s highest H&S award
    November 17, 2015
    “The winner has excelled in each of the key areas in which the MPA judges awarding the John Crabbe Trophy” comments from the judges of the 2015 Mineral Products Association (MPA) Health & Safety Awards. CEMEX UK was the winner of this prestigious industry award for its outstanding excellence in Health & Safety.
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  • CEMEX UK Is Shortlisted for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2016
    November 6, 2015
    Before the awards, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by members of the 57-strong jury, drawn from the UK’s largest construction firms and the leaders of the country’s major construction projects, including: Sally Austin, Group HR Director, CostainRichard Cook, Head of Residential, LendleaseNick Elliot, MD, National Supply Chain, Network RailScott...
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  • CEMEX UK wins prestigious CILT award for protecting vulnerable road users
    October 23, 2015
    The award was sponsored by Transport for London and highlights the considerable work that, leaders in their sector, CEMEX has done since 2004. Judges commented “CEMEX’s ambition is to become a beacon and really make a difference in helping to make Britain’s roads safer for vulnerable road users.
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