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  • Grey and White is Greener in house building
    March 4, 2015
    CEMEX Ready Wallform is launched at Ecobuild 2015 In today’s world, where there are shortages of raw materials and global pressure on energy supply, a new product CEMEX Ready Wallform can provide a solution for the UK housing market, where demand for homes far outstrips current rates of supply.
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  • In with the new….. CEMEX 2015 trainees
    January 27, 2015
    A new cohort of trainees has started at CEMEX UK, bringing young people and new talent into the construction and building materials industry.
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  • CEMEX shortlisted at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2015
    January 8, 2015
    Cemex has been shortlisted in the Materials Supplier of the Year Category in this year’s Construction News Specialists Awards in the Materials Supplier of the Year Category. The Construction News Specialists Awards recognise and celebrate the very best specialist contractors in the UK, highlighting their outstanding work across 18 categories covering the whole range of the industry.
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  • Production starts at CEMEX South Ferriby plant
    December 18, 2014
    Production has started at CEMEX UK South Ferriby, after significant work by its 150 workforce and over 400 contractors during the past year, following the flooding in December 2013.Just over a year ago high tides, strong winds and low atmospheric pressure resulted in the River Humber breaching flood defences and...
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  • CEMEX is helping to build a Greater Britain
    November 21, 2014
    CEMEX products and services have been shaping the UK since 1906. Just during the last 12 months, our industry-leading products and building solutions have enabled 1,600 miles of new road and contributed to 25,000 new homes: 22% of the total number of new homes built in the UK.
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  • Doing the Twite Thing at Dove Holes Quarry by creating a flower-rich meadow which provides seeds
    October 29, 2014
    The CEMEX team at Dove Holes quarry, Derbyshire is helping to save the Twite, similar to sparrows but smaller, by creating a flower-rich meadow which provides seeds such as sorrel. Twite is one of only two British birds that feed their young entirely on seed, so an abundant supply close to their nests is vital.
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  • Investing in talent for the future
    October 29, 2014
    A new CEMEX UK Technical Development Programme has been launched this week to develop the technical managers of the future.Six technicians embarked on the first 18 month programme with an Orientation Day at CEMEX’s National Technical Centre in Southam, Warwickshire.
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  • Stepping-in is a gift, the theme of this year’s CEMEX H & S days
    October 16, 2014
    Stepping in and challenging unsafe behaviour is a gift that demonstrates a colleague cares enough to keep another person safe. This is the main theme of this year’s CEMEX UK Health and Safety training days.
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  • Its Operation Turtle Dove as CEMEX UK and RSPB work together to reverse the decline of this bird
    September 16, 2014
    CEMEX UK and RSPB (Royal Society for the protection of birds) are working together on an urgent and important mission to help reverse the fortunes of turtle doves. Together they have begun a three year conservation project at four carefully chosen CEMEX quarries in central England.
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  • Quarrying and wildlife on the agenda at major Westminster conference
    September 2, 2014
    The minerals industry is set to take centre stage at a major conference on halting wildlife declines. CEMEX Sustainability Director Andy Spencer will be speaking at the Conference for Nature alongside Sir David Attenborough and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg on Wednesday September 3rd.
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  • CEMEX UK Leads The UK Rankings In The World Concrete 500 List Of Social Networkers
    August 1, 2014
    The World Concrete Forum is pleased to announce the publication of the World Concrete 500, a league table of the top 500 influencers and players active on Twitter in the fast-moving $1.3tr global concrete and cement industry. Published at the UK based social networkers are Cemex UK [#12 on global list].
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  • Stopped By The Cockles, A New Plant In Dagenham
    July 30, 2014
    For those of you who are not malacolotists, it’s the cockles breeding season in the Thames estuary. This annual event in the cockles life has put a temporary halt to dredging an area in the Dagenham docks and the start of a new CEMEX aggregate processing plant.
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