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CEMEX signs UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

CEMEX announced its commitment to gender equality by becoming a signatory to the UN Women and UN Global Compact’s Women’s Empowerment Principles (“WEPs”). The WEPs, along with the company’s existing diversity and inclusion guidelines, serve as further guidance for CEMEX to promote equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community. CEMEX …

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CEMEX and PLA officially open new dry discharge system

A new, £3.8million dry discharge system at CEMEX’s Northfleet Wharf in Kent has been officially opened. The building materials supplier partnered with the Port of London Authority on the investment, which will ensure a more sustainable and flexible operation. Following this investment, CEMEX’s marine dredgers, which bring sand and gravel …

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Breedon snaps up slice of Cemex UK operations

Construction company Breedon has bought a slice of  the aggregate operations of global materials giant Cemex for £155m cash and liabilities of £23m. The sale consists of 49 ready-mix plants, 28 aggregate quarries, four depots, one cement terminal, 14 asphalt plants, and four concrete products operations, grouped across six divisions …

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CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability

Global building materials solutions supplier CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow delivery of hardstone into the site. This important work forms part of a strategic programme to upgrade all of the track at CEMEX sites across …

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CEMEX announces objective to expand volunteering commitments for 2020

CEMEX has set a new target in connection with its volunteering commitments for 2020, aligned with the company’s vision of building a better future while contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Currently, 22% of CEMEX employees worldwide are performing diverse volunteering activities that directly contribute not only …

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CEMEX launches Mayor’s revolutionary scheme

A  scheme to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets has been launched today by the Mayor Sadiq Khan, Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils. Khan visited CEMEX’s Stepney Concrete Plant today to see DVS lorries in action. All of the vehicles that CEMEX operates …

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CEMEX Partners with BMD Transport

Building materials supplier CEMEX has started using trucks with non-tipping belt trailers on its clay supply route between Southam Quarry and Rugby Cement Plant. These offer considerable safety and efficiency benefits. Thanks to the conveyor belt bed in the trailer, there is no need for the truck to tip the …

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CEMEX and GB Railfreight Launch New Branded Locomotive

Global building materials supplier CEMEX and GB Railfreight (GBRf), the UK’s fastest growing rail freight operator, presented the new CEMEX-liveried locomotive at a dedicated naming ceremony held at Dove Holes Quarry, Buxton. The new locomotive is called The CEMEX Express. The name was unveiled at the event by record producer …

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CEMEX Completes Worldwide Deployment of CEMEX Go

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has successfully completed the deployment of its CEMEX Go platform, setting the foundation for a higher standard of customer service in the global building materials industry. CEMEX is committed to proactively developing innovative products and cutting-edge solutions to help …

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