In November 2008, we reluctantly took the decision to mothball the plant in response to the deepening recession and the steep decline in construction activity. Sadly, some 80 employees had to be made redundant.
Meanwhile, however, the quarry continues to produce a hard limestone material known as “clunch”, which is sold in large blocks as a building stone to be used in the restoration of historic buildings throughout East Anglia - from Ely Cathedral to Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge.
The use of alternative fuels to replace traditional fossil fuels is a key pillar of our carbon strategy as it contributes to significantly reduce our overall CO2 emissions. View
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At CEMEX we have developed a sustainability model that is embedded in our business strategy and day-to-day operations. Learn more and see examples of how we lead our industry by building a sustainable future, today. View
CEMEX Nature Book Series: “Sublime Nature: Photographs that Awe and Inspire” View