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  • CEMEX UK launches new bedding mortar
    July 25, 2012
    Over 1500 tonnes of a new bedding mortar, CEMEX Readybase, has been used for the first time in the extensive paved areas around the iconic bus station in the £450 million ‘Heart of Slough’ development.
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  • What is the carbon footprint of your contract?
    July 13, 2012
    The subject of embodied carbon and ways of reducing it is of growing interest in today’s construction industry. Leading the way in its sector, CEMEX UK has introduced a new Carbon Footprint Calculator, a data modelling tool for calculating embodied carbon for the supply of building materials.
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  • CEMEX UK and RSPB cement their relationship for a further 5 years
    June 26, 2012
    CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, cementing their relationship for another five years.
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  • CEMEX UK Cement Logistics has added 10 new Volvo Tractor Units to its fleet
    June 21, 2012
    21st June 2012: CEMEX UK Cement Logistics has added 10 new Volvo FM 12 440 6 x 2 Tractor Units to its fleet of 120 bulk powder fleet.
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  • CEMEX Volunteers plant over 400 trees at RSPB Baron's Haugh
    June 21, 2012
    21st June 2012: Volunteers from local CEMEX UK sites and offices spent the day helping to plant over 400 trees at the RSPB nature reserve, Baron’s Haugh, as part of the company’s volunteering scheme, Lendahand. The scheme gives the company’s employees eight hours paid leave to volunteer for a charity or organization of their own choice.
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  • CEMEX and Conservation International present Oceans
    June 19, 2012
    CEMEX and Conservation International present Oceans; a unique book on marine ecosystems conservation 19 June 2012: Building materials company, CEMEX UK and Conservation International Europe have presented their book, Oceans: Heart of Our Blue Planet, at a Royal Society reception in London.
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  • CEMEX UK wins major health and safety awards
    May 15, 2012
    15th May 2012: CEMEX UK has won 12 awards at this year's prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. The awards were given for its outstanding approach to the prevention of accidents and ill-health. The awards included 2 President's Awards (10 -14 consecutive gold awards), 6 Gold awards, one sector winner and two sector commended awards.
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  • Fastest bird in the world nests on top of an old clinker silo
    May 8, 2012
    8th May 2012: Despite demolition work taking place in the area, a pair of peregrine falcons, the fastest birds in the world, decided that the top of an old clinker silo at a CEMEX UK plant in the Midlands was going to be ‘home’ for them and their future chicks.
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  • The latest addition to a CEMEX Quarry in Wales is a pair of Little Owls
    May 3, 2012
    3rd May 2012: The latest addition to a CEMEX Quarry in Wales is a pair of Little Owls. Unlike other owls this species doesn’t hoot but squeaks and tends to hunt at dawn and dusk rather than at night. Little Owls are not native to this country but were introduced by Thomas Powys in the 19th century.
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  • CEMEX UK works with SITA UK to develop waste recycling plants for the production of Climafuel
    April 19, 2012
    19th April 2012: CEMEX UK, building materials provider, is joining forces with SITA UK, a recycling and resource management company, to develop two waste recycling plants for the production of Climafuel for CEMEX's Rugby cement plant in Warwickshire. Climafuel, an alternative fuel produced from domestic, commercial and industrial waste has been used successfully at the cement plant since 2007.
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  • "Dust off" at CEMEX South Ferriby cement plant
    April 18, 2012
    18th April 2012: CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, has invested in a new dust abatement plant, known as an electrostatic precipitator for one of its two cement kilns at South Ferriby, Lincolnshire. The state-of-the-art precipitator will significantly cut the emissions of dust by 90%. The precipitator represents an investment of £3.8million and is a bespoke system manufactured in the UK.
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  • CEMEX UK wins major award during Mexico Week
    March 14, 2012
    14th March 2012: Last night CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, received an award for its significant work in enhancing the relationship between Mexico and the UK. The award, Mexico-UK International Leader, is being given during Mexico Week in the UK 2012, an event organized on behalf of Mexican and British companies and institutions to promote trade and investment.
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