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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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  • High conservation priority bird at northern CEMEX quarry
    March 6, 2012
    6th March 2012: The Twite bird, an inconspicuous bird not dissimilar to a sparrow, is breeding at one of CEMEX UK quarries in the north of England. The Twite (Carduelis flavirostris) has been categorized as high conservation importance and a priority UK BAP (Biodiversity Action Plan) species.
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  • Partnership Site Biodiversity Advisor appointed
    January 30, 2012
    30th January 2012: Cleopatra Ridgeway has been appointed Site Biodiversity Advisor supporting the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and CEMEX UK biodiversity partnership, which is now in its third year.
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  • CEMEX UK reports great strides to excellence in its Sustainable Development Update
    January 17, 2012
    17th January 2012: Building materials company, CEMEX UK has compiled its Sustainable Development Update, an interim report updating its environmental, economic and social performance during 2010.
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  • Quarries continue to be a 'home of choice' for birds of prey
    January 9, 2012
    9th January 2012: Quarry sites are great places for birds of prey particularly buzzards and kestrels, a new RSPB study has shown. Teaming up with CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, the RSPB surveyed 70 of the company's quarry managers about the birds of prey seen on their sites.
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  • It's all bagged up at the new CEMEX plant
    December 9, 2011
    9th December 2011: CEMEX UK, building materials provider, has invested £3.5 million in a new cement bagging plant at its Rugby plant site in Warwickshire. The new plant has been built following extensive customer consultation, with many customers wanting the option of cement in plastic or paper bags.
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  • The sound of buzzzzzzzzzzzzz at CEMEX Taffs Well Quarry
    November 24, 2011
    24th November 2011: As winter approaches, 150,000 honey bees are preparing to colonise in six hives recently located at CEMEX UK Taffs Well quarry near Cardiff, South Wales.
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