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  • CEMEX donates 2000 year old artefacts
    July 28, 2010
    28th July 2010: A Bronze Age 'logboat coffin', including the remains of a Roman woman, and two swords from a similar period have been donated by CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, to Reading Museum. The artefacts were unearthed in active CEMEX sand and gravel quarries in the Reading area during operations approximately 30 years ago.
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  • CEMEX Surfacing starts £7million a year asphalt contract
    July 13, 2010
    13th July 2010: CEMEX Surfacing has started supplying asphalt worth approx £7million per annum, on behalf of Amey to the Birmingham Private Finance Initiative contract. Over 30,000 tonnes of asphalt are required this year and between 3 and 4 times this amount per annum going forward.
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  • Innovative, COOL CEMEX CONCRETE for Heathrow Terminal 2
    July 6, 2010
    6th July 2010: Leading building materials company, CEMEX UK, has developed a new, readymixed concrete mix, which is being used in the UK for the first time, for the construction of the foundations of new Terminal 2 building at Heathrow Airport.
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  • £1.3 million and 1120 tonnes CO2 emissions saved on A45
    July 1, 2010
    1st June 2010: CEMEX Surfacing, part of CEMEX UK the building materials supplier, has saved £1.3 million in disposal costs and eliminated 1,120 tonnes of CO2 emissions by using an innovative product on a highways contract for Amey.
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  • CEMEX UK supporting 2010 Bike Week to promote cyclist safety
    June 18, 2010
    18th June 2010: For the second year, CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, is supporting Bike Week 19 - 26 June, highlighting its significant investment in additional features on its 900+ vehicles and its driver training programme aimed at cyclist safety.
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  • CEMEX receives a Big Tick
    June 7, 2010
    7th June 2010: CEMEX, the building materials supplier, has received the Big Tick award from the Business in Community's (BITC) prestigious national award scheme for responsible business practice. The award was given to the company for their Patrimonio Hoy Programme which has been in operation since 2000.
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  • CEMEX UK completes responsible sourcing certification for its main business areas
    June 3, 2010
    3rd June 2010: Building materials company CEMEX today announced that all its main product divisions in its UK business have been certified to the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Framework Standard for the Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products - BES6001.
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  • Major investment by CEMEX in York plant
    May 27, 2010
    27th May 2010: ACEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, has invested £1.3 million in a new readymix concrete plant, erected on an old landfill site. The new site in Hazel Grove, York is located 3.7kms from the previous site and is better located to serve the local market.
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  • New sand production plant to boost efficiency
    May 11, 2010
    11th May 2010: A new sand production plant is helping CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier, boost efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of its largest UK sand and gravel quarry at Rugeley, Staffordshire.
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  • CEMEX block factory, first to achieve Green Dragon
    April 29, 2010
    29th April 2010: CEMEX UK is the first national building products company to achieve the Green Dragon Environmental Standard, for the environmental management systems incorporated at its block works factory at Newport, South Wales. Green Dragon recognises effective environmental management and is a new environmental standard available to companies in Wales.
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  • CEMEX UK Appoints New Angling and Fisheries Manager
    April 20, 2010
    20th April 2010: Building materials company CEMEX UK, has appointed a new manager, Roo Newby, to head up its angling business with immediate effect. Roo, 36, will be reporting into CEMEX UK’s Principal Development Surveyor, Daniel Panormo. He joined CEMEX Angling in 2007 as assistant angling and fisheries manager from Burley Aquatic Developments, where he was a consultant.
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  • CEMEX first to launch responsibly sourced, carbon labelled cement
    April 7, 2010
    7th April 2010: CEMEX UK is the first cement company in the world to provide certified carbon labels for its cement using the Carbon Trust's Carbon Reduction Label, showing the company's commitment to reducing the footprint of its cement.
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