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  • New CEMEX rail route between South Wales and North East
    March 10, 2010
    10th March 2010: 2010 has seen the start of a new rail route for the transportation of aggregates by CEMEX, the building materials provider. The route from Neath in South Wales to the CEMEX railhead at Sturton, near Leeds in West Yorkshire is used to transport high psv (polished stone value) aggregate quarried from CEMEX’s Gilfach Quarry.
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  • New bridge to link the Trent Valley Greenway
    March 9, 2010
    9th March 2010: A new 12 tonne bridge costing £180,000 has been lifted into place at Trent Meadows in Long Eaton, Derbyshire to make the Erewash countryside more accessible to all. The bridge has been funded through a partnership of Derbyshire County Council, CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, and the Environment Agency.
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  • CEMEX and IUCN present new book on ecosystem services for international year of biodiversity
    February 25, 2010
    London 25th February 2010: A new book, The Wealth of Nature, has been launched in London by global building materials company CEMEX and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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  • CEMEX supports latest Metropolitan Police cyclist safety event
    February 17, 2010
    17th February 2010: CEMEX UK, building materials provider, supported the latest Metropolitan Police cyclist safety event held at Trafalgar Square in central London yesterday by providing one of their logistics fleet vehicles. The event is one of nine planned to be held in the capital during 2010 and is part of the Mets cycle safety events ‘Exchanging Places’.
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  • Extinct Shark’s Tooth Found At Barrington Quarry
    February 10, 2010
    10th February 2010: A broken tooth from the Orthacodus family, an extinct group of sharks, has been found at CEMEX Barrington Quarry, near Cambridge. This important find is a ‘first’ in UK or Europe in an area where rocks date back to the Jurassic, Cretaceous and early Tertiary age that is, over 55million years ago.
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  • Sports England mortars for new Warwickshire College Sports Complex
    January 19, 2010
    19th January 2010: Five new ‘Sports England’ colours have been developed by CEMEX Mortars for the sports complex at the new £35million Warwickshire College. The five bespoke colours: Sports England red, green, yellow, white and natural have been created to match the colours of the blocks used in different areas of the build.
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  • Last section of River Erewash diversion in place
    December 2, 2009
    CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, has completed the final part in the construction of a new eastern bank and diversion to the River Erewash, close to the Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottingham.
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  • CEMEX dedicated RSPB advisor appointed to drive improvements
    November 23, 2009
    As part of building solutions company CEMEX’s corporate partnership with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Sam Tarrant has been appointed as an advisor. Sam will support the CEMEX in its development of a national biodiversity strategy, and provide specialist advice and assistance with restoration plans for some of the company’s many quarries.
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  • Readymix2go, the new readymix concrete service from CEMEX UK
    October 20, 2009
    CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, has introduced a new service for customers requiring small loads of ready mixed concrete, Readymix2go. The service is ideal for those wanting an occasional load such as enthusiastic DIYers, builders, farmers and landscape gardeners, who require a fast local service where they can pay by cash or credit card and can collect if required.
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  • EA grants permission for CEMEX to burn climafuel
    October 14, 2009
    Building materials’ solutions company, CEMEX UK, has been granted permission by the cement industry regulator, the Environment Agency (EA), to use a waste-derived fuel, Climafuel. It will part-replace the fossil fuels used in the kiln at the Rugby cement plant in Warwickshire.
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  • CEMEX Rail to provide switches and crossings for Singapore railways
    October 9, 2009
    October 9, 2009 CEMEX Rail, part of CEMEX UK the building materials provider, is supplying four switches and crossing layouts to Singapore Land Transport Authority for the Jurong East rail interchanges.
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  • Pupils explore their local CEMEX quarry
    October 7, 2009
    Year 4 pupils from St Peters C of E Primary School in Aylesford have been just completed working on a project investigating their local CEMEX quarry.
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