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  • New electric crane at CEMEX’s Battersea Wharf, a ‘first’ in UK
    August 17, 2009
    August 17th, 2009 New electric crane at CEMEX’s Battersea Wharf, a ‘first’ in UK Click here to view the CEMEX Battersea Wharf crane video (.wmv) 17th August 2009: CEMEX UK, building materials provider, has invested in the first Sennebogen Green Line 870R-HD crane, in the UK.
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  • Managing mortar in extreme conditions
    August 11, 2009
    Managing mortar in extreme conditions 11th August 2009: When modern Portland cement mortars provided an alternative to lime-based mortar almost 100 years ago, it looked as though bricklaying had been freed from the restrictions traditionally imposed by the weather.
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  • Restored sand and gravel quarry turned into latest CEMEX Angling site
    July 23, 2009
    July 23rd, 2009 Restored sand and gravel quarry turned into latest CEMEX Angling site Click here to view the CEMEX Angling site video (.wmv) 23rd July 2009: CEMEX Angling, part of the building materials provider CEMEX UK, has opened a new site at Alresford, near Colchester in Essex.
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  • The impact of modern asphalt on motorcycle road safety
    July 21, 2009
    July 21th, 2009 The impact of modern asphalt on motorcycle road safety Motorcycling can be fast, furious fun, even for the over 50s but it is also dangerous; over 50 times more dangerous than driving a car!
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  • The sustainable way to use aggregates
    July 21, 2009
    July 21th, 2009 The sustainable way to use aggregates The UK has an abundant supply of aggregates for use in building materials and construction projects but as the shift towards sustainability gathers pace, interest in recycled sources has increased. Across the UK the demand for aggregates stands at approximately 275 million tonnes per year.
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  • CEMEX Sheffield rail siding to further increase rail transportation of aggregates
    June 23, 2009
    June 23th, 2009 CEMEX Sheffield rail siding to further increase rail transportation of aggregates Click here to view the CEMEX Sheffield rail siding video (.mov) 23th June 2009: CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, has opened a new rail siding in the heart of Sheffield to handle over 200,000 tonnes of aggregates per year.
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  • CEMEX Sheffield rail siding to further increase rail transportation of aggregates
    June 23, 2009
    June 23th, 2009 CEMEX Sheffield rail siding to further increase rail transportation of aggregates Click here to view the CEMEX Sheffield rail siding video (.mov) 23th June 2009: CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, has opened a new rail siding in the heart of Sheffield to handle over 200,000 tonnes of aggregates per year.
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  • CEMEX UK reinstates innovative, sustainable transport solution, Iso-veyors
    June 16, 2009
    July 16th, 2009 CEMEX UK reinstates innovative, sustainable transport solution, Iso-veyors 15th June 2009: CEMEX UK, building materials provider, is currently trialling an innovative transport solution, Iso-veyors, to transport pulverised-fuel-ash (P-FA) from West Burton power station to Tilbury, for the production of blended cements. The new grinding and blending facility at Tilbury will be officially opened in September.
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  • CEMEX to help cyclists in York, Bristol, Cambridge and Manchester
    June 15, 2009
    June 15th, 2009 CEMEX to help cyclists in York, Bristol, Cambridge and Manchester 15th June 2009: This week CEMEX UK, the building materials provider, is advising cyclists on how to stay safe around large vehicles as part of events run throughout the country for National Bike Week.
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  • CEMEX officially opens new tunnel and processing plant at Taffs Well Quarry
    June 4, 2009
    June 4th, 2009 CEMEX officially opens new tunnel and processing plant at Taffs Well Quarry A new tunnel and processing plant at CEMEX’s Taffs Well Quarry near Cardiff was officially opened by Jane Davidson, Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, Welsh Assembly.
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  • CEMEX partners with the royal society for the protection of birds
    June 4, 2009
    June 4th, 2009 CEMEX partners with the royal society for the protection of birds 4th June 2009: Global building solutions company CEMEX has entered into a two year partnership with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to accelerate the development of CEMEX’s biodiversity strategy.
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  • CEMEX cement plant sets alternative fuels record
    May 18, 2009
    May 18th, 2009 CEMEX cement plant sets alternative fuels record 18th May 2009: South Ferriby Cement Plant in North Lincolnshire, which is owned by building materials company CEMEX, last month replaced over 74% of the fuel used to heat its cement kiln with fuels made from wastes.
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Lend-A-Hand Scheme

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