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  • Cabinet Secretary for Education shows support for new Welsh Baccalaureate challenge
    April 26, 2017
    Wales’ comprehensive schools to undertake new community challenge looking at water safety to gain Baccalaureate qualification With around 400 accidental drownings happening each year in the UK, with almost 40 of those being in Wales, safety in and around water has become a priority for emergency services, charities, industry and...
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  • Thousands to make a change for healthier, safer sites
    April 18, 2017
    60,000 people from across UK infrastructure will join forces today to help drive better health, safety and wellbeing in the sector. From 10am today more than 1,000 sites, office and production facilities across the country will take part in Stop. Make a Change, a cross-industry stand-down to tackle some of the key health & safety challenges faced by the sector.
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  • CEMEX UK, the ‘waste eaters’
    April 11, 2017
    A bold target for diverting waste from landfill of 80% has been reached by CEMEX UK. Two years ago the business invested in a new strategy, Recycle R8, in partnership with waste provider Biffa, to drastically reduce the amount sent to landfill and increase recycling.
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  • Latest bio-monitoring scheme used in UK for 1st time reveals rare species in CEMEX site
    March 8, 2017
    For the first time in the UK, a nature monitoring scheme analysing the DNA of insects has been used to evaluate the natural condition and environmental ‘health’ of a site. It is hoped that the project will provide the next generation of solutions to improve habitats for wildlife across CEMEX UK’s 400 operational sites.
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  • CEMEX supports charity, River and Sea Sense, to take water safety message national
    January 10, 2017
    A mother whose son drowned 10 years ago at Lligwy Falls, Capel Curig, North Wales aims to take her water safety message across the UK with the support of CEMEX UK, building materials supplier.
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  • Home time for the cattle grazing on CEMEX sites
    December 13, 2016
    Hardy native breeds of cattle have been helping CEMEX to improve the ecology and biodiversity of land on two of their sites and now it’s time for the cattle to go back to their farms to be housed for the winter.
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  • Hot of the ‘press’ ....... new CEMEX ReadyBrick Facing range
    November 24, 2016
    A new range of bricks, the CEMEX ReadyBrick® Facing range is ‘hot off the press’ at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in West Calder, Scotland. The facing bricks offer builders and house developers an alternative solution to clay bricks, with a shorter production lead time and quick turnaround to keep up with the growing demand from new housing developments.
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  • Driving to success - CEMEX Logistics Apprentices graduate
    November 14, 2016
    Ten young drivers have graduated in the CEMEX Logistics Apprenticeship scheme and have become the latest aggregate tipper and cement tanker drivers at locations across the country.
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  • CEMEX UK transports more than ever by rail saving truck journeys
    November 9, 2016
    CEMEX has hit the 2 millionth tonne of material transported by rail earlier in the year than ever before and is on course for 2016 to be the best year for use by this mode of transport. It is the fourth successive year of increasing rail transportation of materials from CEMEX operations, primarily quarries.
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  • Lightweight concrete, CEMEX's new Porofoam range
    October 18, 2016
    Porofoam, a new range of lightweight foamed concretes which offer a range of densities has been launched by CEMEX UK. The new concrete can be produced premixed with a density of as little as 300kg / m3, with other readymix producers in the market producing the lowest density of 800kg per m3.
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  • New quarry at Cromwell to open up new market for CEMEX UK
    October 6, 2016
    A new quarry at Cromwell, Lincolnshire has just started supplying high quality sand and gravel into the local market and the area around north Nottinghamshire. The new 26.5 hectare site will provide approximately 200,000 tonnes per annum and has reserves of an estimated 2.4 million tonnes.
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  • New CEMEX quarry of strategic importance for the South East market
    September 13, 2016
    A new CEMEX quarry at Datchet, Berkshire, adjacent to the M4, is starting to supply essential sand and gravel to construction customers and readymix concrete plants in London and the South East. Datchet quarry will supply approximately 400,000 tonnes of material per annum and is of strategic importance in the supply chain to the region’s construction industry.
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