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  • European launch of collaborative book to preserve wilderness and biodiversity areas
    November 21, 2006
    A new book, The Human Footprint: Challenges for Wilderness and Biodiversity was today launched at The Natural History's Earth Galleries in London.
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  • CEMEX marks 100th anniversary by planting 100 trees at kensworth
    November 7, 2006
    Local children, councillors from Kensworth parish and district councils and CEMEX employees today celebrated the company's 100th anniversary by planting 100 trees at Kensworth Quarry in South Bedfordshire.
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  • CEMEX introduces first roadtech shuttle buggy in the UK
    October 24, 2006
    CEMEX Construction Services, part of the global building solutions company CEMEX, has introduced the first Roadtech Shuttle Buggy into the UK. It is the only one of its type operating in this country. The buggy has been operating on the M6, where it has successfully been used to lay performance asphalt.
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  • CEMEX launches New, light-coloured, blended bagged cement
    August 2, 2006
    MEX is launching a new light-coloured cement, Rugby+ Premium that will be available from builders' merchants in 25 kg bags from 7 August. New Rugby+ Premium is a CEMII blended Portland Limestone Cement.
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  • New firing system cuts key emissions at CEMEX cement works in Barrington
    June 27, 2006
    obal building solutions company CEMEX has installed a new kiln firing system at the company's cement works in Barrington, Cambridgeshire. The new firing system has helped achieve a reduction of over 30 per cent in oxides of nitrogen (NOx). Further good news is that the new system requires significantly less fuel.
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  • Positive results from CEMEX tyre trial at Rugby works
    June 15, 2006
    obal building solutions company, CEMEX, has published detailed test results from a trial using chipped tyres as part-replacement for coal to fuel the cement kiln at Rugby Works in Warwickshire. Data show a marked reduction in certain emissions from the chimney during the trial. Most notably, oxides of nitrogen which affect air quality, decreased by 30%.
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  • CEMEX scoops top award for restoration at the Attenborough nature reserve
    June 13, 2006
    obal solutions company, CEMEX, was today presented with the coveted Cooper Heyman Cup at the Quarry Products Association (QPA) Showcase 2006 for its restoration work at Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottinghamshire. The site is owned by CEMEX and run in conjunction with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and Broxtowe Borough Council.
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  • CEMEX announces plans to trial an additional alternative fuel at Rugby works
    June 1, 2006
    obal building solutions company, CEMEX, today announced its plan to apply to the cement industry regulator the Environment Agency (EA) for permission to trial a further alternative fuel, Climafuel, as part replacement for coal and petcoke to fuel its cement kiln at Rugby works in Warwickshire.
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  • Peregrine falcons return to Wick
    June 7, 2005
    rched high above Wick quarry floor in Gloucestershire on the steep rock face, a pair of rare peregrine falcons has made a home and laid three eggs. Only one of the three eggs has hatched despite Mum's (named Penny by the quarry workers) best efforts.
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  • Bags of opportunity
    June 1, 2005
    designed factory-made bagged masonry mortar to meet the new European standard 998-2 is the latest innovation from Rugby. Rugby Premium Mortar, characterised as a BS EN 998-2 M4 mortar, has been developed over the last six months and is the first dry silo mortar to be packaged in easy-to-handle bags.
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