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  • New Leeds concrete plant for supervisor, Andy
    June 17, 2015
    Andy Ralph from Rodley, Leeds and plant supervisor at the CEMEX Elland Road plant has got a new £1million+ plant to produce readymixed concrete for local construction projects, such as the Kirkstall Forge development.Andy, who worked at the old plant for 8 years saw it demolished in January this year.
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  • Ready, steady, walk … CEMEX UK colleagues start 2015 Pedometer Challenge
    May 11, 2015
    The May Day Bank Holiday saw the start of this year’s CEMEX UK Pedometer Challenge. This is the 2nd year the company has organised the challenge, with 800 colleagues in 88 teams beginning their walk yesterday. Last year 760 colleagues walked around the world taking 210 million steps, improving their health and raising money for charity.
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  • It’s clear to see...CEMEX, the first to operate the new Econic tipper
    May 7, 2015
    CEMEX is the first company in the UK to operate and trial the new Econic tipper, designed by Mercedes-Benz to provide the driver with an unrivalled field of vision.”It’s clear to see that this revolutionary design, giving more than 90% extra visibility* can help prevent incidents and save lives on...
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  • CEMEX UK wins top award at Construction News Specialist Awards
    May 6, 2015
    CEMEX UK was awarded the prestigious prize for Materials Supplier of the Year at last night’s Construction News Specialists Awards, held at the Hilton Park Lane, London.Nearly 800 people representing over 90 shortlisted businesses came together last night to celebrate and network at the only awards that recognise and celebrate the very best specialist contractors across the UK.
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  • CEMEX UK Launches New IUCN Book In Conservation Book Series
    March 19, 2015
    Leading building materials solutions provider CEMEX, today announced the launch of a new book The IUCN Red List: 50 Years of Conservation in the UK. This book is the latest in CEMEX’s conservation book series; an initiative which dates back to 1993, and was launched following the United Nations Rio Earth Summit to help conserve the world’s natural resources.
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  • Grey and White is Greener in house building
    March 4, 2015
    CEMEX Ready Wallform is launched at Ecobuild 2015 In today’s world, where there are shortages of raw materials and global pressure on energy supply, a new product CEMEX Ready Wallform can provide a solution for the UK housing market, where demand for homes far outstrips current rates of supply.
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  • In with the new….. CEMEX 2015 trainees
    January 27, 2015
    A new cohort of trainees has started at CEMEX UK, bringing young people and new talent into the construction and building materials industry.
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  • CEMEX shortlisted at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2015
    January 8, 2015
    Cemex has been shortlisted in the Materials Supplier of the Year Category in this year’s Construction News Specialists Awards in the Materials Supplier of the Year Category. The Construction News Specialists Awards recognise and celebrate the very best specialist contractors in the UK, highlighting their outstanding work across 18 categories covering the whole range of the industry.
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  • Production starts at CEMEX South Ferriby plant
    December 18, 2014
    Production has started at CEMEX UK South Ferriby, after significant work by its 150 workforce and over 400 contractors during the past year, following the flooding in December 2013.Just over a year ago high tides, strong winds and low atmospheric pressure resulted in the River Humber breaching flood defences and...
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  • CEMEX is helping to build a Greater Britain
    November 21, 2014
    CEMEX products and services have been shaping the UK since 1906. Just during the last 12 months, our industry-leading products and building solutions have enabled 1,600 miles of new road and contributed to 25,000 new homes: 22% of the total number of new homes built in the UK.
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  • Investing in talent for the future
    October 29, 2014
    A new CEMEX UK Technical Development Programme has been launched this week to develop the technical managers of the future.Six technicians embarked on the first 18 month programme with an Orientation Day at CEMEX’s National Technical Centre in Southam, Warwickshire.
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  • Doing the Twite Thing at Dove Holes Quarry by creating a flower-rich meadow which provides seeds
    October 29, 2014
    The CEMEX team at Dove Holes quarry, Derbyshire is helping to save the Twite, similar to sparrows but smaller, by creating a flower-rich meadow which provides seeds such as sorrel. Twite is one of only two British birds that feed their young entirely on seed, so an abundant supply close to their nests is vital.
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Lade Pits Quarry Restoration

CEMEX has fully restored Lade Pits Quarry back to nature, making it safe for public amenity use and as a nature reserve.  Handed on to RSPB - for general public to enjoy wildlife  View

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Lend-A-Hand Scheme

CEMEX UK runs a Lend-A-Hand scheme whereby every UK employee volunteers on a community project.  View

Building Better into Everything We Do

At CEMEX we believe in building, and building a better future for everyone. A future we can be proud to leave our children, and our grand children.  View

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Sustainable Future

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