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  • New carbon labelling for CEMEX UK bagged cement
    July 26, 2012
    Leading the way in its sector and providing much needed information for the building industry, CEMEX UK building materials provider has introduced a new CO2 labelling system on its bagged cement, externally assured by DNV Business Assurance, a world leading certification body.
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  • Major Investment at CEMEX UK's Jarrow Wharf Benefits Local Construction Projects
    July 25, 2012
    Leading building materials solutions provider CEMEX UK has invested over £2 million at Jarrow Wharf site on the Tyne to upgrade and install new equipment for the processing of sand and gravel, used in the construction of homes, schools, offices, hospitals and roads.
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  • CEMEX scoops top UK health & safety awards for reducing workplace injuries by 65%
    July 25, 2012
    competition with more than 100 entries, global building solutions company CEMEX scooped two awards for reducing work place injuries among employees at the Quarry Products Association (QPA) Health and Safety Best Practice Awards 2006.
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  • CEMEX UK launches new bedding mortar
    July 25, 2012
    Over 1500 tonnes of a new bedding mortar, CEMEX Readybase, has been used for the first time in the extensive paved areas around the iconic bus station in the £450 million ‘Heart of Slough’ development.
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  • What is the carbon footprint of your contract?
    July 13, 2012
    The subject of embodied carbon and ways of reducing it is of growing interest in today’s construction industry. Leading the way in its sector, CEMEX UK has introduced a new Carbon Footprint Calculator, a data modelling tool for calculating embodied carbon for the supply of building materials.
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  • CEMEX UK and RSPB cement their relationship for a further 5 years
    June 26, 2012
    CEMEX UK, building materials supplier, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, cementing their relationship for another five years.
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  • CEMEX Volunteers plant over 400 trees at RSPB Baron's Haugh
    June 21, 2012
    21st June 2012: Volunteers from local CEMEX UK sites and offices spent the day helping to plant over 400 trees at the RSPB nature reserve, Baron’s Haugh, as part of the company’s volunteering scheme, Lendahand. The scheme gives the company’s employees eight hours paid leave to volunteer for a charity or organization of their own choice.
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  • CEMEX UK Cement Logistics has added 10 new Volvo Tractor Units to its fleet
    June 21, 2012
    21st June 2012: CEMEX UK Cement Logistics has added 10 new Volvo FM 12 440 6 x 2 Tractor Units to its fleet of 120 bulk powder fleet.
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  • CEMEX and Conservation International present Oceans
    June 19, 2012
    CEMEX and Conservation International present Oceans; a unique book on marine ecosystems conservation 19 June 2012: Building materials company, CEMEX UK and Conservation International Europe have presented their book, Oceans: Heart of Our Blue Planet, at a Royal Society reception in London.
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  • CEMEX UK wins major health and safety awards
    May 15, 2012
    15th May 2012: CEMEX UK has won 12 awards at this year's prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. The awards were given for its outstanding approach to the prevention of accidents and ill-health. The awards included 2 President's Awards (10 -14 consecutive gold awards), 6 Gold awards, one sector winner and two sector commended awards.
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  • Fastest bird in the world nests on top of an old clinker silo
    May 8, 2012
    8th May 2012: Despite demolition work taking place in the area, a pair of peregrine falcons, the fastest birds in the world, decided that the top of an old clinker silo at a CEMEX UK plant in the Midlands was going to be ‘home’ for them and their future chicks.
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  • The latest addition to a CEMEX Quarry in Wales is a pair of Little Owls
    May 3, 2012
    3rd May 2012: The latest addition to a CEMEX Quarry in Wales is a pair of Little Owls. Unlike other owls this species doesn’t hoot but squeaks and tends to hunt at dawn and dusk rather than at night. Little Owls are not native to this country but were introduced by Thomas Powys in the 19th century.
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