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Cemex and CBMI sign contract for Solid line

06 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines has signed a contract with CBMI for the construction of a new kiln production line in the Philippines. The contract involves the design and engineering works of a new 1.5Mta integrated production line at Cemex’s Solid Cement plant in Rizal. The scope of the order spans raw material crushing right through to packaging and dispatch and covers engineering, equipment supply, civil work, erection, training and commissioning. It is the first cooperation between CBMI and C...

Cemex participates in first underwater tunnel in Latin America

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex participated in the construction of the Coatzacoalcos Underwater Tunnel in Veracruz, Mexico, an innovative infrastructure project in Latin America. The dimensions of this complex construction required the company to design and deliver special concretes to build the different structures that shaped the tunnel and its points of access. Because the construction was underwater, Constructora Túnel de Coatzacoalcos, the company managing the project, required Cemex to design specific concr...

Cemex Dominicana appoints Alejandro Ramírez as new local president

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Alejandro Ramírez Cantú has been appointed has Cemex Dominicana’s new president for the company’s operations in the Caribbean country. He will also supervise operations in Haiti and the Bahamas.

Cemex participates in Moselle Lock expansion in Germany

26 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex is supplying approximately 58,000m 3 of concrete for the second lock chamber of the Moselle River in Trier, Germany. Between 2014 and 2017, after over 50 years of continuous operation, 10 locks on the Moselle River in Germany were gradually expanded with a second chamber. To ensure uninterrupted casting, CEMEX Germany supplied almost 60,000m 3 of concrete utilising a mobile mixing plant located just 500m from the job site. The mobile plant’s 3m 3 -twin shaft mixer achieved ...

Cemex delivers concrete for Riga's Bulk Terminal

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex has supplied more than 3500m 3 of concrete to the Riga Bulk Terminal, a state-of-the-art marine terminal being built for the Freeport of Riga, Latvia’s port authority. Located in Kundzinsala, in Riga’s northern district, the terminal is a key part of a global and regional cargo supply chain and passenger traffic network in the Baltic Sea region. Cemex in Latvia supplied the concrete for the construction of the base plate, walls, and coverings for the new loading point of the Riga Bul...

Cemex expands network to meet higher US demand

12 May 2017, Published under Cement News

To meet the increased number of construction projects in southern California, Cemex USA is expanding its network in the region with plans for a state-of-the-art rail-served distribution terminal in Los Angeles and a new aggregate loading system at its quarry in Victorville, California. This terminal is expected to bring high-quality aggregates to the Los Angeles metropolitan area and surrounding communities. “The Los Angeles metro area continues to grow, and Cemex USA continues to be a maj...


02 May 2017, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement subsidiary, Cadman Materials, in the US has agreed to acquire the Pacific Northwest downstream activities of Cemex for around US$150m. The assets involved are in the states of Oregon and Washington and consist of seven quarries, five ready-mixed concrete plants and two asphalt plants. Together, these employ around 350 people.

Cemex hikes cement price 20% in Mexico

02 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex increased its price for grey cement in Mexico by 20 per cent YoY in 1Q17. It represents the largest first-quarter increase in at least a decade and twice the seven per cent rate of inflation. No reasons were disclosed for the rise in prices. In addition, the company also announced a 4.3 per cent increase in investments to US$730m this year.  "One of our highest priorities is to recover our investment grade, so we continue to make significant progress in this quarter, from our 20...

Cemex reports jump in net profit

28 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex reported a jump in net profit to US$336m in the 1Q17 from an income of US$35m in the same period of last year, as the Mexican major as the cement maker continued to sell assets and reduce debt. On a like-for-like (LFL) basis for the ongoing operations and adjusting for currency fluctuations, consolidated net sales increased by six per cent during the 1Q17 to US$3.1bn versus the comparable period in 2016. Operating EBITDA on a LFL basis increased by two per cent during the quarter to ...

The Netherlands: first Concrete Sustainability Council certificates awarded

19 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The first certificates for Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) responsible sourcing were awarded during Building Holland, one of the major trade fairs for building, renovation and redevelopment in The Netherlands. The first companies that successfully finished the process were two ready-mixed concrete producers (both silver), two precast producers (both bronze) and a producer of raw materials. After launching the CSC responsible sourcing system in January 2017, there is great interes...