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Cemex confirms decision to close Ferriby plant

15 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Following consultations with employee representatives and Unite the Union, Cemex has confirmed that it will be mothballing its South Ferriby plant in north Lincolnshire, UK. Approximately 110 employees who are currently based at the plant will be affected, with the majority of redundancies said to be taking place in July, according to a statement. However, customers will continue to be supplied from the company’s existing cement network. "Cemex remains committed to the UK and its Europe...

Cemex UK to mothball South Ferriby plant in 3Q20

13 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex UK has announced a proposed mothballing of the South Ferriby plant during the 3Q20. It is anticipated that the proposal may result in redundancies of all the employees currently based at the South Ferriby Cement plant. The current cement drivers based at South Ferriby are not immediately impacted, but the intention is to review the optimal haulage provision. Cemex will shortly commence a process of collective consultation with affected employees. A final decision will be announced whe...

South Ferriby Kiln 2 to start production in November

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex plans to start up its second kiln at the South Ferriby plant in north Lincolnshire, UK, in November 2018. Initially installed in 1973, the kiln has a capacity of 1000tpd and has seen significant investment over the year to ensure compliance with environmental legislation. A recent modernisation programme has seen the renewal of electrical infrastructure, control system and instrumentation. The kiln was the first to achieve 100 per cent substitution of fossil fuels with alternative ...

UK: Cemex restarts production at flood-hit Ferriby works

18 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Production has started at Cemex UK's South Ferriby cement plant 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 deluging the cement plant and surrounding community with water 2m high. This week, one of the two cement kilns has been commissioned and has restarted clinker product...

UK: Flood-hit Ferriby works on target to resume production by end-Feb

21 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex is on target to resume production at its flood-hit South Ferriby works by the end of this month, however, challenges remain to meet the start-up schedule. Production at the 0.75Mta cement works has been out of action since 5 December 2013 after the river Humber burst its banks. The Cemex factory stands across the road from the river and was swamped by millions of litres of water.  The most serious damage was caused to the site's electrical network. Cemex has since been committed to...

February restart for flood-hit Ferriby works, UK

10 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Production at Cemex’s South Ferriby works is set to resume in February – two months after the site was forced to close due to floods. A tidal surge on 5 December 2013 caused the River Humber to burst its banks, sending flood water throughout the village. The South Ferriby works, which stands a few hundred yards from the Humber, was one of the worse hit areas, swamped by millions of litres of water. Cemex has been committed to getting the 0.75Mta plant up and running again as soon as possi...