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The restoration revolution

20 September 2017, Published under Cement News

While current environmental legislation expects the extractive industry to restore its abandoned mining areas back to their former use, it often falls short of detailed steps to achieve this goal. In the last few years, Cemex has been developing a geomorphological approach to ecological restoration at three clay quarries in Spain. By José María Gómez Díaz, Cemex, Spain. Aurora, one of three clay quarries owned by Cemex in Campredó, Tarragona, Spain (October 2015) The days of ext...

Cemex awarded for environmental efforts

02 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex was awarded the Honourable Mention for the 2016 National Award of Ecological Merit by Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources. The award is the most important environmental recognition in Mexico and was given to Cemex for its restoration and conservation efforts under its El Carmen Conservation Program. The programme has aided the population increase of various endangered species, such as the golden eagle, and other species such as the white-tailed deer and the bla...